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MKU partners with airline on air travel and hospitality training in East Africa - The Standard

East Africa news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 16:55

The Standard

MKU partners with airline on air travel and hospitality training in East Africa
The Standard
MKU founder and the Chairman Prof. Simon Gicharu and Rwanda High Commissioner to Kenya James Kimonyo in a past function [File, Standard]. Mount Kenya University (Kigali Campus) has partnered with Rwanda airline to design degree and master's programs in ...

World Vision East Africa: Hunger Response Situation Report No. 15 (1-31 January 2018) - ReliefWeb

East Africa news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 16:55

ReliefWeb

World Vision East Africa: Hunger Response Situation Report No. 15 (1-31 January 2018)
ReliefWeb
... • Millions of people are at increased risk of famine or catastrophe in South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia. FEWSnet, an international early warning system, stated that South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia could be looking at famine or catastrophic ...

US airstrike kills 3 al-Shabab terrorists in Somalia - Calgary Sun

Somali news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 16:37

Calgary Sun

US airstrike kills 3 al-Shabab terrorists in Somalia
Calgary Sun
In this Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 file photo, hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area some 18 km south of Mogadishu, in Somalia.Farah Abdi Warsameh / AP. MOGADISHU, Somalia — The United States military ...

Somalia's climate change refugees - IRINnews.org

Somali news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 16:18

Somalia's climate change refugees
IRINnews.org
The risks of getting it wrong in Somalia are well known. When an extreme drought struck the Horn of Africa region in 2011, Somali was worst hit. Between 2010 and 2012, the country suffered a famine and nearly 260,000 Somalis died, half of them children ...

“I Am Somali” exhibit gives insight into Somali art, experiences - St. Cloud Times

Somali news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 16:00

“I Am Somali” exhibit gives insight into Somali art, experiences
St. Cloud Times
“It's just all part of the Somali quilt and weaving them into our culture,” said Amanda Falloon, of the Friends group. “I hope it gives people a chance to look at some of our friends more like humans and less like immigrants.” Her hope is a glimpse ...

US says drone strike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab extremists - Washington Post

Somali news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 15:45

Human Rights Watch

US says drone strike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab extremists
Washington Post
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The United States military says it has carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, killing three “terrorists.” The U.S. Africa Command statement says the airstrike occurred Monday near Jilib town in Middle ...
Somalia: Detained Children Face AbuseHuman Rights Watch
US-Led Air Strike in Somalia Kills Three Al Shabaab Militants: StatementU.S. News & World Report

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Somali refugees in Kenya between rock and hard place - Anadolu Agency

Somali news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 11:17

Anadolu Agency

Somali refugees in Kenya between rock and hard place
Anadolu Agency
Around half-a-million refugees stranded in Kenya face an impossible choice: either go home to al-Shabaab-wrecked Somalia under a controversial UNHCR “voluntary repatriation” program or stay and face massive debts accumulated due to food shortages at ...

Mo Ibrahim toys not good enough for East African leaders - The Observer

East Africa news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 08:17

The Observer

Mo Ibrahim toys not good enough for East African leaders
The Observer
Former French military general Napoleon Bonaparte once commented on the power of rewards when he succinctly said: “Men are led by toys.” Explaining why he created the Legion of Honour, the highest French order of merit for the military and civil ...

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East Africa: US Warns Uganda, Rwanda and Tz On Used Clothes ... - AllAfrica.com

East Africa news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 07:19

AllAfrica.com

East Africa: US Warns Uganda, Rwanda and Tz On Used Clothes ...
AllAfrica.com
The US has warned East African Community (EAC) leaders that will converge in Kampala this week that their planned ban of the importation of used clothes by 2019 violates conditions set to expand trade and investment in Africa under the African Growth ...
Week 1 of Legislators' EAC Tour Completed, 1 More To Go ...Railways Africa (press release)

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East Africa: How Terrorists Raise Money to Hit Targets - AllAfrica.com

East Africa news ticker - Wed, 2018-02-21 06:55

AllAfrica.com

East Africa: How Terrorists Raise Money to Hit Targets
AllAfrica.com
Kampala — Terrorists are using a string of local businesses across the East African countries from which they reap millions of dollars they use to finance their terror missions in the region, according to findings in the Financial Intelligence ...

