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12-year old girl raped and murdered in Galkayo

0 Visits: 24 | Wednesday February 27, 2019 - 00:10:27
Aisha Ilyas Adan's mutilated body was found near her houseafter shewent missing. Speaking to VOA, the mayor of Northern Galkayo, Yasin Abdisaid that the body of the girl was dumped few meters away from her home. He added that girl was sexually assaulted .

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Somali native gives up American life for military service in his birth nation

0 Visits: 23 | Tuesday February 26, 2019 - 20:13:57
It lingered in high school with a growing comprehension of his good fortune and a burgeoning understanding of world affairs. It persisted as he entrenched himself in study at the University of Southern Maine and further gained a sense of what would give life purpose in his adult years. African-born…

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Storm at Sea: Hidden players in Kenya-Somalia spat

0 Visits: 27 | Monday February 25, 2019 - 20:06:51
The diplomatic flare-up is also being seen as arising from emerging regional security concerns and internal Somali politics as the country prepares for next year's elections. The presidential election planned for 2020 and regional elections, especially in Jubbaland, have generatedmuch heat in Somalia,…

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President Farmajo's Speech at the LAS-AU Summit

0 Visits: 26 | Monday February 25, 2019 - 10:05:39
Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour and a privilege to be among distinguished colleagues, friends and partners for stability, progress and prosperity in this first ever Arab-EU Summit. I thank the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt for the warm hospitality afforded to myself and…

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US says 4 airstrikes in Somalia kill 2 al-Shabab fighters

0 Visits: 21 | Sunday February 24, 2019 - 20:44:12
The attacks eliminated checkpoints and facilities used by al-Shabaab to collect taxes to fund their violent campaign in Somalia, said a statement Sunday from the U.S. Africa command. "In addition to creating enhanced security, airstrikes help to disrupt al-Shabaab operations and the network while…

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Kansas bomb plotter gets more prison time for child porn

0 Visits: 32 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 23:40:17
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Kansas militia member convicted of taking part in a foiled plot to massacre Muslims in southwest Kansas has now been sentenced to even more time behind bars for possession of child pornography.

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Pakistan's Imran Khan approves military response if India attacks

0 Visits: 20 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 21:35:01
Islamabad authorises 'decisive and comprehensive' reply to any Indian aggression as tensions over Kashmir attack soar. The Pakistani government has authorised its military to "respond decisively and comprehensively to any aggression or misadventure" by neighbouring India, as tensions…

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Galaxy Fold is here -- with six cameras and two batteries for $1,980

1 Visits: 42 | Thursday February 21, 2019 - 23:38:49
Samsung's first truly flexible device converts from a phone to a tablet and will be available April 26. Samsung shows off its new Galaxy Fold, a phone that turns into a tablet. The foldable future is finally here, and it's called the Galaxy Fold. Samsung on Wednesday showed off the new foldable…

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"PRESS RELEASE" NUSOJ Condemns Brutal Harrasment of Two Somali Journalists by Government Soldiers in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 27 | Tuesday February 19, 2019 - 22:02:26
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) strongly condemns the brutal act in which Somali government soldiers publicly handcuffed and beaten up two local journalists in Mogadishu on Monday 18 Feburay ,2018 and barred a dozen of other journalists from independently reporting a news event invited…

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Joint Communique Following The State Visit By President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed To Burundi

0 Visits: 29 | Tuesday February 19, 2019 - 20:40:49
1. At the invitation of His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi, His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo), President of the Federal Republic of Somalia paid a working visit to the Republic of Burundi on the 18-19th of February 2019. The visit is aimed at consolidating…

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MPs to quiz Juma on Somalia feud

0 Visits: 51 | Tuesday February 19, 2019 - 12:23:08
MPs will this morning question Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma on the diplomatic row between Kenya and Somalia. National Assembly's Defence and Foreign Relations Committee chairman Katoo Metito said they want to know the circumstances that led to summoning of Kenya's ambassador to Somalia. "We…

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Scientists unlock genetic secrets of the great white shark

0 Visits: 37 | Tuesday February 19, 2019 - 12:20:09
The great white shark, one of the most fearsome predators in the world's oceans in both fact and fiction, is a formidable creature — right down to its genes. Scientists said Monday they have decoded the genome of Earth's largest predatory fish, detecting numerous genetic traits that help explain…

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New Species of Aloe Discovered in Somaliland

0 Visits: 39 | Tuesday February 19, 2019 - 12:15:55
The genus Aloe includes over 600 species, all native to Africa, islands in the western Indian Ocean or the Arabian Peninsula. Its members are succulent plants with densely packed, spirally arranged leaves. Almost all species are considered to have medicinal or cosmetic value, but a few are poisonous.…

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We're ready to lose Somalia market, miraa traders say

0 Visits: 41 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 11:17:51
According to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Somalia remains Kenya's key miraa market, taking in about 50 tonnes of the commodity daily. The miraa sold to Somalia is valued at more than Sh100 million per day. On Saturday, Kenya recalled its ambassador to Mogadishu and ordered Somalia envoy…

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After envoy expulsion, Somalia denies auctioning oil, gas blocks

0 Visits: 39 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 00:07:10
The statement was issued on February 17 after a meeting in Mogadishu of top officials including President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo and Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre. Somalia regretted that Kenya expelled the ambassador without consulting it.

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How Expensive oil fields have rendered Kenya and Somali great enemies

0 Visits: 34 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 00:04:29
In a statement issued Saturday evening, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau said the auction took place on February 7 this year in London. The strongly worded statement came shot of declaring war between Kenya and Somalia, saying the generosity and good neighbourliness that Kenya practices…

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Somalia denies auctioning oil and gas blocs in Kenyan territory

0 Visits: 24 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 00:01:57
In a letter addressed to the Kenyan ministry of foreign affairs in response to an earlier protest by Kenya over the issue, Somali government has said it has no plans of interfering with any resources that is within a disputed boundary. "Somalia is not offering, nor does it have any plans to offer…

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Al-Shabaab fighters raid Qoryooley town in Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 20 | Sunday February 17, 2019 - 23:51:23
On Saturday night, the militants started the attack with motor shells raided the town before attacking the town from different directions prompting half an hour clash between the militants and the security forces.

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Somali ambassador to Kenya arrives in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 21 | Sunday February 17, 2019 - 23:44:58
Mr Nur was expelled by the Kenya government, which also recalled its own envoy to Somalia, Lt-Gen (Rtd) Lucas Tumbo. The ambassador arrived at Mogadishu's seafront airport together with Somalia's First Lady Zeynab Moalim, who was from a visit to Kenya, and Foreign minister Ahmed Issa Awad.

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Dhageyso:-Madaxweyne Deni Oo Shaaciyay Qorshaha Al-Shabaab Iyo Daacish Looga Saarayo Deegaanada Puntland

0 Visits: 25 | Sunday February 17, 2019 - 12:04:08
Madaxweynaha dowlad Goboleedka Puntland Saciid Cabdullaahi Deni oo shalay Khudbad u jeediyay Xildhibaanada Baarlamaanka Puntland ayaa ka hadlay arrimo dhowr ah oo ay kamid ahaayeen Siyaasada amniga iyo arrimo kale oo dhowr. Waxa uu sheegay Madaxweyne Deni in uu xooga saari doono inta uu xilka haayo…

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