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THE PM'S REMARK ON SOMALI FLAG DAY

0 Visits: 1038 | Tuesday October 13, 2015 - 10:10:21
It is really an honor to mark the Somali Flag Day in the place it was first hoisted 61 years ago. Many perished for this flag and many more were born under its freedom. In light of this I humbly extend my sincere joyous congratulations to the Somali people and of course the Armed Forces who have protected…

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Alleged Nauru rape victim arrives in Australia for abortion

0 Visits: 904 | Monday October 12, 2015 - 11:36:45
Somali refugee who became pregnant after allegedly being raped on Nauru has arrived in Australia for an abortion. advertisements

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Journalists murder: CPJ's "Getting Away With Murder" says Somalia is worst offender

0 Visits: 900 | Monday October 12, 2015 - 11:04:33
Committee to Protect Journalists' (CPJ) Global Impunity Index of countries where journalists are murdered and their killers go unpunished has included the names of South Sudan and Bangladesh, where journalists are killed but their killers get away without any punishment.

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Saudi air raids on Yemen leave 12 Somalis dead

0 Visits: 922 | Saturday October 10, 2015 - 18:31:31
advertisements Saudi Arabia's latest airstrikes on Yemen and ensuing explosions have claimed the lives of a dozen Somali nationals, local media say.

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Press Release: Cabinet approves Disable Policy

0 Visits: 949 | Friday October 09, 2015 - 08:50:45
The weekly scheduled Cabinet meeting held today was chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Mohamed Omar Arteh. The Cabinet deliberated several important issues. Among it was the Policy which will render rights to the Disabled people, and a plan geared towards the…

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Bill Shorten says refugee raped on Nauru should be allowed to come to Australia for an abortion

0 Visits: 943 | Wednesday October 07, 2015 - 10:25:20
"This is a black-and-white matter": Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says a woman raped on Nauru should be allowed to come to Australia for a termination. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

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Reporters Without Borders condemn the arrest of Universal TV Staff

0 Visits: 1018 | Wednesday October 07, 2015 - 10:22:37
advertisements Reporters Without Borders condemns the indefinite closure of London-based Universal TV's East Africa offices in Mogadishu and the arbitrary detention of East Africa director Abdullahi Hersi Kulmiye and programme presenter Ali Dahir Salad.

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Somalia accuses arrested journalists of public 'incitement'

0 Visits: 918 | Wednesday October 07, 2015 - 01:19:05
advertisements MOGADISHU (HOL) ----Somalia's national intelligence agency has accused a journalist and his director it arrested this of inciting violence through their coverage after their television station hosted a debate which discussed about a meddling by neighbouring countries in Somalia's…

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Universal TV Staff to remain in Prison for 21 Days, its offices remain Closed

0 Visits: 1075 | Monday October 05, 2015 - 12:34:02
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the closure of the London based Somali language Television office in Mogadishu and the arrest of the its staff on Friday October 2, 2015 by the National Security and Intelligence Agency (NISA).

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Somalia PM and UN Secretary General met and discussed issues relating to the progress Somalia has made

0 Visits: 917 | Friday October 02, 2015 - 18:05:15
The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke who is attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York today visited the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in his office. The Prime Minister and he Secretary General discussed issues relating to the progress…

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International Day of Older Persons 2015

0 Visits: 1167 | Thursday October 01, 2015 - 10:47:12
25th International Day of Older Persons: Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment advertisements The 2015 celebration of the 25th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons (IDOP), in anticipation of the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development…

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Soma Oil Lobbies U.K. to Oppose Proposed Moratorium on Somalia

0 Visits: 1093 | Thursday October 01, 2015 - 10:37:31
Soma Oil and Gas Holdings Ltd., the U.K.-based explorer under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, asked the British government to help block a United Nations proposal that a moratorium be placed on oil deals in Somalia.

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Yahya Samatar, Somali who swam into Canada, wins bid to stay here

0 Visits: 1143 | Thursday October 01, 2015 - 10:33:25
Yahya Samatar stands with Karin Gordon, executive director of resettlement for Hospitality House Refugee Ministry, just before the start of Wednesday's hearing. (Kaj Hasselriis/CBC) Yahya Samatar, the Somali man who swam across the Red River from North Dakota to Manitoba, is allowed to stay in Canada…

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President welcomes Djibouti's call to host a summit for Troop Contributing Countries to Somalia

0 Visits: 979 | Wednesday September 30, 2015 - 12:05:13
New York, 28 September, 2015: HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, has welcomed the suggestion made by Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Gelle to host a follow-on summit on behalf of Somalia for the Troop Contributing Countries (TCC) to the African Union Mission…

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DRAFT COMMUNIQUÉ: HIGH-LEVEL MEETING ON SOMALIA NEW YORK 28 SEPTEMBER 2015‏

0 Visits: 1156 | Tuesday September 29, 2015 - 09:16:00
Today's meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Mr. Nabil Elaraby, Secretary-General…

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The Speech of his Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud The High Level Meeting on Somalia‏

0 Visits: 1189 | Tuesday September 29, 2015 - 09:07:52
The Speech of his Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud The High Level Meeting on Somalia Monday 28 September "Investing in Peace: priorities for 2016 and beyond"

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First Rare Blood Moon In Decades Appears

0 Visits: 1143 | Monday September 28, 2015 - 12:46:49
LONDON – For the first time in three decades, a rare astronomical phenomenon is to happen this week when a lunar eclipse will coincide with supermoon, prompting fears of apocalypse among some Christian churches. "It will be quite exciting and especially dramatic," predicted astronomer Sam…

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The Prime Minister's Press Conference

0 Visits: 1068 | Monday September 28, 2015 - 12:12:46
Mogadishu, September 28, 2015----The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Omar Sharmarke, who gave a press conference today in Mogadishu, made a peace appeal to the feuding clans in Mudug and Sool regions of Somalia. The Prime Minister called out for immediate cease-fire and reconciliation…

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U.N. defends arms shipment in Kenya, calls drug claim disturbing

0 Visits: 1009 | Friday September 25, 2015 - 20:49:24
advertisements Weapons discovered by Kenyan authorities aboard a Norwegian ship were part of a legitimate cargo for United Nations peacekeepers and the vessel should not have been inspected without a U.N. presence, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday.

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More than 300 killed in Saudi Hajj stampede

0 Visits: 1127 | Thursday September 24, 2015 - 16:00:26
advertisements At least 310 people have been killed in a stampede at the annual Hajj pilgrimage, Saudi Arabia's civil defence directorate said. The directorate said at least 450 other pilgrims were injured in Thursday's stampede, which took place in Mina, on the outskirts of the holy city of…

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