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Hiiraan Xog, Aug 15, 2017:- With the Somali flag displayed prominently in the backdrop, the former deputy commander and founding member of Al-Shabaab denounced the Islamist militant insurgency group for their beliefs, saying that it was contrary to Islamic principles and hurt the country and its people. Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansur made these comments and a packed press...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 15, 2017:- The President of Hirshabelle, Ali Abdullahi Osoble has been ousted from office after a vote of no confidence tabled by 72 lawmakers was passed by the regional parliament. An overwhelming 68 out of the 76 MP’s who attended the parliamentary session voted to oust Osoble, leaving only 6 MPs who rejected the vote and two MP’s who abstained. The...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 14, 2017:- Many residents of the Kenyan capital have returned to work despite a call by opposition leader Raila Odinga to stay at home to protest last week’s disputed election in which President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner. However, many street stalls were closed Monday in the Nairobi slum of Mathare, an opposition stronghold where police...

LONDON- (Hiiraanxog) Mo Farah The 34-year-old, who won 10,000M gold eight days ago, was swamped by his rivals in the final lap and Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris broke clear to win gold. Britain’s Farah kicked again to take silver at the London Stadium in his final major track championships. Britain’s women also won silver in the 4x100m relay. Daryll Neita...

BEDMINSTER, N.J Hiiraan Xog, Aug 12, 2017:- President Donald Trump on Friday issued fresh threats of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea, declaring the U.S. military “locked and loaded” and warning that the communist country’s leader “will regret it fast” if he takes any action against U.S. territories or allies. The warnings came in...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 12, 2017:- H.E. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo congratulates H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as the President of the Republic of​ Kenya for a second term. “President Kenyatta is not only a close friend and brother but also a development conscious and diligent leader.” President Farmajo is confident that the re-election of...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 11, 2017:- Nairobi, Kenya, – Kenya’s election commission was preparing to release final results Friday from a hotly-contested vote in which the opposition has already claimed victory, fanning tensions in the east African nation. The National Super Alliance (NASA) opposition coalition on Thursday demanded that its candidate Raila Odinga be declared...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 10, 2017:- An attack on Guam will be considered an attack on the United States, Guam’s governor warned in response to a threat that North Korea would create an “enveloping fire” around the US territory. The people of Guam woke up on Thursday to another pointed threat from Pyongyang, which vowed to complete a plan to attack waters near...

NAIROBI, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga says he rejects results that have been displayed by the election commission from Tuesday’s vote that show President Uhuru Kenyatta is in the lead. “They are fictitious, they are fake,” he told a news conference, saying the election board was required by law to display forms signed...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 8, 2017:- Kenyans began voting Tuesday in general elections headlined by a too-close-to-call battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of violence in east Africa’s richest economy. Long lines of voters snaked outside of polling stations around the country, many of them camping out from before midnight, under...