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Gerbaharey elections to be moved to Kenyan secured location in El-wak

0 Visits: 239 | Wednesday March 23, 2022 - 20:08:26
Elections for the 16 seats which have been a point of conflict between Jubaland President Ahmed Madobe and President Mohamed Farmaajo will now be moved to the border town of El-wak.

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Six Dead After al-Shabab Attacks Mogadishu Airport

0 Visits: 202 | Wednesday March 23, 2022 - 20:08:25
Police in Somalia say at least six people are dead after two gunmen attacked Mogadishu's heavily guarded international airport Wednesday.

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Our Soldiers Are Safer in Somalia Than in Kenya - US Army General

0 Visits: 261 | Sunday March 20, 2022 - 22:22:19
The head of U.S. Africa Command General Stephen Townsend has revealed that it is way riskier for their troops assigned to Somalia to operate from Kenya.

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Raila Details Billions Kenya Spends on KDF in Somalia

0 Visits: 213 | Sunday March 20, 2022 - 22:22:19
Former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, has detailed the cost of the ongoing operation in Somalia, stating that sustaining the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) there is a very expensive affair for the Kenyan government.

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Somali forces kill suicide bomber, seize vehicle

0 Visits: 238 | Thursday March 17, 2022 - 19:30:38
Somali National Army (SNA) said Thursday its special forces, Danab, killed a suicide bomber and seized a vehicle laden with explosive devices in the southern region of Kimsayo on Wednesday.

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The seizure of more than 1,000 assault rifles en route to Yemen points to Iranian state-sponsored arms smuggling

0 Visits: 231 | Thursday March 17, 2022 - 19:30:38
US naval forces intercepted a stateless fishing dhow in the northern Arabian Sea. In what was described as a "flag-verification boarding", intended to establish the origins of the vessel, a cargo of 1,400 assault rifles and more than 200,000 rounds of ammunition were discovered.

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Somaliland leader Muse Bihi on US tour

0 Visits: 207 | Monday March 14, 2022 - 20:32:38
Somaliland President Muse Bihi arrived in Washington DC on Sunday on his first official visit to the US.

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Somalia faces crippling lack of funds to tackle drought crisis: UN

0 Visits: 213 | Monday March 14, 2022 - 20:32:38
The crisis in Somalia is predicted to worsen in the coming months as drought ravages the country and relief agencies struggle to raise funds for adequate humanitarian response.

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Prisons boss Gen. Adan cleared to run for MP, joins security chiefs heading to parliament

0 Visits: 363 | Monday March 14, 2022 - 20:32:37
Somalia's prison's boss Gen. Mahad Abdirahman Adan was today cleared to run for MP in South West state joining a growing number of top security officials who are heading to the federal parliament.

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Rochester resident running for President of Somalia

0 Visits: 213 | Sunday March 13, 2022 - 18:53:22
Abdi Muse Maahaay has a laundry list of ideas to improve the country he was born and raised in. The Rochester resident is running for President of Somalia with hopes of bringing change to the country.

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Somalia to license Bank of Egypt this month- Foreign Minister

0 Visits: 434 | Sunday March 13, 2022 - 18:53:21
Somalia is on the course to licence the Bank of Egypt to operate in the country, Foreign Affairs Minister Abdisaid Muse has said.

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Qatari-Somali ties set for further expansion

0 Visits: 198 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:39
Qatar's ambassador in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Hashem, has praised the strong bilateral relations between Qatar and Somalia.

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Ex-South West state president bared from traveling to Baidoa for elections

0 Visits: 206 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:38
Former South West state president Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden was barred this morning from traveling to Baidoa where he was to contest for a parliamentary seat.

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FBI election crimes investigator interviewed Somali American elders in Minneapolis.

0 Visits: 201 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:36
The FBI recently questioned several Somali American residents living in a south Minneapolis highrise about their voting methods in a 2020 special city election, according to multiple firsthand accounts provided to Sahan Journal.

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What Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's new bill means for people of color

0 Visits: 219 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:02
The Amir Locke End Deadly No-Knock Warrants Act would put limitations on no-knock warrants in drug-related cases.

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Puntland electoral commission announces name of candidates in Bossaso

0 Visits: 215 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:01
Puntland's Electoral Implementation Team has released the names of 32 candidates running for 16 seats in Bossaso, the capital of Bari region.

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Farmajo to travel to Qatar as close to two-thirds of MPs elected

0 Visits: 191 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:00
Farmajo to travel to Qatar as close to two-thirds of MPs elected Mogadishu (HOL) - Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo will travel to Doha on Saturday to meet with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, Qatar's national news agency is reporting.

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Somali security officers undergo intelligence training to secure elections

0 Visits: 217 | Sunday February 27, 2022 - 21:02:47
Over 100 Somali security officers have undergone a five-day Intelligence Data Management and Reporting training to equip them with skills to secure the ongoing electoral process.

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Ukraine launches website for Russians to find killed soldiers

0 Visits: 261 | Sunday February 27, 2022 - 21:02:46
Ukrainian authorities on Sunday launched a website to help Russian families track down soldiers who have been killed or captured fighting in Moscow's invasion of the pro-Western country.

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Gov't spokesman Mohamed Moalimuu cleared to run for MP

0 Visits: 203 | Saturday February 26, 2022 - 18:43:39
Somali Government spokesperson Mohamed Moalimuu who arrived last week from bomb attack treatment in Turkey has today been cleared to run for Member of Parliament.

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AFRICOM dispatches drone fire following clash between Somali forces and Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 355 | Friday February 25, 2022 - 01:16:41
US forces fired a drone strike against Al-Shabaab militants Lower Shabelle region on Wednesday, AFRICOM said in a statement.

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Kenya's president endorses opposition leader

0 Visits: 232 | Friday February 25, 2022 - 01:16:40
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has officially endorsed opposition leader Raila Odinga to succeed him in the presidential elections set for 9 August.

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