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Press Statement on the Turkish Republic Day Mogadishu, Somalia

0 Visits: 48 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 12:08:27
29 October 2017 The Government and People of the Federal Republic of Somalia have the great pleasure to extend their warmest congratulations and best wishes to the Governmentand People of Turkey as they celebrate the 94th Anniversary of Turkish Republic Day.

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Second protester shot dead in Kenya after fractious vote

0 Visits: 30 | Saturday October 28, 2017 - 11:42:05
A second protester was killed in Kenya on Friday as anger raged a day after a divisive election boycotted by the opposition, taking the death toll from two days of protests to eight. The latest victim was shot dead by police in the Kawangware slum in Nairobi during clashes involving members of three…

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Raila urges Nasa supporters to be calm

0 Visits: 37 | Saturday October 28, 2017 - 10:51:04
National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga on Friday toured Kibra constituency to assess the state of Olympic Primary School that was damaged during chaos on election day. Mr Odinga, accompanied by area MP Ken Okoth, condemned the burning of the school, pinning the blame on the Jubilee administration.…

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Editorial endorsements: Warsame, Goodman merit new terms on Minneapolis City Counci

0 Visits: 46 | Friday October 27, 2017 - 22:22:17
Abdi Warsamebecame the nation's first Somali-American elected to municipal office in 2013. He has proved to be a polished, energetic member of the Minneapolis City Council and merits a second term representing theSixth Ward. Ads By Google

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Burning barricades mark start of Kenya election re-run

0 Visits: 37 | Thursday October 26, 2017 - 13:09:14
KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Polling stations in Kenyan opposition strongholds were shuttered on Thursday and youths burnt street barricades, heeding an election boycott set to hand victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta, but with a mandate compromised by low turnout and procedural flaws.

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NUSOJ is not an individual property but a trade union of Somali journalists

0 Visits: 64 | Thursday October 26, 2017 - 12:06:16
NUSOJ strongly condemns in the most emphatic terms, the falsely misleading statement circulated by Omar Faruk Osman in which it is claimed that the European Union trademark court decreed admissible judicial action against the elected Secretary General of National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ)…

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A Radio Journalist is Shot Dead in Somalia . For Immediate Release The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the murder

0 Visits: 54 | Thursday October 26, 2017 - 10:47:07
Mogadishu, October 25, 2017 of yet another journalist in Afgoye Corridor in Lower specially Arbiska in Lower Shabelle Province about 25 KM South of the Somali capital Mogadishu putting four the number of the killed journalists in Somalia this year alone.

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Somalis diaspora use skills to help rebuild homeland

0 Visits: 53 | Tuesday October 24, 2017 - 11:46:34
Minneapolis — Like many Somalis displaced by decades of civil war, Mohamoud Elmi felt he had a duty to use what he learned in America to help rebuild his homeland. After getting a business administration degree in Ohio, he fulfilled that calling and returned to Somalia in 2008 to work in government.…

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US voices concern over security situation in Somalia

0 Visits: 46 | Tuesday October 24, 2017 - 10:39:05
Somali president visits Ethiopia, solicits more military support

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Training South West Regional State Journalists in Somalia on Freedom of Expression and Human Rights Reporting Press Release

0 Visits: 56 | Monday October 23, 2017 - 12:24:31
Monday, October 23, 2017 From Saturday 21-Sunday 22 October, 2017 in Baidoa,Somalia The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) with the support of United Nations Assistance Mission For Somalia UNSOM particularly the UN Human Rights Protection Section organised two days training for 25 journalists…

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Bloomington mosque holds memorial fundraiser for Bloomington father killed in Mogadishu terror attack

0 Visits: 35 | Monday October 23, 2017 - 11:03:54
In a gymnasium at Dar Al Farooq, Eyow's Bloomington mosque, co-workers recalled his friendliness and dedication to quality work. The principal at his children's school recollected his passion for education. A close friend called Eyow the most compassionate person he had ever met. Eyow, 50, had…

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United States to support Somalia as country's president prepares for 'state of war' after bombing

0 Visits: 41 | Sunday October 22, 2017 - 11:13:51
The United States is expected to play a supporting role in the new offensive planned by President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a Somali military official said. The president's emergency speech has been postponed after the death toll of Somalia's deadliest attack rose to 358, while dozens remain…

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US Muslim Leaders Condemn Deadly Mogadishu Attack

0 Visits: 45 | Sunday October 22, 2017 - 10:56:51
Imams, Somali community leaders, the ambassadors of two African nations, a representative from Turkey and officials from the U.S. Department of State gathered at Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia, one of the nation's largest, on Friday to condemn terror, especially the recent…

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Uganda police lock up Kizza Besigye and deny him bail Share Tweet Email Share

0 Visits: 115 | Friday October 20, 2017 - 22:01:36
Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Kizza Besigye has been locked up. Dr Besigye is being held at Nagalama Police Station in Mukono District following his arrest on Thursday. STONES He arrested along with FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat and the party secretary…

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Italy donates 300,000 euros to Somali Red Crescent

0 Visits: 50 | Thursday October 19, 2017 - 13:00:46
"I have arranged through the Italian Cooperation Service for the emergency funding of 300,000 euros to the Federation of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent (FICROSS) to at least partly alleviate the tragic consequences of the terrorist attack in Mogadishu a few days ago" said Foreign…

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Uhuru says he will not negotiate with Raila

0 Visits: 43 | Thursday October 19, 2017 - 12:51:43
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he will not hold negotiations with the opposition, adding Kenyans should be allowed to vote in peace on October 26. Speaking on the campaign trail at Saboti, Trans Nzoia county, yesterday, Uhuru warned the opposition against intimidating the IEBC.

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Somalia praises Turkey for immediate help, criticizes Western powers for indifference

0 Visits: 32 | Thursday October 19, 2017 - 12:29:46
It is an implicit challenge to Western backers who have not, in the view of many Somalis; jumped to help. "Whenever there is a problem, Turkey helps us. Where are the other countries?" runs a popular cartoon circulating on Somali social media. Within 48 hours of the huge twin explosions that…

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Farmajo Blames Al-Shabaab For Mogadishu Blast

0 Visits: 107 | Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 19:09:30
18 October - Source: Aljazeera - 270 Words Somalia's President has blamed Al-Shabaab for the country's deadliest attack, in which more than 300 people were killed. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo told Al Jazeera that the armed group's "fingerprints" could be found over Saturday's blast…

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Intel official says Turkish military base was 'target' of Somalia truck bomb

0 Visits: 59 | Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 11:50:48
The newly Turkish-built military base in Mogadishu was the original target of Saturday's deadly truck bomb, a senior Somali intelligence official told VOA Somali. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says all the intelligence reports received before this attack -- and information gathered…

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Turkish Minister Lands In Somalia To Aid Blast Victims

0 Visits: 35 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 21:15:15
16 October - Source: Anadolu Agency - 233 Words Turkish Health Minister Ahmet Demircan arrived in capital Mogadishu on Monday morning to speed up Turkey's support operations for the injured from Saturday's truck bombing that left at least 276 people dead. Demircan is accompanied by a delegation…

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