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FESTU Calls ILO Conclusions on Somalia False and Misleading and Urges ILO to be fair on FESTU case

0 Visits: 203 | Thursday November 23, 2017 - 23:48:06
Press Release Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU), an independent Somali trade Union based in Mogadishu condemns ILO conclusions on Somalia and called it false and misleading and urged the ILO to be fair on FESTU case.

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US Kills Over 100 Militants in an Airstrike in Somalia

0 Visits: 158 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 23:15:11
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The US Military on Tuesday said that it had killed more than 100 militants in Somalia, the latest in a series of airstrikes against the Shabab in recent months.

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Somalia Statement on the UNIVERSAL CHILDREN'S DAY, 2017

0 Visits: 206 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 22:58:42
Today 20 November, 2017 the Federal Government of Somalia joins the rest of the world in commemorating the Universal Children's Day. We recall that on 20th November, 1989 the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to indicate that the world had accepted that…

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Is Somalia Parliament's Report Encouraging Armed Rebellion against Neighboring Ethiopia?

2 Visits: 1005 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 23:43:34
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali parliament on Saturday approved report in which it supports the armed rebellion against neighboring Ethiopia in what many believe might have been commissioned by the UAE and Egypt.

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Somalia: Somali Government will continue to the military operations against terrorists

0 Visits: 356 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 22:01:28
Mogadishu, 13 November 2017 - The Federal Government of Somalia is committed to the defeat of terrorist groups of al-Shabaab and Islamic State. The government will use all available resources, including foreign military support from our international partners in particular the United States of America…

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Eye witnessing Somaliland's presidential election

0 Visits: 439 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 20:09:41
HARGEISA (Horn Observer) On Monday 13.11.2017 at 6 am local time in Hargeisa, capital city of Somaliland, people are queuing at the poling stations to voting for the president of the next five years. 

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Shuttering Social Media During Somaliland's Elections: Access to Information Crucial for Free, Fair Vote

0 Visits: 246 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 14:50:34
By Laetitia Bader: - On November 13, the self-declared autonomous state of Somaliland will be holding presidential elections, the third since declaring independence from Somalia in 1991. The incumbent is stepping down and the elections are pitting the ruling party's candidate against two opponents,…

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Somalia Government Concerned about alarming use of chemicals by al-Shabaab in their bombs, cited in the UN Monitoring Report

0 Visits: 531 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 10:41:38
MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Federal Government of Somalia acknowledges the report by the Somalia & Eritrea Monitoring Group and is currently reviewing the findings

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Somalia: Minister of Information Briefs Progress update on Strand 4, Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism

0 Visits: 465 | Saturday November 11, 2017 - 15:53:32
Mogadishu, 11 November 2017 - H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia today briefed participants of the Comprehensive Approach to Security (CAS) Executive Meeting on the progress of Strand 4, Preventing & Countering Violent…

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5 days Consultative Meeting on Media Development concluded in Mogadishu, Somalia

0 Visits: 452 | Monday November 06, 2017 - 00:27:27
Mogadishu - HE Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia last night concluded 5 days Consultative meeting on Media Development that took place in Mogadishu between 31 October to 04 November 2017.

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AMISOM Re-aligns Troop Compositions Across Somalia in Readiness for Exit

0 Visits: 336 | Sunday November 05, 2017 - 14:52:17
MOGADISHU - AMISOM is undertaking a series of troop movements, aimed at re-aligning contingent compositions in various forward operation bases across Somalia.

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Somalia: US Directs its Personnel to Depart Mogadishu as Reports of Suicide Car Bombers inside Halane Emerge

0 Visits: 708 | Sunday November 05, 2017 - 02:21:23
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The US Mission to Somalia has on Saturday directed its non-essential US citizen employees to depart Mogadishu until further notice, according to a statement released by the US Mission to Somalia.

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US Hits Basis of ISIS Affiliated Militants in Northeastern Somalia

0 Visits: 485 | Friday November 03, 2017 - 22:55:27
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Several militants are believed to have been killed in an airstrikes conducted by the US government in coordination with the Federal government of Somalia, Witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: I worked for Paul Manafort. He always lacked a moral compass

0 Visits: 655 | Wednesday November 01, 2017 - 19:51:50
WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, November 1, 2017/ -- Perspective Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences:

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Somalia: NUSOJ Provides assistance Money both to the Wounded and families of killed Journalists

0 Visits: 480 | Tuesday October 31, 2017 - 09:14:04
MOGADISHU, October 31, 2017: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) contributed to medical costs of three Somali journalists who were wounded in the Mogadishu truck bombing on Saturday 14th of October, 2017, as well as to funeral expenses for two killed journalists.

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Somalia: After Deadly Hotel Attack, Somali Cabinet Fires Police and Intelligence Chiefs

0 Visits: 468 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 22:00:00
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali Cabinet, in an extra-ordinary meeting, on Sunday fired Police and Intelligence Chiefs after Saturday's deadly attack, officials said.

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AU Special Representative condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 407 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 20:20:28
Mogadishu-October 28th, 2017 ; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, strongly condemns today's terrorist attack at Nasa Hablood Hotel 2 in Mogadishu.

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United States Condemns October 28 Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu, Somalia

0 Visits: 365 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 13:15:01
The United States condemns the October 28 terrorist attack in Mogadishu.

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Somalia Statement on the Turkish Republic Day

0 Visits: 370 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 13:08:48
Mogadishu, Somalia: The Government and People of the Federal Republic of Somalia have the great pleasure to extend their warmest congratulations and best wishes to the Government and People of Turkey as they celebrate the 94th Anniversary of Turkish Republic Day.

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Somalia Militants Attack Hotel in Mogadishu, 20 Killed

0 Visits: 580 | Saturday October 28, 2017 - 22:02:02
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded on Saturday afternoon after Somali Militants attacked a hotel in the heart of the Somali Capital Mogadishu, witnesses and officials said.

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