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16-Dec-2014 to 10:53

Kenya bans 15 NGO’s over terrorism links

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenyan government on Tuesday de-registered fifteen Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) accused of financing terrorism in the country, local media report.

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16-Dec-2014 to 10:23

Somali women break silence on FGM

APA – London (United Kingdom) — A group of Somali women have taken a stand to speak for themselves and their fellow women in general back home on issues surrounding the female genital mutilation (FGM).

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16-Dec-2014 to 09:53

Sudan: ICC says Bashir still wanted

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The International Criminal Court (ICC) affirmed that the suspension of further investigations on the Darfur file does not mean that the cases against President Omar Al Bashir, other government officials and a militia leader have been withdrawn.

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15-Dec-2014 to 16:32

Somalia: Govt eyes 50, 000 jobs in 2015

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — The government of Somalia has revealed plans for the creation of 50,000 jobs by next year as part of its drive to engage the country’s youth.

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15-Dec-2014 to 12:46

Uganda assault maid handed four-year jail

APA – Kampala (Uganda) — Jolly Tumuhirwe, the 22 year old maid who assaulted a toddler in Uganda has been jailed for four year over the offense whose video went viral on the internet.

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15-Dec-2014 to 11:56

Kenya, Ethiopia must coordinate fight against Shabaab-envoy

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Outgoing Ethiopian ambassador to Kenya Shamsudin Ahmed on Monday called on all Ethiopians and Kenyans to unite across the religious and ethnic divides to fight the Somali militant group al-Shabaab.

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15-Dec-2014 to 10:15

Sudanese forces, militias accused of killing, raping civilians

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Sudanese government forces and allied militias are unlawfully killing and otherwise abusing civilians in government-held areas in Sudan’s Blue Nile state, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Monday.

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