Politics Trump family dinner raises issues on press access

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Nairobi-(P-today)- President-elect Donald Trump emerged from his New York skyscraper Tuesday night for the first time in days, moving about the nation’s largest city without a pool of journalists on hand to ensure the public has knowledge of his whereabouts. The president-elect spent about two hours dining with family at the 21 Club, a restaurant […]

Russia withdraws backing for International Criminal Court treaty

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Nairobi-(P-today)- President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday removing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty, piling pressure on a court that is already reeling from withdrawals by some African countries. Moscow never ratified the treaty, which it signed in 2000, meaning it never became a member subject to its jurisdiction. […]

Protests against Trump in California

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Los Angeles-(P-today)- Protests erupted across California early this morning after Donald Trump was projected to be the next president of the United States. Although there were protests elsewhere in the country β€” including Washington, D.C. β€” because of the late hour when the projection was made, the West Coast appeared to have the most activity. […]

Somali President congratulates the US President Elect, Donald J Trump

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Muqdisho-(P-today)- Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia congratulates President Elect Donald J Trump for being elected as the 45th president of the United States of America, and wishes the US president-elect, every success in leading his nation forward. β€œOn behalf of the Federal Republic of Somalia and the Somali people, […]

Somali President welcomes the Abu Dhabi peace agreement signed by Puntland and GalMudug over Galkayo conflict

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Muqdisho-(P-today)- Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia welcomes the Abu Dhabi peace agreement signed by Presidents of Puntland & GalMudug States of Somalia over Galkayo conflict. Somali President appealed to both Presidents of Puntland and GlaMudug to immediately implement the signed agreement with full commitment to end violence in Galkayo […]

Man shot dead outside U.S. embassy after attacking Kenyan officer

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Nairobi(P-today)- A knife-wielding man who police described as a criminal was shot dead outside the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi on Thursday after he attacked and injured a Kenyan police officer. The motive was not immediately clear, but no U.S. embassy personnel were involved in the incident. National police spokesman George Kinoti said an investigation had […]

Fighting in Somalia kills at least seven soldiers

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Gaalkacto-(P-today)- At least seven people were killed in weekend fighting between soldiers from two semi-autonomous regions of Somalia, officials from both sides said on Sunday, sparking fears of wider conflict. The clashes which broke out on Saturday pitted forces from Puntland with those of Galmudug, the latest flare-up over a disputed area straddling their border. […]