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VICTIMIZED SOMALIA

0 Visits: 668 | 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: 421 | 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: 489 | 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: 266 | 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: 292 | 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: 245 | 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: 511 | 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: 398 | 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: 586 | 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: 456 | 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: 487 | 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: 365 | 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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Puntland:- President dissolves Galkayo council over security lapse

0 Visits: 457 | Tuesday July 05, 2016 - 23:35:32
President of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous state of Puntland Abdiwali Mohamed Ali Gaas has on Monday dissolved the local council of Galkayo city. The dissolving of the local council came after the city has been hit by series of attacks and assassinations targeted on senior officials and…

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In Kenya, PM says Africa trip will help rebuild world majority for Israel [See VEDIO]

0 Visits: 414 | Tuesday July 05, 2016 - 23:29:01
Kenya — Hailing the importance of his current visit to four African countries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday vowed to further expand Israel's ties with the entire continent, so much so as to eliminate the so-called automatic majority against the Jewish state in international forums…

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Somalia's president recently held first-ever meeting with Israeli PM

0 Visits: 325 | Tuesday July 05, 2016 - 23:22:04
Kenya – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently met with the president of Somalia in a first high-level contact between the two countries, a source close to the Somali leader told The Times of Israel.

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PUNTLAND ON A DANGEROUS PRECIPICE

0 Visits: 450 | Saturday July 02, 2016 - 08:50:15
By Mohamed Abshir The Puntland State of Somalia is on a dangerous precipice. More than two and half years after taking charge of the most stable region of Somalia, President Abdiweli Gas policies have erupted into political revelries, jeopardizing the security and stability of the region. The absence…

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Willie Kimani: Missing Kenyan lawyer found dead

0 Visits: 385 | Saturday July 02, 2016 - 08:33:09
The body of a Kenyan lawyer who was representing a client making a complaint against the police has been found. The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) said Willie Kimani's death was a "dark day for the rule of law in Kenya". Kenya's police have often been accused of brutality and they have been…

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Bangladesh forces clear Dhaka cafe and rescue hostages

0 Visits: 311 | Saturday July 02, 2016 - 08:29:03
Bangladeshi troops say they have cleared a cafe in the capital Dhaka, where gunmen on Friday took at least 20 hostages, including foreigners. They say 13 hostages, including four foreigners, were rescued and six attackers shot dead. However, the fate of other captives remains unclear. Several of those…

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U.S. MISSION TO SOMALIA ALARMED AT RADIO DALJIR CLOSURE

0 Visits: 341 | Saturday June 25, 2016 - 08:54:19
Press Statement US_DeptFor Immediate Release U.S. Mission to Somalia Alarmed at Radio Daljir Closure The United States Mission to Somalia is alarmed by the June 23 closure of Radio Daljir by the Puntland Minister of Information, in direct contradiction of the right of free expression. We urge the Puntland…

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Ex Bari Governor threatens to oust Puntland leadership

0 Visits: 572 | Saturday June 25, 2016 - 08:50:44
The former governor of Bari Abdisamad Mohamed Gallan who turned now as an opposition leader has threatened to attack Puntland to overthrow current president Abdiwali Gaas. Speaking to GalgalaNews, Gallan said he took army to liberate the people of Puntland from what he described a 'tyranny'…

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