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African Union extends UNAMID mandate and calls for resumption of talks on an exit strategy

(Jun 26, 2015) The African Union Peace and Security Council meeting on Monday (June 22) extended for an additional period of 12 months the mandate of the African Union United Nations Mission in...

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African Union postpones Abyei reconciliation meeting

(Jun 26, 2015) The African Union on Wednesday (June 24) postponed indefinitely a reconciliation meeting between Ngok Dinka and Messiriya Abyei community leaders. In a bid to break the tensions...

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Ethiopia responds to Eritrean accusations at the UNHRC Session in Geneva

(Jun 25, 2015) During the UN Human Rights Council interactive dialogue on the Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Violations in Eritrea, Eritrea made a number of accusations against Ethiopia....

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UAE, UN Condemned Al-Shabaab’s Terrorist Attack

(Jun 25, 2015) A suicide bomber rammed into the car of the UAE ambassador to Somalia, Mohammed Al Othman, in Mogadishu on Wednesday (June 24). The vehicle was part of a UAE aid convoy. A number...

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A three day regional conference on “Countering Violent Extremism” opens in Nairobi

(Jun 25, 2015) Deputy President William Ruto opened a three day regional conference on "Countering Violent Extremism" in Nairobi on Thursday (June 25). The conference is being attended by high...

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Ethiopia and Ghana sign cooperation agreements

(Jun 24, 2015) Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom met with Foreign Minister Hannah Tetteh of Ghana on Tuesday (June 24). The Ministers signed two cooperation agreements on information,...

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Threats made against the Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea

(Jun 24, 2015) The 23rd meeting of the 29th Regular Session of Human Rights Council was held in Geneva on Tuesday and Wednesday (June 23-24) to discuss the report of the Commission of Inquiry on...

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Djibouti to construct first wind power

(Jun 24, 2015) Djibouti's Energy Minister in charge of Natural Resources Ali Yacoub Mahmoud and the vice- president of Shanghai Electric group Chen Shuyu on Tuesday (June 23) signed an agreement...

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Somaliland President makes a working visit to Addis Ababa

(Jun 24, 2015) Somaliland President Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo told a press briefing at the Egal International Airport at Hargeisa after returning from a two day working visit to Addis Ababa that his...

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Somali intelligence bombs militant leaders’ meeting

(Jun 24, 2015) Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency said on Tuesday (June 23) that it had carried out a night attack on a meeting of Al-Shabaab leaders in the town of Bardhere,...

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