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Somalia: SOMA joins in marking the Somali Information Day

0 Visits: 220 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 23:19:30
Mogadishu, 21 January 2018: One – day event marking the Somali Information Day of Somalia has been convened at SYL hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on January 21, 2018.

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Somalia: NUSOJ Releases its Annual Report on Violations against the Press in 2017

0 Visits: 224 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 22:48:14
(Mogadishu, Somalia) The Somalia National Union of Journalists (NUSOJ) on Sunday released 2017 Annual Report "The Endless Violation Against Journalists and Media Workers" in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

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Somalia Replaces Mogadishu Mayor and Deputies

0 Visits: 217 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 07:54:46
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has on Sunday named Eng. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) as the Governor of Banadir region and Mayor of Mogadishu replacing former Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed and his deputies.

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Somali Security Forces Freed Underage Children from Militant Camp, US Kills four Militants in an airstrike in Southern Somalia.

0 Visits: 232 | Saturday January 20, 2018 - 14:51:04
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali security forces freed at least 30 under age children from Shabab training camp in Middle Shabelle region, Somali and American media reported citing official.

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2018 African Economic Outlook: African Development Bank makes a compelling case for Africa's industrialization

0 Visits: 98 | Saturday January 20, 2018 - 14:32:37
The Bank would organise the Africa Investment Forum on November 7-8, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, to mobilise funds for infrastructure development, to bridge an estimated funding gap of $130-$170 billion a year ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, -- The President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org),…

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Somalia: International partners welcome creation of a unified Galmudug administration

0 Visits: 237 | Thursday January 18, 2018 - 21:59:05
Mogadishu, 18 January 2018 – The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti, Ethiopia, Italy, Kenya, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom and United States congratulate the Federal Member State of Galmudug and…

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Somalia: Minister of Internal Security Visits Balcad town

0 Visits: 229 | Thursday January 18, 2018 - 00:52:00
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Minister of Internal Security Mohamed Abukar Islow has on Wednesday visited the town of Balcad, 30km North of the Somali capital Mogadishu, local media reports.

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Somalia Ministry of Information re-establishes the Famous Madbacadda Football Club

0 Visits: 142 | Thursday January 18, 2018 - 00:01:22
Mogadishu, 17 December 2018: The Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia has today re-launched the Madbacadda Football Team. The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman has announced the launch at a ceremony in Mogadishu. The ceremony…

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Somalia and Turkey Sign Trade Pact and Form Joint Economic Commission

0 Visits: 323 | Monday January 15, 2018 - 21:47:19
MOGADISHU, January 15 , 2018---The Federal Government of Somalia and Turkey signed a number of trade agreements that will further cement the already thriving economic cooperation between the two countries.

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Somalia: Journalists Beaten, Harassed and arrested in Galkacyo During Somali President Visit

0 Visits: 713 | Monday January 15, 2018 - 00:09:32
GALKACYO (Horn Observer) Journalists were harrased, beaten and arrested during the Somalia President's visit to Galkacyo, Union of Somali Journalists said.

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Somalia: Roadside bomb Hits Somali Military Vehicle in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 314 | Sunday January 14, 2018 - 23:18:42
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 3 soldiers were wounded after a roadside bomb hit a military vehicle carrying government soldiers at Haanta Dheer area in Mogadishu's Dayniile district, witnesses said.

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Somali Special Forces Kill 10 Militants in Raid in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 535 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 22:30:30
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 10 Somali militants were killed when Somali special forces - Danab - raided and destroyed a militant base in Lower Shabelle region, Military radio reported.

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Why grassroot reconciliation can speed up rebuilding of Kenya's neigbour Somalia

0 Visits: 212 | Friday January 12, 2018 - 21:40:55
I was at a restaurant in Mogadishu in 2014 when a man approached me and unexpectedly confessed to having been part of the gang that attacked my home in Mogadishu in 1992 in which my 18-month-old daughter, Yasmin, was brutally killed.

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Somalia: IFJ should be the global voice of journalists and not to be the voice of a well-known fraud

0 Visits: 318 | Friday January 12, 2018 - 14:31:13
Mogadishu, 12 January 2017 – The Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia categorically rejects the claims from the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and wishes to inform the IFJ's good offices that they were deliberately misled by at least one…

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Somalia: Mortar Rounds Fired at the Presidential Palace Kill one Civilian - Witness

0 Visits: 544 | Thursday January 11, 2018 - 21:29:18
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A civilian was killed after Somalia militant group, Al Shabaab, which is affiliated to Alqaeda claimed to have fired several rounds of Mortars at the Somali presidential palace on Thursday, witnesses said.

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Indian Government releases first Batch of Somali Nationals from its Jails

0 Visits: 332 | Thursday January 11, 2018 - 20:53:45
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Indian Government released 15 Somali Nationals, after serving 7 years in Prison and are waiting deportations, the Indian Express reported.

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NUSOJ and UNSOM Train 25 Journalists on Conflict-sensitive reporting and Safety of journalists in Jowhar, Hirshabelle State of Somalia

0 Visits: 217 | Thursday January 11, 2018 - 19:57:46
National Union of Somali Journalists supported by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has embarked on a countrywide series of training workshops for local journalists on Conflict Sensitive Reporting and Safety of Journalists. The last leg of two-day workshops attended 25 reporters…

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Somalia Launches Digital Outreach Section to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism

0 Visits: 478 | Wednesday January 10, 2018 - 15:01:03
Mogadishu, 10 January 2018: The Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Gov-ernment of Somalia has today launched the Digital Outreach Section of the Centre of Prevention and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) in Somalia.

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Somalia: AMISOM and SNA Conduct Security Operation against Al Shabaab in Hiiraan region

0 Visits: 404 | Tuesday January 09, 2018 - 21:59:50
BELEDTWEIN (Horn Observer) AMISOM troops from Ethiopia and Somali National Army jointly liberated new villages from Al Shabaab in Somalia's Hiiraan region, officials said.

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East Africa Islamic Economy Summit 2018 returns to Nairobi, Kenya

0 Visits: 226 | Tuesday January 09, 2018 - 21:16:12
NAIROBI, Kenya, January 9, 2018/ -- 'East Africa's fairly developed infrastructure and communication sector, a young educated tech savvy population and their ability to capitalise on technology development provides a great opportunity for the region to lead in the Islamic Finance digital economy'…

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