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Prominent Somali journalist dies in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 783 | Tuesday November 17, 2015 - 16:30:17
A prominent Somali journalist has died in Ethiopia's Somali region on Monday night, after a sudden heart attack, his colleague said.

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Regional consultations to discuss the 2016 electoral process began today across Somalia.

0 Visits: 689 | Monday November 16, 2015 - 19:17:18
The forums are being held in Mogadishu, Baidoa, Kismayo, Garowe and Adado, and will each be attended by up to 150 people from the region.

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Regional forums across Somalia convene to discuss the 2016 electoral process

0 Visits: 643 | Monday November 16, 2015 - 19:06:43
Regional consultations to discuss the 2016 electoral process began today across Somalia.

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KDF not selling sugar and charcoal -- Duale

0 Visits: 810 | Monday November 16, 2015 - 09:43:14
National Assembly majority leader Aden Duale has absolved the Kenya Defence Forces of claims they are involved in sugar and charcoal smuggling in Somalia. He accused the opposition of being behind the misleading report.

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Uganda steps up security after Paris attacks

0 Visits: 752 | Monday November 16, 2015 - 09:41:08
KAMPALA, -- Ugandan security agencies have stepped up security following coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris that have killed at least 127 people and wounded many others on Friday night.

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Somali MPs vote for KDF to leave

0 Visits: 846 | Monday November 16, 2015 - 09:38:42
THE Somali Parliament on Saturday overwhelmingly voted for a motion that compels the Kenya government to withdraw its forces from Somalia. At least 160 MPs voted for the motion, in which they singled out the Kenya Defence Forces and demanded they leave the country forthwith.

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Growing Tension In Beledweyne Town After UN Official Is Killed

0 Visits: 752 | Monday November 16, 2015 - 08:52:39
15 November - Source: Hiiraan Online - 181 Words Tension ran high in the central Somali town of Beledweyne after government troops shot dead a UN official in the town on Saturday, residents said on Sunday

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African media leaders' summit tries to tackle challenges

0 Visits: 854 | Sunday November 15, 2015 - 11:04:35
JOHANNESBURG (HOL) - African Media leaders have concluded their annual summit that aimed to foster ideas and action that will bring positive change to the continent's media landscape and industry agendas.

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The President: Paris attacks a travesty against Islam and humanity

0 Visits: 819 | Saturday November 14, 2015 - 18:00:57
Mogadishu, 14 November 2015: The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, today sent his sincere condolences to the families of those affected in the attacks yesterday in Paris, and strongly condemned the acts of terror.

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OCHA SOMALIA FLASH APDATE 3 HUMANATARIAN IMPACT HEAVY /13 NOVEMBAR 2015N

0 Visits: 837 | Friday November 13, 2015 - 21:59:47
SITUATION OVER VIEW:-

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Jubaland President rebuts claims of racket involving KDF

0 Visits: 896 | Friday November 13, 2015 - 19:03:39
advertisements The leader of the semi-autonomous Jubaland region of Somalia has refuted claims of charcoal and sugar smuggling through the port of Kismayu, and stated that Kenyan soldiers have been unfairly accused of the trade.

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Jihadi John': US air strike targets Islamic State militant in Syria

0 Visits: 915 | Friday November 13, 2015 - 15:24:17
advertisements US forces have carried out an air strike targeting the Islamic State group militant "Jihadi John", with a "high degree of certainty" he was hit.

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Puntland Government To Host Consultative Meeting In Seven Towns

0 Visits: 779 | Friday November 13, 2015 - 15:15:26
13 November - Source: Horseed Media - 143 Words The administration of Puntland State has said it will hold consultative meetings in seven towns to discuss the future of Somalia and the ways to hold election in 2016.

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Report implicates Kenyan military in sugar smuggling racket in Somalia

0 Visits: 828 | Thursday November 12, 2015 - 11:24:56
advertisements Kenya's army is involved in a $400-million sugar smuggling racket in Somalia that also funds the Al-Qaeda militants it is supposed to be fighting, a report alleged Thursday.

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UN authorises trial of Somali pirates by regional states

0 Visits: 812 | Thursday November 12, 2015 - 11:20:17
A photo taken on January 4, 2010 shows an armed Somali pirate keeping vigil on the coastline near Hobyo, northeastern Somalia. The UN Security Council has passed a resolution authorising regional states to establish jurisdiction in trying pirates caught off the Somali coast. AFP PHOTO | MOHAMED DAHIR

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Kenyan Forces Say Flush Out Suspected Islamist Militants In Forest

0 Visits: 780 | Thursday November 12, 2015 - 10:20:32
11 November - Source: Reuters- 365 Words Kenyan security forces have destroyed five camps used by suspected militants linked to the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab in a sweep of a forest on the north coast, a commander in charge of the operation said.The army and police launched the operation two months…

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Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism Somali Government welcomes the establishment of UNSOS

0 Visits: 1996 | Tuesday November 10, 2015 - 21:35:16
Mogadishu 10 November 2015 – H.E. Mohamed Abdi Hayir (Maareeye), the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia welcomes the adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution 2245 for the establishment of the United Nations Support Office for Somalia (UNSOS).

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Prominent Somali women rights activist dies in Canada

0 Visits: 955 | Tuesday November 10, 2015 - 21:11:53
OTTAWA (HOL) – Idil Ladane Salah, was a prominent gender equality activist and researcher of peace building and developments has died in Ottawa on Monday, aged 50, her family said.

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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Omar A.A. Sharmarke Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia at the United Nations Security Council Session on Somalia

0 Visits: 857 | Tuesday November 10, 2015 - 21:05:42
9th November 2015 New York Mr. President, Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen I am pleased to be present with you here today to participate in discussions on taking Somalia forward. It's indeed an honor for Somalia and to all of us here. Somalia cannot thank the Council enough for all that it has…

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President attends the 4th Arab-South American Summit

0 Visits: 768 | Tuesday November 10, 2015 - 20:26:46
Riyadh, 10 November 2015: The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has arrived in Riyadh to attend the fourth Arab-South American Summit.

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