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The initial batch of Somali pilgrims reached the sacred city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, preparing for the upcoming annual Hajj pilgrimage next month. Photo/ MERA

500 Somali pilgrims arrive in Mecca to begin Hajj journey

By Yunis Dekow | Eastleighvoice On Thursday, 500 pilgrims touched down in Saudi Arabia, with 11,000 Somalis anticipated...
Around 60% of the more than 100,000 inhabitants fled on Thursday, according to the Coordinating Committee for Refugees and Displaced People. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra/File Photo)

Sudan: Tens of thousands flee to countries affected by conflict and...

By: ICRC Geneva (ICRC) – An estimated 100,000 people fleeing increased violence in Sudan are already seeking...

Kenya

A demonstrator throws back a tear gas canister at police officers during a protest over proposed tax hikes in a finance bill, in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 20, 2024 [Andrew Kasuku/AP Photo]

At least 200 injured, 100 arrested in Kenya tax protests: Rights...

By: Aljazeera At least 200 people were injured and more than 100 arrested across Kenya in nationwide...
European Union Ambassador Henriette Geiger addresses the press at the end of bilateral training between European Naval Force, Kenya Navy and the Kenya Coast Guard Service personnel on May 23, 2024. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NMG

Kenya gets mandate to help in piracy fight

By: The EasternAfrican The United States and the European Union (EU) have intensified the fight against increasing...

Ethiopia

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Somalia

Abshir Abdi Kheyre Jowfe, 38, arrested by Puntland police and Somali security forces for his role in the hijacking of the MV Abdalla. HANDOUT

Somalia: Puntland police capture commander behind the hijacking of the MV...

BY: HOL Puntland police and Somali security forces conducted an anti-piracy operation in Galkayo, arresting Abshir Abdi...
AU mission hands over military base to Somalia in 3rd phase of troop withdrawal

AU mission hands over military base to Somalia in 3rd phase...

By: XINHUA The African Union (AU) Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) said on Sunday that it has...

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Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni's government is hoping for African partners to help with energy security © Wojtek Radwanski / AFP

As Italy turns again to Africa, ‘good coloniser’ myth persists

 By: AFP  Italy's government is eyeing Africa in pursuit of energy security, even as some officials defend...

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SPORTS

Abdi Nageeye reclaims Rotterdam Marathon title and sets new Dutch national record via Running magazine

Abdi Nageeye reclaims Rotterdam Marathon title and sets new Dutch national...

By: RunningMagazine Runners and fans at the Rotterdam Marathon observed a poignant moment of silence on Sunday...