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‘We Have to Be Remembered for What’s Been Done,’ Trump Says on Return to DC

After weeks of vowing to win his fight to remain in office, U.S. President Donald Trump issued a video Thursday looking back on what he called “historic victories” and said: “We have to be remembered for what’s been done.” Trump,…

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The Prime Minister appoints new Permanent Secretary for his office

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Hussein Roble on Tuesday appointed Mohamed Ibrahim Nor to be the permanent of the office of the Prime Minister.   Source: Somali National News Agency

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Ethiopian Police Arrest Reuters Cameraman

NAIROBI – A Reuters cameraman, Kumerra Gemechu, was arrested in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Thursday and will be kept in custody for at least two weeks, his family said. He has not been charged. No reason was provided…

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UN Rights Office Alarmed at Uptick in Violence Ahead of Central African Republic Elections

GENEVA – The United Nations human rights office warns the increase in violence ahead of Sunday’s elections in the Central African Republic presents serious risks to the civilian population and threatens to disrupt the electoral process. U.N. officials say escalating…

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Sudan: Police disperses rally near presidential palace

KHARTOUM(SONNA):The Sudanese security forces on Saturday evening dispersed thousands of protesters who had gathered near the presidential palace, to commemorate the second anniversary of the uprising. According to eyewitnesses, thousands of Sudanese who had gathered near the presidential palace were…

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Desert Locust upsurge continues to threaten food security in Horn of Africa and Yemen despite intense efforts

Rome – A new generation of Desert Locust swarms is threatening agricultural and pastoral livelihoods and the food security of millions of people in the Horn of Africa and Yemen despite intense efforts to control the pest throughout 2020, the…

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Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

UNDP-(SONNA) The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which includes a new experimental…

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Sudanese Military Enters Disputed Lands Neighboring Tigray Region

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s military continues to deploy in disputed Sudanese agricultural lands neighboring Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region. The Sudanese government is not commenting on troop movements. Sudanese forces moved into the farming area bordering Ethiopia on Thursday and have spread…

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Relief Agencies Prepare Aid for Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Relief agencies in Ethiopia are preparing to transport aid to the country’s disputed northern Tigray region, where a month of war may have killed thousands and worsened an existing humanitarian crisis. The United Nations reached an agreement Wednesday with Ethiopia…

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Cabinet discusses on Election Process, Security and Covid-19 pandemic

Mogadishu (SONNA)-The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E Mohamed Hussein Rooble on Thursday Chaired Cabinet meeting on preparation of the 2021/2025 elections, security and the resurgence of Covid-19 infection, SONNA reported. The Prime Minister addressed the issues of election…