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Somalia's Intelligence Agency Chief Fires Over 1000 Intelligence Personnel

0 Visits: 1246 | Monday October 03, 2016 - 15:13:25
Somalia's Intelligence Agency chief has fired 1,500 intelligence staff on Sunday, in a new shakeup of the Intelligence agency following intensified attacks by Al Shabaab group in the capital of Mogadishu.

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At least 17 Somali Soldiers Killed In Inter-regional Fighting - Officials

0 Visits: 1088 | Wednesday September 28, 2016 - 19:37:23
At least 17 soldiers were killed in clashes overnight between forces from two semi-autonomous regions of northern Somalia, local officials said on Wednesday.

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Gunmen Shoot Dead Somalia Journalist In Capital: Colleague.

0 Visits: 1436 | Wednesday September 28, 2016 - 13:34:50
A colleague says unidentified gunmen have shot dead a journalist in Somalia's capital.

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Somali President's Stay In Office Extended Further As Poll Teams Push Vote To Nov 30

0 Visits: 1017 | Tuesday September 27, 2016 - 15:54:34
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will have another 30 days stay at Villa Somalia on top of the 50 days already added to his term thanks to the new electoral timelines released by the Federal and State level electoral teams.

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Somali Federal Indirect Electoral Commission Modifies 2016 Elections' Timetables

0 Visits: 1159 | Tuesday September 27, 2016 - 15:50:08
Somali Federal Indirect Electoral Commission has issued a new timetable for this year's general elections after three days of closed door meeting in Mogadishu.

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Somalia's President Calls To Adhere To Elections Roadmap

0 Visits: 1036 | 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: 1347 | 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: 1064 | 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: 986 | 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: 1072 | 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: 1252 | 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: 1002 | 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: 977 | 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: 1030 | 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: 1005 | 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: 1390 | 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: 1156 | 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: 1426 | 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: 1005 | 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: 835 | 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: 1339 | 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: 1025 | 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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