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Somalia's President Calls To Adhere To Elections Roadmap

0 Visits: 553 | Thursday September 22, 2016 - 19:07:29
Speaking to the media on Wednesday, President Hassan Shaikh Mahmoud has urged stakeholders to respect candidates' rights and elections roadmap, Garowe Online reports.

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Galmudug State Of Somalia To Mobilize Security Forces For Elections

0 Visits: 798 | Thursday September 22, 2016 - 08:17:50
The Interim Administration of Galmudug on Tuesday called for the security forces of the state to make final preparations to secure the upcoming elections.

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Kenya And Somalia Plan Free Visa Pact

0 Visits: 659 | Wednesday September 21, 2016 - 21:27:23
Kenya is eying a free visa pact with Somalia as part of a diplomatic offshoot of the recent miraa export row with the Horn of Africa nation.

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Theresa May: UK Will Send More Troops To Somalia To Fight Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 583 | Wednesday September 21, 2016 - 14:09:40
British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on the United Nations to "modernise and adapt" in order to fight the challenges of the 21st Century especially terrorism.

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Electoral Security Committee Meets In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 577 | Tuesday September 20, 2016 - 14:55:36
The security committee tasked to provide security to ensure peaceful elections during the upcoming electoral process in Somalia on Monday held a meeting in Mogadishu.

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Kenya: World Court Has No Jurisdiction In Somalia Dispute

0 Visits: 794 | Tuesday September 20, 2016 - 14:52:08
Kenya says that the International Court of Justice has no jurisdiction in a case filed by Somalia covering a dispute over potentially oil-rich seabed off the two countries' Indian Ocean coasts.

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Jowhar Meeting On The Verge Of Collapse

0 Visits: 527 | Monday September 19, 2016 - 15:26:18
The inter-regional state formation conference in Jowhar town is on the verge of collapse after the stakeholders and IGAD envoy have failed to reach a consensus on the process.

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Somali General, 7 Bodyguards Killed In Car Bomb Attack In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 514 | Monday September 19, 2016 - 15:21:13
A Somali National Army general and at least seven of his bodyguards were killed when a car bomb targeting their convoy detonated, a police colonel said.

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Somali President Arrives In Jowhar Town

0 Visits: 543 | Thursday September 15, 2016 - 17:30:30
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and a high-level delegation he was leading has arrived in Jowhar town, the regional capital of Middle Shabelle on Thursday.

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Museveni Spends Night At UPDF Base In Somalia

0 Visits: 555 | Thursday September 15, 2016 - 11:47:27
During his second official visit to war-torn Somalia, President Museveni on Tuesday took time off and visited Ugandan troops at the Halane military camp, the largest African Union military base located in the capital Mogadishu, where he also spent the night meeting the UPDF commanders amid tight security.

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Direct Flights From Somalia To Nairobi To Start In December

0 Visits: 858 | Wednesday September 14, 2016 - 15:06:57
Flights from Somalia will fly directly to Nairobi cutting off the stop over at Wajir starting December this year, both countries announced yesterday.

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IGAD Heads of State Summit Concludes In Mogadishu With Member Countries' Renewed Commitment To Support Somalia

0 Visits: 659 | Wednesday September 14, 2016 - 12:52:55
The 28th extra-ordinary session of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Assembly of Heads of State and Government concluded in Mogadishu, Somalia, this evening, with a declaration of renewed commitment by its member countries to continue support towards stabilizing the nation and endorsement…

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Speech of Pres. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud-28th IGAD Extra Ordinary Summit

0 Visits: 868 | Wednesday September 14, 2016 - 12:37:10
Speech of H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud President The Federal Republic of Somalia

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AU Special Representative for Somalia welcomes the arrival of IGAD Heads of State for the first summit in Somalia in over two decades

0 Visits: 492 | Tuesday September 13, 2016 - 18:55:18
The Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira, has welcomed the arrival in Mogadishu, of the Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states, for their first ever summit…

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IGAD summit to kick off in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 491 | Tuesday September 13, 2016 - 18:49:10
Heads of State and Government from the Intergovernmental Authority (IGAD) are expected to hold their summit in the Somali capital, Mogadishu for the first time since the regional body was established in 1986.

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President Mohamud launches national strategy for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

0 Visits: 746 | Monday September 12, 2016 - 15:15:51
HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, today officially launched in Mogadishu,the Comprehensive National Strategy on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) for Somalia.

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Summary of FGS Development & Security Activities in the Past Week 12 September 2016

0 Visits: 555 | Monday September 12, 2016 - 14:43:59
HE the Minister of Information, Mohamed Abdi Hayir 'Mareye', briefed the media on the development and security activities of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in past week.

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Electoral Talks On The Verge Of Collapsing As Leaders Walk Out

0 Visits: 551 | Monday September 12, 2016 - 10:39:34
The fate of elections set to start this month is on the verge of collapsing as talks among the country's leaders at Villa Somalia hit a deadlock Sunday.

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AU Special Representative for Somalia extends best wishes to the people of Somalia, on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha

0 Visits: 390 | Sunday September 11, 2016 - 20:30:36
The Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira, wishes the people of Somalia happy Eid Al-Adha.

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Somalia Plans To Coordinate Stabilization Activities

0 Visits: 490 | Friday September 09, 2016 - 11:54:40
The Somali government and its partners have agreed to harmonize all stabilization programs or activities in areas recently liberated from Al-Shabaab militants in the Horn of Africa nation, officials said on Thursday.

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UK Minister For Middle East And Africa; Minister For The Armed Forces Co-host Somalia Security Event

0 Visits: 594 | Thursday September 08, 2016 - 17:36:03
Tobias Ellwood, UK's Minister for the Middle East and Africa, and Mike Penning, the Minister for the Armed Forces, co-hosted a high level security event in London on Wednesday.

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Pentagon Reports Airstrikes Against Somalia's Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 492 | Thursday September 08, 2016 - 11:28:42
The U.S. military conducted two strikes in southern Somalia early this week that killed four al-Qaida-linked Al-Shabaab militants involved in attacks on Somali government troops, a U.S. military spokeswoman said on Wednesday,

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