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A Somali man and a white woman navigate love in "First Person Plural"

0 Visits: 1182 | Sunday March 22, 2020 - 19:01:39
The Twin Cities-based film of star-crossed lovers and family drama sees a special preview at the Cedar

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Battle for Nile waters spills over to East African capitals

0 Visits: 808 | Sunday March 22, 2020 - 19:01:38
Kenya has been thrust into the competing interests of Ethiopia and Egypt, who are jostling for regional support for a decisive agreement on a dam being built on the Nile.

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SNA capture Shabaab intelligence leader in Janaale, Lower Shabelle 110 Shares facebook sharing button Sharetwitter sharing button Tweetemail sharing button Email

0 Visits: 854 | Sunday March 22, 2020 - 19:01:37
Somali forces Saturday captured the head of Al-Shabaab intelligence in Janaale in Lower Shabelle region days after it held control of the areas which had been under the grip of the militant group.

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SOMA Observes World Radio Day and the seventh anniversary of its foundation

0 Visits: 878 | Sunday March 22, 2020 - 19:01:36
With this Press Statement, the Somali Media Association (SOMA) would like to share its best compliments with all the media stakeholders observing the international day – February 13, as the World Radio Day 2020. SOMA is also pleased with the fact the World Radio event coincides with the 7th anniversary…

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ESOJ Welcomes the Amnesty International Report and Urging Somali Government to Ensure Freedom of Media

0 Visits: 828 | Saturday February 29, 2020 - 11:33:05
Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) welcomes the report by the Amnesty International focusing on Violations and Abuses of Freedom of Expression in Somalia and urge Somali authorities ensure freedom of media and freedom of expression in Somalia.

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Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump 'not satisfied' with Saudi account.(BBC)

0 Visits: 1693 | Sunday October 21, 2018 - 00:56:29
US President Donald Trump says he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Friday, Saudi Arabia for the first time admitted that Mr Khashoggi was dead, saying he was killed in a "fist fight" in its Istanbul consulate.

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Lessons Learnt Workshop for the 206/17 Somalia Electoral Process held in Nairobi

0 Visits: 1754 | Wednesday August 29, 2018 - 03:03:51
August, 27 2018, SOSCENSA, PUNSAA and Somalia National Independent Electoral Commission with the support of Saferworld organized and held a one day workshop for the 2016/17 Somalia Electoral Process Lessons Learnt which took place at Jacaranda Hotel on today 27/08/2018. the workshop attended by representatives…

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Kenya: Mothers Suffer as Hospitals in Boni Closed After Al-Shabaab Attacks

0 Visits: 1521 | Wednesday August 22, 2018 - 15:18:50
By Kalume Kazungu The closure of most dispensaries and health centres in areas earmarked for the ongoing multi-agency security Operation Linda Boni has subjected expectant mothers and children to immense suffering.

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Africa: Fadumo Dayib - What Vying for President of Somalia Taught Me

0 Visits: 1842 | Tuesday August 21, 2018 - 15:18:50
The 46-year-old was portrayed as the embodiment of change in some quarters.

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I Came to Visit George, Says Arsene Wenger on Arrival in Liberia

0 Visits: 1508 | Monday August 20, 2018 - 15:18:50
By Christopher C. Walker Monrovia — Former Arsenal manager Arséne Wenger, Wednesday, August 22nd, said he is in Liberia to visit George Weah, President of Liberia. Mr. Wenger also stated emphatically that he is unaware of any national award that might be bestowed upon him.

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Racism in South Africa - What Should the Punishment Be?

0 Visits: 0 | Monday August 20, 2018 - 15:18:50
In the latest racist rant to go public, a video of Adam Catzavelos on overseas holiday saying: "Not one k****r in sight, f*cking heaven on earth... You cannot beat this!" caused outrage. In South Africa, the k-word has been used as a derogatory word aimed at black South Africans for decades.…

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Now Trump Tweets on South Africa's Land Expropriation

0 Visits: 0 | Saturday August 18, 2018 - 15:18:50
U.S. President Donald Trump is causing a storm after his Twitter comments on South Africa's plan to expropriate land without compensation from mainly white farmers, leaving the Rand slightly bruised with a 1,5% drop. This as President Cyril Ramaphosa fielded questions in the National Assembly on…

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Alexis Sánchez misses the start of Manchester United's American tour

0 Visits: 0 | Monday July 16, 2018 - 15:18:50
(Reuters) – Manchester United's Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has missed the start of the Premier League club's pre-season tour of the United States due to a visa problem.

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At least 20 killed in clashes in Somalia

0 Visits: 2926 | 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: 2102 | 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: 2231 | 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: 2378 | 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: 2580 | 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: 2166 | 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: 1823 | 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: 1798 | 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: 1749 | 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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