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Somalia: Exploitation of public land is barred, Gov't assigns national committee

0 Visits: 81 | Friday January 19, 2018 - 23:08:48
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Friday halted selling, leasing and allocation of public land amid grabbing of public properties is increasing. Since fall of Somalia's central government in 1990s, the public premises and government institutions had been occupied by individuals. President…

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Donald Trump is in top shape mentally and physically: Doctor

0 Visits: 72 | Wednesday January 17, 2018 - 11:27:26
Donald Trump is expected to remain physically fit for the duration of his presidency and has "no cognitive issues whatsoever," according to full results from his first medical examination released Tuesday. Trump's critics have openly questioned his mental health, and an explosive book on…

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"America is home": How Trump's immigration policies are upending Somali lives in the US

0 Visits: 97 | Tuesday January 16, 2018 - 17:09:00
But before the flight's final destination at the Somali capital Mogadishu, it stopped for a layover in Dakar, Senegal. There, a disturbing narrative was revealed about the ordeal endured by Sharif and the 91 other Somali deportees who were being returned to Somalia. During the flight, a lawsuit…

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Somalia: Al-Shabab Demanding Children Residents Threatened to Hand Over Boys, Girls

0 Visits: 75 | Monday January 15, 2018 - 17:21:09
(Nairobi, January 14, 2018) – The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia's Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination and military training in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today. Since late September 2017, Al-Shabab…

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Kenya: Cost of the war in Somalia

0 Visits: 79 | Sunday January 14, 2018 - 19:51:12
President Uhuru Kenyatta and KDF soldier when he visited their Dhobley camp in Somalia [File| Standard] We may never know the human or financial cost of the war in Somalia. The Kenyan government, which at the end of 2011 placed its soldiers under the African Union Mission to Somalia (Amisom), has never…

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NUSOJ condemns the arbitrary arrest of a journalist in Galkayo{Press Release}

0 Visits: 88 | Sunday January 14, 2018 - 19:00:51
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible – the arrest of a Somali journalist on Friday, 12 January, 2018 in Galkayo. 
 The arrest of Hanad Abdi Farah who is the Director of radio Vioce of Mudug, came after his radio released a report on number…

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Turkey, Somalia sign economic partnership pact

0 Visits: 99 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 10:46:44
Turkey and Somalia on Friday signed a pact to boost their strategic economic partnership. "We wish to deepen relations with Somalia. Turkey's investment in Somalia stands at over $100 million," Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag told a signing ceremony alongside his Somali counterpart…

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1 Somali soldier killed during clash with Kenyan troops in border town

0 Visits: 58 | Friday January 12, 2018 - 18:11:17
The tension was high for hours in the area with the presence of the foreign troops, who crossed the border into Somalia without informing the town's local administration. According to Hussein Deyr Adaawe, A Somali military officer, SNA soldiers engaged Kenya's ATPU soldier in a gun battle early…

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Why people come to the US from President Trump's 'shithole' countries

0 Visits: 103 | Friday January 12, 2018 - 18:05:07
According to CNN sources, at a closed-door meeting in the Oval Office, lawmakers brought a proposal to reduce the number by half, with the rest going to underrepresented countries in Africa and nations with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Trump appears to have glossed over the fundamental humanitarian…

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PICS NUSOJ concludes the last leg of series training for journalists in regional states on conflict-sensitive reporting and safety of journalists in Jowhar with UNSOM support

0 Visits: 62 | Thursday January 11, 2018 - 11:41:46
Pictures of NUSOJ training in Jowhar NUSOJ concludes the last leg of series training for journalists in regional states on conflict-sensitive reporting and safety of journalists in Jowhar with UNSOM support

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NUSOJ concludes the last leg of series training for journalists in regional states on conflict-sensitive reporting and safety of journalists in Jowhar with UNSOM support{Press Release}

0 Visits: 70 | Thursday January 11, 2018 - 11:31:32
NUSOJ concludes the last leg of series training for journalists in regional states on conflict-sensitive reporting and safety of journalists in Jowhar with UNSOM support National Union of Somali Journalists supported by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has embarked on a countrywide…

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Somalia Launches Digital Counter-extremism Center

0 Visits: 89 | Thursday January 11, 2018 - 10:53:16
The Somali Ministry of Information says the center will carry out campaigns on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and state-run media designed to promote stability in the Horn of Africa nation, which has seen little peace during the past 30 years. "The center plans to raise public awareness campaign on…

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Somali Community in Zambia donate 35 trucks for garbage collection

0 Visits: 82 | Wednesday January 10, 2018 - 12:12:26
Community Chairperson Mohamud Mohamed says of the 35 trucks donated 10 have been allocated to Ndola while 25 have been allocated to Lusaka. Mr. Mohamed says the Somali community is concerned with the increase in cholera cases hence the donation of trucks to supplement government efforts in fighting…

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Up to 64 migrants drown in weekend sinking off Libya -NGOs

0 Visits: 73 | Tuesday January 09, 2018 - 12:36:54
Eighty six people were plucked from the stricken rubber dinghy on Saturday and eight bodies, all women, were recovered. However, the boat had been carrying 150 migrants, survivors said, with many of the dead vanishing beneath the waves.

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A journalist Abdishakur Shaashaa released from custody in Jowhar with the help of NUSOJ{Press Release}

0 Visits: 69 | Tuesday January 09, 2018 - 10:24:33
Jowhar, Januray 08, 2018 A journalist Abdishakur Shaashaa released from custody in Jowhar with the help of NUSOJ Abdishakur Abdullahi Ahmed known as Shaashaa the Director of Radio City FM in Jowhar and RTN reporter was released from custody after 12 days of detention at the Police Station in Jowhar.…

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Kenya likely to compensate Somalia over oil exploration on disputed sea area

0 Visits: 62 | Sunday January 07, 2018 - 12:36:09
The case lodged by Somalia on August 28, 2014 is set to gain full steam after Kenya lost preliminary objections last year. The government was then required to file a substantive response to the main case in December last year. And although Kenya, through the Office of the Attorney General Githu Muigai,…

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Press Release:-NUSOJ concerned about IFJ safety Funds meant for Wounded two journalists and family of a deceased journalist squandered

0 Visits: 69 | Saturday January 06, 2018 - 12:01:36
Mogadishu- Saturday 06/01/2018:-The legitimate National Union of Somali Journalist (NUSOJ) received complaints from media practitioners and families of victims of recent terrorist attack in Somalia and is deeply concerned the recent reports by some of the local media indicating Funds meant for Wounded…

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BREAKING: Somali PM sacks three ministers

0 Visits: 60 | Thursday January 04, 2018 - 13:42:15
nformation Minister, Abdirahman Omar Osman announced the sacking on Somalia's state-owned television said ministers for Foreign Affairs, Interior and Trade were relieved of their duties. According to Omar, the prime minister appointed three new individuals to hold three ministerial dockets with…

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Report: Expect more war, hunger in 2018

0 Visits: 83 | Tuesday January 02, 2018 - 12:28:19
The report by ACAPS, a non-profit venture that supports humanitarian aid workers with daily monitoring and analysis of 150 countries, examined the anticipated needs of 18 countries in 2018 and found little to cheer. "If 2017 did not look good, predictions for 2018 are no better: violence and insecurity…

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Somalia Charges 5 for Attack That Killed over 500

0 Visits: 75 | Tuesday January 02, 2018 - 12:09:39
Somali prosecutors have filed charges against five men in connection with the Oct. 14 truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed 512 people — the single deadliest terrorist attack in African history. Four of the accused men are in government custody and appeared before a military tribunal in Mogadishu…

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