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Communiqué by the Prime Minister H.E. Abdiweli Sh. Ahmed on his visit to Kismayo

Communiqué by the Prime Minister H.E.  Abdiweli Sh. Ahmed on his visit to  Kismayo

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April 18 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Kenya: Nairobi Demands Refugees Return to Camps

Kenya: Nairobi Demands Refugees Return to Camps

ShareFri Apr 18 2014 Kenya – International Justice – ICC — Rights groups warn that counter-terror crackdown will discriminate against Somalis while bringing few tangible security gains. Ignoring past criticism, the Kenyan government has repeated orders for refugees living in the country to return to designated camps. The latest call by the Department of Refugee [...]

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Immigrants bullied into leaving The Hague district, mayor pledges action

Immigrants bullied into leaving The Hague district, mayor pledges action

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April 18 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

The Mob Justice of Kenya’s Somali Stop-and-Frisk

The Mob Justice of Kenya’s Somali Stop-and-Frisk

ShareBy Jason PatinkinFri Apr 18 2014 Eastleigh, a bustling business district in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, is home to thousands of ethnic Somalis—both Kenyan citizens as well as refugees from Somalia and Ethiopia. Every time I visit Eastleigh, I want to come back for the colorful street scene, the outdoor cafes, the late night shisha [...]

April 18 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Kenya’s Wide Net Against Terror Sweeps Up Refugees

Kenya’s Wide Net Against Terror Sweeps Up Refugees

ShareKenya has arrested thousands of people, including Somalis, pictured, and Kenyans, in a security sweep. Credit Dai Kurokawa/European Pressphoto Agency Friday, April 18, 2014     NAIROBI, Kenya  (New York Times) — Fardos Osman sat on the concrete floor of a crammed room in a sprawling stadium next to scores of other women, many hiding [...]

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UN-led troops to travel to Somalia

UN-led troops to travel to Somalia

ShareBy Rodney Muhumuza Thursday, April 17, 2014 KAMPALA, Uganda — About 400 Ugandan troops will be deployed to Somalia under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting UN staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali capital, Ugandan military officials said. Dressed in the UN’s blue helmets and Ugandan military fatigues they will wear while [...]

April 17 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Duale removal calls split TNA and URP

Duale removal calls split TNA and URP

Share Thursday, April 17, 2014 A section of URP lawmakers have dismissed calls by their TNA counterparts for Garissa Township MP Aden Duale to step down as National Assembly majority leader. Duale was elected to the House on a URP ticket.   The two parties are in the ruling Jubilee alliance. Although the URP MPs [...]

April 17 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »