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Somali MPs aim to impeach president over Ethiopia, Eritrea 'deals'

0 Visits: 66 | 11 December, 2018
An impeachment move brought by lawmakers against Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been rejected by deputy speakers of the country's parliament.

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EU extends Somalia maritime assistance mission

0 Visits: 95 | 11 December, 2018
The Council of the European Union on Monday agreed to extend by two years its anti-piracy assistance mission in Somalia and pledged $75 million in funding for the project.

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Somalia lays out next steps to tackle corruption

0 Visits: 107 | 11 December, 2018
As the world marked International Anti-Corruption Day, the Federal Government of Somalia announced today a series of steps to strengthen its commitment to combat corruption and reinforce transparency in order to build more accountable institutions.

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As Somalis flee to cities, Mogadishu becomes most crowded city in Africa

0 Visits: 67 | 11 December, 2018
Conflict and natural disasters from 2017 – 2018 caused massive displacement to cities – says new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).

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Kenya launches Coast Guard Service

0 Visits: 315 | 19 November, 2018
NAIROBI: President Uhuru Kenyatta will today launch the Coast Guard Service to bolster the country's maritime security at Liwatoni in Mombasa, Kenya's coastal region.

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UPD chairman Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrives in Kismayo

0 Visits: 106 | 19 November, 2018
The chairman of the Union for Peace and Development (UPD) party Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Monday arrived in Kismayu the headquarters of Jubbaland state for a two days visit.

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Jubaland Executed Soldier who previously killed an elder

0 Visits: 168 | 19 November, 2018
Jubaland state of Somalia's Military Court had executed today a soldier who shot dead an elder in late October at Kismayo City.

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Egypt and Ethiopia to discuss Nile dam dispute: PM

0 Visits: 191 | 19 November, 2018
Egypt said on Sunday it would hold talks with Ethiopia in the next two weeks to iron out differences over an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile that Cairo sees as a threat to its water supplies.

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Japan to expand SDF base in Djibouti in part to counter China

0 Visits: 139 | 18 November, 2018
The Defense Ministry is moving to expand the Self-Defense Forces' base in the strategically important eastern African nation of Djibouti for a wider range of missions other than anti-piracy operations.

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SNA security officials supervise military bases in Beledweyn town of Hiiran region

0 Visits: 145 | 18 November, 2018
Somali National Army security officials who have been in Beledweyn town the headquater of Hiiran region for the last days have supervised the military bases in the town.

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President Gaas sacks Galkayo mayor and councillors

0 Visits: 104 | 18 November, 2018
Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas has sacked Galkaayo mayor Mohamud Yussin Yumey and Councillors in the local authority.

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Judge frees Somali immigrant who was detained 9 months

0 Visits: 145 | 18 November, 2018
A federal judge has freed a Somali immigrant who was held for nine months in a New Hampshire jail.

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Displaced families in Sool region demand for humanitarian emergency aid

0 Visits: 94 | 17 November, 2018
More than 10,000 displaced local families in Sool region are facing severe humanitarian situation after they fled their homes following clan clashes in the area

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S. West state assembly approves 15 new members to polls committee

0 Visits: 104 | 17 November, 2018
South State assembly Saturday voted in 15 new members to the state presidential election committee to replace those who quit early in the month.

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U.S ambassador to Somalia presents credentials to President Farmaajo

0 Visits: 120 | 17 November, 2018
U.S ambassador to Somalia Donald Yamamoto today presented his credentials to President Mohamed Farmaajo officially marking his start of duty in Somalia.

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President Farmajo welcomes the lift of Eritrea sanctions

0 Visits: 285 | 15 November, 2018
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of Somalia has welcomed the decision of the UN Security Council for lifting the sanctions against Eritrea.

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Government Forces conduct a Massive operation in Beledweyn town

0 Visits: 97 | 15 November, 2018
Reports from Beledweyn town, the capital of Hiiran region, are indicating that Somalia National Army forces are conducting massive operations in the town.

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Djibouti seeks Security Council support over border row with Eritrea

0 Visits: 184 | 15 November, 2018
Djibouti has sought the UN Security Council's support in seeking settlement of the border dispute with its neighbour Eritrea through the International Court of Justice after what it termed as failure of direct negotiations and mediation by third parties.

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UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on Somalia

0 Visits: 159 | 15 November, 2018
The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighboring countries.

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Somali parliament approves $17m to cover US military aid cut

0 Visits: 167 | 14 November, 2018
The Lower House has today approved a $22.5 million Supplementary Budget to cover military support deficit occasioned by withdrawal of aid to the Somali National Army by the US last December and a World Bank shortfall.

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