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Uhuru urged to act as cheap fish from Somalia hits local market

0 Visits: 137 | 06 November, 2018
Fishermen in Lamu want the national government to stop traders from Somalia and Tanzania flooding the Kenyan market with their fish.

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AU peacekeeping force to exit Somalia by 2021

0 Visits: 98 | 06 November, 2018
The African Union Mission in Somalia – AMISOM has developed a document that will provide an effective framework for the gradual hand over of security responsibilities to the Somalian security agencies.

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BREAKING THE CEILING: Ilhan Omar's march to Congress as polls open in US

0 Visits: 220 | 06 November, 2018
Ilhan Omar, the once little Somali girl in a refugee camp in Kenya will be leading four other Somali-Americans in the race to elective offices in the US as she trains her eyes in the US Congress where she will be breaking the ceiling as the first hijab wearing Congress Woman in US history.

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CIC welcomes resignation of S. West polls committee

0 Visits: 101 | 06 November, 2018
Federal Member state leaders have welcomed the resignation of South West state presidential electoral committee noting the absence of state MPs could not guarantee a free and fair process.

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Jubbaland administration to restore operations against Al-Shabaab in the region

0 Visits: 96 | 06 November, 2018
Jubbaland administration has announced to focus on joint operations mission of the SNA, Jubbaland forces and AMISOM forces in Jubbaland regions to expand the fight against Al-Shabaab and other security issues in the region.

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Explosion hits AMISOM convoy in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 81 | 06 November, 2018
Reports from Ex-control Balcad of Hilwaa district in Mogadishu indicate that there was a landmine explosion targeted on a vehicle belonging to AMISOM convoy passing the area.

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Muslim states pan Brazil for pledging Jerusalem embassy move

0 Visits: 186 | 05 November, 2018
The world's largest organization of Muslim states this week condemned the plan of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil president, to move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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AU, UN envoys wrap up talks with federal state leaders

0 Visits: 275 | 05 November, 2018
UN envoy to Somalia Nicholas Haysom and his AU counterpart Francisco today concluded their whirlwind tours across the country by meeting Galmudug state president Ahmed Haaf.

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U.S. ratchets up pressure on Iran with a resumption of sanctions

0 Visits: 176 | 05 November, 2018
The United States reimposes oil and financial sanctions against Iran on Monday, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to curb its missile and nuclear programs and counter its growing military and political influence in the Middle East.

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Xi pledges to open China's markets wider to an impatient world

0 Visits: 148 | 05 November, 2018
President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged to widen access to China's economy while delivering a veiled rebuke to Trumpism, as he kicked off an import expo amid growing foreign accusations that he was backtracking on grand promises to play fair on trade.

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Group accuses FGS of vote buying and bribery ahead of S.West polls

0 Visits: 69 | 05 November, 2018
A section of candidates and stakeholders from South West state have expressed concerns over what they termed as deliberate moves by the federal government to interfere with the upcoming state presidential elections.

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Claims by NISA on contracts political- ex security minister

0 Visits: 107 | 04 November, 2018
Former Security Minister and sitting MP Abdirizak Mohamed has dismissed claims by the intelligence agency NISA that it stopped contracts worth millions of dollars he approved while in office terming them as political mudslinging.

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Keep off my office, Accountant General tells Beyleh

0 Visits: 127 | 04 November, 2018
Accountant General Fatuma Farah has lashed out at finance minister Abdirahman Beyle terming nomination of officers to her office as an overreach and scheme to cover up financial mismanagement at the treasury.

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UN Somali envoy asks for Canada's assistance with refugees

0 Visits: 188 | 03 November, 2018
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' special envoy to Somalia is urging the Canadian government to provide more aid to countries in the Horn of Africa that are struggling under the burden of Somali refugees.

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UN chief calls for halt to Yemen violence

0 Visits: 209 | 03 November, 2018
United Nations (United States) (AFP) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for a halt to violence in Yemen to pull the country back from a "precipice" and build momentum toward talks on ending the war.

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WHO seeks to contain cholera outbreak in Somalia amid decline in cases

0 Visits: 117 | 03 November, 2018
The World Health Organization (WHO) is stepping up measures to contain cholera outbreak in Somalia amid decline in the number of cases and deaths in the past month.

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AU fetes Burundian troops with medals for their distinguished service in Somalia

0 Visits: 123 | 03 November, 2018
The AU has awarded medals to a contingent of troops from the Burundi National Defense Force (BNDF), in recognition of their contribution in furthering the mandate of the mission in Somalia.

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UN to lift sanctions on Eritrea after US shift

0 Visits: 181 | 03 November, 2018
The UN Security Council is preparing to lift sanctions on Eritrea after the United States dropped its insistence on prolonging the measures despite a peace deal with Ethiopia, diplomats said yesterday.

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Spike in Somalia violence forces 21,000 people to flee their homes

0 Visits: 113 | 02 November, 2018
Multiple regions of the country see rise in fighting in October, pushing thousands of families into crisis. Many flee to makeshift camps, surviving in flimsy shelters with little protection from the rains. "We are alarmed that fighting has forced thousands of people to run for their lives. Several…

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Minister asks ITU delegates to support resolution on Somalia

0 Visits: 109 | 31 October, 2018
(Dubai, October 31, 2018) Somalia's Minister for Post, Telecom and Technology, said the government recognizes that ICTs form the foundation of socio-economic development and good governance and therefore, is working to create opportunities through the development of ICTs for our people that would…

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