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General Huud and General Bihi land in Mogadishu for talks with President Farmajo

0 Visits: 200 | Wednesday January 19, 2022 - 21:48:49
(HOL) - A private plane carrying the Commander of the Somali National Army General Mohamed Tahliil Bihi and the leader of the self-styled Hiiraan Revolutionary Council, General Abukar Warsame Hud has landed at Mogadishu International Airport on Wednesday, where Somali government troops and officials…

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British 'White Widow' terrorist Samantha Lewthwaite, 37, splits from her FOURTH husband after seven years of marriage and flees Somalia

0 Visits: 200 | Sunday January 16, 2022 - 18:10:01
The British-born terrorist who is thought to be responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people has split from her latest partner and fled to Yemen, security sources have said.

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New Chinese fleet sent for Gulf of Aden escort mission

0 Visits: 189 | Sunday January 16, 2022 - 18:09:59
The 40th fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy set out from a military port in the city of Zhanjiang, south China's Guangdong Province, on Saturday to conduct an escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia.

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Somalia government spokesman wounded in blast in capital: Reports

0 Visits: 375 | Sunday January 16, 2022 - 18:09:58
Somalia's government spokesperson was wounded on Sunday in an explosion in the capital suspected to have been set off by a suicide bomber, state-run media reported.

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Close to 100 Somalis who were detained in Libya arrive in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 208 | Wednesday January 12, 2022 - 20:49:13
Close to 100 Somalis who had been detained in Libya arrived back in the country today following interventions from the Somali government and the International Organisation of Migration (IOM).

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Car bomb in Somali capital kills eight - ambulance services director

0 Visits: 191 | Wednesday January 12, 2022 - 20:49:12
A car bomb exploded on a road leading to the airport in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, killing at least eight people, the head of the city's ambulance services said.

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Hamse Warfa is leaving for a position in the Biden administration

0 Visits: 231 | Tuesday January 11, 2022 - 18:19:32
Hamse Warfa, deputy commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, will be joining the Biden administration as a senior advisor to the State Department at the end of the month, making him the highest-ranking Somali presidential appointee in Washington.

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International community calls on Somalia's leaders to adhere to electoral schedule, avoid violence

0 Visits: 314 | Tuesday January 11, 2022 - 18:19:30
(HOL) - The international community called on Somalia's leaders to adhere to the agreed decisions made at the recent National Consultative Council meeting, which promised to deliver credible elections by February 25.

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The Role of Somalia for the third Turkey-Africa Summit in Istanbul

0 Visits: 226 | Saturday January 08, 2022 - 19:03:23
The -Turkey-Africa partnership was formalized within the 2008 Istanbul summit, amid which two result reports were embraced, to be specific the Istanbul statement and the framework for cooperation.

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Ethiopia releases political prisoners as PM calls for reconciliation

0 Visits: 237 | Saturday January 08, 2022 - 14:49:45
The Ethiopian government has released political prisoners among them media mogul and Oromo firebrand politician Jawar Mohamed following charges of terrorism in 2020.

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Foreign missions join the second day of the National Consultative Council meeting in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 221 | Tuesday January 04, 2022 - 20:55:05
Representatives of the international community led by UN head in Somalia James Swan joined in for the second day of the National Consultative Council meeting today amid expectations of a way forward to conclude the long-running elections in the country.

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Somalia aims to overcome political crisis with clan-based electoral system

0 Visits: 192 | Tuesday January 04, 2022 - 20:55:05
Somalia aims to overcome the ongoing political crisis in the country with its clan-based electoral system, called the "4.5 system."

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Somali Prime Minister Creates Committee to Look Into His Attempted Suspension - Reports

0 Visits: 235 | Sunday January 02, 2022 - 13:35:03
Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has appointed a special committee to investigate his attempted suspension by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, local media report.

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U.S. cuts off Ethiopia, Mali, Guinea from Africa duty-free trade program

0 Visits: 212 | Sunday January 02, 2022 - 13:34:03
(Reuters) The United States on Saturday cut Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from access to a duty-free trade program, following through on President Joe Biden's threat to do so over alleged human rights violations and recent coups.

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Uhuru, Blinken hold talks on Ethiopia, Somalia

0 Visits: 356 | Thursday December 30, 2021 - 11:59:38
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on Tuesday held talks with peace in Ethiopia and Somalia topping the agenda.

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US urges Somali leaders to cease escalatory rhetoric

0 Visits: 321 | Thursday December 30, 2021 - 11:59:37
The US on Wednesday urged Somalia's president and prime minister to take steps to reduce tensions as a bitter feud between the two leaders continued.

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PM-allied Minister of Security promises investigation into heavy-handed police tactics during anti-Farmajo protests

0 Visits: 364 | Thursday December 30, 2021 - 11:59:35
The Minister of Security of the Federal Government of Somalia, Abdullahi Mohamed Nur, has said that an investigation will be launched into allegations that the Somali Police Force used heavy-handed tactics to disperse an anti-Farmajo protest in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.

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PM Roble calls Farmaajo 'immediate former president' as both sides bitterly feud

0 Visits: 474 | Monday December 27, 2021 - 15:38:30
Differences between Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and President Mohamed Farmaajo hit the fever pitch Monday morning after the Office of the Prime Minister described Farmaajo as 'immediate former president'.

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Somalia: President 'suspends' prime minister amid tensions over elections

0 Visits: 400 | Monday December 27, 2021 - 11:14:51
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has adjourned the powers of Prime Minister Roble over accusations of corruption. The surprise announcement came as the two leaders clashed over delays in ongoing elections.

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Senior security official among 4 killed in Somali capital blast

0 Visits: 336 | Monday December 27, 2021 - 11:14:50
At least four soldiers, including a district security chief, were killed and three others wounded in a bomb blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu late on Saturday night.

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US calls on Somalia to complete elections

0 Visits: 193 | Monday December 27, 2021 - 11:14:49
The US on Sunday called on Somalia to see its elections through to completion after it blew past last week's deadline to finish them with less than 10 per cent of Somali parliamentarians for the lower house elected.

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HAJI AHMED JUUNI: EVERYDAY HERO

0 Visits: 280 | Sunday December 19, 2021 - 23:59:55
Arguably, the strongest form of support in humanity is compassion. Some say we have lost our humanity; I say we have lost our sense of kindness. We live in a time where complete disconnect is better than avid activism. We live in a time where education is taken for granted, and parents are villains…

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