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Brawl at Mogadishu airport between security officials

0 Visits: 177 | Thursday April 22, 2021 - 16:03:50
A brawl broke out on Thursday at Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport, reportedly between immigration police and plain-clothed NISA agents.

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Prominent doctor killed in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 131 | Thursday April 22, 2021 - 16:03:50
Dr. Hassan Osman Isse, also known as Dr. Burane, was killed by unknown gunmen in Somalia's capital on Thursday.

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15 killed as minibus hits landmine in Somalia: Official

0 Visits: 131 | Thursday April 22, 2021 - 16:03:10
14 people died when the minibus they were travelling in ran over a landmine on the outskirts of Mogadishu

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Explosions in two Somalia cities kill at least 5

0 Visits: 106 | Thursday April 22, 2021 - 16:03:10
A bomber was targeting the Bay region governor who was outside the Suez Cafeteria, officials reported

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Somali president meeting with his counterpart in Democratic Republic of Congo

0 Visits: 116 | Tuesday April 20, 2021 - 11:07:19
MOGADISHU, Somalia—Somalia said Monday that it would welcome the African Union taking a principal role in facilitating a process that would lead to dialogue between the government and other stakeholders in the country.

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Somali National Army kills senior al-Shabab leader

0 Visits: 129 | Tuesday April 20, 2021 - 11:07:18
The Somali National Army (SNA) has killed a senior al-Shabab operative and arrested two others in an operation in the Middle Shabelle region, a military officer confirmed on Monday.

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Somalia: Former NISA Chief Says He "Survived an Assassination Attempt."

0 Visits: 114 | Tuesday April 20, 2021 - 11:07:12
Former National Security and Intelligence Chief General Abdirahman Mohamed Tuuryare said, in a video message, that he had survived an assassination attempt. He said Somali government forces opened fire on a car he was travelling in on Sunday night in the Miranaya area of Abdiaziz district in Mogadishu.

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144 Nigerian police officers arrive to support the Somali Police Force

0 Visits: 164 | Monday April 19, 2021 - 13:35:42
A contingent of 144 police officers from Nigeria on Saturday arrived in Somalia, to serve under the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) for a period of one year, during which they will mentor and provide operational support to the Somali Police Force (SPF).

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Somalia opposition warns of potential unrest after police chief fired. Video

0 Visits: 117 | Monday April 19, 2021 - 12:56:12
Potential for unrest in Somalia, warn opposition lawmakers after the police chief was fired for opposing a move by President Mohamed to extend his term.

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Roadside blast in Somalia kills top military commander

0 Visits: 116 | Sunday April 18, 2021 - 15:44:15
At least two people, including a top national army commander, were killed when a roadside bomb targeted a military vehicle outside Bal'ad, Middle Shabelle region, an official said on Saturday.

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Farmaajo's two key FMS allies to declare their position on term extension

0 Visits: 88 | Sunday April 18, 2021 - 15:32:37
Two of Farmaajo's key allies in the ongoing political stalemate are expected to declare their position on the term extension matter in a meeting with opposition presidential candidates.

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Somali government troops face off with forces loyal to sacked police boss

0 Visits: 184 | Sunday April 18, 2021 - 15:32:35
Gunshots rang out late on Friday in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, witnesses said, when government troops approached the home of the city's former police commander who was sacked for opposing a move by the president to extend his term.

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Hamar Jajab district commissioner killed in Mogadishu.

0 Visits: 120 | Saturday April 17, 2021 - 20:19:12
The district commissioner of Hamar Jajab district in the Banadir region, Mohamed Abdi Hayle, has been killed in an attack on his way to his house in the Sarkusta neighbourhood on the outskirts of the capital, Mogadishu.

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Madobe warns country sliding to 'dangerous place' as unease builds in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 133 | Saturday April 17, 2021 - 20:19:11
Jubbaland President Ahmed Madobe has warned that the country was heading to a 'dangerous place' following the move by the Lower House of the Federal Parliament to extend the term of president Mohamed Farmaajo.

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nnesota imams lead by example—and the Qur'an—to battle vaccine hesitancy among the faithful.halis ku ah Axmed Madoobe daaha ka rogay.

0 Visits: 326 | Thursday April 01, 2021 - 20:29:47
At a recent health event, 16 imams got COVID vaccines in front of cameras from BBC Somali and Universal Somali TV.

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Kenya issues ultimatum to UN to close camps housing almost 400,000 refugees

0 Visits: 246 | Thursday April 01, 2021 - 20:29:47
Threat to shut Dadaab and Kakuma settlements comes amid row with Somalia and prompts alarm about risks during pandemic

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A Somali man and a white woman navigate love in "First Person Plural"

0 Visits: 2180 | Sunday March 22, 2020 - 19:01:39
The Twin Cities-based film of star-crossed lovers and family drama sees a special preview at the Cedar

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Battle for Nile waters spills over to East African capitals

0 Visits: 1603 | Sunday March 22, 2020 - 19:01:38
Kenya has been thrust into the competing interests of Ethiopia and Egypt, who are jostling for regional support for a decisive agreement on a dam being built on the Nile.

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SNA capture Shabaab intelligence leader in Janaale, Lower Shabelle 110 Shares facebook sharing button Sharetwitter sharing button Tweetemail sharing button Email

0 Visits: 1457 | Sunday March 22, 2020 - 19:01:37
Somali forces Saturday captured the head of Al-Shabaab intelligence in Janaale in Lower Shabelle region days after it held control of the areas which had been under the grip of the militant group.

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SOMA Observes World Radio Day and the seventh anniversary of its foundation

0 Visits: 1630 | Sunday March 22, 2020 - 19:01:36
With this Press Statement, the Somali Media Association (SOMA) would like to share its best compliments with all the media stakeholders observing the international day – February 13, as the World Radio Day 2020. SOMA is also pleased with the fact the World Radio event coincides with the 7th anniversary…

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ESOJ Welcomes the Amnesty International Report and Urging Somali Government to Ensure Freedom of Media

0 Visits: 1566 | Saturday February 29, 2020 - 11:33:05
Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) welcomes the report by the Amnesty International focusing on Violations and Abuses of Freedom of Expression in Somalia and urge Somali authorities ensure freedom of media and freedom of expression in Somalia.

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Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump 'not satisfied' with Saudi account.(BBC)

0 Visits: 1896 | Sunday October 21, 2018 - 00:56:29
US President Donald Trump says he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Friday, Saudi Arabia for the first time admitted that Mr Khashoggi was dead, saying he was killed in a "fist fight" in its Istanbul consulate.

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