IRC speaks of Chinese nationals abducted in Ethiopia

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has confirmed the abduction of Chinese nationals abducted in Ethiopia’s Oromia region. The agency said a group of militants had handed over the three Chinese nationals to the Chinese embassy in Ethiopia, an official with the agency told the BBC. The OLF said weeks ago that Chinese […]

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Hijar police chief says they are ready to provide security for the elections.

Commander of the Somali Police Force General Hijaar who spoke to the media said that the Somali Police Force is ready to ensure the security of the elections. The commander also said they had visited and inspected most of the polling stations planned for the upcoming elections in the country. The commander noted that the […]

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A soldier has killed a civilian in Jowhar town Somalia.

Reports from Jowhar town, the provincial capital of Hirshabelle region say that a government soldier shot dead a civilian in Jowhar town. The soldier’s killing after an argument between the victim and the officer,Reports say the victim was mentally ill. Meanwhile, protests against the killing of a soldier by civilians have taken place in the […]

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Feisal Ali Warabe: “We will stop the talks between Somaliland and Somalia.

The chairman of the opposition UCID party who participated in the by-elections in Somaliland today said that Somaliland will suspend its talks with Somalia. In an exclusive interview with the media, Feisal Ali Warabe said that Somalia is abandoning its quest for unity but needs to find its own quest. “I hope you Somalis will […]

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After their vote, President Bihi and Chairman Cirro discuss the importance of the election

Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi and the chairman of the WADANI party participated in the joint local and parliamentary elections this morning. Speaking to the media after casting his ballot, Muse Bihi said the elections were going smoothly and the public needed to take part. “Voting for peace is two important elections. The world is […]

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Somaliland elections: Could polls help gain recognition?

People in Somaliland are hoping that Monday’s elections will boost the breakaway republic’s chances of gaining international recognition as an independent state, writes BBC Horn of Africa analyst Africa Mary Harper. “I cannot wait to cast my vote,” says 15-year-old Yasmin Abdi. “I feel like a proper grown-up now, almost like I own part of […]

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Somaliland Police announced all the borders will be closed the election day.

A statement from the Somaliland Police Media Office, announced that the order will be implemented on election day. A statement from the police said: “The Somaliland Police Force is informing the general public that the movement of various vehicles has been suspended and the land, air and sea borders will be closed from 3:00 am […]

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Kevin de Bruyne: I was injured in the Champions League final

Kevin de Bruyne has revealed on social media that he suffered a fractured face after colliding with Antonio Rudiger in the Champions League final. The Manchester City star was taken to hospital after being substituted in last night’s defeat to Chelsea at the Estadio do Dragao. “Young people, I have just returned from the hospital,” […]

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Saudi Arabia lifts ban from travelers arriving from 11 countries- SPA

Saudi Arabia is lifting a ban on travelers arriving from 11 countries that it imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Saudi state news agency said on Saturday, but will still require quarantine procedures. Travelers from the United Arab Emirates, Germany, the United States, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland, France and […]

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Somali military forces seize more areas from Alshabab

The Somali National Army (SNA) has stepped up operations against Al-Shabaab militants in areas previously held by Al-Shabaab fighters in the Middle Shabelle region. Reports from the area say that the military has killed Al-Shabaab officials and fighters. The operation was led by the commander of the Somali National Army General Odaywa Joseph  Rage combined […]

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