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2 terror suspects from Tanzania arrested in Kenya while heading to Somalia

2 terror suspects from Tanzania arrested in Kenya while heading to Somalia

Two terror suspects who were travelling from Tanzania to Somalia to join the al-Shabaab militia group have been arrested in Kenya.    30-year-old Sadam Jafari Kitia and 25-year-old Abdirahman Shaffi Mkwatili, were arrested in Moyale after they lost their way to Somalia.     Kenya’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) …

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8th AFRIMA in Senegal partners UNFPA, calls for support to end humanitarian crisis in Somalia

8th AFRIMA in Senegal partners UNFPA, calls for support to end humanitarian crisis in Somalia

Partnering the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in its advocacy and humanitarian efforts, AFRIMA has urged political stakeholders and people of influence to shower support towards the UNFPA’s aid efforts in Somalia. As the much-anticipated 8th AFRIMA, tagged ‘Teranga Edition’ draws near, AFRIMA has launched the #HopeForSomalia campaign, which includes …

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Somalia: Parliament elects new speaker after security standoff

Somalia: Parliament elects new speaker after security standoff

A power struggle between the prime Minister and president has contributed to the delayed election process in Somalia. Somali lawmakers have elected a new parliamentary speaker after a tense standoff between African Union peacekeepers and police, underscoring bitter divisions within the country’s security forces exacerbated by delayed elections. On Wednesday, …

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