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Information Minister of Somalia Attends Dinner Party Hosted For A Group Of 27 Chinese Tourists

0 Visits: 34 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 02:11:56
Mogadishu, Somalia's Information Minister, Culture and Tourism, Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) has attended a dinner party hosted for a group of 27 Chinese tourists who have been touring the capital city of Mogadishu in the past few days.

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Somalia and Djibouti Agree to Strengthen Telecom & ICT Cooperation

0 Visits: 131 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 00:28:15
DJIBOUTI, (Horn Observer) The Ministries of Telecommunication and Posts of Somalia and Djibouti agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation on areas of Posts and Telecommunication, officials said

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Joint Military Operation Kills Seven Al-Shabaab militants in Southern Somalia - official

0 Visits: 183 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 15:46:18
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Seven Somali militants were confirmed killed in a joint operation carried out by Somali troops in coordination with their international partners in in the town of Jilib in Middle Jubba region, officials said.

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One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

0 Visits: 107 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 08:31:23
KAMPALA, Uganda: The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle Parliament to Elect Electoral Committee, amid Political Chaos

0 Visits: 142 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 23:13:54
JOWHAR, Somalia (Horn Observer) The lawmakers of the semi autonomous state of Hirshabelle said they plan to elect electoral committee on Wednesday amid the former president of Hirshabelle called the recent vote of no confidence against him unconstitutional, local media reported.

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Somalia: Puntland Supports UAE and KSA on the Gulf Crisis, Calls for the FGS to Reconsider Stance

0 Visits: 296 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 21:56:30
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Semi autonomous government of Puntland have on Wednesday announced that its siding with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates on the gulf crisis and called for the Federal Government of Somalia to reconsider its position.

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Suspected Gangs Kill Somali Businessman in South Africa

0 Visits: 282 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 07:19:06
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (Horn Observer) A Somali businessman, who was burned alive by South African gangs, died after sustaining serious injuries, in Durban of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, witnesses said.

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Suspected Somali militants kill five Kenyan police officers: sources

0 Visits: 157 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 06:50:29
NAIROBI - Suspected Somali Islamist militants killed five police officers in an ambush in northeastern Kenya on Tuesday, according to police sources, the latest in a string of deadly attacks.

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Somalia: Mukhtar Roobow Quits Al-Shabab, says in Talks with the Government

0 Visits: 244 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 20:33:13
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Sheikh Mukhtar Roobow Ali aka Abuu Mansuur said that he quit al-Shabaab, accusing Al shabab for not serving the Islam, in a press conference held in Mogadishu and announced that he is in talks with the Federal government of Somalia.

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Somalia: Gunmen Kill 3 People in Drive-by Shooting in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 153 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 19:43:11
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Gunmen killed three Civilians and wounded four others in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu on Tuesday, witnesses said.

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Somalia: Lawmakers Call for the Release of a Somali Man detained by NISA Over unfavorable Comments

0 Visits: 231 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 13:06:58
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali parliamentarians and civic leaders called upon the Federal Government of Somalia to unconditionally release a Somali man who was detained by the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA).

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Somalia: Senator Farole Travels to Kismayo to Drum up Support, After Resigning from Constitutional Review Committee.

0 Visits: 206 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 00:15:05
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Senator Abdirahman Mohamed Farole traveled to Kismayo a day after he resigned from the Joint Parliamentary Constitutional Review Committee (CRC), in a bit to boost his support among the senate members who hail from Jubbaland, sources said.

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Somalia: Taxi Driver is Killed in a Car Bomb near Mogadishu Airport

0 Visits: 220 | Monday August 14, 2017 - 22:39:33
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) A taxi driver was killed in Mogadishu on Monday after explosive attached to his car went off, witnesses said.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle President Booted Out of Office after Vote of No Confidence

0 Visits: 179 | Monday August 14, 2017 - 22:17:13
JOWHAR - Somalia (Horn Observer) The Parliament of Hirshabelle State have on Monday ousted its President Ali Abdullahi Osoble on a vote of no confidence, in a step that might likely lead a chaos to the region's politics.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Airport Security Disrupts Europe Bound suspected Human Smuggling Case

0 Visits: 591 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 21:41:34
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia immigration officials have on Sunday denied 10 suspects to board a Turkish airplane bound to Istanbul over suspicion of smuggling, Somalia's Danan Radio reported.

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Somalia Government unveils plans to Rebuild Mogadishu Stadium

0 Visits: 206 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 21:11:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Somali Ministry of Youth and Sports on unveiled plans to reconstruct the Mogadishu Stadium, which is the biggest sports fields in Somalia, SONNA reported.

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Somalia: Unemployment, Unfair Practices of Growing Marginalization and Khaire's Input

0 Visits: 219 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 19:12:00
MOGADISHU— While most of Somali youth are showing their frustrations toward the current cabinet's failure to address the reality of rampancy youth unemployment and the long marginalized groups rights, Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and his cabinet members were not successful to address…

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Somalia Declared Polio-Free for the Third Consecutive year, in an Anniversary Held in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 133 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 18:51:45
MOGADISHU - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo praised efforts by the Ministry of Health and partners, UNICEF and WHO to eradicate polio from Somalia, according to a statement released by the office of the President.

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Somalia: Former Al-Shabaab Deputy Leader Mukhtar Roobow Surrenders to Somali Government

0 Visits: 495 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 10:52:23
BAIDOA (Horn Observer) Former deputy Shabab leader Muktar Roobow aka Abu Mansuur surrendered to the Somali government on Sunday, after several weeks of intense self defense fight against the Shabaab that claimed at least 20 people, officials and residents said.

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Somalia: Journalist is Freed after Spending 6 days in Garowe Jail

0 Visits: 211 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 08:44:19
GAROWE (Horn Observer) Puntland's Nugaal Region's first grade court freed on Saturday Omar Mohamed aka Omar Dheere on bail, after spending 6 days in jail without charges.

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