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Erdogan: The hero of Somalia.

0 Visits: 2172 | Monday January 26, 2015 - 10:38:38
There was never any doubt that Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would receive a hero's welcome in Somalia. On Thursday, he vowed to go ahead with the trip despite a bomb attack at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on the eve of his planned visit. Later his office announced he would delay…

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King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies.

0 Visits: 2135 | Friday January 23, 2015 - 03:49:34
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died, Saudi state television has said. Saudi television cut to Koranic verses early on Friday, which often signifies death of a senior royal, minutes before a formal announcement about King Abdullah's demise was made.

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Fighting embarks between Jubba forces and Hiraale militia.

0 Visits: 2092 | Thursday January 01, 2015 - 16:40:12
Reports coming from the port city of Kismayo indicate that clashes embarked between the Interim Jubba Administration (IJA) forces and Barre Hiirale militia in Saba' Asharaad locality, Mustaqbal radio reports.

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Djibouti FA distributes sports equipment to its stakeholders.

0 Visits: 2274 | Monday December 15, 2014 - 10:33:11
THE PRESIDENT of Djibouti Football Federation Souleiman Hassan Waberi has on Sunday presented football equipment to football clubs in the country, as part of the FDF efforts to encourage the growth of football in Djibouti.

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Ilwad Elman is appointed Youth Ambassador for Somalia on Sexual Violence in Conflict

0 Visits: 2303 | Thursday November 27, 2014 - 12:29:06
"What can a small army of committed young people hope to accomplish for devastated women in the world's most failed state, half a world away? Almost anything.

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The UN gave millions to Somalia. Where did it go?.

0 Visits: 2091 | Friday November 21, 2014 - 23:06:34
The United Nations for years handed out tens of millions of dollars to non-government organizations involved in humanitarian work in strife-battered Somalia with "no assurance" that the money was used for the intended purposes," according to a report by the U.N.'s own internal auditing watchdog.

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Abdirizak Silver, a Somali journalist shot dead in Galkacyo.

0 Visits: 3544 | Tuesday November 18, 2014 - 23:34:31
Abdirizak Ali Abdi , a prominent radio and TV journalist working for Radio Daljir and a correspondent of the Somali speaking Television of HornCable has been targeted and shot died in Galkacyo of the Mudug region of central Somalia on Tuesday evening.

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Former Speaker of Parliament Shariif Hassan elected as a President of Southern West Regional State despite protests and rejection.

0 Visits: 962 | Tuesday November 18, 2014 - 18:44:51
Former Speaker of the Somalia Parliament , ShariF Hassan Sheikh Aden has been elected as the new President of the newly established Southern West Regional State in Baidoa on Monday.

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Abrahaman Badiyow , a promenent politician “ “ There are some good signs that the elections being held as scheduled as well as the lastest development on security “

0 Visits: 1303 | Wednesday October 08, 2014 - 02:11:58
Abdirahman Moalin Abdulahi known as Badiyow , a prominent politician and former civil society activist said that is optimistic that Somalia's presidential election could be held in 2016 as planed .

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Colonel Barre Hirale boycotts a recoinciliation Conference to start in Kismayu.

0 Visits: 1796 | Sunday September 14, 2014 - 22:28:22
Colonel Barre Aden , a former warlord in Kismayu said on Sunday that he is not ready attending the Recoinciliation Conferernce due to start in Kismayu , the capital of Lower Jubba on 16th of September .

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Djibouti President calls for Kenyan authorities to Stop ‘Discrimination’ on Somali Refugees.

0 Visits: 2477 | Wednesday May 07, 2014 - 18:08:44
Djibouti President Ismael Omar Guelleh has called for the Kenyan authorities to stop ''discrimination'' on Somali refugees and respect their rights.

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Somalia Parliament Speaker angered by detention of Top Diplomat in Kenya.

0 Visits: 8663 | Sunday April 27, 2014 - 13:47:24
Somali Parliament Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari has reacted angrily to the detention of one of the country's top diplomats by the Kenyan authorities.

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Kenyan police chief vows to enhance war against terrorists.

0 Visits: 2740 | Friday April 25, 2014 - 12:42:37
Kenya's police chief has vowed to continue crackdown on terrorists despite Wednesday night's car explosion which killed four people including two police officers.

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KENYA: The last kenyan PM Raila Odinga criticizes the government on targeting Somali community.

0 Visits: 2751 | Wednesday April 09, 2014 - 18:42:55
Former Kenyan Prime minister Raila Odinga worried the way Kenyan security authorities are abusing the Somali community in the country.

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SOMALIA: About 1,000 Somalis arrested in Kenyan police crackdown in Eastleigh

0 Visits: 2673 | Sunday April 06, 2014 - 11:34:37
About 1,000 ethnic Somalis were arrested in two days Kenyan Police operation in Nairobi's Eastleigh suburb and were taken to Kasarani Stadium outside Nairobi, RBC Radio reports.

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The Somali love of 'rude' nicknames

0 Visits: 4510 | Sunday March 09, 2014 - 17:49:03
In the West, people tend not to call their friends and colleagues nicknames that pick on negative physical traits. But in Somalia, people have a love of such nicknames.

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Somali Mother of Homeless Children

0 Visits: 3560 | Saturday March 08, 2014 - 18:32:06
Somalia joins the rest of world to mark the International Women's Day, as it's women rise to make a difference in their communities. This year, the day is being marked under the theme,Inspiring Change.

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EU, Austria and UN Food Agencies Are Backing Landmark Initiative

0 Visits: 5680 | Friday March 07, 2014 - 10:31:25
MOGADISHU - For the first time, Somali farmers are turning themselves into suppliers of high-quality food assistance for their fellow Somali people.

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SOMALIA: Arab League Handball Federation pledges support for Somalia.

0 Visits: 2628 | Saturday March 01, 2014 - 18:12:03
The Newly elected president of the Arab handball Federations Dr Turki Khalwi said that the Pan Arab handball body was expecting to implement more development programs in under developed Arab nations including: Somalia, Djibouti, Sudan, Palestine and Yemen to help those countries' handball promotion…

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Somali government and UN sign co-operative pact.

0 Visits: 2697 | Thursday February 27, 2014 - 09:55:46
The federal government of Somalia on Wednesday signed a cooperative deal to strengthen bilateral ties between the United Nations and the federal government of Somalia.

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