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President Urges Somali Diaspora to Rally Against Al-Shabaab Terrorists

Somali President Calls on Diaspora to Join Fight Against Al-Shabaab MOGADISHU, Somalia - President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has urged Somalis abroad to support the battle against Al-Shabaab, emphasizing their significant economic contributions to the Somali federal republic. Speaking from Norway, President Mohamud recounted recent victories against Al-Shabaab, mentioning the loss of key towns by the militant group due to military campaigns in preceding months. He urged the Somali diaspora to become actively involved in the…

Somali President Urges Norwegian Diaspora to Reinforce Battle Against al-Shabab

Oslo (AX) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud declared that his administration has reclaimed vast territories from al-Shabab in the past two years, even though the militant group has stepped up attacks on military installations in Galmudug and Hirshabelle States. Speaking to the Somali diaspora in Oslo on Tuesday, President Mohamud touched on issues of security, politics, national progress, constitutional amendments, and the ongoing battle against al-Shabab across different regions. "Securing the nation, finalizing…

Embrace the Challenge: Kroos Urges Germany to Capitalize on Home Advantage at Euro 2024

Toni Kroos has counseled his German compatriots to relish the formidable yet distinctive challenge accompanying Euro 2024. With Julian Nagelsmann at the helm, the squad is gearing up for the opening clash this Friday. Since their creditable third-place finish in the 2006 World Cup, this marks the DFB's first significant competition on their home turf. That year, they bowed out in the semi-finals to Italy, who clinched the title. Germany's first match pits them against Scotland at the Munich Football Arena. Their journey…

Somali Government Urges Rapid Removal of Burials from School Policia Cemetery in Mogadishu

Mogadishu (AX) - Residents of Mogadishu have ten days to remove their relatives' remains from the School Policia cemetery, where a naval base is set to be constructed.At a press briefing held at the cemetery Monday, Defense Minister, Somali Police Force Commander, Banadir region's Deputy Security Commissioner, and notable Sheikhs demanded the immediate exhumation of bodies.Defense Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Noor underscored that the land, originally federal property, is intended to serve as a command hub for the Somali Navy…

Northeastern State’s Leader Deni Calls for Immediate Direct International Aid and Budget Support Amidst Federal Clashes

Garowe (AX) - Said Abdullahi Deni, the head honcho of Northeastern State, has called on Somalia's international pals to cook up a new system for multilateral development banks. This would allow them to directly dish out humanitarian assistance, development aid, and budget support to Northeastern State, especially as the political mudslinging between Northeastern State and the federal bigwigs escalates. On Sunday, President Deni fired off a letter to the global community, pointing fingers at the federal government for…

Why Kenya’s President Urges Citizens to Embrace the Tax Collector

President William Ruto claims Kenyans pay fewer taxes than citizens in some other African nations. Kenyans are realizing the truth in the old saying that taxes—like death—are life’s only certainties. President William Ruto is nudging them to fork over more of their hard-earned cash, arguing that they are, if anything, under-taxed. Ruto recently contended that Kenyans have been led to believe they pay the highest taxes, when in reality, their overall tax burden is lower compared to some other countries in Africa and…

Somalia’s Prime Minister Urges Unity: Battle Al-Shabaab, Not Clan Conflicts

Prime Minister of Somalia: Halt Clan Feuds, Al-Shabaab Remains the True Adversary MOGADISHU, Somalia - Prime Minister Hamsa Abdi Barre has called upon the Somali people to put an end to clan disputes which have significantly hindered the battle against Al-Shabaab insurgents, who control extensive territories in central and southern rural parts of the country. Barre emphasized the necessity for Somalis to unite and forgo tribal schisms to bolster the fight against Al-Shabaab. This militant group has often manipulated clan…

South Africa’s President Ramaphosa Urges National Unity Following ANC’s Historic Loss of Majority

Discontent over unemployment, economic disparity, and persistent power cuts whittled down the ANC's voter support to 40.2 percent, a steep drop from the 57.5 percent it held in 2019. The main rival, the Democratic Alliance (DA), captured 21.6 percent, while the up-and-coming uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK), steered by ex-president Jacob Zuma, seized 14.7 percent, cornering a portion of the ANC's base. The official tally showed the ANC securing 159 spots in the 400-seat National Assembly, a significant reduction from 230. "Our…

Somalia’s NISA Chief urges Hawadle clan to reignite battle against Al-Shabaab

The gathering, led by the Ali Madahweyne subclan of the Hawadle clan, was attended by various groups such as peacekeepers, scholars, academics, young people, women, merchants, politicians, MPs, and officials. Notable participants included the chief of the Macawisley militia and the Vice President of Hirshabelle. Sanbaloolshe stressed the importance of unity within the community and the need for established leadership, highlighting the significance of securing the Hop 58 parliamentary seat. "I call upon this assembly to…

Griezmann Urges Collective Effort to Boost Mbappe’s Performance

Kylian Mbappe's future is up in the air, but Antoine Griezmann doesn't think the buzz will faze his French teammate. Antoine Griezmann urged France's squad, coaching team, and even the media to ensure that Kylian Mbappe is "at his best" to lead Les Bleus to victory at Euro 2024. Didier Deschamps' squad is one of the top contenders to clinch their third European Championship crown in Germany, following their wins in 1984 and 2000. Mbappe's future is uncertain post his exit from Paris Saint-Germain, with strong ties to a…

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