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Galmudug forces raid local media station in Abudwak

0 Visits: 339 | Wednesday February 02, 2022 - 21:38:40
Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and the Somali Media Association (SOMA) calls Galmudug authorities to investigate its Darwish police force for the raid on Sooyaal TV and Radio, a local independent media station in Abudwak town, Galgadud region, and beating and detaining its director Mahad Bashir…

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Candidate attacked in Garowe will stand for election

0 Visits: 202 | Wednesday February 02, 2022 - 21:38:39
Candidate attacked in Garowe will stand for electionGarowe (HOL) - A candidate running for Somalia's Lower House of Parliament will stand for election on Wednesday despite being nearly assassinated on Tuesday.

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Farmajo's Slim Chance For Re-Election

0 Visits: 181 | Monday January 31, 2022 - 21:26:44
Being the most popular politician among presidential candidates at the time helped him get elected in 2016/2017 elections. Today things are different, and people are arguing about his presidential departure and post office life. For the last twenty years, Somalia has had elections every four years and…

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At least 10 killed in IED attack on matatu in Mandera

0 Visits: 178 | Monday January 31, 2022 - 21:26:42
At least 10 passengers were Monday killed and many others wounded when their matatu ran over a bomb set on the road along the Arabia-Mandera Highway.

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Mohammed bin Rashid meets with the Prime Minister of Somalia at Expo 2020 Dubai

0 Visits: 184 | Monday January 31, 2022 - 21:26:39
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today met with Mohammad Hussein Roble, Prime Minister of the Republic of Somalia, at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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South West president appoints three ministers in cabinet changes

0 Visits: 181 | Monday January 31, 2022 - 21:26:39
(HOL) - South West state president Abdiasis Lafta Gareen has appointed three ministers in new changes amidst an ongoing parliamentary election.

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Court in Somalia bars Prime Minister from wiring back seized funds to UAE

0 Visits: 176 | Sunday January 30, 2022 - 18:22:31
- A court in Mogadishu has stopped the country's Prime Minister Mohamed Roble from returning $9.6m seized by security forces in 2018 to UAE shortly after the PM left for the Gulf nation.

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Drought ravages Somalia as leaders bicker over polls

0 Visits: 355 | Sunday January 30, 2022 - 18:22:31
Hussein Sheikh Abdullahi is a happy man this week. On Sunday, a truck carrying 5,000 litres of water arrived in his Omaad village, about 50km northeast of Beledweyne town in central Somalia.

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Police on high alert amid terror concerns in Nairobi

0 Visits: 181 | Sunday January 30, 2022 - 18:22:30
Police are on high alert following reports of a terror threat in Nairobi.

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General Huud, strongly condemns deployment of Harmacad and Gorgor forces in Beledweyne

0 Visits: 153 | Wednesday January 26, 2022 - 23:35:39
General Huud strongly condemns deployment of Harmacad and Gorgor forces in BeledweyneMogadishu (HOL) - The leader of the Hiiraan Revolutionary Council, General Abukar Haji Warsame Hud, said in an interview with the BBC Somali Service in Mogadishu on Wednesday that the elite Turkish-trained Haram'ad…

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CPC blasts Farmajo for troop deployment in Beledweyne

0 Visits: 146 | Wednesday January 26, 2022 - 23:35:39
The Council of Somali Presidential Candidates (CPC) has condemned the Federal government's decision to deploy Haram'ad and Gorgor special forces in Beledweyne, the capital of the Hiiraan region, saying that the move will undermine the prospects for dialogue and the electoral process.

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Egypt beat Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties to reach the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon following a 0-0 draw.

0 Visits: 162 | Wednesday January 26, 2022 - 23:35:39
The North Africans got the upper hand in the shoot-out when substitute keeper Gabaski saved Eric Bailly's effort in the third round of spot-kicks.

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UPDF contingent in Somalia not paid allowances for 10-months

0 Visits: 140 | Tuesday January 25, 2022 - 21:29:14
Uganda Peoples Defence Forces troops serving under the African Mission in Somalia have not received allowances for the last 10 months.

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Conflict-displaced families from village in Sanag get houses in town

0 Visits: 181 | Tuesday January 25, 2022 - 21:29:14
Ahmed Jama Dhoodi, 60, and his family of nine children moved into a small one-roomed house with wooden walls and a roof on 17 January, relieving him of the rent he was paying in Badhan town since fleeing their village in northern Somalia's Sanag region due to conflict.

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Somali State president Cagjar welcomes delisting of ONLF by Somalia cabinet

0 Visits: 178 | Monday January 24, 2022 - 20:59:37
Somali state president in Ethiopia Mustaf Cagjar has welcomed the de-listing of the ONLF organisation as a terrorist group by the Somali cabinet joining similar sentiments by various Somali leaders.

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New US ambassador to Somalia lands in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 158 | Monday January 24, 2022 - 20:59:36
Newly appointed US ambassador to Somalia Larry André arrived in Mogadishu Monday where he now takes over as the third ambassador since the US formally recognised the Somali government in 2013.

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Somalia removes ONLF from the terror list

0 Visits: 162 | Sunday January 23, 2022 - 19:30:35
Somalia's government has announced a reversal of its controversial 2017 decision to place the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) on its national terror list.

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Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for killing of former Hiiraan governor in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 183 | Sunday January 23, 2022 - 19:30:33
The militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the shooting dead of former Hiiraan region governor Abdirahman Ibrahim Maow in Mogadishu Saturday night.

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Somalia-AU agree on a transitional force to take over from AMISOM

0 Visits: 157 | Sunday January 23, 2022 - 19:30:32
ADDIS ABABA (HOL) - An African Union-led body will succeed AMISOM with a two-year mandate to hand over security responsibilities to Somali Security forces, Somalia and the African Union have resolved.

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Ethiopia says Muse Bihi's arrival will not damage Ethiopia-Somalia relations

0 Visits: 333 | Friday January 21, 2022 - 20:56:11
Ethiopia says Muse Bihi's arrival will not damage Ethiopia and Somalia relationMogadishu (HOL) - Ethiopia's Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia Dina Mufti said that the recent visit of Somaliland's President Muse Bihi would not affect his government's relationship with Somalia.

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UN agency says severe drought affects 3.2 mln people in Somalia

0 Visits: 159 | Friday January 21, 2022 - 20:56:10
More than 3.2 million people have been affected by worsening drought which is ravaging several parts of Somalia, the United Nations humanitarian agency said Thursday.

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Five Southwest MPs elected in landslide victories in Baidoa

0 Visits: 259 | Wednesday January 19, 2022 - 21:48:50
(HOL) - Electoral delegates in Baidoa have elected 5 MPs to Somalia's House of People to represent Southwest State on Tuesday as Somalia scrambles to complete parliamentary elections by late February.

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