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Somalia: Deadly explosion reported in Bardera

0 Visits: 494 | Monday August 29, 2016 - 05:23:41
Bomb blast has targeted Somali government troops, leaving at least two soldiers dead and four others wounded according to witnesses. Security forces afterwards opened fire indiscriminately, and harmed civilian bystanders, sources have added

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Former Puntland Parliament Speaker sends condolences on of late Ugas Abdullahi isse Nour

0 Visits: 850 | Monday August 22, 2016 - 05:14:04
(Bosaso-Galgalanews) Former Puntland Parliament Speaker Said Hassan Shire has sent his condolences to the family, friends and relatives of the late Ugas Abdullahi Isse Nour, he one of the most popular Elders in Sool Region.

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Somalia: 19 killed in Galkayo suicide bombings [Update]

0 Visits: 695 | Monday August 22, 2016 - 04:24:12
At least 19 people including ten government soldiers have been killed and 43 others wounded after suicide bombers tore through busy market and Galkayo municipality complex on Sunday morning, Garowe Online reports. Witnesses said, a bomb-laden truck firstly smashed into a busy Dayaha market, followed…

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Somaliland: "Unity is in Our Self-Interest" Dr Haglatosie

0 Visits: 630 | Monday August 22, 2016 - 04:22:50
The Somaliland health minister Dr Suleiman Esse Haglatosie urges Buhoodle community

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US' Biden to visit Turkey later this month

0 Visits: 527 | Monday August 15, 2016 - 06:02:30
Vice President Joe Biden will meet senior Turkish officials later this month in Turkey, the White House announced Saturday. "While in Ankara, the vice president will meet with President Erdogan and Prime Minister Yildirim to discuss the U.S.-Turkey relationship and a range of issues of importance…

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Somali forces arrest local journalist in Beledweyne

0 Visits: 584 | Monday August 15, 2016 - 05:56:29
A media colleague says Somali security forces have detained a local journalist in the central town of Beledweyne on Saturday night. Ali Dahir Herow (Ali Kuluc), the journalist has been arrested for allegedly working with the newly crowned Hawadle clan chief Ugas Hassan Ugas Khilaf.

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Puntland Military Court Executes Officer over killing

0 Visits: 653 | Monday August 15, 2016 - 05:50:42
A military court in Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland State has executed an army officer by firing squad in Garowe city on Sunday (August 14, 2016).

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Somaliland:President Silanyo Reshuffles Cabinet and appoints New Ministers

0 Visits: 489 | Monday August 15, 2016 - 05:16:02
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – Several new faces have joined the government in senior positions with other prominent ones getting the axe. This follows a major reshuffle by president Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo that has seen new General's assume command of various branches of the armed forces, senior cabinet…

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VICTIMIZED SOMALIA

0 Visits: 795 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 04:03:51
By Asha Abdalla Editor's note's : This is an excerpt from an upcoming book titled Somalia failing due to bad leadership by Asha Ahmed Abdalla, a political activist and former parliamentarian and Assistant Minister.

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Somaliland: Reconciliations To Resolve Issues In Eastern Regions

0 Visits: 537 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 03:57:44
The world continues to evolve and the pace of change can often cast a progressive shadow on the actual evolution that is taking place. Somaliland's destination is unknown to man save Allah's Grace but it is clear it's on the ascendancy. The recent agreements made with some of the residents…

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Kuwait to host donors for backing education in Somalia

0 Visits: 596 | Sunday July 31, 2016 - 09:09:39
The Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) announced on Friday that the State of Kuwait would host early next year an international donors conference to back up education in Somalia. His Highness the Amir (of Kuwait) Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah declared the…

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Turkey denies recognizing Somaliland passport

0 Visits: 372 | Sunday July 31, 2016 - 09:08:09
The Turkish Ambassador to Somalia Olgan Bekar has strongly denied reports that his government has officially recognized the passport of Somaliland administration. Speaking at a press conference in Mogadishu on Saturday, Bekar said Turkey respects the sovereignty and unity of Somalia, ruling out any…

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Ottawa funeral after police arrest row

0 Visits: 392 | Sunday July 31, 2016 - 09:04:49
Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a a mentally ill black man in Ottawa who died following a confrontation with Canadian police. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson was among those who came to pay last tributes to Abdirahman Abdi at a city mosque. Mr Abdi, 37, a Somali immigrant, died on Monday, a…

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In South Sudan, editor arrested as harassment of press increases

0 Visits: 366 | Sunday July 31, 2016 - 09:01:56
Nairobi, July 26, 2016-South Sudan should immediately release Michael Christopher, a journalist who was arrested in the capital, Juba, on July 23, and take action to stop the harassment of the media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Christopher, the editor-in-chief of the independent…

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Somalia: Puntland State TV presenters strike over unpaid salaries

0 Visits: 639 | Monday July 25, 2016 - 05:40:33
GAROWE, Somalia-Journalists at Puntland State Television (PLTV) have staged a damaging strike for missing salaries and incompetent management, Garowe Online reports. On Saturday, the State TV suspended news programs regularly presented from dusk through 10:00 PM in the evening after journalists refused…

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Somaliland: Police Arrest Pro-Administration Journalist

0 Visits: 502 | Thursday July 21, 2016 - 04:23:56
Police in Hargeisa are holding a Munir Ahmed Egal a journalist with the state owned Somaliland National TV-SLNtv. During the time of arrest the journalist who also doubles as the editor in chief of www.somalilandroday.com was in the company of Jamal Ali Hissein the presidential candidate of opposition…

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Somalia: Puntland, Somaliland forces clash in Sanaag, 5 killed

0 Visits: 695 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 05:50:14
DHAHAR, Somalia-At least five soldiers have been killed after Puntland and Somaliland troops clashed in a deadly battle amidst the latter's voter registration exercise in restive northern Sanaagregion on Monday, Garowe Online reports.

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Theresa May unveiling new-look cabinet

0 Visits: 553 | Thursday July 14, 2016 - 19:38:26
Michael Gove has been sacked as justice secretary and replaced by Liz Truss as Theresa May forms her new government, in her first full day as UK PM. Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has also gone, replaced by ex-international development secretary Justine Greening. Culture Secretary John Whittingdale…

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Ex Governor: Puntland troops kill civilians in Bari

0 Visits: 599 | Thursday July 14, 2016 - 19:32:40
Former Bari region governor Abdisamad Galan said Puntland presidential guards have shot and killed innocent civilians in Waciye and Xidho areas in Bari region.

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SOMALIA: Puntland forces arrest Former deputy governor of Mudug region

0 Visits: 466 | Wednesday July 06, 2016 - 00:44:30
Puntland forces arrest Former deputy governor of Mudug region Yacqub Mohamed Abdalla Mudug governor accused President Ali of cementing family's power and failing to deliver on presidential election promises

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