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Kenyan Army Sets fire on Local Telecom Company offices in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 340 | Monday September 18, 2017 - 22:33:26
BARDHERA (Horn Observer) Heavily armed Kenyan military set fire on local telecom company base in Somalia's Gedo region, local media reports.

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Somaliland: Flydubai bares flight from Somali Mother with a Baby Over seat Dispute

0 Visits: 514 | Saturday August 26, 2017 - 11:10:18
HARGEISA, Somaliland (Horn Observer) A Somali mother with a baby was bared Dubia bound flight on Friday at the Egal International airport in Hargeisa, resulting a Somaliland minister on the flight to protest the unprofessional conduct of the crew and cancel his flight with FLYDUBAI, officials and local…

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Somalia: Senate Passes National Communication Act, Somali Ministry of Posts to Open office in Djibouti

0 Visits: 868 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 20:50:08
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Upper House of Somalia's parliament has on Monday passed the National Communications Act, highlighting the first act that is approved by this new House to Somalia's legislative system, amid the Ministry opened a post office in Djibouti, following bilateral…

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Suspected Gangs Kill Somali Businessman in South Africa

0 Visits: 519 | 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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Somalia: Parliament Passes Communication Act aiming to Regulate the Telecom Industry and Contain Cyber Crimes

0 Visits: 480 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 20:57:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Federal parliament of Somalia passed the communication Act on Wednesday in a majority vote, a bill that seeks to streamline the country's telecommunication sector and tackle the growing cyber crimes in the country. officials said.

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Several Somalis Killed in South Africa, Shops set on Fire

0 Visits: 509 | Thursday August 03, 2017 - 22:19:43
Cape Town, South Africa (Horn Observer) Several Somalis were killed in Limbobo area in South Africa this week and several shops were set on fire, witnesses said, heightening the growing concern of the lack of protection of the Somalis living in South Africa.

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Somalia: Aftermath of the Fiber-cut and Internet Outage

0 Visits: 525 | Thursday August 03, 2017 - 10:18:59
MOGADISHU (Press release) The Minister of Post, Telecommunication and Technology (MPTT) hosted a consultation meeting in Mogadishu to discuss the impact of the recent fiber-cut that cut off Internet access to South and Central Somalia. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the impact of the outage,…

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Somalia: Violent Protests In Bosaso lead Maritime Security and the Police to Turn Each other, Several Wounded

0 Visits: 503 | Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 22:36:55
BOSASO (Horn Observer) Puntland Maritime security forces clash with the police on Wednesday at the Laanta Hawada village in the port town of Boosaaso, witnesses said, among the wounded is the Port security chief, meanwhile violent protestors continue in the town over the dismissal of the Somali shillings…

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Central Bank of Somalia Plans to Print New Notes, to Prevent Fake Somali Shillings Damaging the Economy

0 Visits: 283 | Friday July 28, 2017 - 19:36:41
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The head Central Bank of Somalia, Bashir Isse Ali said that the bank is conducting plans to print new Somali notes to prevent the fake money floating in the markets of the country.

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Somalia: Radio Station Interacts with Audience to better serve the Public

0 Visits: 294 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 19:51:16
MOGADISHU - Somalia's Danan-FM- Radio become one of the leading radio stations whose audience use the SMS messaging service provided by Hormuud telecom, Somalia's Danan radio reported

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Access Roads of the Besieged Southern Somalia Town of Hudur is cleared in a Joint Operation

0 Visits: 293 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 21:00:30
HUDUR, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Somali National Army and special forces for the South Western State of Somalia have jointly succeeded in opening the access routes of the Southern Somalia town of Hudur of Bakool region, officials said.

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Somalia: People in Galkacyo Turn Down Somali Shillings, Use Foreign Currency Instead

0 Visits: 273 | Thursday July 20, 2017 - 18:33:42
GALKACYO, Somalia July 20 (Horn Observer) The traders here in Galkacyo started to reject the use of the Somali Shilling note, the second major town to turn down the Somali currency in a matter of weeks.

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Somalia Ministry of Posts Announces Plans to Regain Control of Country Code

0 Visits: 495 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 22:38:54
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 18 (Horn Observer) Somali Government is planning to regain the full authority of the country's code 252, currently controlled and availed by private entities following the collapse of the late central governmental in 1991 and led to the horn of African nation's national…

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Somalia Internet is Back, after 3 weeks of Internet Blackout

0 Visits: 404 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 14:24:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 17 (Horn Observer) The Internet service in South and Central Somalia is back on Monday, after weeks of Internet blackout, Somalia government said on Monday.

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Somalia: Businesses in Bosaso Oppose Government Tax Over Shabab Pressure

0 Visits: 516 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 09:28:15
BOSASO, Somalia, July 15 (Horn Observer) A stand off between the Puntland authorities and Businesses in Bosaso enters the second week, after the government introduced tax, Horn Observer reports.

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Somali Attorney General asks MSC Alice Vessel to Compensate for the Loss, amid Internet Blackout in Somalia for the Third week.

0 Visits: 507 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 13:51:12
MOGADISHU, 12 July, (Horn Observer) The government of Somalia has asked the ship that was accused of cutting the Fibre optic cable from Mogadishu to compensate for the loss, amid the country faces more than two weeks of internet disruption, that costs millions of dollars.

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Somalia Attends 22 World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, Turkey

0 Visits: 333 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 17:32:13
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A Somali delegation led by deputy minister of Petroleum & mineral resources attended the 22 World Petroium Congress in Stanbul, Turkey, Somalia's Dalsan radio reported.

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Somalia Announces Taxation of 157 Companies Operating from Aden Ade International Airport

0 Visits: 439 | Monday July 10, 2017 - 23:17:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia government announced on Monday that it is planning to establish a taxation task force to negotiate payments and proper licensing to 157 foreign and local firms that operate inside Mogadishu International airport, the Somali ministry of Information said.

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Traders in Beletwein town Refuse to Take Somali Shillings in Fear of Shabab Order

0 Visits: 183 | Sunday July 02, 2017 - 23:09:58
BELETWEIN (Horn Observer) Business community in Beletwein in Hiiraan region started to refuse to take the Somali Shillings on Sunday, rising new tensions, Onkod radio reports.

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Iran Exports to Somalia Up 38%

0 Visits: 154 | Sunday July 02, 2017 - 09:38:26
Iran exported some $30 million worth of commodities to Somalia in the last Iranian year that ended on March 20, 2017, registering a 38% increase compared with the year before, Trade Promotion Organization of Iran's Arabic-African Affairs Office said.

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