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Minister asks ITU delegates to support resolution on Somalia

0 Visits: 39 | Wednesday October 31, 2018 - 20:11:21
Somalia's Minister for Post, Telecom and Technology, said the government recognizes that ICTs form the foundation of socio-economic development and good governance and therefore, is working to create opportunities through the development of ICTs for our people that would allow them to participate…

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Somalia 'excluded' from new Istanbul airport's inauguration amid Khashoggi crisis

0 Visits: 27 | Wednesday October 31, 2018 - 11:56:46
The exclusion of Somalia from the symbolic event which featured leaders of more than 18 countries including Qatar, Sudan, Pakistan, Serbia, Uzbekistan on the front row seats is thought to be related to its recent public support to the Saudi kingdom over the case of a Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi…

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Trump's rhetoric is partly to blame for a man's plot to bomb Muslim refugees, his lawyer says

0 Visits: 31 | Wednesday October 31, 2018 - 11:47:10
he men referred to Muslims as cockroaches and, in the words of prosecutors, "described in the most extreme and violent terms what they planned to do to them." They were found guilty in April and face a maximum sentence of life in prison. Now, Stein's lawyer is asking for a more lenient sentence,…

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Trump claims he can defy Constitution and end birthright citizenship

0 Visits: 28 | Wednesday October 31, 2018 - 11:39:00
Trump's vow to end the right to citizenship for the children of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born on US soil came in an interview with Axios released Tuesday. Such a step would be regarded as an affront to the US Constitution, which was amended 150 years ago to include the words: "All…

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Somali state accuses central government of meddling in upcoming elections

0 Visits: 21 | Tuesday October 30, 2018 - 21:31:30
Officials and elders in the Southwestern State accused Somali government of using its resources to interfere in the region's upcoming election process in favor of certain candidates allied to it, a charge dismissed by the government. More than ten candidates are running for the regional election…

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Hargeisa smugglers reveal insights into the sordid business of human trafficking of Somali migrants

0 Visits: 33 | Tuesday October 30, 2018 - 20:56:03
Noor coordinates a network of people smugglers based in several African countries, who organise perilous journey for young Somalis eager to cross to Europe for better lives. After a four-month investigation, Radio Ergo journalists tracked down Noor and convinced him to meet one evening at a market place…

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Nomadic life in Mandera makes war on measles hard to win

0 Visits: 14 | Tuesday October 30, 2018 - 20:11:18
The county acting director of health services Mohamed Adawa said the fact that locals in Mandera are always on the move with their livestock has made the effort difficult. "We are now launching this campaign to completely wipe out the disease in our county especially in children of between six months…

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French president backs Ethiopia leader's sweeping reforms

0 Visits: 19 | Tuesday October 30, 2018 - 19:59:31
The 42-year-old African leader was on a working visit Monday to France in his first trip to Europe since taking office in April. In a joint declaration, France welcomed "the rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea." Both countries pledged to "continue their efforts in order to promote…

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Somalia attending ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

0 Visits: 25 | Tuesday October 30, 2018 - 18:49:11
A delegation led by Somalia's Post, Telecom and Technology minister is attending the 20th Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which kicked off at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, UAE. The Plenipotentiary Conference is the highest decision-making…

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Leicester City: Healing a broken city after 'horrific time for everybody'

0 Visits: 23 | Tuesday October 30, 2018 - 10:35:32
On an October day cold enough to freeze breath, little was said as players and staff of Leicester City gathered, heads bowed, outside the King Power Stadium to observe the ever-increasing field of flowers, shirts and scarves now serving as a memorial to the club's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.…

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First dairy plant in Mogadishu introduces Somalis to packaged milk

0 Visits: 23 | Tuesday October 30, 2018 - 10:12:10
Located in southern Mogadishu, the million-dollar Irman Dairy processing plant stands tall after Salad, 40, invested the savings he had made whilst living in exile in the UK.

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Qatar, Somalia review bilateral ties

0 Visits: 20 | Sunday October 28, 2018 - 19:58:40
nesinsideAt the outset of the meeting, the Minister conveyed greetings of Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to the President and his wishes of further progress and prosperity to the people of Somalia. For his part, the President entrusted the Minister to convey his greetings to H H the Amir and…

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Saudi FM says global outcry over Khashoggi 'hysterical'

0 Visits: 18 | Sunday October 28, 2018 - 19:51:33
Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist critical of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed by Saudi agents at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. "This issue has become fairly hysterical," Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said. "I think people…

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Somalia and DR Congo's get support of Blockchain consortium in Africa

0 Visits: 20 | Sunday October 28, 2018 - 19:43:43
Within a well-designed global ecosystem, this fintech initiative is intended to support millions of entrepreneurs inAfricainitially in theDemocratic Republic of Congo("DRC") andSomalia, impacting hundreds of millions of lives on the African continent and beyond. This groundbreaking effort provides…

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Ethiopia's visa-on-arrival for all Africans starts November 9

0 Visits: 23 | Sunday October 28, 2018 - 19:28:07
Finally, Ethiopia has announced a date for the start of a visa-on-arrival regime for all Africans. Africa's second most populous nation will start visa-on arrival regime from November 9, 2018, PM Abiy Ahmed's chief of staff confirmed on Friday.

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EU funded labour rights training for media workers and how to organize kicks off in Baidoa

0 Visits: 14 | Sunday October 28, 2018 - 18:54:13
BAIDOA-October 28, 2018 - The National Union of Somalia Journalists (NUSOJ) and the Finnish Media Development Organization (VIKES) today kicked off a two days EU funded media workers labour rights and how to organize training for 25 journalists in Baidoa, seat of the South West State aimed at improving…

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Obama burns Trump over iPhone story

0 Visits: 28 | Saturday October 27, 2018 - 09:05:24
Recently, the New York Times reported that Donald Trump won't give up his iPhones despite the fact he's been told that Chinese and Russian spies are eavesdropping on him. Yeah, we're talking about the same Donald Trump who smiles as crowds chant "lock her up" and regularly criticizes…

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Erdoğan tells Saudis: show us where Jamal Khashoggi's body is

0 Visits: 11 | Friday October 26, 2018 - 22:26:45
Eighteen men arrested in Saudi Arabia "must know" who killed the journalist and where his remains were taken, Erdoğan said in parliament on Friday, adding that the person who "gave the orders" for the alleged murder must be brought to justice and the suspects extradited for trial in…

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Ethiopia's parliament approves Sahle-Work Zewde as president

0 Visits: 19 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 19:43:18
Sahle-Work is at present U.N. under secretary general and special representative of the secretary general to the African Union. She replaces Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, who tendered his resignation to parliament earlier on Wednesday.

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Jamal Khashoggi killing: Trump says Saudi crown prince could have been involved

0 Visits: 55 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 11:37:16
Donald Trump has said for the first time that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman could have been involved in the operation to kill dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi noting that "the prince is running things over there" in Riyadh. The comments, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal,…

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