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Somalia - AMISOM tank in the brush (Sabahi)

AMISOM to leave Somalia in 2016 – envoy

The African Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), a peace keeping mission operated by the African Union could be leaving Somalia in 2016, according to the latest assessment by stakeholders.

The Rwandan national soccer team (Image: Fédération Rwandaise de Football Association)

Rwanda disqualified for player with 2 identities

Rwanda has been thrown out of the African Cup after one of its players was found to have “two identities” and was using a different name and a Congolese passport when playing for his club team, the Confederation of African Football said.

Ethiopian CEO Tewolde GebreMariam with ET staff

Ethiopian Airlines to decide on plane order by next week

Ethiopian Airlines will by the end of next week decide on which planes it will buy from Boeing Co and Airbus Group NV, as the carrier seeks to add as many as 70 new jets to its fleet, the firm’s head told the Wall Street Journal in an interview.

Major-General Michael Gichangi led the Kenyan intelligence agency from 2006 until quitting today for personal reasons. (Photo: Liz Muthoni)

Kenyan Intelligence Chief Steps Down Amid Militant Threats

Major-General Michael Gichangi stepped down as head of the Kenyan intelligence agency, which is trying to curb security threats that prompted foreign governments to advise against travel to parts of the nation.

Somalia - AU soldier in Mogadishu (AFP)

Somali army battles warlord in capital, shuts radio station

Somali government and African forces battled a powerful warlord in Mogadishu Friday, with security forces then storming a major radio station critical of the fighting and arresting journalists.

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