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Ethiopia PM pledges victory in video from front line: State media

0 Visits: 323 | Saturday November 27, 2021 - 11:40:39
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has pledged victory, in what state-affiliated media said was his first message after heading to the front line this week to lead government troops in the year-long war against forces from the northern Tigray region.

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Al-Qaida linked group claims blast in Somali capital; 5 dead

0 Visits: 228 | Thursday November 25, 2021 - 20:12:47
Witnesses say a large explosion has occurred in a busy part of Somalia´s capital during the morning rush hour, killing at least five people and wounding others. The extremist group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility.

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CPC warns Somali corrupt elecotral process will lead to violence

0 Visits: 193 | Thursday November 25, 2021 - 20:12:46
(Hiiraan)The Council of Presidential Candidates has warned that the current electoral process will lead to political instability and jeopardize the credibility of the incoming government.

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Acting intelligence chief elected MP in Galmudug

0 Visits: 186 | Thursday November 25, 2021 - 20:12:45
Acting National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) boss Yasin Abdullahi Farey has been elected MP in Galmudug.

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Somali PM declares state of emergency to tackle drought

0 Visits: 184 | Wednesday November 24, 2021 - 00:37:42
Somalia's Prime Minister declared a state of emergency on Tuesday due to the widespread drought in the country following an emergency cabinet meeting in Somalia's capital.

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Five die in Gedo region due to drought in Jubbaland

0 Visits: 350 | Sunday November 21, 2021 - 18:16:25
At least five people have died of starvation after losing their livestock to drought in the Gedo region of Jubbaland state.

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Somali elections committee names eight banks that can receive election fees

0 Visits: 219 | Sunday November 21, 2021 - 18:16:24
The Federal Elections Indirect Team (FEIT) has announced that delegates and candidates participating in the upcoming Lower House elections can make their payments in eight commercial banks in the country.

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UN sounds alarm on Somalia's 'rapidly worsening' drought

0 Visits: 202 | Sunday November 21, 2021 - 18:16:23
(Aljazeera) Somalia's "rapidly worsening" drought has left more than two million people facing severe food and water shortages, the United Nations has warned.

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Bomb explosions hit Uganda's capital Kampala

0 Visits: 212 | Wednesday November 17, 2021 - 00:19:24
Two explosions in the heart of Uganda's capital killed at least two people and sent parliamentarians rushing for cover as nearby cars burst into flames, witnesses and media reported, the latest in a string of bombings over the past month.

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China demands arms embargo exit framework for Somalia, abstains from extension vote

0 Visits: 214 | Wednesday November 17, 2021 - 00:19:23
WASHINGTON (HOL) - China has demanded that the three decades old arms embargo on Somalia be pegged on milestones which the country can be judged upon instead of a blanket ban and year-in-year-out extensions.

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Iranian-supplied arms smuggled from Yemen into Somalia, study says

0 Visits: 232 | Thursday November 11, 2021 - 23:14:20
(Reuters) Guns supplied by Iran to its Houthi allies in Yemen are being smuggled across the Gulf of Aden to Somalia, according to a Geneva-based think tank, where al Qaeda-linked al Shabab insurgents are battling a weak and divided government.

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New lives back in Bay region for families evicted from Lasanod

0 Visits: 221 | Tuesday November 09, 2021 - 11:28:41
( Radio Ergo) Hassan Ibrahim Ali, a father of seven, says he is glad to begin his life afresh in the region of his birth after receiving $3,000 cash from the South West government as part of plans to resettle local families recently evicted from Somaliland.

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At least 13 swarms of desert locusts invade Mandera in one week

0 Visits: 189 | Tuesday November 09, 2021 - 11:28:40
At least thirteen swarms of locusts have invaded Mandera County since November 1, when the pests were first sighted.

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Former model Halima Aden to speak about finding your authentic self at One Young World Summit

0 Visits: 564 | Monday June 28, 2021 - 21:43:43
Former model Halima Aden to speak about finding your authentic self at One Young World Summit

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Somalia: Cash and business skills training support to women-headed businesses

0 Visits: 607 | Monday June 28, 2021 - 21:43:42
Today marks the International Day of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Small businesses led by women and young entrepreneurs continue to face the pandemic's wrath economically. Lockdown measures implemented to prevent the spread of theCOVID-19virus have wreaked havoc on supply chains…

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Somali leaders meet today in Mogadishu to finalise election process

0 Visits: 474 | Monday June 28, 2021 - 21:43:40
Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and Federal Member State leaders are meeting today in Mogadishu for another round of talks and are expected to settle remaining issues ahead of the elections.

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Two suspects behind Hafsa Lukman's kidnap arrested in Kinangop

0 Visits: 490 | Sunday June 27, 2021 - 23:46:19
Criminal investigators have arrested the two main suspects behind the kidnap and torture of Hafsa Mohamed Lukman.

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HirShabelle says will boycott electoral talks in Mogadishu, gives no reason

0 Visits: 445 | Sunday June 27, 2021 - 23:46:17
HirShabelle state will not be taking part in the upcoming electoral talks between Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and Federal Member State presidents, a statement from the state notes.

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21 Al-Shabaab members executed by firing squad in Puntland

0 Visits: 402 | Sunday June 27, 2021 - 23:46:17
Twenty one Al-Shabaab members whose death sentence was affirmed by a superior military court two weeks ago in Puntland today faced the firing squad in an unprecented move in recent years.

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Op-Ed: Kenya should nationalize all Somalis in the country as a strategic national interest

0 Visits: 335 | Sunday June 27, 2021 - 23:19:01
By: JAMAL ABDIKADIR Kenya must use the Somalis within its borders to achieve strategic influence on the Horn. Immigration can affect both host and home-country in several ways, and its effects can be positive or negative depending on the characteristics of the immigrants, the destination country, and…

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Ethiopia votes in test for PM Abiy amid reports of abuses

0 Visits: 328 | Tuesday June 22, 2021 - 22:38:43
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians voted Monday in a major test for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, whose rise to power initially seemed to signal a break with decades of authoritarian rule but who has since waged war in the Tigray region and whose party has been accused of election abuses.

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Turkey's Konya, Somalia's Mogadishu agree to boost cooperation

0 Visits: 364 | Tuesday June 22, 2021 - 22:38:42
(HOL) The authorities of Turkey's Konya and Somalian capital Mogadishu agreed to strengthen their cooperation after senior Mogadishu municipality officials paid a visit to Konya and met with the city's deputy mayor Ercan Uslu on Monday.

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