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Kenyan Court Strikes Down Forced Anal Testing in Homosexuality Cases

NAIROBI — A Kenyan appeals court has struck down the use of forced anal testing in homosexuality cases. Rights activists are hailing the verdict as a key victory that could have a ripple effect in the region.The court of appeals in the coastal cit…

AU stresses intelligence sharing to foil attacks in Somalia – Xinhua

Intelligence officers from African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and local security forces wrapped up a three-day meeting in Mogadishu on Wednesday by rooting for stronger intelligence gathering and information sharing. Participants at the third […]

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Al-Shabaab top leaders in Gedo and Baay regions desert militants- Hol

Two Al-Shabaab militant leaders have surrendered themselves to Somali government amid intensified military operations against the militants. The group’s heads of Baay and Gedo regions, Moalim Geddow Adan and Abdirahman Filow defected to the government […]

Somalia invites four African Presidents to boost continenal relations

Somali government on Wednesday extended official invitations to four African presidents, a move aimed to boost the horn Africa nation’s relations with the continent. Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Issa Awad said the government invited […]

At Least 14 Killed in Mogadishu Car Bombing

At least 14 people were killed Thursday when a car packed with explosives blew up in Mogadishu, the Somali capital.Somali authorities said the car exploded outside the Weheliye hotel, which is frequented by politicians and businessmen. It is located on…

Resistance Continues to End Child Marriage in Northern Nigeria

KADUNA, NIGERIA — In a village in northern Nigeria, teen wives gather on mats spread out in the dirt just outside the chief imam’s home. They talk about their initial reactions to getting married.“I had no interest in it at the time. I was just do…

In Mideast, Democracy Struggles to Strike Root

— Egyptians go to the polls next week in what is essentially a one-candidate election considered by critics to be a return of sorts to authoritarian rule, after a 2011 revolution that sparked loftier expectations for the region. But the bigger pi…

BREAKING: Huge explosion heard in the heart of Mogadishu

A heavy explosion occurred near a popular hotel along Maka Al-Mukarrama, Mogadishu’s busiest road on Thursday afternoon, witnesses said. Multiple casualties reported after a car bomb exploded at around Wehliye hotel frequented by Somali MPs and government officials, according to the police. The blast has rocked the seaside city and sent plumes of black smoke […]

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Congolese Refugees Fleeing to Uganda Recount Horrors

KYANGWALI, UGANDA — The wave of ethnic violence sweeping through northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes. Nearly 50,000 have crossed into Uganda.The waters of Lake Albert look beautiful and…