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Saturday, December 10, 2022


Sorry, but when I decide who to vote for on Election Day, it will be the person I think can best represent the country, not the candidate that will most impress my boyfriend.

Director Khadar Ayderus Ahmed discusses critically acclaimed ‘The Gravedigger’s Wife’

Khadar Ayderus Ahmed’s work was the first-ever Somali film submitted to the Academy Awards. (Supplied)
By: ARAB NEWS DUBAI: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed was at his nephew’s funeral when the idea came to him. In the wake of that tragedy, the Finnish-Somali director had spent a torturous week between hospitals and cemeteries, searching for...

Kenya and South Africa agree on visa-free entry

Mr Ramaphosa (l) signed several cooperation deal with Mr Ruto (r)
By: BBC Kenya and South Africa have agreed to a reciprocal visa-free entry deal which will be rolled out from January next year. Applicants will get a maximum of 90 days annually. Currently,...

Erdogan, Putin agreed to send Russian grains to poor African countries for free

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan meet on the sidelines of the 6th summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-building Measures in Asia (CICA), in Astana, Kazakhstan October 13, 2022. Sputnik/Vyacheslav Prokofyev/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
By: Reuters  Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that he had agreed with counterpart Vladimir Putin that Russian grains sent under the Black Sea export deal should go to poor African countries for free.

Pakistan’s Imran Khan and associates shot and injured during protest march

Pakistan's former PM Imran Khan (C) addresses an anti-government rally, Gujranwala, Pakistan, Nov. 1, 2022. (AFP Photo)
By: Washington Post ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s top opposition leader, Imran Khan, was shot in the foot Thursday during a protest march and was lightly injured, party officials said. A gunman opened fire on...

Türkiye is a powerful partner for Uganda: President

Uganda's foreign minister says they will never allow Uganda to be used as base for terrorists nor to undermine democracy and sovereignty of any other country
By: Anadolu Agency Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni said on Monday that Türkiye has become one of the most powerful partners for Uganda. In a message to Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Museveni said...

Dahabshiil Group Donates $500,000 towards Persons affected by Soobe Blast

Dahabshiil Group Donates $500,000 towards Persons affected by Soobe Blast
Press Release In light of the tragic incident at Zoobe junction on Saturday, Dahabshiil group is donating $500,000 to victims of the attack. Dahabshiil Group pay through eDahab $250,000 to the injured and...

Singing Finnish MP wows Somali arts festival

Suldaan Said Ahmed became an MP in Finland just over a year ago
By: BBC WORLD Finland’s first Somali-born MP, Suldaan Said Ahmed, has wowed audiences gathered in London for the Somali Festival Week with his singing voice. He was attending one of the events put...

Iranian man who didn’t wash for half a century dies at 94

By: BBC A hermit dubbed by media as "the world's dirtiest man" has died at the age of 94, just months after having his first wash in decades. Amou Haji had refused to use soap and water for more than half a century, fearing it would...

Senior journalist Arshad Sharif shot dead in Kenya, confirms wife

Arshad Sharif. Photo: Facebook
By: The Express Tribune Senior journalist Arshad Sharif died in Kenya's Nairobi city after reportedly being shot, confirmed his wife Javeria Siddiqui early Monday. Taking to her official Twitter handle, Siddiqui said "I...

Uganda Says Two More Ebola Cases Confirmed in Kampala Hospital

FILE PHOTO: A person dressed in Ebola protective apparel is seen inside an Ebola care facility at the Bwera general hospital near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in Bwera, Uganda, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/James Akena?/File PhotoREUTERS
By: REUTERS - Two more people in an isolation unit of Uganda's main hospital have tested positive for Ebola, bringing total cases recorded in the facility to five, the health minister said on Sunday.