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Calabar,Nigeria (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Congo Brazzaville produced a shock victory in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign, beating Nigeria 3-2 in their Group A match in Calabar. It is the first time Nigeria have lost a competitive home game in 33 years. The Super Eagles fell apar...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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Addis Ababa (DIPLOMAT.SO)- Africa’s standout team at the Fifa World Cup finals, Algeria, continued their dominance with a fine 2-1 win away in Ethiopia in their Africa Nations Cup Group E Qualifier. Algeria got the best out of their trip to Addis-Ababa, taking home the full points on offer in difficu...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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Nairobi ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday lauded the U.S. for killing Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of the Al-Qaeda-linked militant movement, Al-Shabaab in a drone strike in the remote Somali Lower Shebelle region. He said the “wonderful” news of Godan...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO + Agencies)- The Al-Qaida linked militants” Harakatu Al shabaab Almujaahidin” announced the selection of Abu Obeidah Ahmed Omar to replace Ahmed Abdi Ow-Muhumed “Godane”. U.S. officials confirmed Godane’s death on Friday, saying he was killed in a ...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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Mogadishu (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s Islamist group ” Harakat Al shabaab Almujaahidin” has named Ahmad Omar as successor to former leader Ahmed Abdi Godane, who was killed in a US air strike. The group announced the move in an online statement, vowing to take revenge...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media in Mogadishu, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the last week. The Minister discussed various issues including: Consultations in Baidoa; political-outreac...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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Newport, Wales (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The United States says it’s assembled a “core coalition” of countries to combat the jihadist group the Islamic State — and the fightback will begin in Iraq. The grouping was announced on the final day of the NATO summit in Wales on Friday. It...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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Mogadishu (Agencies+ DIPLOMAT.SO)- Somalia’s government warned today that the country’s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels were planning a wave of retaliatory attacks after it was confirmed their leader was killed earlier this week in a US air strike. “Security agencies have obtained inf...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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Nairobi (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Kenya’s troops cannot leave Somalia until the security of the areas where it had chased al Shabaab out is guaranteed. The outgoing ambassador to Somalia, Josephat Maikara, said it was the job of the Kenya Defence Forces to keep peace in the territories it had l...