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Former model Halima Aden to speak about finding your authentic self at One Young World Summit

0 Visits: 289 | Monday June 28, 2021 - 21:43:43
Former model Halima Aden to speak about finding your authentic self at One Young World Summit

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Somalia: Cash and business skills training support to women-headed businesses

0 Visits: 309 | Monday June 28, 2021 - 21:43:42
Today marks the International Day of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Small businesses led by women and young entrepreneurs continue to face the pandemic's wrath economically. Lockdown measures implemented to prevent the spread of theCOVID-19virus have wreaked havoc on supply chains…

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Somali leaders meet today in Mogadishu to finalise election process

0 Visits: 233 | Monday June 28, 2021 - 21:43:40
Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and Federal Member State leaders are meeting today in Mogadishu for another round of talks and are expected to settle remaining issues ahead of the elections.

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Two suspects behind Hafsa Lukman's kidnap arrested in Kinangop

0 Visits: 265 | Sunday June 27, 2021 - 23:46:19
Criminal investigators have arrested the two main suspects behind the kidnap and torture of Hafsa Mohamed Lukman.

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HirShabelle says will boycott electoral talks in Mogadishu, gives no reason

0 Visits: 226 | Sunday June 27, 2021 - 23:46:17
HirShabelle state will not be taking part in the upcoming electoral talks between Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and Federal Member State presidents, a statement from the state notes.

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21 Al-Shabaab members executed by firing squad in Puntland

0 Visits: 156 | Sunday June 27, 2021 - 23:46:17
Twenty one Al-Shabaab members whose death sentence was affirmed by a superior military court two weeks ago in Puntland today faced the firing squad in an unprecented move in recent years.

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Op-Ed: Kenya should nationalize all Somalis in the country as a strategic national interest

0 Visits: 124 | Sunday June 27, 2021 - 23:19:01
By: JAMAL ABDIKADIR Kenya must use the Somalis within its borders to achieve strategic influence on the Horn. Immigration can affect both host and home-country in several ways, and its effects can be positive or negative depending on the characteristics of the immigrants, the destination country, and…

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Ethiopia votes in test for PM Abiy amid reports of abuses

0 Visits: 158 | Tuesday June 22, 2021 - 22:38:43
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians voted Monday in a major test for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, whose rise to power initially seemed to signal a break with decades of authoritarian rule but who has since waged war in the Tigray region and whose party has been accused of election abuses.

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Turkey's Konya, Somalia's Mogadishu agree to boost cooperation

0 Visits: 148 | Tuesday June 22, 2021 - 22:38:42
(HOL) The authorities of Turkey's Konya and Somalian capital Mogadishu agreed to strengthen their cooperation after senior Mogadishu municipality officials paid a visit to Konya and met with the city's deputy mayor Ercan Uslu on Monday.

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Three cops injured after al Shabaab attack in Mandera

0 Visits: 157 | Tuesday June 22, 2021 - 22:38:40
(HOL) Three police officers were on Tuesday morning injured when al Shabaab gunmen attacked their vehicle in Bambahowla area, Mandera County.

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Somali community leaders in Coast want girls' killings probed

0 Visits: 135 | Sunday June 20, 2021 - 16:05:49
(HOL) Somali community leaders in the Coast Region have called upon the Directorate Criminal Investigations (DCI) to immediately investigate kidnappings and killings of Somali girls in the country.

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UNHCR Applauds Somalia's Open-door Refugee Policy

0 Visits: 178 | Sunday June 20, 2021 - 16:05:48
(HOL) Three decades of violence have left 2.9 million of Somalia's citizens internally displaced, but the country is also home to 25,000 refugees, including 6,800 Yemenis and over 700 Syrians.

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Kidnapped Eastleigh woman rescued alive from Kayole house

0 Visits: 138 | Sunday June 20, 2021 - 16:05:45
A 23 year old woman who was kidnapped by unknown people and a ransom demand of Sh5 million made for her release was Sunday rescued alive.

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Somali MPs in Kenya decry rising cases of kidnappings, demand speedy probe

0 Visits: 179 | Saturday June 19, 2021 - 14:18:01
(HOL) - Somali politicians in Kenya have raised the red flag over an increasing spate of kidnappings of Somali women, especially in Nairobi's Eastleigh areas.

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Somaliland Elections Disrupt al-Shabaab's Regional Expansion

0 Visits: 196 | Saturday June 19, 2021 - 14:17:58
(HOL) the independent, but unrecognized, Republic of Somaliland held parliamentary and local district elections.

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Somali Foreign Minister participates in Antalya Diplomacy Forum and meets with his Azerbaijani counterpart

0 Visits: 158 | Saturday June 19, 2021 - 14:17:57
(HOL) The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamud, participated, on Friday, in the opening of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum, which will run from June 18-20 under the title of "Innovative Diplomacy: New Era, New Approaches".

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17 al-Shabab insurgents killed in central Somalia

0 Visits: 251 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 17:33:49
A total of 17 al-Shabab insurgents were killed and several others wound in two separate security operations in Somalia's central region on Friday, Somali National Army (SNA) has said.

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Hirshabelle President fires deputy security minister

0 Visits: 211 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 17:33:39
Beledweyne (HOL) - The President of Hirshabelle, Ali Abdullahi Hussein, has fired his deputy security minister of the Hirshabelle region Hassan Mohamed Elmi on Friday.

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Qatar to host Arab meeting on Renaissance Dam dispute

0 Visits: 154 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 17:33:29
Arab foreign minister are expected to meet in Doha on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing dam dispute between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia.

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School district agrees to pay $3M in bullied child's suicide

0 Visits: 231 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 17:33:28
The parents of an 8-year-old boy who killed himself after being bullied repeatedly at an Ohio school have reached a tentative $3 million settlement with his school district.

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European missions laud Somaliland elections, call for more women representation

0 Visits: 184 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 21:47:42
The European Union and other non EU countries with presence in Somalia have applauded the just concluded elections in Somaliland terming them a strong commitment democracy.

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UN report says Somalis undergoing military training in Eritrea were deployed to fght in Tigray

0 Visits: 226 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 21:47:41
A UN report has said Somalis who were undergoing military training in Eritrea took part in the ongoing conflict in Tigray region in Ethiopia confirming similar claims by parents of the trainees and politicians in Somalia.

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