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Presidential candidate Fawzia Adam re-elected MP, three others picked in Somaliland race

0 Visits: 237 | Sunday December 19, 2021 - 23:32:43
(HOL) - Somaliland delegates today resumed the election of candidates running for the House of the People.

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David Bowie's Hit Song 'Heroes' Was Inspired By a Somali Book Both He and His Wife Iman Loved

0 Visits: 319 | Sunday December 19, 2021 - 23:32:42
David Bowie was beloved by millions of people around the world for his music as well as his character. The British music icon was married to supermodel Iman for over two decades.

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Why do thousands of Indian housewives kill themselves every year?

0 Visits: 198 | Friday December 17, 2021 - 00:03:23
According to the recently released data by the government's National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), 22,372 housewives took their own lives last year - that's an average of 61 suicides every day or one every 25 minutes.

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Covid: Businesses hit by new wave of sickness

0 Visits: 190 | Friday December 17, 2021 - 00:03:23
With Covid cases at record levels and rising, employers are bracing for large numbers of workers to call in sick.

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The AP Interview: 'We want justice' on climate, Nakate says

0 Visits: 188 | Friday December 17, 2021 - 00:03:22
Climate activist Vanessa Nakate spoke to The Associated Press and reflected on the whirlwind of 2021 and what she and other young activists plan for the year to come

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Foreigners buy Turkish homes at record pace as lira slides

0 Visits: 242 | Wednesday December 15, 2021 - 20:46:49
(Reuters) - Turkish house sales to foreigners jumped nearly 50% to a record level in November, data showed on Tuesday, bringing in billions of dollars in foreign exchange as a lira slump made purchases significantly cheaper for those buying with hard currency.

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Dispute Resolution Committee validates Yasin Farey's election

0 Visits: 186 | Wednesday December 15, 2021 - 20:46:48
(HOL) - The Federal Electoral Dispute Resolution Committee has validated the results of a controversial federal parliamentary election on Wednesday.

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UPDATE: Missing Dahabshil employee found dead in Nairobi

0 Visits: 188 | Wednesday December 15, 2021 - 20:46:47
The body of the missing Dahabshil Group employee Bashir Warsame Abdulle was today found in a mortuary in Nairobi.

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France arrests suspected member of Khashoggi hit squad, Saudi embassy says man has no link to case

0 Visits: 238 | Wednesday December 08, 2021 - 23:06:11
French police on Tuesday arrested a suspected member of the hit squad that murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul and who is wanted by Turkey to face justice over the killing. Saudi Arabia's embassy in Paris said it was a case of mistaken identity,…

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Deni rejects elders' proposal to leave some assets to sacked PSF boss

0 Visits: 259 | Wednesday December 08, 2021 - 23:06:11
GAROWE (HOL) - Puntland President Abdullahi Deni has rejected a proposal by elders in Bari region to allow former Puntland Security forces commandant Mohamud Osman Diyano retain assets he used during his tenure in the force.

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Bodies of missing siblings recovered in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 234 | Tuesday December 07, 2021 - 23:23:03
(HOL) - Police in Mogadishu Tuesday morning recovered the bodies of two children who had gone missing fromt their home Monday night.

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Ethiopia govt claims recapture of towns on key road to capital

0 Visits: 231 | Monday December 06, 2021 - 23:16:39
Ethiopia's government announced Monday it had recaptured two strategic towns from rebel fighters, the latest in a rapid series of battlefield victories claimed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration.

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Elections committee suspends election of two more MPs, seeks more time on fate of NISA acting boss

0 Visits: 287 | Monday December 06, 2021 - 23:16:37
The Federal Indirect Elections Team has suspended the election of two MPs in South West state adding to three the number of seats now held back by the polls body.

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UN Security Council extends anti-piracy mandate for three months as Somalia insists UN body 'no longer useful'

0 Visits: 330 | Sunday December 05, 2021 - 00:24:56
The UN appointed body tasked with fighting piracy off the Somali waters will end its mandate in February next year following Somalia's withdrawal from the group as the Horn of Africa nation seeks to manage its own waters.

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Two officers killed, 12 injured after al Shabaab ambush in Mandera

0 Visits: 463 | Sunday December 05, 2021 - 00:24:55
Mandera, Kenya (HOL)- Two police officers were on Saturday, December 4, shot dead by suspected Al Shabaab militants while 12 others were injuries following an ambush on a police lorry.

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Somali opposition says will not take part in elections amid fears of further instability

0 Visits: 390 | Wednesday December 01, 2021 - 22:00:50
Opposition presidential candidates in Somalia have said they will not take part in the ongoing elections citing lack of transparency and 'naked' robbery.'

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Drought in southern Somalia halts trade in Gedo villages

0 Visits: 263 | Wednesday December 01, 2021 - 22:00:50
(ERGO) – Ibrahim Abdirashid Dahir is supporting his family of four on whatever he can make from one or two passenger trips a week on his motorbike between his village of Qooney and the town of Luq in southern Somalia's Gedo region.

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Federal elections body says to probe elections of seat held by former Lower House speaker Mohamed Jawari

0 Visits: 243 | Wednesday December 01, 2021 - 22:00:48
The Federal Indirect Elections Team (FIE) will investigate the process which led to the filling of seat 103 in Baidoa despite ordering a suspension.

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Wife of abducted Ethiopian trader Samson Tekklemichael's plea to Kenya

0 Visits: 260 | Tuesday November 30, 2021 - 10:40:49
The family of Ethiopian businessman Samson Tekklemichael has said they believe he was taken by Kenyan security agencies.

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Boebert call to Omar about anti-Muslim remarks doesn't end well

0 Visits: 219 | Tuesday November 30, 2021 - 10:40:48
Days after firebrand conservative Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado was harshly criticized for making anti-Muslim comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat whom she likened to a bomb-carrying terrorist, the two spoke by phone Monday.

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AMISOM hands over election security materials to Somali Police Force

0 Visits: 243 | Tuesday November 30, 2021 - 10:40:48
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) today handed over to Jubaland State authorities a newly constructed police station at Kismayo seaport, and commissioned a solar power system and shallow water well at another police station in the same city – all aimed at boosting policing in Somalia.

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Somali Supreme Court rules against Turkish multinational Favori LLC, orders it to reinstate sacked employee

0 Visits: 208 | Saturday November 27, 2021 - 11:40:39
(HOL) - The Supreme Court in Somalia has reinstated a sacked employee of Aden Adde Airport and compelled the Turkish multinational Favori LLC which runs the aviation facility to fully pay the employee's 14 months' salary for the time he was out of work.

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