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Turkey invited by Somalia to explore for oil, says Erdogan

0 Visits: 229 | Tuesday January 21, 2020 - 19:51:49
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Somalia had invited Turkey to conduct energy drilling and exploration operations in its seas.

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Locusts add to the woes of Somali farmers in flood-hit Hiran region

0 Visits: 211 | Thursday January 16, 2020 - 23:01:21
Farmers in central Somalia's Hiran region, whose farms were submerged by recent floods, are having to contend with swarms of locust devouring whatever they have planted since then. Kadiye Abdi Gadod, a farmer in Hodug, 34 km west of Beletweyne town, told Radio Ergo that locust swarms have set on…

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Somalia loses to South Sudan in round one of Fiba Afro Basketball Pre-qualifiers

0 Visits: 244 | Wednesday January 15, 2020 - 13:14:23
Somalia put up a brave fight but lost to South Sudan in the ongoing Fiba Afro Basketball Pre-qualifiers in Nairobi Tuesday. In the final round, South Sudan won by 114 points to Somalia's 79. In the first quarter, Somalia came close with 17 points against South Sudan's 25 with some brilliance…

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UPDATE: Five killed, 15 injured in car bombing attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 268 | Wednesday January 08, 2020 - 18:51:01
Five people were killed and 15 others injured in a car bomb attack in Mogadishu Wednesday barely a week after close to 100 others were killed in the outskirts of the city

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Kenyan Civilians Flee Manda Bay Area After al-Shabab Attack

0 Visits: 238 | Tuesday January 07, 2020 - 15:57:53
NAIROBI – In Lamu county, the coastal region of Kenya, some civilians are moving out of their homes into small towns for safety. The development comes a day after the al-Shabab militant group stormed a military base that hosts U.S. and Kenyan counter-terrorism forces, killing three U.S. personnel.

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Mustaqbalkaaga aadan Aqoon!!!.

0 Visits: 228 | Tuesday January 07, 2020 - 15:41:04
Burcad Batrol ayaa iskaashatay, Ogoow 5 Sanno kadib marka shidaalka la soo saaro iyada oo lagu dhaqmayo (Sharciga Shalay la ansixiyay). Qoyska Somaligu celcelis ahaan 3 jeer ayuu ka sii faqrisanaan doonaa sida uu maanta yahay. Musuq maasuqa iyo shaqa la'aanta ayaa 6 jibaarmi doono. wadanku waxa…

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Hawo Abdallahi Ali: Illiteracy must be defeated by whatever means.

0 Visits: 235 | Monday January 06, 2020 - 17:23:29
It is recess time, and lively chatter can be heard from the grounds of Abdalla Deerow School in Baidoa. Located in the centre of the city, it provides free education five days a week to more than one thousand girls from vulnerable communities in the area. Its principal, Hawo Abdallahi Ali, cruises the…

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We have invested over $1b in Somalia since 2011- Turkish ambassador to Somalia

0 Visits: 229 | Saturday January 04, 2020 - 18:17:32
The Turkishgovernment has invested over a billion dollars in Somalia since 2011, the country's ambassador in Somalia Mehmet Yilmaz has said noting his country was committed to supporting Somalia.

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Mogadishu mayor launches livestock market construction, warns against random livestock trade in the city

0 Visits: 232 | Saturday January 04, 2020 - 17:10:49
Mogadishu Mayor Omar Filish today laid the foundation stone for the construction of the livestock market in the outskirts of Mogadishu. The mayor who also doubles up as the governor of Banaadir Region launched the construction of the market to enable proper management of livestock trade.

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AFRICOM Ends 2019 With Record Number Of Strikes In Somalia

0 Visits: 237 | Tuesday December 31, 2019 - 22:43:53
The U.S. military conducted three airstrikes Sunday in Somalia, where a record 63 such attacks were conducted in 2019 as part of a stepped-up campaign against Islamic militants. The latest bombings hit terrorists in two separate locations, killing four fighters and destroying two vehicles, U.S. Africa…

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UPDATE1: Over 70 dead as toll rises in Ex-Control bombing

0 Visits: 254 | Saturday December 28, 2019 - 19:42:22
Over 70 people have so far been confirmed dead and close to 100 others injured as the death toll in the Ex-Control truck bombing rises. Medina Hospital confirmed it has received 73 bodies from the scene of the bombing which rocked Ex- Control area in the outskirts od the capital Mogadishu Saturday morning.

