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By Tajuddin
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Sep 9th, 2014
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Kampala (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The U.S. Embassy in Kampala has issued an alert to its citizens warning of the possibility of retaliatory attacks in Uganda by al-Shabaab in response to the U.S. and Ugandan military actions in Somalia last week which killed Al Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane. The warnings two...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 8th, 2014
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Nairobi (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO)- African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Somalia rape women seeking medicine on their bases and routinely pay teenage girls for sex, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday. HRW documented 10 incidents of rape and sexual assault, including the rape of a 12-year-old girl, by...
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Sep 6th, 2014
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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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Aug 28th, 2014
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Kampala (Agencies + DIPLOMAT)- The South African team had to dig deep on Thursday to defeat Mauritius 3-2 in the final of the team event category of the 2014 All Africa U-15 Badminton Championship . Mauritius’Alexandre Bongout started in style with a 21-8, 21- 10 triumph over Jaydon Beru in the...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Nairobi (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT)- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday called on regional police chiefs to consolidate their efforts in combating terrorism and other organized crimes. Speaking during the official opening of the 16th East Africa Police Chiefs Co-operation Organization (EAPCCO) annu...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 25th, 2014
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Mombasa (DIPLOMAT) – East African countries need to work together on tightening porous borders to help halt the movement of militants, drug traffickers and other criminals, the region’s senior intelligence officers were told on Monday. Several east African nations have been battling a ris...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 21st, 2014
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Addis Ababa (DIPLOMAT)- Participants at a ministerial meeting co-chaired by UNHCR in Addis Ababa on Wednesday reaffirmed their commitment to find solutions for hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees and called on the international community to help the Somali government in its efforts to restore pe...
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Aug 10th, 2014
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Kampala (DIPLOMAT)- UGANDA’S government has filed an appeal against a court ruling that overturned an anti-gay law, which stipulates life sentences for “aggravated” homosexual sexual acts that include intercourse with a minor and HIV transmission. “THE Attorney General filed a...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- More than 350,000 people in Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu are in acute need of food aid, the United Nations has warned. In a report published on Saturday, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) raised concerns over “alarming malnutrition rates” i...
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Jul 25th, 2014
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Mombasa (DIPLOMAT)- A German female tourist was Thursday evening shot dead by unknown gunmen who escaped without stealing anything from her in Old Town Mombasa. Her partner, believed to be Ugandan, was wounded in the attack and rushed to hospital following the 5.30pm incident. The deceased was shot a...