Hodeidah to Sudan: A Yemeni refugee’s journey from destruction to safety

I knew they were coming after me. I left my home and hid at a friend’s house, and on the same day they raided my home. The risk was getting too high, and I knew I had to get myself and my family out. I was finally able to flee with my wife and my

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IGAD To Boost Trade Among Member States

SMC- The meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) countries adopted the framework policy document and was signed by the ministers in the city of Mombasa, Kenya. The document aims to increase the volume of trade exchange between the countries of the region through increasing the number of crossings border

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Rains destroy 420 homes in Central Darfur camps

Torrential rains on Thursday rain destroyed 430 houses in displaced camps in Zalingei in Central Darfur. El Shafee Abdallah, the coordinator of Central Darfur camps told Radio Dabanga that the high winds accompanied by rain that lasted all night caused the destruction of 430 houses in the six Zalingei camps. He said that 147 houses

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South Sudan seeks improved performance at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

South Sudan’s Olympic governing body said on Saturday it is working on an initiative that seeks to upgrade sports infrastructure and develop young athletes in a bid to improve performance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Juma Stephen Lugga, President of the South Sudan National Olympic Committee (SSNOC) said they have developed a three-year strategic

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Saudi Arabia v Egypt: El Hadary eyes history in dead rubber

Both teams have already been eliminated from Russia 2018 but a World Cup record could tumble when Egypt take on Saudi Arabia. Mohamed Salah’s return from his shoulder injury could not avert a 3-1 loss to hosts Russia in St Petersburg on Tuesday, even though the Liverpool star netted a consolation from the penalty spot.

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Grandi calls on donor nations to help stabilize Africa’s conflict zones

The Malian desert town of Gao is a crossroads of travellers, migrants and refugees, but also of soldiers and rebels. Among the refugees registered there by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are more than 5,000 who have arrived from neighbouring Burkina Faso in recent months. They came from border towns where the army has been

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World Cup 2018: Germany Delivers Under Pressure Against Sweden

On Saturday, a sombre Germany took the field before its match with Sweden. After losing their opening match, in a seismic upset, to Mexico, the reigning world champions faced the prospect of failing to advance past the round-robin group stage for the first time since returning to the competition, as West Germany, in 1954. The

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2018 World Cup: Colombia vs. Poland odds, expert picks, insider predictions

It’s a must-win scenario for Colombia and Poland when they meet in in their second 2018 World Cup match on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET. Both squads suffered upset losses in their World Cup 2018 openers and will be looking for the full three points to advance out of Group H, which also features Japan

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Sudan condemns terrorist blast in Ethiopia

SMC- Sudan condemned the terrorist blast targeted a rally of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in the  Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Saturday. Sudan’s Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed made a telephone conversation with his Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu, said Sudan’s Foreign Ministry in a statement. The minister expressed condolences to the government, people of

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Grenade Attack at Ethiopian Prime Minister’s Rally Kills at Least One

An attacker dressed in a police uniform tossed a grenade at a rally for Ethiopia’s new prime minister on Saturday, killing at least one person and setting off a stampede as panicked people rushed to safety, according to officials, witnesses and the state broadcaster. The rally organizer said the prime minister was targeted, although he

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