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Education Ministry Announces National Examinations Results

0 Visits: 1177 | Saturday July 30, 2016 - 11:58:46
The results of the National Examinations results for 2015 have been released with 12.7% of candidates failing to attain the required minimum grade.

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Puntland Hosts First Garowe International Book Fair

0 Visits: 1204 | Friday July 29, 2016 - 10:58:42
Hundreds of publishers, poets, authors, culture buffs and book lovers flocked the East Africa University (EAU) campus for the first Garowe International Book Fair on Thursday.

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Forces Foil Suicide Attacks In Mogadishu – President

0 Visits: 920 | Thursday July 28, 2016 - 15:17:03
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has hailed the country's security forces for successfully thwarting numerous suicide attacks by Al-Shabaab militants in the capital of Mogadishu.

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Ex-Somali MP Behind UN Mogadishu Attack Described Legislators As "Apostates"

0 Visits: 966 | Thursday July 28, 2016 - 14:58:00
Ex- Somali Member of Parliament behind the car bomb attack at the United Nations gate in Mogadishu believed members of the Somali National Assembly were "apostates".

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Ex-Somali MP Behind Mogadishu UN And Airport Suicide Attack

0 Visits: 1139 | Wednesday July 27, 2016 - 11:23:38
A former member of Somali Federal Parliament has been named as one of the architects of the suicide attack that killed several people near Mogadishu international airport on Tuesday.

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Somali President Calls For Amisom Reinforcement To Secure August Polls

0 Visits: 1006 | Monday July 25, 2016 - 08:20:15
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has called for urgent deployment of enhanced combative force to crash the Al-Shabaab militant group to ensure the forthcoming elections are secured from any attacks.

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Concerns Grow Over Electoral Process Delay

0 Visits: 919 | Wednesday July 20, 2016 - 16:06:14
The fate of the much anticipated 2016 elections hangs on a thread wire as Somali political leaders run out of time to meet over the electoral deadlines, Puntland has reliably established.

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AMISOM Investigates Alleged Killing Of 14 Civilians In Wardinle, Bay Region

0 Visits: 1008 | Wednesday July 20, 2016 - 10:53:50
The African Union force in Somalia said it is investigating the alleged killing of 14 civilians by Ethiopian soldiers, with witnesses claiming they opened unprovoked firing on a prayer meeting.

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AMISOM investigates claims of civilian deaths in Wardinle, Bay region

0 Visits: 1057 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 21:34:26
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is investigating claims of civilian deaths in Wardinle village, near Baidoa town in Bay region, during an ambush on SNA and AMISOM troops by Al-Shabaab terrorists on Sunday.

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Boost For AMISOM As AU Adopts Peace Fund To Finance Peace Operations

0 Visits: 1193 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 21:28:02
The African Union will raise $325 million annually to support 25 percent of its peace operations in a move that could help cover the 20 percent shortfall occasioned by the European Union cut on annual funding to the African Union's Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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AMISOM's new Force Commander formally assumes office

0 Visits: 1076 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 13:21:54
The new Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia Lt. General Osman Noor Soubagleh has formally assumed office. Lt. General Soubagleh who replaces Lt. General Jonathan Rono arrived in Mogadishu yesterday to take up his duties.

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African Union To Pull Out Its Forces From Somalia By 2018

0 Visits: 1122 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 12:18:48
The African Union (AU) is set to start withdrawing its standby force from Somalia in 2018, a senior AU official has said.

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New Battle Group From Uganda Deploys In Somalia

0 Visits: 1022 | Monday July 18, 2016 - 17:53:36
The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) has deployed a new battle group to serve under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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Somali Forces Nab Al-Shabaab Militants, Recapture Four Bases

0 Visits: 993 | Monday July 18, 2016 - 13:15:28
Somali security forces and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops have arrested 10 Al-Shabaab militants and recaptured four bases during an operation conducted in Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia.

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Somali Security forces arrested nearly ten suspected Al-Shabaab militants

0 Visits: 946 | Sunday July 17, 2016 - 12:38:51
Mohamed Abdi Hayir (Mareye), the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia paised the efforts of Somali forces and AMISOM for their continual defeat against terrorists groups in Somalia.

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Turkey army group announces takeover on TV (IMAGES)

0 Visits: 1186 | Saturday July 16, 2016 - 03:51:51
An army group in Turkey says it has taken control of the country, with bridges closed in Istanbul and aircraft flying low over Ankara.

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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemns an attempted coup in Turkey

0 Visits: 1059 | Saturday July 16, 2016 - 03:34:28
Mogadishu, 16 July 2016 (Villa Somalia)--- The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemned an attempted coup in the Republic of Turkey on Friday, after a group of military officers tried to disrupt the stability and the democracy of the country.

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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemns lorry terror attack in Nice, France

0 Visits: 1012 | Friday July 15, 2016 - 17:33:57
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, extended condolences to the President of the Republic of France, François N. Hollande, following the brutal terrorist attack in Nice.

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Security Forces Foil Attempted Car Bombing At Popular Hotel

0 Visits: 839 | Thursday July 14, 2016 - 16:54:45
Security forces in Mogadishu have intercepted a car loaded with explosives on Thursday.

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AU Mission Pledges Support For Somalia's Political Process

0 Visits: 883 | Thursday July 14, 2016 - 09:50:46
An African Union pre-election mission has pledged support for political process in Somalia as the Horn of Africa nation heads to elections next month.

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African Union Pre-election Assessment Team arrives in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1066 | Tuesday July 12, 2016 - 15:26:08
A delegation from the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia on Monday, on a pre-election assessment mission, ahead of the elections scheduled for August/September 2016.

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President Mohamud: I am Hopeful That The Somali People Would Give Me Another Chance

0 Visits: 807 | Tuesday July 12, 2016 - 14:50:27
The outgoing Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has indicated his willingness to keep his seat, hoping that the Somali people will give him one more chance to serve for them come September 2016 presidential elections.

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