France conquers Olympic gold in first-ever mixed-team judo

France claimed the gold judo medal in the first ever mixed team event held in the Games on Saturday, beating Japan 4-1 in the final and helping their heavyweight legend Teddy Riner add to his collection of Olympic medals. With Saturday’s win, Riner, 32, now has a total of three gold and two bronze medals […]

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Deputy Chairman of the Electoral Commission arrives in Baidoa

A delegation led by the Deputy Chairman of the Federal Electoral Commission Mowlid Matan arrived in Baidoa today and was welcomed at Baidoa’s Shati Gudud Airport by members of the South West Electoral Commission and other members of the administration. The purpose of the Committee’s visit to Baidoa is to expedite the work of the […]

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Prime Minister Roble sends message to regional administration leaders

His Excellency Mohamed Hussein Roble, Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, on his return from a briefing in London Roble said the London conference on education was a success, noting that the conference had benefited Somalia a lot. Prime Minister Roble also said that he had a meeting with the Prime Minister of […]

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UN compound in Afghan city of Herat is attacked, police guard killed

An Afghan police guard was killed Friday when a UN complex was attacked in Herat, officials said, as fighting raged between government forces and the Taliban on the outskirts of the western city. Violence has escalated across the country since early May, when the Taliban launched a major offensive as US-led foreign forces began a […]

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WHO sounds alarm over Delta variant as outbreak in China spreads

Mushroom outbreaks of the highly contagious Delta strain prompted China and Australia to impose stricter Covid-19 restrictions on Saturday as the WHO urged the world to quickly contain the mutation before it turns into something more deadly and triggers the pandemic. China’s worst wave of coronavirus infections in months spread to two more areas on […]

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Amel Tuka, one of Europe’s top runners, aims for Bosnia’s first-ever Olympic medal

Since Bosnia and Herzegovina first entered the Games as an independent nation in 1992, Bosnia and Herzegovina has sent a small team to every Olympic Games, but they have not yet received a medal back. Amel Tuka, one of Europe’s best middle distance runners, wants to change that. When Amel Tuka was born in 1991 […]

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A new campaign has been launched in the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia

A new farming campaign has begun in parts of the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia to plant more than 2.5 million trees. Officials in the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia say the plan is to plant a variety of trees throughout the region to create a beautiful and green environment. The planting program started today […]

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