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Polish man arrested in Kenya with $22,000 worth heroin

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By:BBC Kenyan detectives have arrested a Polish drug trafficking suspect with $22,000 (£18,000) worth of heroin at the main airport in the capital, Nairobi. Arkadiusz Stanislaw, the suspect, was arrested moments before boarding...

Mastercard Launches Classic and Platinum Debit Cards in Partnership with Amal Bank

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This will grant Amal Bank’s customers access to MasterCard’s global payment services, along with the bank’s enhanced service availability and convenience.Customers will be able to leverage Mastercard’s global footprint and Amal Bank’s National footprint. Somalia, 12 September 2023: Mastercard is launching Classic and Platinum Debit...

Somaliland: Berbera corridor development committee meets on utilization aspects

Berbera corridor development committee meets on utilization aspects
By M.A. Egge Somaliland Ministerial committee members for the development of the Berbera Corridor have coordination meetings on the utilization aspects of the Berbera Strait. The Berbera Strait has always been important to Somaliland and...

Backtracking Is Not An Option

Hersi Ali H. Hasan, the Chairman of the Waddani Party
By:Hersi Ali H. Hasan "Erey-sami wuxuu gooyo Allow yaan ku jarin soodhka Garashada ka dhigan seefo.” - Hadraawi  In this article,...

New Country Policy and Institutional Assessment Report for Africa Points to Areas of Improvement Amid Challenges

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WASHINGTON, September 12, 2023 — Despite new international challenges, poor harvests, and the price shocks of 2022, many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa saw improvements in their social inclusion policies and their structural policies—both of which are reflected in the latest Country Policy...

Libya floods:Toll from devastating floods in Libyan city passes 5,100 dead, authorities struggle to get in aid

A general view of the city of Derna is seen on Tuesday, Sept. 12., 2023. (AP Photo/Jamal Alkomaty)
BY: AP DERNA, Libya (AP) — Search teams combed streets, wrecked buildings and even the sea for bodies in a devastated eastern Libyan city on Wednesday, where authorities said massive flooding had killed at least 5,100 people, with the toll...

Morocco earthquake death toll passes 2,800, survivors camp outdoors

Mohamed Ouchen, 66, a survivor, who helped to pull his sister and her husband with their children from rubble, looks at his destroyed house, in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake, in Tikekhte, near Adassil, Morocco, September 11, 2023. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
By: REUTERS TINMEL, Morocco, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Villagers in parts of Morocco devastated by the country's biggest earthquake in over a century camped outside for a fourth night on Monday, as the death toll rose to more than...

The Republic of Somaliland: A Struggle for Recognition, Sovereignty and Stability in the Horn of Africa

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By:Natasha Matloob Somaliland, officially known as the Republic of Somaliland is a self-declared sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa on the south coast of the Gulf of Aden. It is a de facto state that is, it has not...

UN food security agencies sign new data sharing agreement to improve humanitarian assistance in Somalia

UN food security agencies sign new data sharing agreement to improve humanitarian assistance in Somalia
The agreement will enable FAO and WFP to deliver assistance more effectively and transparently to the people who need it most by strengthening strategic and operational coordination.11 September 2023, Mogadishu - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have...

UN vows to intensify support to secure Somalia

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support Atul Khare has wrapped up his four-day visit to Somalia, pledging that the UN will ramp up its support for stabilization efforts in the country.
By:XINHUA United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support Atul Khare has wrapped up his four-day visit to Somalia, pledging that the UN will ramp up its support for stabilization efforts in the country. "I...