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UN’s Ban Ki-Moon Arrives in Somalia

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has landed in Somalia for his second visit to what was considered until recently a war-torn capital. Ban walked around Mogadishu's airport complex in a dark suit and without the bullet-proof vest he wore during [Continue Reading...]

Dayib aiming to become first female president in Somalia-Picture by Kotiliesi

Risking Life to Run for Presidency in Somalia

She is quite, warm and usually carries herself with a smile. From her looks, one’s first guess would be that she is a model. Well she was once a model as a young woman, but has spent most of her adult life working with the United Nations in various [Continue Reading...]

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Zambian president Michael Sata passes away

Sata has long been rumoured to be seriously ill and has not been seen in public since returning from the UN General Assembly last month, where he failed to make a scheduled speech. Lusaka: Zambian President Michael Sata, 77, has died in [Continue Reading...]

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Somalia aims to get oil flowing by 2020

Somalia aims to produce oil within six years, Petroleum Minister Daud Mohamed Omar said on Monday, as he announced plans to reassert control over a sector which has foundered since the outbreak of civil war in 1991. Hopes that the impoverished [Continue Reading...]

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New AU Envoy meets Somalia President

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud has held talks with the African Union special envoy to Somalia, Amb. Maman Sidikou, the new AU Envoy to the war-ravaged nation. The Saturday discussions mainly focused on the recent Political and Security [Continue Reading...]