Somalia

Witness Accounts of the Deadly terrorist attack at Lido beach in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 329 | Saturday January 23, 2016 - 17:10:34
By Mohamed Osman Abdi "Black Cobra" - SONNA-Editor

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Somalia Beachfront Restaurant Attack Kills at Least 25

0 Visits: 265 | Friday January 22, 2016 - 20:52:09
By: Abdirahman Omar

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Dispatches: Somalia Should Make Concrete Pledges at Rights Council

0 Visits: 240 | Thursday January 21, 2016 - 17:17:19
By Laetitia Bader Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim, a passionate Somali journalist, was sentenced in February 2013 to one year in prison. His crime? Interviewing a woman alleging rape by government security forces. The woman was also convicted of "tarnishing" state institutions. Both were eventually…

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Kenya brings back bodies of troops killed in Somalia attack

0 Visits: 301 | Tuesday January 19, 2016 - 00:37:19
Nairobi (AFP) - The bodies of Kenyan soldiers killed when Al-Qaeda-linked militants overran their base in Somalia were flown home late Monday draped in the national flag as a rescue operation was underway for survivors.

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New SRSG Michael Keating arrives in Somalia

0 Visits: 378 | Monday January 18, 2016 - 23:51:17
Mogadishu, 18 January 2016 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating arrived in Mogadishu Monday to formally take up his duties following his appointment on 23 November 2015. Mr. Keating succeeds Nicholas Kay, whose two-and-a-half-year tenure ended on…

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Somalia intelligence agency detains journalist for weeks - CPJ

0 Visits: 152 | Thursday January 07, 2016 - 20:09:59
New York, January 6, 2016-Somali authorities should immediately release journalist Abdirisak Omar Ahmed or disclose any charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Somalia housing boom as Mogadishu emerges from ashes of war

0 Visits: 808 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 23:29:32
AFP, MogadishuSunday, 3 January 2016 Somalia's elegant colonial villas were left in ruins by two decades of street fighting among warlords, and the seaside capital Mogadishu was dubbed the most dangerous city in the world.

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Somalia: At least 4 Killed after Army members Traded Gunfire in the Coastal town of Barawe

0 Visits: 234 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 23:22:42
MOGADISHU – Somalia - at least four soldiers were killed after Rival Somali army clashed near the coastal town of Barawe in Lower Shabelle region, officials and witnesses said

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Somalia: Military Court Executes Former Soldier For Killing A Civilian

0 Visits: 275 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 22:24:53
By Abdirahman Omar MOGADISHU: Somali military court on Sunday executed in Mogadishu, a soldier accused of killing a civilian, officials said.

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Restaurant hit by deadly suicide attack in Somalia

0 Visits: 189 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:39:01
MOGADISHU - At least three people have been killed and two others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a restaurant near the presidential palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

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Somalia Is No Longer a Failed State – UN Official

0 Visits: 264 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 20:38:02
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (AP) —The top U.N. official for war-torn Somalia says the country is no longer a failed state but a recovering fragile country.

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VIDEO: A Belgium Based Fanatic Declares Fatwa on Non-Muslims

0 Visits: 382 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 19:31:42
Religious fanatic on asylum in Belgium has turned to social media to declare a fatwa on Christian Somalis whom he warned against rebuilding a Catholic Church in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

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Somali Government orders the suspension of 35 Somali news websites Over allegations of Ethics

0 Visits: 236 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 19:21:02
Mogadishu – Official letter from Somali attorney general office that was addressed both to the ministry of information and the ministry of posts and telecommunication to immediately suspend over 35 Somali news websites in the country, pending investigations.

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An Insight to the Dark Side of Somalia's Dangerous Journalism

0 Visits: 304 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:41:45
Mogadishu, October 23, 2015 – Controversy surrounding alleged Somali teacher who was killed in Wadajir district early September, but purportedly reported to being a journalist, has been unveiled.

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Aftermath of the Announced Suspension of Alasow's websites in Somalia, Victims dare to speak out!

0 Visits: 230 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:34:07
Mogadishu – Following the degree by the office of the Somalia's Attorney General on Monday calling for suspension to more than 30 news websites accused to be ethically biased, a reporter from the Horn Observer Media spoken to several people to find out more.

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Victims of Kidnap in Somalia Might Join the Breda Court case against Dahir Alasow

0 Visits: 342 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:10:48
Nairobi, Kenya – Family members of a former Somali police chief might soon join the Breda court case against Dahir Alasow, in his role of the kidnap of the General's wife, family members said.

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"The cost of Human suffering over Negative Publicity Amounts to Suicide," says Prof. Ibbi

0 Visits: 430 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:03:25
Mogadishu – More victims are beginning to speak out publicly over their experiences in negative and biased on-line publications, some of which amounted to death given the false allegations against them. The episode giving victims the opportunity to go public follows after the Somalia's Attorney…

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NUSOJ Applauds the Passage of the Press Law by the Somali Parliament

0 Visits: 256 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 17:31:53
Mogadishu – The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today welcomed the passage Media Bill by the Federal Parliament of Somalia and the called the endorsement "landmark achievement for the Somali media".

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Gunmen seize health workers in central Somalia

0 Visits: 187 | Friday January 01, 2016 - 02:35:39
MOGADISHU (HOL/HO) – Unidentified gunmen abducted two health workers in central Somalia Thursday, the latest in series of attacks targeting health and aid workers in war-torn horn of Africa nation, officials said.

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