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[US Elections] Historic win for Somali-American woman

Ilhan Omar has made history by becoming the first Somali female legislator in the United States. Ms Omar will be a lawmaker in the US...

Ships more at risk after first Somali pirate attack in years: officials

Merchant vessels sailing through busy shipping lanes between Somalia and Yemen may be underestimating the risk of piracy and terrorism following two attempted attacks...

Parents in Uganda protest closure of schools

Scores of parents and pupils in Uganda on Monday marched on the streets of the country’s capital Kampala. They have been protesting the closure of...

[Video] US election: Donald Trump criticizes Somalis

The Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump has launched a scathing attack on the Somali community in the US state of Minnesota. He has blamed...

29 killed in Somalia’s Galkayo city fighting

At least 29 people have been killed in fighting between militias in Somalia's central Galkayo city, according to the Reuters news agency. Officials in Somalia...

Football fans killed in South Sudan shooting

At least 11 people are dead and 16 others have been injured after an attack on football fans in South Sudan, local media report. A...

Riek Machar spokesperson deported from Kenya

The spokesperson for Riek Machar, the former vice-president of South Sudan has been deported by the Kenyan government. James Gatdet Dak was deported to South...

Court in Uganda orders the closure of private schools

A high court in Uganda has ordered the shutting down of several primary schools run by the US social enterprise, Bridge International Academies. The schools...

Russia says U.N. South Sudan mission ‘in ruins’ after firing

Russia on Thursday criticized U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon's decision to fire a Kenyan peacekeeping commander in South Sudan as premature, saying the mission there...

Burundi to withdraw troops in Somalia over unpaid allowances for 10 months

The government of Burundi has announced it will withdraw its troops from the African Union (AU) force fighting militants in Somalia over unpaid allowances...

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