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Qorsho Hassan: Somali-American woman wins Minnesota Teacher of the Year award

Somali-American Qorsho Hassan, a 30-year-old educator who teaches fourth grade, will now represent Minnesota in the national contest.  She comes from the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district and her victory as…

Muwado: Photos of cute 8-year-old Somali comedian who is making people laugh online

8-year-old Muwado is a sensation in Somalia with her rib-cracking comedy sketches, the young comedian has amassed a large following on social media where her videos are shared. Muwado Abshir’s…

Hawa Abdi: Somali rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize nominee is dead

Iconic Somali human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Hawa Abdi has passed away. Hawa was 73-years-old. According to Somali National Television (SNTV), Hawa died after a short…

Beirut explosion: Death toll passes 100 with 4000 wounded

The death toll from the Beirut explosion has passed 100, with the number of those wounded by the huge blast at 4000. A Red Cross official who was quoted by Daily…

AMISOM forces in Somalia gets new commander

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has a new force commander; Lieutenant General Diomede Ndegeya from Burundi, who arrived in Mogadishu on Sunday to be the overall head of…

MP dies after contracting COVID-19

A South African member of parliament has died of COVID-19 related complications. ANC MP Zamuxolo Joseph Peter died after contracting coronavirus. The death of Peter comes after other ANC MPs…

Mutheu Musyimi: Kenyans express anger after Mlango Kubwa MCA is beaten by police

Mlango Kubwa MCA Mutheu Musyimi was brutally beaten by police officers at City Hall on Tuesday, July 28. Photos of the incident shared online showed the first time MCA being…

Cyrus Oguna: Kenya government spokesman undergoing treatment for COVID-19

Kenya’s government spokesman Cyrus Oguna has revealed he has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement on his official Twitter account, Oguna said he tested after developing mild coronavirus related…

Benjamin Mkapa: Former Tanzanian president is dead

The former president of the republic of Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa is dead. Mkapa’s death was announced by President John Magufuli on Friday, July 24. According to President Magufuli, Mkapa died…

Yumbis: Suspected Al-Shabaab militants attack police camp in Garissa

Armed men suspected to belong to terror group al-Shabaab have attacked Yumbis police camp in Garissa. According to reports, the militants attacked the camp on Wednesday, night July 22. The…

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