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Greek Airline Begins Commercial Flights to Mogadishu From Europe

Greek carrier SkyGreece Airlines last week began commercial flights between various European cities and Mogadishu, two years after the first major commercial airline flew into the Somali capital. The airline’s maiden Mogadishu flight from Athens was the second international carrier to enter Somalia from outside East Africa since the country descended into war. This is […]

Driving past the British Rail station in the West London suburb of Southall, you go past the round-about entering The Green, a busy commercial area. Hundreds of people are milling around in the street that was once an extended urban area of white-owned shops that gradually exchanged hands, with Indian immigrants turning it into Little […]

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The People of African Descent in Ukraine are passing through difficult times. The ongoing political unrest has brought about unexpected economic and other crises among most people living in the country. However, the People of African Descent bear the most brunt for obvious reasons. Most Ukrainians know little about the People of African Descent except […]

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A German court has sentenced a Somali pirate chief to 12 years in jail for hijacking a ship off the Horn of Africa and tormenting its crew during an eight-month ordeal. The 44-year-old man was found guilty of kidnapping and extortion charges over the May 2010 attack off Oman on the chemical tanker Marida Marguerite […]

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Abubakar Mukhtar fled civil war in his country of birth only to find homelessness and indifference in Rome. He now has work and a place at university. But, he says, his journey is far from over. Dapper and cracking jokes, Abubakar Mukhtar could pass for any other gregarious young student as he sips his coffee […]

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