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Ethiopia says Muse Bihi's arrival will not damage Ethiopia-Somalia relations

0 Visits: 24 | Friday January 21, 2022 - 20:56:11
Ethiopia says Muse Bihi's arrival will not damage Ethiopia and Somalia relationMogadishu (HOL) - Ethiopia's Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia Dina Mufti said that the recent visit of Somaliland's President Muse Bihi would not affect his government's relationship with Somalia.

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UN agency says severe drought affects 3.2 mln people in Somalia

0 Visits: 26 | Friday January 21, 2022 - 20:56:10
More than 3.2 million people have been affected by worsening drought which is ravaging several parts of Somalia, the United Nations humanitarian agency said Thursday.

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Five Southwest MPs elected in landslide victories in Baidoa

0 Visits: 27 | Wednesday January 19, 2022 - 21:48:50
(HOL) - Electoral delegates in Baidoa have elected 5 MPs to Somalia's House of People to represent Southwest State on Tuesday as Somalia scrambles to complete parliamentary elections by late February.

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General Huud and General Bihi land in Mogadishu for talks with President Farmajo

0 Visits: 32 | Wednesday January 19, 2022 - 21:48:49
(HOL) - A private plane carrying the Commander of the Somali National Army General Mohamed Tahliil Bihi and the leader of the self-styled Hiiraan Revolutionary Council, General Abukar Warsame Hud has landed at Mogadishu International Airport on Wednesday, where Somali government troops and officials…

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British 'White Widow' terrorist Samantha Lewthwaite, 37, splits from her FOURTH husband after seven years of marriage and flees Somalia

0 Visits: 52 | Sunday January 16, 2022 - 18:10:01
The British-born terrorist who is thought to be responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people has split from her latest partner and fled to Yemen, security sources have said.

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New Chinese fleet sent for Gulf of Aden escort mission

0 Visits: 64 | Sunday January 16, 2022 - 18:09:59
The 40th fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy set out from a military port in the city of Zhanjiang, south China's Guangdong Province, on Saturday to conduct an escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia.

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Somalia government spokesman wounded in blast in capital: Reports

0 Visits: 46 | Sunday January 16, 2022 - 18:09:58
Somalia's government spokesperson was wounded on Sunday in an explosion in the capital suspected to have been set off by a suicide bomber, state-run media reported.

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Close to 100 Somalis who were detained in Libya arrive in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 43 | Wednesday January 12, 2022 - 20:49:13
Close to 100 Somalis who had been detained in Libya arrived back in the country today following interventions from the Somali government and the International Organisation of Migration (IOM).

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Car bomb in Somali capital kills eight - ambulance services director

0 Visits: 59 | Wednesday January 12, 2022 - 20:49:12
A car bomb exploded on a road leading to the airport in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, killing at least eight people, the head of the city's ambulance services said.

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Hamse Warfa is leaving for a position in the Biden administration

0 Visits: 60 | Tuesday January 11, 2022 - 18:19:32
Hamse Warfa, deputy commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, will be joining the Biden administration as a senior advisor to the State Department at the end of the month, making him the highest-ranking Somali presidential appointee in Washington.

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International community calls on Somalia's leaders to adhere to electoral schedule, avoid violence

0 Visits: 44 | Tuesday January 11, 2022 - 18:19:30
(HOL) - The international community called on Somalia's leaders to adhere to the agreed decisions made at the recent National Consultative Council meeting, which promised to deliver credible elections by February 25.

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The Role of Somalia for the third Turkey-Africa Summit in Istanbul

0 Visits: 57 | Saturday January 08, 2022 - 19:03:23
The -Turkey-Africa partnership was formalized within the 2008 Istanbul summit, amid which two result reports were embraced, to be specific the Istanbul statement and the framework for cooperation.

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Ethiopia releases political prisoners as PM calls for reconciliation

0 Visits: 58 | Saturday January 08, 2022 - 14:49:45
The Ethiopian government has released political prisoners among them media mogul and Oromo firebrand politician Jawar Mohamed following charges of terrorism in 2020.

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Foreign missions join the second day of the National Consultative Council meeting in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 76 | Tuesday January 04, 2022 - 20:55:05
Representatives of the international community led by UN head in Somalia James Swan joined in for the second day of the National Consultative Council meeting today amid expectations of a way forward to conclude the long-running elections in the country.

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Somalia aims to overcome political crisis with clan-based electoral system

0 Visits: 64 | Tuesday January 04, 2022 - 20:55:05
Somalia aims to overcome the ongoing political crisis in the country with its clan-based electoral system, called the "4.5 system."

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Somali Prime Minister Creates Committee to Look Into His Attempted Suspension - Reports

0 Visits: 81 | Sunday January 02, 2022 - 13:35:03
Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has appointed a special committee to investigate his attempted suspension by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, local media report.

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U.S. cuts off Ethiopia, Mali, Guinea from Africa duty-free trade program

0 Visits: 64 | Sunday January 02, 2022 - 13:34:03
(Reuters) The United States on Saturday cut Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from access to a duty-free trade program, following through on President Joe Biden's threat to do so over alleged human rights violations and recent coups.

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Uhuru, Blinken hold talks on Ethiopia, Somalia

0 Visits: 78 | Thursday December 30, 2021 - 11:59:38
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on Tuesday held talks with peace in Ethiopia and Somalia topping the agenda.

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US urges Somali leaders to cease escalatory rhetoric

0 Visits: 61 | Thursday December 30, 2021 - 11:59:37
The US on Wednesday urged Somalia's president and prime minister to take steps to reduce tensions as a bitter feud between the two leaders continued.

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PM-allied Minister of Security promises investigation into heavy-handed police tactics during anti-Farmajo protests

0 Visits: 78 | Thursday December 30, 2021 - 11:59:35
The Minister of Security of the Federal Government of Somalia, Abdullahi Mohamed Nur, has said that an investigation will be launched into allegations that the Somali Police Force used heavy-handed tactics to disperse an anti-Farmajo protest in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.

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PM Roble calls Farmaajo 'immediate former president' as both sides bitterly feud

0 Visits: 72 | Monday December 27, 2021 - 15:38:30
Differences between Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and President Mohamed Farmaajo hit the fever pitch Monday morning after the Office of the Prime Minister described Farmaajo as 'immediate former president'.

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Somalia: President 'suspends' prime minister amid tensions over elections

0 Visits: 74 | Monday December 27, 2021 - 11:14:51
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has adjourned the powers of Prime Minister Roble over accusations of corruption. The surprise announcement came as the two leaders clashed over delays in ongoing elections.

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