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Somalia handed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud the presidency for a second time following Sunday's long-overdue election in the troubled Horn of Africa nation, which is confronting an Islamist insurgency and the threat of famine.

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A former Somali president voted out of power in 2017 has been reelected to the country's top job after defeating the incumbent leader in a protracted contest decided by legislators in a third round of voting late Sunday.

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A former Somali president voted out of power in 2017 has been reelected to the country's top job after defeating the incumbent leader in a protracted contest decided by legislators in a third round of voting late Sunday.

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Somalia's presidential vote is proceeding to a third round Sunday, with the incumbent leader facing off against a former president.

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Thirty-six initial aspirants were reduced to four veteran faces in first-round voting by parliament, guarded by African Union peacekeepers.

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The vote is expected to draw a line under a political crisis that has lasted well over a year, after President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's term ended in February 2021 without an election.

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The vote is expected to draw a line under a political crisis that has lasted well over a year, after President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's term ended in February 2021 without an election.

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Sea turtles in Kenya are classified as protected by legislation that prohibits any form of direct exploitation of the animal or its products.

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"Now France is meddling in politics, we don't know, now the whole Chadian territory is occupied by the French army. The French army is concerned with the wealth of Chad's subsoil and not with the well-being of the Chadian people.

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In the penalty shoot-out, Chelsea’s Mason Mount’s effort was saved by Reds’ goalkeeper Alisson Becker before Liverpool’s Konstantinos Tsimikas scored the winning spot-kick

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Somali polls are unpredictable, and it appears Mohamed - who is also known as Farmaajo - faces a tough battle for reelection.

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"It was a good game, it was not only a good game on the field, It was a good game on the stand, their fans showed us a lesson, that is, at the same time you can lose and be but have sportsmanship, fair play, I have never seen that before, the team goes out of the tournament .

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Hundreds of Muslims poured into the streets of the northwestern Nigerian city of Sokoto in protest over the arrest of two students following the murder of a Christian student accused of blasphemy.

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An "ecological and committed" artist, the Ivorian Désiré Mounou Koffi, gives a second life to old mobile phones by recycling them and turning them into colorful paintings.

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"We will take advantage of this conference to highlight our natural and cultural assets and our heritage, which has its own specificity, because we are lagging behind our neighboring countries, which attract thousands of tourists every year.

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"We are in in the flu season now, now we are getting a large number of patients who are coming, especially with flu symptoms, and because now it's flu versus COVID now because most of the people have been actually vaccinated.

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"We will play a normal game. For us the score is zero-zero and we come here to play a game that is zero-zero so I think you understand what will be the strategy when you have zero-zero.

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"We're showing ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States, ed) that we have chosen these soldiers for the transition. The duration is not even our problem.

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Somaliland: $23m donated for the rebuilding of collapsed Waheem market

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"Yesterday we pumped around 3 million 300 thousand liters of water and the water level dropped. However we are in a part of the mine that is wide and extensive, so when we pump water, the water goes down slowly.

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Several UN officials went to the northwest of the country to draw attention to the humanitarian challenge stemming from the drought.

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French Foreign Minister is summuned over passport concession allegations.

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The member of the political party, Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters filmed his action just a day after he posted a video of himself disrupting businesses in China Town.

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A crew working on the Alabama coast is assessing the remains of the last slave ship known to have landed in the United States, more than 160 years ago.

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