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Trump says if joint military exercises are restarted, ‘they will be far bigger than ever before’

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he could restart wargames with South Korea “instantly” but maintained “there is no reason at this time” for them…

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Nairobi for state visit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Nairobi for a state visit— some 30 years after her predecessor Margaret Thatcher toured Kenya. Mrs May…

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US warns Syria, Russia on possible Idlib offensive

The U.S. on Tuesday warned Russia and the Syrian regime against any potential offensive on the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut…

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13 die in Nairobi-Nakuru Highway road accident

Nine people, among them children, have died and several others injured in an a crash t Kimende on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway. The accident involving a…

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President Uhuru returns back home after historic meeting with US President

President Uhuru Kenyatta returned home this evening after a historic and successful meeting with US leader Donald Trump. The plane carrying the President and First…

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New president elected in Ethiopia’s Somali region

Local media in Ethiopia have announced that council members from the Ethiopian Somali People Democratic Party (ESPDP) have unanimously decided to appoint Mustafa Muhumed Omer…

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US military says targets al-Shabab with air strike

The United States military has said it killed two al-Shabab fighters in an air strike in southern Somalia. The US Africa Command (Africom) said in…

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Raila Odinga contemplates 5th bid for presidency

Kenya’s opposition leader will contest in the 2022 presidential elections, according to a senior member of his party, Senator James Orengo. Odinga, who was at…

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Kenya to sign multi-billion shilling railway project

Kenya is expected to sign a Sh380 billion contract for the second phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in September. Speaking in Mombasa, Transport…

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Kenyans protest over arrest of youthful Ugandan MP

Kenyans have joined their Ugandan counterparts in demanding for the release of MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine. A concert was organized last…

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Saudi Arabia ‘detains’ Mecca imam over mix-gathering protest

Saudi Arabia has detained a prominent imam and preacher at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, activists said, after he reportedly delivered a sermon criticising mixed…

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Muslim pilgrims arrive at Mount Arafat for Key Hajj day

Millions of Muslim pilgrims taking part in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia are set to assemble in Mount Arafat today after spending the…

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Somalia recalls ambassador from Sudan over student complaints

Somali ambassador to Sudan and all diplomatic staff have been recalled following complaints from Somali students studying in that country. Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmed Awad…

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Turkey: Shots fired at US embassy in Ankara

Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the US embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Monday, hitting a window in a security cabin…

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Qatar funds diplomatic institute project in Somalia

Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Eissa Awad and Qatar’s ambassador Hassan bin Hamza Hashim on Sunday placed the cornerstone of the project to build…

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Kenya signals troop withdrawal from Somalia after budget cuts

Kenya is demanding more compensation this year from the United Nations (UN) for its troops fighting Al-Shabaab in Somalia as it signalled to start withdrawing…

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UNCHR assists 2,000 Somalis in voluntary return from Yemen

The UN Refugee Agency (UNCHR) said it has facilitated the voluntary return of more than 2,000 Somali refugees from Yemen, through a program called Assisted…

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Women reps on the spot over missing Sh4bn

Women representatives are on the spot over Sh4 billion transferred to county committees through their offices to undertake various projects in the counties. The Auditor-General,…

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5 family members killed in crash at Kianungu

Five family members on Thursday night perished in a grisly road crash at Kianungu area on Nyeri-Nyahururu road. Eight other people were injured in the…

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Sudan: 22 Children Drown as Boat Taking Them to School Sinks

At least 22 children have drowned in Sudan when their boat sank in the Nile while they were on their way to school, according to…

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Mogadishu Hosts Fourth Annual Book Fair

Thousands of voracious readers are converging in Mogadishu on Wednesday for the fourth annual Mogadishu Book Fair which has attracted participants both locally and internationally….

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Somali President to Visit Djibouti on 16 August

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo will on Thursday visit neighboring Djibouti following a protest by Djibouti over the Somali leader’s call for the lifting of…

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Somalia Braces for First Addis-Mogadishu Flight in 41 Years

The first commericial flight in 41 years linking Somalia capital Mogadishu and Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa is expected to land next week at the Aden Abdulle…

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets school in Kabul

At least 34 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in front of an education centre in the west of the Afghan capital, Kabul,…

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Ilhan Omar, First Somali-American Wins Minnesota Primary for Congress

Ilhan Omar (D), the nation’s first Somali-American legislator is one step closer to being the first Somali-American in Congress after winning the Democratic Party nomination…

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Keriako Tobiko said: I have never been a beneficiary of Mau forest land

Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has denied being a beneficiary of the infamous Mau forest land allocations. For close to a decade, Mr Tobiko’s detractors…