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At least 20 killed in clashes in Somalia

0 Visits: 182 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 13:37:37
At least 20 people were killed in fierce fighting between Al-Shabaab fighters and loyalists of the former group's leader Mukhtar Robow in Somalia's southwestern region of Bakool Wednesday, authorities have said.

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Up to 50 African migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers, UN says

0 Visits: 194 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 13:31:37
(CNN)A smuggler "deliberately drowned" up to 50 Somali and Ethiopian migrants in the sea off Yemen's coast, the United Nations migration agency said.

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Huge Fire Breaks Out In Mogadishu's Bakara Market

0 Visits: 447 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 01:36:14
Source : Goobjoog News - 124 Words Traders at the Bakaro market in Mogadishu today woke up to losses after a fire razed down property worth millions. The fire is said to have started at 5.00 am . Residential houses that border the said market were also affected by the dawn inferno. According to the…

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Somalia Appreciates The UAE For Rescuing The Drought Victims In The Country

0 Visits: 482 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 01:36:14
Source : Radio Mustaqbal - 240 Words The Federal Government of Somalia has wholeheartedly thanked the government and the citizens of the United Arab Emirates, which has announced today, Friday that there will be live TV campaign in the UAE in which the citizens in the UAE will fundraise for the drought…

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Turkey Donates Millions Of Dollars To Somalia For Budgetary Support

0 Visits: 466 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 01:36:14
Source: Jowhar.com- 100 Words The government of Turkey has donated eight million dollars which is meant to support the Somali government's budget. In an online post, the Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu has said it has given the government the money which is set to help the government resources its…

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HirShabelle Welcomes Khat Traders

0 Visits: 442 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 01:36:14
Source: Hiiraan Online - 90 Words Six planes carrying Khat have yesterday landed in Jowhar which are some of the planes diverted from the Aden Adde International Airport. The decision for the planes to land in Jowhar was taken after traders opposed heavy tax imposed on the importation of the drug in…

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Somali Villagers Fear Dying Of Thirst As Cas To Buy Water Runs Out In Mudug

0 Visits: 300 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 01:36:14
Source : Radio Ergo - 449 Words Families in Lasa-Adale village, 20 km east of Galkayo town in northern Somalia's drought-hit Mudug region, say they do not have enough water for the next few days because they have run out of cash. Awil Ahmed Khayr's family of eight ran out of water two days ago…

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Drought Casts The Shadow Of Death

0 Visits: 250 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 01:36:14
OPINION, ANALYSIS AND CULTURE "The rains, even if they come, will not bring back their livestock, nor solve the longer-term question hanging over the sustainability of the pastoral life in this rapidly withering corner of Africa. Life in these remote, arid lands was never easy, aid officials acknowledge,…

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Gunmen Kill An Elder, Injure Three Others

0 Visits: 241 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 01:11:28
Source : SONNA - 87 Words Gunmen who are believed to be Al-Shabaab militants killed community leader and wounded others in Beledweyne town in Hiiraan region overnight, SONNA reported.Deputy Police Commissioner for Beledweyne town, Nur Hassan said that the assassinated elder was among delegates who chose…

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Hiiraan Governor Criticises National Drought Committee

0 Visits: 195 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 01:11:28
Source: Hiiraan Online- 112 Words The governor of the Hiiraan, Ali Jeyte Osman has criticised the National Drought Committee for failing to deliver aid allocated to the drought victims who are suffering in the region."We don't see this committee is working for the people of Somalia, we only…

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Qatar Charity Launches Several Relief Projects In Somalia

0 Visits: 280 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 01:11:28
Source : The Peninsula - 469 Words A delegation from Qatar Charity (QC) headed by Sheikh Hamad bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Thani has visited Somalia to observe the worsening humanitarian situation there. QC has launched several relief projects in Somalia and met with the Prime Minister of Somalia and…

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Why Somalia Is Getting More Foreign Aid Than South Sudan

0 Visits: 316 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 01:11:28
OPINION, ANALYSIS AND CULTURE Daily Nation - 497 Words "Of even greater significance, Mr Ging added, is the $1.2 billion in remittances that Somalis living abroad send annually to their families. In South Sudan, by contrast, a $1.6 billion UN appeal is only 27 percent funded, Mr Ging said. The $438…

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Somalia: AMISOM Denies Al-Shabab Claim of Killing AU Soldiers

0 Visits: 241 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:31:53
African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has denied claims that al-Shabaab militants killed soldiers following an attack on AU convoy near Afgoye town on Friday.

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Somalia: Two Al Shabaab Suspects Detained in Kenya

0 Visits: 319 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:31:53
(SHMN) Kenyan Police have arrested wanted terror suspect Juma Mwengo in Likoni, Kwale County.

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​Somalia: leaders of Federal government, regional states hold talks in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 273 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:31:53
Leaders of the Somalia's Federal government and the regional administrations are holding meetings in the capital Mogadishu, ahead of the upcoming London conference on Somalia, Garowe Online reports.

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Somalia: UN - Al-Shabaab Biggest Threat to Peace in Somalia

0 Visits: 275 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:31:53
(SHMN) In light of the threat posed by Al-Shabaab, drought and the ongoing humanitarian crisis, the Security Council Committee on sanctions in Eritrea and Somalia announced a possible future visit to the Horn of Africa today, as members expressed diverging views on arms embargoes imposed on those countries.

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Somalia forces shoot dead 2 militants in attack near airport

0 Visits: 221 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:31:53
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A Somali police officer says security forces shot dead two Islamic extremist fighters who were involved in a mortar attack in the Somali capital early Sunday.

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2 pirates killed while trying to hijack ship near Somalia

0 Visits: 224 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:31:53
By ABDI GULED Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Foreign naval forces in international waters off Somalia's coast shot dead two pirates and wounded another when the bandits attempted to hijack a ship, a Somali official said Sunday.

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Will the 'Long Rains' save Somalia?

0 Visits: 287 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:31:53
The 2016 rains failed in the Horn of Africa; this season will be critical for Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

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US deploys 'a few dozen' troops to Somalia: Pentagon

0 Visits: 228 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:31:53
The soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division will mainly train and equip Somalia's army 'to better fight al-Shabab'.

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Warning From Metropolitan Police in Uk

0 Visits: 243 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 11:52:39
From Metropolitan Police : If anyone stops you and ask if you're interested in some perfume and gives you a paper to smell in the streets or local shops, please don't! unless its the big stores, It's a new scam, the paper is laced with drugs. You'll pass out so they can kidnap, rob or…

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Dozens More US Troops Deployed to Somalia

0 Visits: 245 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 11:03:10
Dozens of American soldiers have deployed to Mogadishu to train and equip Somali and AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) forces fighting extremism in Somalia, U.S. military officials told VOA. The troops' arrival marks the first presence of American military forces in Somalia, other than a…

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