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Dahabshiil Wins Global Good Governance Awards

Dahabshiil Wins Global Good Governance Awards

Africa’s largest money transfer company, Dahabshiil has been awarded two Global Good Governance Awards for the category of “Best Services to Diaspora and Excellence...
A Somali soldier patrolling near the presidential palace after a car bombing in Mogadishu, the capital, in September. The Biden administration’s goal in Somalia is to try to reduce the threat from Shabab terrorists.Credit...Farah Abdi Warsameh/Associated Press

Biden Approves Plan to Redeploy Several Hundred Ground Forces Into Somalia

By:NYTIMES WASHINGTON — President Biden has signed an order authorizing the military to once again deploy hundreds of Special Operations forces inside Somalia — largely...

Kenya

Celeste Wallander, the assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, and Chidi Blyden, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for African affairs, meet with Kenya Cabinet Defense Secretary Eugene L. Wamalwa at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., May 4, 2022.

U.S. , Kenyan Officials Assess Military Relationship

 BY JIM GARAMONE, DOD NEWS U.S. and Kenyan defense officials met at the Pentagon today to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the countries and look for...
From left: Bitange Ndemo, Dennis Waweru and Tomas Kwaka Omolo. File | Nation Media Group

Kenya: Uhuru appoints 24 new ambassadors, high commissioners

By:The Nation Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed 24 new ambassadors and high commissioners. Mr Tomas Kwaka Omolo, popularly known as Big Ted, is among...

Ethiopia

Muslim worshippers pray during the Eid al-Fitr morning prayer sermon in Addis Ababa [Amanuel Sileshi/AFP]

Ethiopian police and Muslim worshippers clash in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian police used tear gas to disperse young Muslims in Addis Ababa during prayers to mark the end of Ramadan in the capital. The incident...
Getachew Reda, a spokesperson for the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF)

Tigray forces leaving Ethiopia’s Afar region, says spokesperson

By:Reuters  Rebellious Tigrayan forces are completely withdrawing from the neighbouring region of Afar in Ethiopia, a spokesperson for the Tigrayan forces told Reuters on Monday,...

Somaliland

Somalia

President Sheikh Mohamed has ordered that Dh35 million of humanitarian aid be sent to Somalia. Photo: Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

UAE to send Dh35m of humanitarian aid to Somalia

By: The National President Sheikh Mohamed has ordered that Dh35 million of humanitarian aid be sent to Somalia to support its development and alleviate extreme poverty. The aid confirms...
Somalia's Parliament elected former president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud as the country's new president Sunday.

Turkey congratulates Somalia President Mohamud on election win

BY ANADOLU AGENCY The Turkish Foreign Ministry congratulated Somalia's newly elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Monday.

Djibouti

Ex-Arsenal and Barcelona player Alex Song wins second successive Djibouti Premier League title with Arta/Solar7

Ex-Arsenal and Barcelona player Alex Song wins second successive Djibouti Premier...

By:GOAL.COM The Cameroonian midfielder is still only 34 and has been collecting major honours in eastern Africa Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has graced...

Eritrea

Zere NatabayCopyright: Zere Natabay Church records show that Natabay Tinsiew was born in 1894

Eritrean dies aged 127 after joyful life – family

By:BBC AFRICA A man in Eritrea has died at the age of 127, his family has said, expressing the hope that Natabay Tinsiew will earn...

Opinion

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SPORTS

Ex-Arsenal and Barcelona player Alex Song wins second successive Djibouti Premier League title with Arta/Solar7

Ex-Arsenal and Barcelona player Alex Song wins second successive Djibouti Premier...

By:GOAL.COM The Cameroonian midfielder is still only 34 and has been collecting major honours in eastern Africa Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has graced...