Tag Archives: US

26 February 19

Somalia: US airstrikes kill 55 al-Shabaab militants

The United States military says it has killed 55 al-Shabaab militants during airstrikes over the past two days.

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21 January 19

Somalia: 52 al-Shabaab militants kills in US airstrike

The US military says it has killed 52 al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia during its deadliest airstrike in the country for months.

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03 August 18

Rwanda shrugs off US trade war blow, turns to Europe

Rwanda has shrugged off the US’ decision to suspend its duty-free benefits for exporting clothes to the States – President Donald Trump’s latest move in a supposed “trade war”.

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23 July 18

White House says South Sudan lacks leadership required to deliver peace

The White House has expressed doubts over South Sudan’s ability to implement lasting peace, suggesting the country lacks the leadership required to bring an end to its ongoing conflict.

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13 July 18

UN approves arms embargo against South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council narrowly approved an arms embargo against South Sudan on Friday.

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09 August 17

Rwanda: US ‘disturbed by irregularities’ in Kagame election win

The US says it is disturbed by “irregularities” in Rwanda’s presidential election last week.

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03 July 17

US pledges $630m aid to Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria

The United States announced on Saturday more than $630 million in aid for Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

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19 June 17

Eritrea blames US for border conflict that killed 70,000

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki has blamed the US for a border conflict with Ethiopia that killed an estimated 70,000 people between 1998 and 2000.

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06 May 17

Somalia: US soldier killed in mission against Al-Shabaab

A US soldier has been killed in Somalia during an operation against extremist group Al-Shabaab.

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05 May 17

US approves military helicopter sale to Kenya

The Unites States government has approved the sale of twelve American-made helicopter gunships to Keny, as the country seeks to further build its military in the face of growing insecurity.

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