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15-Dec-2014 to 09:48

S/Sudan calls for peace in one year of war anniversary

APA-Juba (south Sudan) — South Sudan marks on 15th December one year of the deadly war in the new born country between the president Salva Kiir Myardit and his former vice President Riek Machar.

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14-Dec-2014 to 13:23

Somalia creates agency for refugees, IDPs

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — The federal government in Somalia through its Ministry of Interior and Federal Affairs has announced the creation of a new National Agency for Refugees and IDPs (ARI).

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14-Dec-2014 to 12:32

Mogadishu residents launch vigilantes against militants

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Residents of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday launched a so-called neighbourhood vigilante programme to enlist the help of citizens to stave off attacks by Shabaab militants and activities by criminal gangs.

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14-Dec-2014 to 01:54

Somalia: Nine Shabaab suspects paraded in Mogadishu

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — The Somali ministry of National Security on Saturday paraded in front of journalists in Mogadishu nine Shabaab suspects rounded up during an operation launched by government troops and African Union forces in the capital.

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13-Dec-2014 to 16:14

Sudan threatens to pursue rebels into S/Sudan

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The Sudanese government has threatened to pursue rebels deep into South Sudanese territory and accused the government in Juba of harboring and giving military backing to them.

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13-Dec-2014 to 15:39

Somali parliament passes child protection bill

APA-Mogadisu (Somalia) — Somali legislators have unanimously passed a bill aimed at protecting children, reports said on Saturday.

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13-Dec-2014 to 12:47

Somalia: Fighting erupts in Galgadud region

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Reports from Galgadud region of central Somalia indicates that heavy fighting between the Somali government forces and militias loyal to Ahlusunna religious sect have left five people dead and seven others wounded.

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