White House Nomination of United States Ambassador to Somalia

Katherine S. Dhanani Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC President Obama, today, nominated Katherine S. Dhanani to serve as the first United States Ambassador to Somalia since 1991. This historic nomination signals the deepening relationship between the United States and Somalia. It also allows us to mark the progress of the Somali people toward emerging from […]
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Kenya: China-Funded Infrastructure Projects to Boost Kenya’s Economy: Official

1200x-1 By Christine Lagat and David Musyoka Nairobi — Numerous infrastructural projects being financed by Chinese government as well as those undertaken by Chinese firms will help boost Kenya’s economic development, officials said. Kenyan officials told Xinhua the loans from China for flagship projects such as the Nairobi super highway, Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) construction […]
Continue reading → Kenya: Shilling stabilizing against the US dollar

Kenyan Shilling By Melline Myendo The Central Bank of Kenya has defended the shilling that has been depreciating against the dollar since last year. kenyan-shillingThe Central Bank says the shilling’s performance against the dollars has also been reflected by other regional currencies, which were, however, comparably more volatile. CBK says the recent performance of the Shilling may […]
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Mohamed Omar Arte Somalia’s deputy prime minister, Mohamed Omar Arte is flown to Turkey for bid to safe his life after sustaining serious injuries believed to be life threatening in yesterday’s deadly attack on a mosques in one of Moqadishu’s biggest hotel. Reports from the war ravaged capital of Somalia say Turkish doctors in Moqadishu’s Digfeer Hospital were […]
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Number of Muslim children in England and Wales doubles in a decade with one in 12 school pupils now brought up in Islamic faith.

The number of Muslim children in England and Wales has doubled in a decade, according to an analysis of 2011 Census data for the Muslim Council of Britain   A third of all Muslims in England and Wales are aged 15 and under Analysis of 2011 Census suggests Muslim population has risen by 75% Number in UK increased from 1.5 million in 2001 to 2.7 million in 2011 Research was carried out by the Muslim Council of Britain In some parts of Birmingham more […]
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Greece demands billions for German war crimes: Relations between EU partners plunge to a new low.

German tanks rumbling through the historic streets of Greek capital Athens as the conquering soldiers stage a victory parade in 1941   Greece says it has right to claim millions because it was forced to accept ‘unfavourable terms’ during 1950 negotiations Working group has been set to scour old archives to hunt unpaid reparations Many in Greece blame Germany for the tough austerity measures currently being enforced Meanwhile, it’s revealed German Chancellor Angela Merkel now wants […]
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