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Prominent Elder Killed In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 52 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 11:03:10
Suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen have shot and killed a Somali prominent elder on Thursday night in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.Witnesses to the attack said that he was accosted by two attackers who drew their pistols,

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Indian Seamen Travel Home After Somalia Piracy Ordeal

0 Visits: 87 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 11:03:10
Ten Indian seamen freed Somali pirates have been allowed to travel home. The authorities of Galmudug State in Central Somalia, saw off the Indian sailors on Thursday.

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Somali Drought Heightens Risk To Mothers During Pregnancy And Childbirth

0 Visits: 57 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 11:03:10
Source : Africa Newsroom - 285 Words Of the 6.2 million people affected by the drought ravaging Somalia, more than 1.5 million are women of childbearing age. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is particularly concerned about the fate of 607,000 pregnant women across the country who need maternal…

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Ports, Politics, And The Humbug of Farmajo's Government

0 Visits: 53 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 11:03:10
OPINION, ANALYSIS AND CULTURE "It is certain that all these uncoordinated deals are stabs one at a time into the heart of Somalia's sovereignty. It is also a bitter testimony about the reality that Villa Somalia has become irrelevant to the overall economy of the country,"

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UN Calls For Heightened Vigilance To Contain Piracy In Somali Waters

0 Visits: 64 | Friday April 14, 2017 - 08:13:55
The international community and shipping firms should intensify patrols along the Somalia coastline to eliminate piracy that is slowly crawling back after a five year lull, a senior UN official has said.Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of the UN office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) warned in a statement…

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Military Court Sentences Alleged Al-Shabaab Members To 10 Year Jail

0 Visits: 88 | Friday April 14, 2017 - 08:13:55
Two men accused of being al-Shabaab members were sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in prison by Somali military court in Mogadishu. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in the capital, the Chief Judge of Somalia's military courts, Colonel Hassan Ali Nur Shute has announced the verdict of…

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Newly Appointed Mayor Of Mogadishu Arrived The Capital

0 Visits: 72 | Friday April 14, 2017 - 08:13:55
The newly appointed Mayor and Governor of Banadir regional administration, Thabit Abdi Mohamed has arrived to the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Thursday, following his appointment last week. The new Mayor received warm welcome from officials from Banadir regional administration and Federal government…

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Thousands Of Drought-Stricken Somalis Stream Into Camps

0 Visits: 85 | Friday April 14, 2017 - 08:13:55
Thousands of Somali people affected by severe drought and a potential famine in the countryside continue to stream into the country's main cities. A reports from Mogadishu shows conditions for these internally displaced people, or IDPs, continues to worsen by the day in and around Somalia's…

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Mogadishu-Nairobi Direct Flights Hurt Wajir Airport

0 Visits: 64 | Friday April 14, 2017 - 08:13:55
Wajir Airport in Northern Kenya is staring at over Ksh 2 million ($20,000) losses in monthly revenue following the resumption of direct flights between Mogadishu and Nairobi.In an interview with the Nation, the airport manager Charles Kiong'a said that the directive would have a huge economical…

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Lessons For Somalia: DP World In Yemen And What That Means For Somalia

0 Visits: 66 | Friday April 14, 2017 - 08:13:55
The second issue that worries me is why we would give our ports to such a shady company that essentially destroyed the port of Yemen. We have to keep in mind that a robust seaport at Barbara or Bosaaso will be a threat to Jebel Ali due to the strategic location of these two ports,"

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AMISOM Troops Deployed To Cadaado Town

0 Visits: 316 | Monday October 24, 2016 - 22:06:39
Units from the African Union peacekeeping troops (AMISOM) have reached Cadaado town, the provisional capital for Galmudug state.

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Ugaas Hassan Ugaas Khalif Opposes HirShabelle State Formation

0 Visits: 348 | Monday October 24, 2016 - 21:58:31
In a public speaking engagement in Beledweyne, Hiiraan on Saturday, Ugaas Hassan said that he is opposed to the newly formed state of HirShabelle.

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UN Special Representative and AU Special Representative welcome Hubert Price as Head of UN Support Office in Somalia

0 Visits: 352 | Friday October 21, 2016 - 20:43:23
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Michael Keating, and Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira, welcome Hubert Price to the Somali capital today as he takes up his new responsibilities…

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Well Known Somali Elder Killed In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 476 | Friday October 21, 2016 - 20:33:36
A group of men shot and killed a well known clan elder in Somalia's capital on thursday night, official said.

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AMISOM STATEMENT ON THE KILLING OF A CIVILIAN CONTRACTOR

0 Visits: 315 | Friday October 21, 2016 - 11:22:21
On Wednesday 19 October at 19:00 hours a convoy of civilian contractors was stopped at AMISOM Academy camp in Mogadishu for routine security check.

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Government Troops Retake Afgoye As Death Toll Jumps To 15

0 Visits: 209 | Friday October 21, 2016 - 11:18:53
Somali government forces backed by African Union forces (AMISOM) wrested full control of Afgoye town, about 30km northwest of the capital Mogadishu, according to residents.

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Prime Minister Applauds HiirShabelle's Newly Elected President

0 Visits: 273 | Tuesday October 18, 2016 - 15:22:21
Somali Prime Minister, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has congratulated Ali Abdulahi Osoble for his election as President of the newly formed regional state.

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Election For HirShabelle President To Be Held Today

0 Visits: 243 | Monday October 17, 2016 - 15:05:57
The elections for the President of the newly formed HirShabelle state is set to be held in Jowhar today.

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National Leadership Forum Meeting Fails To Take Place

0 Visits: 238 | Thursday October 13, 2016 - 14:45:09
A meeting of the National Leadership Forum(NLF), which was convened by the presidency that was due to take place on Tuesday was abandoned after the invited leaders failed to show up.

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Federal Government Proposes The Deployment Of SNA In Galkayo

0 Visits: 267 | Wednesday October 12, 2016 - 20:25:21
The Federal Government of Somalia has proposed the deployment of Somalia National Army forces in the troubled city of Galkayo.

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Puntland And Galmudug Forces Engage In Fresh Fighting In Galkacyo

0 Visits: 232 | Tuesday October 11, 2016 - 18:54:37
Puntland and Galmudug forces engage fresh fighting on this Monday evening, hours after ceasefire agreement brokered by local elders came into effect.

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Two Killed In Clashes Between Puntland And Galmudug In Central Somalia

0 Visits: 441 | Tuesday October 11, 2016 - 18:50:09
At least two people have been killed and five others wounded after clashes flared up between Puntland and Galmudug troops in Galkayo.

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