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By Tajuddin
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Aug 4th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Uganda Police Force has deployed a new contingent of officers to serve under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The newly deployed personnel, from the Formed Police Unit (FPU), arrived yesterday and will be under the command of Senior Superinte...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 27th, 2016
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London ( Theguardian + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new round of deportations of asylum seekers was due to be carried out on Tuesday night by the Home Office, according to activists. Men and women from Sierra Leone and Eritrea were said to have been among those who were moved to Stansted from Home Office i...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 5th, 2015
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Addis Ababa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia will deploy 600 additional peacekeeping troops to Somalia, South Sudan and the disputed Abyei region on the border between Sudan and South Sudan next month, according to the Ethiopian International Peace-keeping Training Centre here. The addition...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 25th, 2015
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Freetown ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The last of 850 Sierra Leonean troops who served in the restive Horn of African country of Somali finally arrived in Freetown on Friday.The 113 men, comprising the so-called Leobatt I contingent, were received by the country`s Chief of Defense Staff Brigadie...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 3rd, 2015
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London ( Mail Online + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Glaswegian nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to the UK from Sierra Leone is in critical condition. Pauline Cafferkey was transferred to the Royal Free London Hospital on Monday to receive treatment for the virus which has so far killed th...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 2nd, 2015
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Rome ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A ship carrying hundreds of migrants has been abandoned by its crew in rough seas in the Mediterranean off Italy’s south coast in the second such incident in three days, the Italian coastguard said on Friday. The cargo ship had been drifting powerless in r...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the last week. The Minister discussed various issues: The appointment of the new Prime Minister, President’s visit to...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Freetown, Sierra Leone (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A Sierra Leone military official says the country is withdrawing from the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia after being blocked from rotating its soldiers over concerns about the spread of Ebola. Maj. Gen. Samuel Omar Williams, the chief of defens...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 29th, 2014
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Paris ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nearly 7,000 people have died from Ebola in west Africa, the World Health Organization said late Friday, adding some 1,200 more deaths to a toll from two days earlier. A total of 16,169 people were infected with Ebola of whom 6,928 died in the three countries at the...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 17th, 2014
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Lincoln, Nebraska, USA (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Dr. Martin Salia, who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone and was being treated at a Nebraska hospital, has died, a hospital spokesman confirmed Monday. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that we share this news,” Dr. Phil Smith, medi...