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When furious Uhuru ordered Amina Mohammed back from US over aborted trip

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When furious Uhuru ordered Amina Mohammed back from US over aborted trip

Foreign Affairs Secretary Amina Mohammed was dramatically recalled from an assignment in Los Angeles hours after she had landed in America for the high-profile mission. President Uhuru Kenyatta recalled Ms Mohammed after his recent trip to the US was cancelled mid-air due to controversies surrounding clearance to fly in airspaces in neighbouring countries. Sources have […]

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Minneapolis men facing ISIL-linked terrorism charges belie stereotypes

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Minneapolis men facing ISIL-linked terrorism charges belie stereotypes

Described as good students, hard workers, all had plenty of connections to community. hide Clockwise, Hanad Mustafe Musse, 19, Guled Omar, 20, Zacharia Yusuf Adurahman, 19, and Adnan Abdihamid Farah, 19. They are four of six Minnesota men of Somali descent that have been charged in a criminal complaint with traveling or attempting to travel […]

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Sudan’s Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of votes

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Sudan’s Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of votes

April 27, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s president Omer Hassan al-Bashir won re-election with 94% of the vote, according to official results announced Monday, extending his nearly three-decade rule for another five years. Sudan’s President Omer al-Bshir delivers a speech following his re-election for another five-year term, on April 27, 2015, in Khartoum (Photo AFP/Ashraf Shazly) […]

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Amina Mohammed apologises over President Uhuru Kenyatta’s cancelled US trip

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Amina Mohammed apologises over President Uhuru Kenyatta’s cancelled US trip

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed The Government has apologised to Kenyans living in the United States over an aborted trip by President Uhuru Kenyatta. A statement from the Foreign Affairs ministry said Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed had tendered an apology over the cancelled trip, during which President Kenyatta was scheduled to attend the annual […]

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In Minneapolis Somali community, friends of men arrested express outrage at terror allegations

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In Minneapolis Somali community, friends of men arrested express outrage at terror allegations

MINNEAPOLIS—After fleeing war-torn Somalia and languishing for years in a Kenyan refugee camp, Farhiyo Mohamed says her family felt blessed to start a new life in the U.S. in 2003. “We came to this country looking for peace,” she said. That sense of peace was shattered when federal agents banged on her door in south […]

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Anti-terrorism police in Eldoret are holding the son of a former Mandera senior police officer on suspicion that he is a member of Al-Shabaab. Police say 21-year-old Said Amin Maruk, from Turkana County, was arrested by National Intelligence Service officers on information that he had links with the militant group. “On interrogation, the suspect, who […]

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Team formed to speed up refugee shift plan shift plan

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Team formed to speed up refugee shift plan shift plan

KENYA, Somalia and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees yesterday formed a tripartite committee to hasten the repatriation of Somali refugees. Each of the three parties will nominate four representatives to the team, Foreign Affairs Cabinet secretary Amina Mohamed said yesterday. She was addressing the press after holding talks with Somalia Foreign Minister Abdusalam Omer […]

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Migrant crisis: Who are Libya’s people smugglers

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Migrant crisis: Who are Libya’s people smugglers

35,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean in 2015, many from Libya Migrant tragedy The Mediterranean’s deadly migrant routes Malta seeks migrant tide solutions Can Europe stop migrants dying? Clear skies spell death for migrants European countries are scrambling to stop record numbers of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean Sea, but who are the men sending […]

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Somalis claim entrapment in ISIS arrests

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Somalis claim entrapment in ISIS arrests

  PAUL, Minn. – Following the the first court appearance for four of the six Minnesota men charged with trying to join the terrorist group ISIS, a Somali activist standing alongside the father of two of the suspects made an accusation. “The community and the family members really believe entrapment is involved in this case,” […]

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Deadly attack targets UN staff in Somalia’s Puntland

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Deadly attack targets UN staff in Somalia’s Puntland

Al-Shabab claims responsibility for attack on UN vehicle in Garowe, capital of Puntland, killing at least seven people.   At least seven people have been killed in an attack on a UN vehicle in Garowe, the capital of Puntland in northeastern Somalia, local security sources told Al Jazeera. Four UNICEF staff members were among the […]

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