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The US is wary of China's military ambitions in Africa 16 Shares

0 Visits: 31 | Wednesday May 05, 2021 - 16:31:12
With a population of under 1 million, Djibouti on the Horn of Africa is one of the smallest countries on the continent.

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Three people killed in car bomb attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 27 | Wednesday May 05, 2021 - 16:31:11
Three people were killed and another one injured in Mogadishu Wednesday following a car bomb attack.

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Somali government seeks opposition leader's help in demilitarising Mogadishu

0 Visits: 5 | Wednesday May 05, 2021 - 16:31:10
MOGADISHU (HOL) - The Somali government has sought the intervention of opposition leader and former president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed to remove security forces and armed militias from the capital Mogadishu following the easing of tensions.

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Strengthened Advocacy on COVID-19 and COVAX Roll-out: UNSOM Continues to Support Somali Journalists

0 Visits: 4 | Wednesday May 05, 2021 - 16:30:59
Mogadishu – How can Somali journalists help in the fight against COVID-19? What role can they play in keeping individuals and communities safer? A two-day online training for Somali journalists just recently ended, focused on these questions and more, as it addressed safety and prevention measures…

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Biden to allow up to 62,500 refugees into US after criticism

0 Visits: 58 | Tuesday May 04, 2021 - 15:00:02
President Joe Biden announced Monday, after coming under fierce criticism, that he was raising the maximum number of refugees allowed into the United States this year to 62,500 -- up from the 15,000 cap imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump.

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Qatari Special Envoy meets with PM, opposition figures

0 Visits: 36 | Tuesday May 04, 2021 - 15:00:01
The freshly appointed Qatari special envoy arrived in Mogadishu on Monday, where he met with Somalia's Prime Minister and leading members of the opposition.

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Somalia commits to enhancing press freedom

0 Visits: 34 | Tuesday May 04, 2021 - 14:59:58
Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble on Monday vowed to promote press freedom in the country.

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Somalia is facing another food crisis: here's why — and what can be done to stop the cycle

0 Visits: 35 | Tuesday May 04, 2021 - 14:59:57
Since the fall ofSiad Barre's regime in 1991, which led to a prolonged period of civil unrest, Somalia has been in anear-constant stateof food insecurity. It also suffered two famines – in 1992 and 2011.

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Puntland military court delivers death sentence to five Shabaab militants

0 Visits: 32 | Monday May 03, 2021 - 13:30:27
Five Al-Shabaab militants were Monday sentenced to death in Somalia's Puntland state by a military court.

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Facebook disregards safety of journalists in Somalia, fails to tackle disinformation and threats on press freedom

0 Visits: 48 | Monday May 03, 2021 - 13:30:27
Facebook has become a platform for online attacks, death threats including threats of beheadings against journalists in Somalia and their families amid an increase of hate speech, incitement to violence and calls for murder targeted to media workers and critics, a new survey by Somali Journalists Syndicate…

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UN chief welcomes return to electoral agreement in Somalia

0 Visits: 43 | Monday May 03, 2021 - 13:30:25
In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated his call on all Somali stakeholders to "resume dialogue immediately and forge a consensual agreement on the holding of inclusive elections without further delay".

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Family mourns loss of teenage brothers killed in shooting late Friday night

0 Visits: 56 | Sunday May 02, 2021 - 15:57:19
KASNAS CITY, Mo. — Family and friends of the teenage brothers are mourning their loss and remembering their legacies.

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Somalia, UN commit to improving vaccination coverage against diseases

0 Visits: 57 | Saturday May 01, 2021 - 13:33:40
Somalia, United Nations agencies and other partners Friday renewed their commitments to improving vaccination coverage against COVID-19 and other vaccine-preventable diseases in the country.

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Somali reporters seek greater protection ahead of World Press Freedom Day

0 Visits: 40 | Friday April 30, 2021 - 13:28:52
NUSOJ held a webinar on Thursday to commemorate World Press Freedom Day in Somalia and to increase awareness of the plight of reporters in Somalia.

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Barawe DC: I survived assasination attempt

0 Visits: 60 | Friday April 30, 2021 - 13:28:51
The District Commissioner of Barawe Town in the Lower Shabelle region, Omar Sheikh Abdi, says that he was nearly assassinated on Thursday when Somali military officers shot at his vehicle after he was turned away from his office.

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Somaliland authorities shoot lion dead after evening on the loose

0 Visits: 54 | Friday April 30, 2021 - 13:28:50
A lion belonging to a former Somaliland cabinet minister escaped from his enclosure on Thursday evening, seriously wounding a woman before it was shot dead by authorities in Hargeisa.

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STATSMINISTER Roble møter Hirshabelle, Galmudug-ledere sammen med opposisjonsfigurer

0 Visits: 36 | Thursday April 29, 2021 - 10:38:26
Somalias statsminister holdt onsdag et møte med presidentene i Hirshabelle og Galmudug sammen med ledere i Rådet for presidentkandidater for å diskutere den farlige sikkerhetssituasjonen i hovedstaden og gjennomføringen av 17.

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Somalia har ikke lenger de billigste mobildataprisene i Afrika

0 Visits: 36 | Thursday April 29, 2021 - 10:38:24
Somalia har ikke lenger de laveste mobile internettdataprisene i Afrika, ifølge en årsrapport utgitt av et britisk teknologiselskap.

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Puntland vil ikke delta på valgkonferanse kalt av Farmajo

0 Visits: 20 | Thursday April 29, 2021 - 10:38:23
Puntlands informasjonsminister Abdullahi Ali Hersi Timaadde sa at hans regionale regjering ikke ville delta på en valgkonferanse innkalt av president Farmajo med mindre eksterne meglere er direkte involvert.

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Gunfire Erupts in Mogadishu as Somalia's Political Feud Turns Violent

0 Visits: 85 | Monday April 26, 2021 - 15:21:19
Gunfire erupted across the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday as security forces loyal to the president clashed with units that appeared to have sided with his rivals, stoking fears that Somalia's simmering political crisis is spilling over into violence.

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Somalia: Turkish Red Crescent distributes food parcels Turkish aid group it will continue food distribution during Muslim holy month of Ramadan

0 Visits: 48 | Monday April 26, 2021 - 15:21:18
Turkish Red Crescent conducted food distribution in Mogadishu's Kahda district

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Relative calm returned to Mogadishu Monday following heavy exchange of gunfire between government forces and militias allied to the opposition.

0 Visits: 49 | Monday April 26, 2021 - 15:21:18
Tension however remains in most parts of the country as soldiers can still be seeing patrolling strategic parts of the city.

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