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By Tajuddin
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has extended a congratulation message to Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on his re-election as the President of the Republic of Uganda. “I am greatly pleased to seize this great opportunity to ext...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Kampala,Uganda ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ugandan army military spokesman Paddy Ankunda said UPDF soldiers serving as part of African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) will continue their operation in the war-recovering horn of Africa nation. “UPDF soldiers will remian in Somalia operation to ...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Long-time Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni was on Saturday declared the winner of the country’s disputed presidential election, but the main opposition party rejected the results as fraudulent and called for an independent audit of the count. Museveni g...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has called on foreign vessels to remain vigilant off the coast of Somalia despite no Somali-based attacks being reported in 2015. The maritime body in its annual report for 2015 warned vessels transiting the Gulf of...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press release issued by the Member states of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) confirmed they had reached an consensus that Somalia needs more economic, military and political backing to deepen peace and stability in th...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 29th, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press release issued by the Committee to protect journalists (CPJ)- Ugandan regulators should immediately allow the privately owned radio station Endigyito FM to resume broadcasts, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Endigyito FM ceased broa...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 28th, 2016
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Berlin , Germany ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new report lists Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan as the most highly corrupt nations on Earth. Transparency International released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, relying on what it calls expert opinion from around the wor...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 27th, 2016
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Kigali,Rwanda (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Rwanda Grand Mufti Ibrahim Kayitare has strongly warned Rwandan Muslim community to stay away from all acts of terrorism that represent incorrect interpretations of Islam. Kayitare was speaking to reporters on Tuesday following a Saturday incident where a Rwandan...
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Jan 23rd, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The government of Uganda said on Friday it will stop sending housemaids to Saudi Arabia, eclipsing a deal between the two nations to ship workers to the wealthy Gulf nation amid complaints of poor conditions and mistreatment. The ban will remain until...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Bujumbura, Burundi ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations Security Council met with Burundi’s president on Friday to push for peace talks and an international force to quell worsening political violence, but U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said little was achieved. The meeting came ...