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Somali President Arrives In Jowhar Town

0 Visits: 212 | 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: 253 | 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: 406 | 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: 270 | 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: 331 | 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: 169 | 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: 205 | 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: 247 | 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: 198 | 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: 183 | 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: 143 | 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: 178 | 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: 249 | 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: 185 | 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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AMISOM Force Commander Visits Troops In Kismayo, Urges Vigilance During The Electoral Process

0 Visits: 204 | Wednesday September 07, 2016 - 15:25:02
AMISOM Force Commander Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh has heaped praise on AMISOM troops based in Kismaayo for the remarkable work they are doing in securing Jubbaland State.

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Museveni Expected In Somalia For IGAD Summit

0 Visits: 173 | Wednesday September 07, 2016 - 15:15:05
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is one of the leaders expected to attend the 53rd Summit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in the Somalia capital Mogadishu over the weekend.

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Over Twenty Killed, Thirty Others Injured In Clan Clashes In Central Somalia

0 Visits: 212 | Tuesday September 06, 2016 - 15:17:30
At least twenty people were killed and more than thirty people injured after a fierce fighting between two clan militias broke out the in outskirt of Galkayo town of the Mudug region.

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Somalia Bans Kenya Khat Planes From Its Airspace

0 Visits: 504 | Tuesday September 06, 2016 - 15:13:38
Somalia has stopped the entry of Kenya's khat planes into its airspace effective Tuesday, spelling doom for the sector.

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Somalia To Host IGAD Heads Of State Meeting This Month

0 Visits: 382 | Monday September 05, 2016 - 14:44:22
Somalia will host the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) heads of state Summit in Mogadishu on 10th of September.

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End President's Mandate On November 6, UN Tells Somali Leadership

0 Visits: 171 | Monday September 05, 2016 - 13:47:07
The mandate of the President should end on November 6, 2016 and a moratorium be effected to ensure the Federal Government and Parliament do not take any major decisions, the UN has said.

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Four People Killed And Four Others Injured In Clan Clashes In Sool Region

0 Visits: 192 | Thursday September 01, 2016 - 20:57:29
Four people were killed and five others injured Wednesday night in clan clashes in El Lafwyne, Sool region of northern Somalia, residents have said.

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U.S. Designates Former Shabaab Leader Allied To IS As 'Terrorist'

0 Visits: 182 | Thursday September 01, 2016 - 20:35:19
A former recruiter for the al Shabaab militant group who pledged allegiance to Islamic State was designated as a global terrorist by the U.S. government on Wednesday, a move that bars him from using the U.S. financial system, the State Department said.

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