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Three cops injured after al Shabaab attack in Mandera

0 Visits: 393 | Tuesday June 22, 2021 - 22:38:40
(HOL) Three police officers were on Tuesday morning injured when al Shabaab gunmen attacked their vehicle in Bambahowla area, Mandera County.

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Somali community leaders in Coast want girls' killings probed

0 Visits: 362 | Sunday June 20, 2021 - 16:05:49
(HOL) Somali community leaders in the Coast Region have called upon the Directorate Criminal Investigations (DCI) to immediately investigate kidnappings and killings of Somali girls in the country.

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UNHCR Applauds Somalia's Open-door Refugee Policy

0 Visits: 370 | Sunday June 20, 2021 - 16:05:48
(HOL) Three decades of violence have left 2.9 million of Somalia's citizens internally displaced, but the country is also home to 25,000 refugees, including 6,800 Yemenis and over 700 Syrians.

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Kidnapped Eastleigh woman rescued alive from Kayole house

0 Visits: 347 | Sunday June 20, 2021 - 16:05:45
A 23 year old woman who was kidnapped by unknown people and a ransom demand of Sh5 million made for her release was Sunday rescued alive.

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Somali MPs in Kenya decry rising cases of kidnappings, demand speedy probe

0 Visits: 433 | Saturday June 19, 2021 - 14:18:01
(HOL) - Somali politicians in Kenya have raised the red flag over an increasing spate of kidnappings of Somali women, especially in Nairobi's Eastleigh areas.

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Somaliland Elections Disrupt al-Shabaab's Regional Expansion

0 Visits: 421 | Saturday June 19, 2021 - 14:17:58
(HOL) the independent, but unrecognized, Republic of Somaliland held parliamentary and local district elections.

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Somali Foreign Minister participates in Antalya Diplomacy Forum and meets with his Azerbaijani counterpart

0 Visits: 364 | Saturday June 19, 2021 - 14:17:57
(HOL) The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamud, participated, on Friday, in the opening of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum, which will run from June 18-20 under the title of "Innovative Diplomacy: New Era, New Approaches".

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17 al-Shabab insurgents killed in central Somalia

0 Visits: 504 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 17:33:49
A total of 17 al-Shabab insurgents were killed and several others wound in two separate security operations in Somalia's central region on Friday, Somali National Army (SNA) has said.

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Hirshabelle President fires deputy security minister

0 Visits: 446 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 17:33:39
Beledweyne (HOL) - The President of Hirshabelle, Ali Abdullahi Hussein, has fired his deputy security minister of the Hirshabelle region Hassan Mohamed Elmi on Friday.

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Qatar to host Arab meeting on Renaissance Dam dispute

0 Visits: 354 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 17:33:29
Arab foreign minister are expected to meet in Doha on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing dam dispute between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia.

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School district agrees to pay $3M in bullied child's suicide

0 Visits: 443 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 17:33:28
The parents of an 8-year-old boy who killed himself after being bullied repeatedly at an Ohio school have reached a tentative $3 million settlement with his school district.

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European missions laud Somaliland elections, call for more women representation

0 Visits: 384 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 21:47:42
The European Union and other non EU countries with presence in Somalia have applauded the just concluded elections in Somaliland terming them a strong commitment democracy.

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UN report says Somalis undergoing military training in Eritrea were deployed to fght in Tigray

0 Visits: 447 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 21:47:41
A UN report has said Somalis who were undergoing military training in Eritrea took part in the ongoing conflict in Tigray region in Ethiopia confirming similar claims by parents of the trainees and politicians in Somalia.

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Chinese built Ethiopia-Djibouti railway earns 29 mln USD in nine months period

0 Visits: 322 | Sunday June 06, 2021 - 18:05:34
The Chinese-built 752.7 km Ethiopia-Djibouti railway earned 29 million U.S. dollars in a nine-month period, the Ethiopia-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Share Company (EDR) disclosed on Friday.

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Mo Farah's Tokyo 2020 hopes hang in balance after defeat in 10,000m Olympic trial in Birmingham

0 Visits: 445 | Sunday June 06, 2021 - 18:05:33
Two-time defending champion Mo Farah suffered a crushing defeat and failed to achieve a qualifying time at the European Athletics 10,000m Cup in Birmingham.

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Amisom to 'fully' probe alleged KDF violations in Somalia

0 Visits: 352 | Sunday June 06, 2021 - 18:05:32
The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) has promised to investigate allegations that the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) killed civilians in Gedo during an aerial raid on Al-Shabaab militants.

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Turkey lands new deal to provide 118 armored combat vehicles to Kenya

0 Visits: 419 | Saturday June 05, 2021 - 23:07:59
In the latest of successful deals, a Turkish defense firm has landed a new contract to provide 118 armored vehicles to Kenya, expanding its footprint in Africa.

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Al-Shabaab claims it recaptured villages in Middle Shabelle following SNA control

0 Visits: 313 | Saturday June 05, 2021 - 23:07:57
The militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed to have recaptured three villages in Middle Shabelle as Somali National Army says it has killed over 200 militants in a week

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2 killed, 8 injured by blast in Somali capital

0 Visits: 299 | Saturday June 05, 2021 - 23:07:56
At least two people were killed and several others wounded in a bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, an official said.

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IDPs moved to new site in Luq complain of lack of shelter, water, toilets, jobs

0 Visits: 254 | Thursday June 03, 2021 - 22:32:13
(ERGO) – Internally displaced families who have been relocated to a centralised plot of land outside Luq town in Somalia's Gedo region are complaining that they no longer have access to basic services such as water and toilets.

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Somalia mulls strategy to curb perennial flooding in southern region

0 Visits: 313 | Thursday June 03, 2021 - 22:32:12
Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble vowed on Thursday to devise a new strategy to mitigate and find a lasting solution to the perennial flooding affecting thousands of people in the southern region.

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Somalia's prisons boss defends his men, says former president's guards fired first

0 Visits: 375 | Thursday June 03, 2021 - 22:32:11
Somalia's prisons commandant Mahad Adan has dismissed reports that his men fired at the convoy of former president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud noting instead the former president's guards opened fire first contradicting an earlier statement by Justice Minister Abdulkadir Nur.

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