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Guled Mohamed

Guled Mohamed

    Maasai warrior hairdressers break taboos
    Maasai warrior hairdressers break taboos
    Maasai warrior Lempuris Lalasho went to Kenya's tourist haven Mombasa to find a white woman to marry, but he ended up working as a hairdresser, a...
    Islamist leader says Somali talks a waste of time
    Islamist leader says Somali talks a waste of time
    Talks between Somalia's interim government and the opposition in Djibouti are a waste of time and no tangible outcome can be expected, Islamist...
    Row flares over Kenya coalition deal
    Row flares over Kenya coalition deal
    Kenya's fragile power-sharing deal to end a bloody post-election crisis suffered a setback on Monday as a row broke out over the role of prime...
    Kenyan police battle opposition protesters
    Kenyan police battle opposition protesters
    Kenyan police battled hundreds of opposition protesters on Wednesday, killing two, as the opposition defied a ban on rallies against President Mwai...
    Somali leader in hospital as Islamist rejects talks
    Somali leader in hospital as Islamist rejects talks
    Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf spent a second day in hospital on Wednesday with a condition some sources called very serious but an envoy said...
    Somalia needs more help, says UN
    Somalia needs more help, says UN
    The United Nations's top aid official, John Holmes, arrived in Somalia on Monday, calling for more to be done to help the Horn of Africa country...
    Uganda to send more peacekeepers to Somalia
    Uganda to send more peacekeepers to Somalia
    Uganda announced plans on Thursday to send 250 more soldiers to bolster a peacekeeping mission in Mogadishu plagued by the failure of other African...
    Somali peace talks open to Islamists, insurgents
    Somali peace talks open to Islamists, insurgents
    The leaders of Somalia's national reconciliation conference on Wednesday opened up the talks to Islamists, members of a rival peace meeting in...
    Fighting erupts before Somali peace talks
    Fighting erupts before Somali peace talks
    A major Somali peace meeting resumed in Mogadishu on Thursday, hours after explosions echoed in the capital's biggest market in the heaviest...
    Deadly Mogadishu blasts overshadow peace talks
    Deadly Mogadishu blasts overshadow peace talks
    Peace talks due to start in Somalia this week were overshadowed by a grenade attack in a Mogadishu market that killed at least three people on...
    Violence flares day after Somali peace meeting opens
    Violence flares day after Somali peace meeting opens
    Attackers targeting Somali police and government soldiers killed at least four people in Mogadishu on Monday, witnesses said, a day after mortar...
    Blasts rock Mogadishu market
    Blasts rock Mogadishu market
    Several explosions ripped through Mogadishu's sprawling Bakara Market on Tuesday, killing two people in a fifth straight day of violence in the...