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Somali PM, FMS leaders meet foreign envoys following electoral deal

0 Visits: 81 | Saturday May 29, 2021 - 22:15:57
Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and Federal Member State presidents today held talks with representatives of the international community in Mogadishu barely two days after signing a crucial electoral deal.

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Somali leaders to ink electoral deal today

0 Visits: 76 | Thursday May 27, 2021 - 23:28:33
The signing ceremony of the electoral agreement between the Federal Government and regional governments is set to commence in Mogadishu shortly.

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Somalia to head to the ballot in 60 days-new agreement

0 Visits: 93 | Thursday May 27, 2021 - 23:28:32
Somalia will head to elections in 60 days, a new deal signed by the country's leadership Wednesday has revealed bringing to an end several months of negotiations and bitter exchanges between the Federal Government, sections of the Federal Member States and the opposition.

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Ex Sierra Leone president terms Somaliland a 'Republic' as he visits to observe elections

0 Visits: 80 | Thursday May 27, 2021 - 23:28:30
Former Sierra Leone president Ernest Bai Koroma alluded to Somaliland as an independent state following his travel to the breakaway region adding to similar remarks by some African countries upping the quest for legitimacy.

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A dangerous road home for Horn of Africa migrants

0 Visits: 123 | Wednesday May 26, 2021 - 22:09:19
Migrants are returning for three main reasons: their inability to find work in Yemen, increased human rights abuses in Yemen, and the closure of the Yemen-Saudi Arabia border.

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Ethiopia says 22 officials assassinated in Tigray conflict

0 Visits: 215 | Wednesday May 26, 2021 - 22:09:18
Ethiopia said Wednesday that 22 officials from the interim administration in the country's Tigray region had been killed by forces loyal to its former ruling party during the six-month conflict there.

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KDF refunds for Al-Shabaab war Sh3.5 billion short of target

0 Visits: 91 | Wednesday May 26, 2021 - 22:09:17
Reimbursements to Kenya for its troops fighting Al-Shabaab militia in Somalia fell short of target by Sh3.51 billion in nine months to March as the UN-backed planned date for troops withdrawal draws closer.

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Military court in central Somalia jails four Al-Shabaab militants for life

0 Visits: 102 | Tuesday May 25, 2021 - 21:07:45
A military court in central Somalia region of Mudug has sentenced two men accused of killings and belonging to the militant group Al-Shabaab to life.

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Dozens of Palestinian journalists say blocked by WhatsApp

0 Visits: 157 | Tuesday May 25, 2021 - 21:07:43
Messaging app WhatsApp has blocked the accounts of dozens of Palestinian journalists following this month's fighting between Israel and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas, reporters said.

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Over 1 million women and children in Somalia to benefit from $9m Swedish aid 13 Shares facebook sharing button Sharetwitter sharing button Tweet

0 Visits: 87 | Tuesday May 25, 2021 - 21:07:42
The Swedish government has announced $9 million to support child and maternal health in Somalia.

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Puntland says to start voter registration in Las'anod as Somaliland preps for elections in same area

0 Visits: 67 | Monday May 24, 2021 - 18:55:13
Puntland will commence voter registration in the contested region of Sool, state interior minister has said in what could portent a clash with Somaliland.

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Who was Bashir Mohamed and who wanted him dead?

0 Visits: 140 | Monday May 24, 2021 - 18:55:12
Only about eight months ago, on October 22, the dual Somali-US citizen accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta as he inspected the Uhuru Business Park which his engineering company, Infinity Development, was constructing.

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Somali-American businessman family denies terror, fake currency link

0 Visits: 135 | Sunday May 23, 2021 - 21:23:30
The family of Somali-American businessman Mohamed Bashir Mohamoud whose body found at a Kerugoya hospital has denied he was involved in fake currency trade.

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AU regrets Somalia's rejection of former Ghanaian President as special envoy

0 Visits: 89 | Sunday May 23, 2021 - 21:23:29
The African Union expressed its disappointment by Somalia's decision to reject the appointment of former Ghanaian president John Mahama as the continental body's High Representative to the Horn of Africa nation.

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Six Al-Shabaab militants killed in central Somalia

0 Visits: 105 | Sunday May 23, 2021 - 21:23:28
The Somali National Army (SNA) on Saturday said its forces killed six Al-Shabaab terrorists during a sting operation at a village in the central region of Hiran.

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UK to send 250 specialist troops to Somalia to battle Al Shabab terrorists

0 Visits: 115 | Sunday May 23, 2021 - 21:23:27
BRITAIN is to send 250 troops to Somalia as the country battles against Al Shabab terrorists. The move, to take place "within the next 12 months:", will represent the first official engagement of the new Army Ranger regiment.

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FAO, French government to deploy satellite technology to mitigate flooding in Somalia

0 Visits: 82 | Thursday May 20, 2021 - 20:40:17
Efforts to mitigate the impact of floods in Somalia got a boost Wednesday thanks to a partnership between FAO and the French Government which will leverage technology to respond to perennial floods.

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Somalia's army kills 6 militants in southern region

0 Visits: 66 | Thursday May 20, 2021 - 20:40:01
At least six al-Shabab militants were killed on Thursday in an operation in the southern region of Lower Shabelle, a military officer confirmed.

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PM confident ahead of anticipatd poll talks

0 Visits: 68 | Thursday May 20, 2021 - 20:40:01
he United Nations urges all Somali leaders to participate in good faith in implementing the September 17 agreement.

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Somaliland marks 30 years of self-rule

0 Visits: 108 | Tuesday May 18, 2021 - 13:19:09
The self-declared republic of Somaliland celebrates 30 years of independence from Somalia on Tuesday, as officials make preparations for festivities in Hargeisa and other cities.

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Mogadishu military court jails six policemen for killing district commissioner

0 Visits: 97 | Tuesday May 18, 2021 - 13:19:08
Six policemen were sentenced to between two and five years on Tuesday by a military court in Mogadishu for the murder of Hodan District Commissioner Abdihakim Dhagajun early this year.

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Trailblazing female marine pilot beats the tide in Djibouti

0 Visits: 89 | Tuesday May 18, 2021 - 13:19:07
Sea transport has for many years been a reserve of men with few women getting the opportunity, especially in most African countries. But for Fatouma Ali Ahmed, women can equally steer ships just as men can do.

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