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Somalia Allows Formation of Political Parties for First Time in 40 Years

For the first time in almost half a century, Somali authorities announced on Monday that they were permitting the formation of political parties. Meanwhile, international and regional partners pledged at a conference held in the Somali capital Mogadishu to support the current government of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also known …

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I am only given Somali roles, says actor Bellel

Somali-Kenyan actor Bellel Mohammed is one of the standout talents in the industry. The 25-year-old actor, who started acting at a tender age, has featured in various productions, such as The Real Househelps of Kawangware, Auntie Boss, Ndovu The Ivory Syndicate, among others. The creative actor was among the crew …

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Hundreds stranded in Mandera as bus travel ban hits non-locals

Hundreds of non-locals living and working in Mandera are calling on the national government to enhance security to enable them travel out of the county. Those who spoke to the Nation on Tuesday said banning of non-locals from using public transport out of Mandera has left them stranded for over …

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Ugandan judge Solome Bossa joins the ICC in The Hague

A Ugandan judge has been elected to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, The Netherlands. The Assembly of State Parties sitting in New York on Tuesday elected Justice Solome Bossa, a judge of Uganda’s Court of Appeal, after four rounds of voting. BENIN Ambassador Adonia Ayebare, Uganda’s …

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Breaking: Police commissioner killed in bomb blast in Galkayo

A Police Commissioner of the semi-autonomous regional state of Puntland was killed on Wednesday in car bomb explosion. Ali Ibrahim Ali, the head of Galkayo police commission has succumbed to serious injuries he sustained after an improvsed device (IED) fitted to his car went off. The commissioner was on his …

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Houthi Media: Ali Abdullah Saleh Killed In Sanaa

Yemen’s ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in Sanaa, the radio station of the Houthi-controlled interior ministry said. Footage circulating on social media on Monday appeared to display a body resembling Saleh, with one video showing how armed militiamen used a blanket to move the corpse into the back …

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