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UAE condemns the terrorist attack on an African Union Mission base in Somalia

0 Visits: 127 | Sunday May 08, 2022 - 11:27:19
The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted an African Union Transition Mission base in the Middle Shabelle region, southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, which resulted in deaths and injuries of peacekeeping mission personnel from the Republic of Burundi.

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Aid agencies appeal for funds to ramp up humanitarian assistance in E.Africa

0 Visits: 149 | Sunday May 08, 2022 - 11:27:19
Humanitarian agencies on Friday jointly appealed for 39.5 million U.S. dollars to scale up humanitarian assistance in Eastern Africa as the worst drought in 40 years looms.

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UN leads £65m plan to stop huge oil spill off Yemen during first ceasefire in six years

0 Visits: 121 | Sunday May 08, 2022 - 11:27:18
The UN is to stage a rare donor conference on Wednesday in a bid to raise the $80m (£65m) necessary to prevent an ageing oil tanker off the west coast of Yemen exploding and causing an environmental disaster potentially four times worse than the Exxon Valdez spill near Alaska in 1989.

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International community urge for peaceful conclusion to long delayed Somalia elections

0 Visits: 133 | Wednesday April 27, 2022 - 14:54:49
The international community has welcomed the election of the Speaker and Deputies of the Upper House, which on Tuesday happened in Mogadishu, and called on Somali leaders to compete for elections peacefully.

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Ethiopia arrests four over hotel bomb attack

0 Visits: 167 | Wednesday April 27, 2022 - 14:54:49
Ethiopian authorities have arrested four suspects in connection with the Sunday bomb attack at a hotel in the historic city of Harar.

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Lawmakers arrive in Afisiyoni tent to elect parliamentary speaker

0 Visits: 121 | Wednesday April 27, 2022 - 14:54:48
Lawmakers are arriving at the Afisiyooni tent in Mogadishu on Wednesday morning, where the election of Lower House leadership is expected to take place.

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Somali minister visits Naif Arab University for Security Sciences

0 Visits: 158 | Sunday April 17, 2022 - 16:57:11
The Minister of Internal Security of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Abdullah Mohamed Nour, currently on a visit to the Kingdom, has paid a visit to Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS).

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Police arrest 40 suspects for operating illegal pharmacies in north eastern, Nairobi

0 Visits: 129 | Sunday April 17, 2022 - 16:57:10
Police have arrested 40 people and booked them for prosecution in various courts within North Eastern and Nairobi regions on suspicion of operating illegal pharmacies in the country.

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New Somali Parliament prepares to elect president

0 Visits: 158 | Sunday April 17, 2022 - 16:56:59
As instability and famine continue to threaten the war-torn Horn of Africa country, Somalia's newly elected parliament met on Saturday for the first time, taking the country a step closer to the appointment of a new president.

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From nurse to multi-million euro healthcare company owner in two years

0 Visits: 117 | Friday April 15, 2022 - 12:11:24
"When Fadumo Ali said two years ago that she was quitting her job as a nurse and starting her own business, people told her she was crazy. Now her company, Hoiwa, has a turnover in the millions of euros".

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Raising cash for water: why Somalis are bypassing aid agencies in drought crisis

0 Visits: 122 | Friday April 15, 2022 - 12:11:24
The UN this week issued a stark warning on Somalia, projecting that 350,000 children could starve to death without urgent action.

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Hirshabelle SEIT to hold elections for three seats in Jowhar today

0 Visits: 129 | Saturday April 09, 2022 - 14:44:45
The Hirshabelle State Electoral Implementation Team will hold the elections for three seats in the Lower House parliament on Saturday.

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Ayuuto: The Somali female money lending manual on braving crisis

0 Visits: 123 | Saturday April 09, 2022 - 14:44:43
Mogadishu, Somalia – Once every month, a group of 10 women gather at the makeshift shelter of Layla Hussein Tawane in a camp for internally displaced people in Mogadishu. Each of them brings $10 to contribute to a common pot.

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Uber driver, father of 8 identified as victim of fatal shooting in Northeast Portland

0 Visits: 102 | Friday April 08, 2022 - 11:41:33
The man found shot to death in his car in Northeast Portland last week was a father of eight children who was driving for Uber when he was killed, a friend said.

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Somalia seeks to kickstart oil and gas

0 Visits: 160 | Friday April 08, 2022 - 11:41:30
Somalia has similar geological characteristics to its three eastern African coast near-neighbours

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France, UK issue terror alerts ahead of Easter, Ramadan celebrations

0 Visits: 108 | Sunday April 03, 2022 - 18:10:40
The United Kingdom and the French governments have issued alarms to its citizens in Kenya over terrorist attacks during the month of Ramadan.

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Somalia's next peacekeeping mission: will it change anything?

0 Visits: 131 | Sunday April 03, 2022 - 18:10:39
For 15 years, African soldiers have rotated through Somalia as part of a 20,000-strong force mandated by the United Nations to protect the fragile central government from an Islamist insurgency.

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Hargeisa Mayor says market fire caused billions in damages

0 Visits: 98 | Sunday April 03, 2022 - 18:10:38
A commission tasked by Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi was sent to Hargeisa on Saturday to assess the total property loss in the fire that has destroyed much of the Waheen and to lead efforts to rebuild the market. The group told the media that a preliminary assessment is that the fire caused billions…

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UPDATE: Four Puntland soldiers, 12 al-Shabaab fighters dead in ongoing battle in Af Urur

0 Visits: 199 | Sunday March 27, 2022 - 17:19:52
At least four Puntland soldiers have been killed in ongoing fighting with the militant group Al-Shabaab in Af Urur area in Bari region as the state forces said they have neutralized 12 Al-Shabaab militants.

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Al-Shabab Increases Attacks as Elections Drag in Somalia

0 Visits: 242 | Saturday March 26, 2022 - 21:45:45
Al-Shabab mounted one of its deadliest attacks Wednesday, targeting elections at the regional presidential palace in Beledweyne town. Forty-eight people were killed and more than 100 others wounded.

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UN Security Council condemns Mogadishu, Beletweyne attacks, urge Somali leaders to resolve 'work together'

0 Visits: 158 | Saturday March 26, 2022 - 21:45:45
The UN Security Council has condemned the recent twin attacks in Mogadishu and Beletweyne which killed over 50 people and urged Somali leaders to unite against terrorism amid a fallout between the Prime Minister and the President.

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Qali Mohamud Guhad: The assassination of MP Amina was planned

0 Visits: 228 | Saturday March 26, 2022 - 21:45:43
The mother of the missing NISA agent Ikraan Tahliil Farah described the killing of MP Amina Mohamed as planned and deliberate, adding that she was directly targeted inside Beledweyne's Lamagalaay camp.

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