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UPD chairman Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrives in Kismayo

0 Visits: 681 | 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: 738 | 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: 671 | 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: 819 | 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: 670 | 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: 585 | 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: 791 | 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: 532 | 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: 575 | 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: 607 | 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: 770 | 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: 434 | 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: 595 | 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: 487 | 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: 518 | 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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U.S. senators alarmed if China gets control of Djibouti port

0 Visits: 450 | 14 November, 2018
Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing's influence in East Africa.

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U.N. Security Council set to lift Eritrea sanctions on Wednesday

0 Visits: 611 | 14 November, 2018
The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country's rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti.

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Amnesty International withdraws human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi

0 Visits: 573 | 13 November, 2018
Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of the Myanmar leader's shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for.

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The lesson is to be hopeful': Ilhan Omar's journey from Somali refugee to US Congress

0 Visits: 536 | 13 November, 2018
Ilhan Omar, who lived in a Somali refugee camp when she was a girl and was elected to the US Congress last week, has said she hopes her victory would give hope to those whose childhoods resembled hers.

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At least 7 ministries in the dark over electricity arrears

0 Visits: 400 | 13 November, 2018
At least seven government ministries have in the last two days gone without electricity following a withdrawal of services by an electricity company over four months' arrears.

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