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Somalia- Puntland force killed two Fishermen and wounded many others

0 Visits: 417 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 20:58:56
By Jama F, Freelance Sanaag Community in London UK condemn Putland Marine Force (Sarcen International) targeting civilians in Las-Korey" on Monday at two People have been killed and more than five wounded on going fighting between Fishermen and Putland Marine Forces" The statement added the…

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Somalia slams Kenya over maritime dispute

0 Visits: 324 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 20:56:07
Kenya's objection to the Indian Ocean maritime case before the International Court of Justice is "without merit", Somalia's Attorney General Ahmed Dahir has said. Kenya and Somalia are disputing their maritime boundaries including the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles. Dahir…

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For victims of female genital cutting, pregnancy brings tough questions

0 Visits: 344 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 20:54:13
Safi Abdulahi's protruding belly leads the way to the fourth floor of the hulking Hennepin County Medical Center building. The big-eyed 20-year-old shuffles down an echoing hallway, draped in vibrant dresses with a hijab hugging her round cheeks. She passes a framed photo of a sleeping ivory-pale…

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AMISOM Deputy Force Commander Completes Visit to Bardheere and Diinsor

0 Visits: 283 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 20:52:57
AMISOM Deputy Force Commander Maj. Gen. Mohammedesha Zeyinu has completed a visit to the newly liberated towns of Baardhere and Diinsor, where he interacted with the troops and challenged them to continue striving for lasting peace in the region and Somalia in general. The two towns were until July…

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119 jailed Somali pirates bring chaos and drama to sessions court room

0 Visits: 310 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 20:52:13
The city civil and sessions court at Kala Ghoda saw high drama and chaos with the transportation and production of 119 Somali nationals, accused in three piracy cases, from Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai to court room number 42. They were accompanied by 180 armed police personnel and escorted in 10 vans.

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London court starts hearing corruption charges against Djibouti tycoon

0 Visits: 298 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 20:49:19
A court in London has started hearing corruption charges levelled against a Djiboutian business tycoon Wednesday to determine if the government of Djibouti falsified evidence in order to label the country's richest man. Abdurrahman Boreh, a former presidential candidate for Djibouti has been battling…

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Ugandan army confirms it will leave South Sudan

0 Visits: 322 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:42:39
Ugandan troops will start leaving South Sudan by the end of this week, according to the head of the Ugandan force in the country. This was a key rebel demand during drawn-out talks which led to a peace deal in August. All foreign forces were meant to have left by 10 October. Meanwhile, a rebel leader…

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Despite opposition, Somali parliament again discards anti-president's motion

0 Visits: 276 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:41:11
Somalia's parliament speaker has yet again reiterated that the parliament has decided to end the controversial impeachment motion against president after a consultative with some of the legislators who led the campaign to unseat the president.

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Al-Shabab Seemingly Shifts Strategy as Fighters Dwindle

0 Visits: 282 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:40:06
NAIROBI, KENYA — As it loses ground in Somalia, militant group al-Shabab increasingly has turned to attacks needing just a few fighters to make an impact. The biggest of these — such as the assault on Garissa University in northeastern Kenya in April — have left dozens of people dead. The group…

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Sankara remains: Burkina Faso late leader 'riddled with bullets'

0 Visits: 294 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:36:59
An autopsy shows the supposed remains of Burkina Faso's former leader Thomas Sankara are "riddled with bullets", his family's lawyer says. The family is still waiting for DNA results to confirm the body's identity. Seen as Africa's Che Guevara, the anti-imperialist revolutionary…

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Somalia: Al Shabaab puts captured major on display

0 Visits: 269 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:33:55
-Somalia's Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab group has put on display a military commander said to be a major in Somali National Army (SNA) according to photos posted on pro-militant website, Garowe Online reports. -

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National Flag Day marked in Somalia

0 Visits: 265 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:32:01
Somalis have marked National Flag Day with colourful events across the country as UN-backed government is fending off Al Shabaab threats, Garowe Online reports. -

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Somalia: Fears loom over return of piracy

0 Visits: 251 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:29:40
Pirate scourge may soon make comeback if illegal fishing continues at an alarming rate, fishers told Garowe Online -

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Somalia: Moreish tea in Bargal coastal town

0 Visits: 247 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:27:57
Bargal seems too old, given its geographical location and long standing relations with the Arab World. Unfortunately, gunfire sound has severely ravaged its nearest neighbor, Yemen. -

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Escape from Mecca

0 Visits: 237 | Wednesday October 14, 2015 - 05:24:02
By: Nile Green Somaliland sun– The recent stampede in Mecca, in which more than a thousand pilgrims making the hajj were trampled to death, is a tragic but powerful reminder of the city's prominence in the Muslim world. According to theological tradition, every male Muslim is required to make…

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A cargo plane crashed in Arbiska, a neighborhood of Afgoi 30 km away from Mogadishu

0 Visits: 212 | Tuesday October 13, 2015 - 04:38:35
A cargo plane that had delivered equipment and vegetables for AMISOM peacekeepers in Mogadishu has fell on the outskirts of Mogadishu after wheel malfunction witnesses and officials said

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