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President Farmajo welcomes the lift of Eritrea sanctions

0 Visits: 868 | 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: 507 | 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: 704 | 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: 552 | 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: 640 | 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: 518 | 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: 699 | 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: 679 | 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: 599 | 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: 483 | 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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Somalia's compliance with arms embargo 'consistently weak'-UN report

0 Visits: 658 | 13 November, 2018
Diversion of military equipment and distribution for political ends remain high in Somalia, a new UN report has warned dimming the possibility of arms embargo lifting by the UN Security Council in the near future.

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Balanballe administration call on residents to end the clashes in the region

0 Visits: 496 | 13 November, 2018
Balanballe district administration of Galgadud region has called the residents to end the clan clashes in the region

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Dozens in court as Ethiopia says security chiefs ordered attack on PM

0 Visits: 687 | 13 November, 2018
Dozens of Ethiopian security officials appeared in court on Monday after the attorney general accused security chiefs of ordering a grenade attack on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

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Body of woman raped and killed found in Barawe district

0 Visits: 513 | 12 November, 2018
Security forces in Barawe district in Lower Shablle region Sunday found the body of a 28 year woman whom medical tests note she was raped and then killed.

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Nugal governor warns Fed' Govt against interference of state polls

0 Visits: 490 | 12 November, 2018
Nugal regional governor in Puntland Abdisalan Hersi has asked the federal government to keep off interference of the state presidential elections slated for January.

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Acting S. West President warns ministers against use of public resource for campaigns

0 Visits: 563 | 12 November, 2018
The acting president of Southwest state Abdikadir Sharif Shekhuna has warned state ministers against misusing public property under their control and asked them to submit an inventory of all government property under their control.

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Iran raise exports to Somalia and other African countries by 17 Percent

0 Visits: 412 | 12 November, 2018
A senior Iranian trade official announced that the country has increased its exports to the African states to a considerable extent.

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Mogadishu: District Police Commissioners fired

0 Visits: 407 | 12 November, 2018
The Regional Police Commander of Banadir sacked number of Police heads after last Friday's Trebal Bombs in Mogadishu.

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Kenyans stranded as public service transport operators down tools

0 Visits: 438 | 12 November, 2018
NAIROBI: Kenyans Monday woke up to a transport crisis as public transport operators popularly referred to as "Matatus", kept off the roads in protest to a crackdown by police.

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Garbaharey residents hold demos against Madobe's visit

0 Visits: 505 | 12 November, 2018
Hundreds of people Sunday gathered in Garbaharey town the headquarters of Gedo region to protest against an expected visit of the Jubbaland state president Ahmed Madobe to the town.

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