Rail cargo movement increases in East Africa - Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)

East Africa news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 23:02

Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)

Rail cargo movement increases in East Africa
Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)
Many businesspeople and companies in East African are now embracing rail transport because it is cost effective. FILE PHOTO. In Summary. According to the experts, rail transport does not only ease doing business in the region but also it is cost ...

UFI Names Nick Savage New Regional Manager for Middle East-Africa Region - TSNN Trade Show News

East Africa news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 15:24

TSNN Trade Show News

UFI Names Nick Savage New Regional Manager for Middle East-Africa Region
TSNN Trade Show News
UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has named Nick Savage as the association's new regional manager for the Middle East-Africa region. With his appointment, the regional UFI office will relocate to Dubai, and will be hosted by the ...

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Turkish soap operas take over Somalia - Ahval

Somali news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 14:51

Ahval

Turkish soap operas take over Somalia
Ahval
Another reason Turkish series are popular in Somalia is likely because the characters are mostly Muslim and therefore easier for Somalis to relate to than those from Bollywood or Hollywood, the channel said on its website. Turkish series are also ...

Kenya: Failure to register Somali refugees putting them at risk of ... - Amnesty International

Somali news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 11:56

Kenya: Failure to register Somali refugees putting them at risk of ...
Amnesty International
Somali refugees still struggle to get registered despite a court order and as a result lack access to much-needed aid.

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Somali nationals benefit from KDF medical camp - Citizen TV (press release)

Somali news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 11:10

Citizen TV (press release)

Somali nationals benefit from KDF medical camp
Citizen TV (press release)
More than 150 Somali nationals have benefited from medical treatment during an ongoing Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) clinic at Afmadhow in the lower Juba Region of Somalia. This comes amid malicious efforts by Al Shabaab militants to deter the country's ...
Communique of the 753rd PSC meeting on the political stabilization process in Somalia and on the AU Mission in ...ReliefWeb

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We want to overcome famine threat in northeastern Horn of Africa, not just postpone it – senior UN official - ReliefWeb

Somali news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 11:09

ReliefWeb

We want to overcome famine threat in northeastern Horn of Africa, not just postpone it – senior UN official
ReliefWeb
“After a year of very hard collective work, having avoided so far the famine, we don't want to just say we have postponed it, we want to say that we have successfully fought and overcome the famine,” the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Peter ...
UN Conducting Drought Relief Efforts in SomaliaStudent Operated Press

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Dates set for fifth East Africa Oil and Gas summit - cce online news (press release) (blog)

East Africa news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 09:51

cce online news (press release) (blog)

Dates set for fifth East Africa Oil and Gas summit
cce online news (press release) (blog)
East Africa Oil and Gas summit, the largest of its kind in East Africa and is officially endorsed by the Ministry of Energy & Petroleum Kenya will once again provide the platform for ministries and national oil companies to engage with international ...
Kenya prepares to host regional oil and gas summitJournalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

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Future Energy East Africa 2018 - ESI Africa

East Africa news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 09:30

ESI Africa

Future Energy East Africa 2018
ESI Africa
Future Energy East Africa has evolved from the East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC). After years of close collaboration with utilities, governments, regulators, large power users, consultants and solution providers it has become the number ...

PlayBox Technology names Pixsel as master distributor for East Africa - Screen Africa (press release)

East Africa news ticker - Tue, 2018-02-20 09:29

Screen Africa (press release)

PlayBox Technology names Pixsel as master distributor for East Africa
Screen Africa (press release)
PlayBox Technology announces a major addition to its global sales and support network with the appointment of Pixsel Africa Limited as master distributor for East Africa. Based in Nairobi, the company will provide demonstration, sales, systems ...