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Kerry Brings Promise of 45 Million Dollars for Kenya’s Massive Refugee Camp

New York –  At a meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry this week pledged an extra 45 million dollars for the U.N. which is sheltering over a half million refugees fleeing civil unrest, terrorism and violence in Somalia and South Sudan.

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Somalia: Al Shabab loses Afgoye and Afmadow, Kismayo next?

On Friday, troops from Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) captured the town of Afgoye from the rebel movement al Shabab, in what the Associated Press called “the biggest victory over al-Shabab since the pro-government forces took control of the capital last August” (more here).

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Somali film company launches in Kenya

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Somalia, with help from its African neighbors, is trying to re-establish a central government in Mogadishu.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h2idhIkjMk&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]

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Kenya: Somalia’s Al-Shabab in cross-border raids

Nairobi – Militiamen belonging to Somalia’s Islamist group Al-Shabab have killed at least six people across the border in Kenya in reprisal attacks against the country’s military incursion in Somalia.

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Somalia: Al-Shabab ban on agencies threatens aid

NAIROBI – The main Islamist insurgent group in Somalia, which is still in the throes of a major food crisis classified as famine in some regions, has banned 16 aid agencies, including several UN bodies, from operating in areas under its control, accusing them of “illicit activities and misconduct”.

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Kenya to target Al-Shabab supporters in Nairobi

NAIROBI- Kenya has said it will carry out a major crackdown operation on supporters of the dreaded Somali militants, Al-Shabab in its capital after the ongoing pursuit of the Islamist group into Somalia is complete.

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