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Senior Somali officials optimistic about upcoming polls

0 Visits: 34 | 22 June, 2019
Senior Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) officials have expressed optimism that the country will hold peaceful and credible elections in 2020/2021 despite the political and socio-economic challenges facing the country.

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Interior minister of the FGS arrive Dhusamareb to discuss election process

0 Visits: 427 | 22 June, 2019
A delegation led by the Minister of Interior and reconciliation of the federal government Mohamed Sabriye Abdi accompanied by a group of the Cabinet Ministers of Somalia have yesterday arrived in Dhusamareb town of Galmudug.

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WHO Somalia Press Release – Launch of Cholera Vaccination Campaign in Somalia

0 Visits: 136 | 22 June, 2019
Today, Somalia is launching one of Africa's largest immunization campaigns using oral cholera vaccines (OCV). The campaign, which runs from 22-28 June 2019 in high-risk areas of Somalia, will vaccinate more than 650,000 people aged one year and above to eliminate the risk of the disease among vulnerable…

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Uganda Police Assess Personnel Ahead of Deployment in Somalia

0 Visits: 150 | 22 June, 2019
Formed Police Assessment Team has camped at Kabalye Police Training School in Masindi to assess the Uganda Police personnel, due for deployment in Somalia.

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AMISOM visits newly recovered Bariire on an assessment mission

0 Visits: 96 | 16 June, 2019
A delegation from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday visited Bariire in Lower Shabelle region in the South West State of Somalia, to conduct a rapid needs and security assessment of the situation on the ground following the recovery of the town from Al-Shabaab.

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Death toll in Mogadishu twin blasts rises to 11

0 Visits: 98 | 16 June, 2019
The death toll in the twin bombings that hit Mogadishu yesterday has increased as two more succumbed to injuries bringing the number of those who killed to 11.

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PM Khaire praises security forces for bravery in face of twin attacks

0 Visits: 41 | 16 June, 2019
Prime Minister Hassan Khaire has lauded the security forces in Mogadishu for their 'heroic efforts' in responding to terror attacks that hit the city yesterday.

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Somali Foreign Minister discusses cooperation with Chinese ambassador

0 Visits: 112 | 16 June, 2019
On Saturday, June 15, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad, received at his office in the ministry the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China H.E. Mr. Qin Jian.

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Twin blasts rock Mogadishu

0 Visits: 54 | 15 June, 2019
Two bomb explosions have gone off in Mogadishu within an interval of about 20 minutes.

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U.S. Africa Command chief meets with key leaders in Djibouti

0 Visits: 48 | 15 June, 2019
The head of the Pentagon's Africa Command held a series of top-level meetings with key leaders in the east African nation of Djibouti, focusing on the effort to fight terror groups such as ai- Shabaab and the Islamic State.

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Sudan risks becoming another Libya or Somalia, says US envoy

0 Visits: 179 | 15 June, 2019
Sudan risks becoming another failed state like Libya or Somalia if the opposition and military don't agree on a transition process, a senior US diplomat warned Friday.

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Washington stirs the UN pot

0 Visits: 1022 | 15 June, 2019
State Department choices prompt a resurgence of anti-US sentiment as oil goes up for grabs*_

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Al-shabab claimed capturing 3 KDF as captives

0 Visits: 53 | 15 June, 2019
Al-shabab claimed it had captured three KDF soldiers when militants Stormed KDF base in Wajir County on Friday night.

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Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda

0 Visits: 64 | 13 June, 2019
A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease, a health ministry official said on Thursday.

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Defiant ex-Hiiraan governor says still in office

0 Visits: 107 | 13 June, 2019
Embattled former governor of Hiiraan region has claimed his is still in office and maintained he was not responsible for the killing of two senior police officers Tuesday.

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Let's resolve Kenya, Somali row amicably, urges Duale

0 Visits: 171 | 13 June, 2019
National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale (pictured) has called for an amicable solution to the diplomatic spat between Kenya and Somalia.

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AU troops arrest al-Shabab triggerman with 6 detonators

0 Visits: 188 | 13 June, 2019
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Wednesday that security forces are interrogating an al-Shabab triggerman who was arrested in Somalia's southern region with six detonators.

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Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended

0 Visits: 166 | 12 June, 2019
Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes.

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AFRICOM upbeat on Somali army, says support paying off

0 Visits: 74 | 12 June, 2019
Senior U.S. military heads in Africa have expressed confidence in Somali National Army noting the forces have made remarkable progress in containing violent extremism in the country and bolstering security in the regions.

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U.S. vows to intensify security operations to stabilize Somalia

0 Visits: 128 | 12 June, 2019
The United States on Tuesday vowed to intensify its security operations against al-Shabab to help stabilize Somalia.

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