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Police ask for public's help in solving double slaying

0 Visits: 288 | Friday November 27, 2015 - 10:13:52
A day after a shooting in the Seward neighborhood that left two young Oromo-American men dead and a third seriously wounded, police officials said they needed the East African community's help in solving the case.

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Kenyan-Somalis air their views on culture and politics

0 Visits: 248 | Friday November 27, 2015 - 10:10:32
One woman's hope to change people's perspective of Somalis and highlight the many positive features of the culture gave birth to the Somali Heritage Week. Writes Margaretta wa Gacheru. For Fardousa Jama, the Somali Heritage Week which was held last week at the Nairobi National Museum was a dream…

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CHECKING OUT: Customers seeking alternatives to hotels in Mogadishu after attacks

0 Visits: 285 | Thursday November 26, 2015 - 17:17:05
Somali security officers gather in front of the Central Hotel in Mogadishu. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the Central hotel attack thatkilled twenty people, including two legislators -February 20, 2015

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Ban appoints veteran British political, peacebuilding adviser to head UN assistance mission in Somalia

0 Visits: 298 | Wednesday November 25, 2015 - 08:35:21
advertisements Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Michael Keating of the United Kingdom as his new Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).

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Somalia's Al Qaeda Branch Warns Members Against Joining Islamic State Terrorists

0 Visits: 223 | Wednesday November 25, 2015 - 08:15:26
Somalia's Al-Shabaab fighters have warned they will "cut the throats" of members who shift allegiance from Al-Qaeda to Islamic State, amid reports some factions have already been punished for doing so: "If anyone says he belongs to another Islamic movement, kill him on the spot,"…

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Joint Statement ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2015

0 Visits: 248 | Tuesday November 24, 2015 - 18:30:13
Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development and Christos Stylianides,…

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Get modifications made Ministers tonight

0 Visits: 279 | Tuesday November 24, 2015 - 00:35:22
Here is the decree from the Office of the Prime Minister of Somalia, and Dikreetadan mentioned changes and short-term lifting of some of the Ministers Federal Government of Somalia

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PUNTLAND: Release Journalist Jama Deperani

0 Visits: 273 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 20:27:39
Authorities in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland must immediately release journalist Jama Deperani said the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project and the Somali Human Rights Defenders Coalition, in a joint statement released today.

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Americans Sharpen Focus on Terrorism

0 Visits: 260 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 19:08:12
advertisements Americans are registering heightened concerns over possible terrorist threats after the deadly Islamic State (IS) attacks in Paris. New polling data from ABC News and the Washington Post newspaper show an electorate increasingly focused on security issues.

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Five KDF officers injured after landmine hits vehicle near Kenya/Somalia border

0 Visits: 257 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 19:02:49
advertisements At least five KDF personnel were Monday morning injured after their vehicle was hit by a landmine in Hulugho area, near Kenya/Somalia border.

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Ethiopia-Djibouti railway begins temporary freight transportation

0 Visits: 296 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 18:59:28
ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia (Xinhua) -- Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian Prime Minister addresses the Chinese Media in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. XINHUA PHOTO - MICHAEL TEWELDE

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In Somaliland, climate change is now a life-or-death challenge

0 Visits: 410 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 18:56:08
Pastoralists long accustomed to a harsh environment are reeling as drought and cyclones lay waste to their herds and leave families weak from thirst and hunger

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Rise of ISIS should prompt rethink of Kenya's strategy against terrorism

0 Visits: 330 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 10:43:20
Somali Al-Shabaab fighters in Elasha Biyaha on February 13, 2012. The Islamist militants have been considering joining the Islamic State and pledging allegiance to its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. FILE PHOTO | MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB | AFP

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Tanzania rout Somalia

0 Visits: 350 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 10:40:02
advertisements Captain John Bocco and Elias Maguli each scored a brace to inspire Tanzania to an emphatic 4-0 victory over Somalia at the ongoing Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup on Sunday afternoon at the National Stadium in Addis Ababa.

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Somali, Libyan remanded in custody over Paceville fight

0 Visits: 272 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 10:35:58
advertisements A Somali and a Libyan who were involved in a fight in Paceville in the early hours of yesterday have been remanded in custody after both of them pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against them.

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Can Ethiopia's railway bring peace to Somalia?

0 Visits: 518 | Monday November 23, 2015 - 10:29:27
"We decided to open the railway early because of the drought, the worst in decades," says Getachew Betru, chief executive of the Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC).

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Mogadishu ranked second fastest growing city in the World

0 Visits: 424 | Sunday November 22, 2015 - 10:35:21
Is the planet's fastest growing metropolis in China, Indonesia or Niger? With many different methods of measurement, there's no simple, single answer

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Insight into the earliest settlers of EA: Somalis

0 Visits: 345 | Sunday November 22, 2015 - 10:23:45
Members of the Gar Gaar dance troupe perform a Somali traditional dance during Kenya's first Somali Heritage Week at the Nairobi National Museum starting today ending November 21, 2015. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA

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Updated | Human smuggler arrested, another on the run

0 Visits: 316 | Sunday November 22, 2015 - 10:20:11
Police arrest Somali man suspected of having aided over 200 migrants to reach Malta from Italy using false documents, another on the run

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Report details how terrorists outsmarted security system to execute Garissa University attack

0 Visits: 396 | Sunday November 22, 2015 - 10:16:29
In a confidential report filed with the National Assembly's Committee on Administration and National Security, the spy chief revealed an elaborate plan of surveillance, intelligence collection, stockpiling of weapons and movement of militants which all culminated in an attack carried out with near-military…

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