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Thousands of farmlands in Somalia at risk as desert locust wreak havoc-FAO

0 Visits: 306 | Wednesday December 18, 2019 - 19:41:52
In a statement released Wednesday, FAO said the locust invasion which is the worst in 25 years could destroy harvests in Somalia while the impact could be spread into next year as the locusts are now breeding in Somaliland, Mudug in Galmudug state and Puntland. "We are talking about a medium to…

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Morocco Signs Agreement with Djibouti to Share Expertise in Renewable Energies

0 Visits: 259 | Wednesday December 18, 2019 - 19:38:46
Morocco inked a framework agreement with Djibouti to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy, mining, and geology on Monday, December 16, in Rabat. The Moroccan Minister of Energy, Mining and Environment Aziz Rabbah signed the agreement with the Minister of Energy in charge of Natural…

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End of Year Statement 2019 - DefendDefenders and AfricanDefenders

0 Visits: 332 | Wednesday December 18, 2019 - 17:49:36
Dear friends and colleagues, 2019 has been a busy and fruitful year for DefendDefenders and AfricanDefenders. As we near the end, I would like to take some time to reflect on our achievements and challenges during the course of this year. I am happy to report that these eventful 12 months were diligently…

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U.S. conducts airstrike against al-Shabaab in Somalia

0 Visits: 282 | Sunday December 01, 2019 - 15:03:57
The U.S. Africa Command announced the operation in a statement, saying it was still assessing the impact of the attack. "We are assessing the results of the airstrike, however, we currently assess no civilians were injured or killed as a result of this airstrike," the statement read. AFRICOM…

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FESOJ Organizes Symposium on Strengthening Relations Security Agencies and Media

0 Visits: 246 | Thursday November 28, 2019 - 17:12:53
Dhuusamareeb , Sunday November 24, 2019: The Federation of Somali Journalists FESOJ, in cooperation with the Free Press Unlimited under the project of Our Right to Know supported by the EU organized one-day symposium on Council of Peace at Hotel Badar in Dhuusamareeb city, Galmudug State focusing on…

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AMISOM investigates the death of former Somali Diplomat at the Halane Basecamp in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 255 | Friday November 22, 2019 - 19:51:23
Mogadishu:- The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), yesterday commenced preliminary investigations into the heart-wrenching and unfortunate death of Ms. Almaas Elman Ali Ahmed, former Somali Diplomat and Peace Activist who was hit by a bullet at 14.34 hrs on November 20, 2019 at the Halane Base…

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Election reveals changing face of leadership in Twin Cities suburbs

0 Visits: 298 | Sunday November 10, 2019 - 16:17:56
Aside from the usual challenges of navigating a first-time campaign, Mohamed realized her biggest hurdle was internal: "I needed to rewire my thinking to see my age as my strength." Mohamed, who on Tuesday became the first Somali-American and Muslim on the council, was just one of several younger…

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No cause for alarm as cyclone KYAAR dissipates- FAO

0 Visits: 267 | Saturday November 02, 2019 - 19:22:02
The UN agency said Friday the tropical cyclone will not after all be making headway into Somalia and that it was expected to dissipate by Friday. "The storm which was earlier predicted to affect parts of Somaliland, Puntland and Central Regions of Somalia is not expected to make land fall in Somalia…

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WHO SHOULD BE BLAIMED?

0 Visits: 314 | Saturday November 02, 2019 - 18:58:59
Another year and another flood enforced Beledweyn inhabitants to evacuate the city, leaving behind their business and professional activities, then hosting an open area, in rainy season, with very indeed serious hardship life, no food, no water and no shelter for most of them. The flood solution is…

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