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Heavy security presence at Liido beach in the Somali Capital

0 Visits: 333 | Friday February 26, 2016 - 21:05:44
Mogadishu(SONNA)-Somali government has on Friday placed large number of Army presence from Security and Police forces At Liido Beach in the capital Mogadishu after 21st January attack were over 40 were killed, officials said.

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Somalia says 180 Kenyan soldiers killed at El-ade base in Gedo region

0 Visits: 374 | Friday February 26, 2016 - 20:58:55
Mogadishu(SONNA)-President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Sh.Mohamud said that 180 Kenyan troops under AU mission were killed in El-adde in southern Somali attack on mid January by Al-qaeda linked group of Al-Shabab

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2016 is a "decisive year" for the future of Somalia

0 Visits: 745 | Friday February 26, 2016 - 00:56:56
Istanbul, 26 February 2016 – The third Ministerial High-Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) ended yesterday in Istanbul with a strong commitment from delegates to ensure that Somalia's electoral process take place as scheduled in August 2016.

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AU Peace and Security Commissioner held bilateral talks on the margins of the High-level Ministerial Partnership Forum on Somalia, in Istanbul

0 Visits: 333 | Thursday February 25, 2016 - 16:46:41
Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA (Press Release): On the occasion of his participation at the High-Level Ministerial Partnership Forum on Somalia, in Istanbul, Turkey, on 23-24 February 2016, The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, H. E. Ambassador Smail Chergui, held bilateral talks with several leaders and…

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UAE Red Crescent Distributes Dates to Orphanage & People with Disability Centers in Baidoa

0 Visits: 361 | Wednesday February 24, 2016 - 00:44:13
By: Abshir Nor Baidoa –Somalia (Horn Observer) A relief aid consisting of Dates were distributed to people with disability and orphanage centers in the town of Baidoa on Tuesday, officials said.

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National Trade Center Accuses ITUC of Funding Organized Crimes Against Workers in Somalia

0 Visits: 855 | Monday February 22, 2016 - 23:27:24
Press Statement, 22 February, 2016: Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) which is a NUSOJ affiliate raised alarming security concerns against media workers and trade union leaders at various levels by militias funded by the Brussels based International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

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Somalia protests the events at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

0 Visits: 499 | Monday February 22, 2016 - 17:21:05
Istanbul, Turkey 22 Febr. 2016 (PRESS RELEASE) The Federal Government of Somalia regrets the events that transpired at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) where Somali delegations transited on their way to Istanbul, Turkey for the High-Level Partnership Forum.

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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud extends congratulatory message to Uganda's President Museveni for his re-election victory

0 Visits: 441 | Sunday February 21, 2016 - 22:24:39
Mogadishu - SOMALIA (Press release): The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has extended a congratulation message to HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on his re-election as the President of the Republic of Uganda.

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Somali Prime Minister detained in Nairobi

0 Visits: 548 | Sunday February 21, 2016 - 17:21:36
Nairobi – Kenya (Standard Media and Horn Observer/) Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke was yesterday detained for several hours in Nairobi for breaching protocol. The embarrassing incident that could test diplomatic relations between Kenya and war-torn Somalia happened mid-morning yesterday…

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Somali Community in the United States Donate Medical Equipment to the Baidoa Hospital

0 Visits: 563 | Sunday February 21, 2016 - 00:55:47
By: Abshir Nor Baidoa –SOMALIA: The Somali community in the United states donated Medical equipment to Baidoa Hospital through Arlaadi Aid, which was received by the Governor of Bay region in Mogadishu on Saturday amid Somalia is facing health challenges

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BBC Employee Sues Somalia Media Support Organizations, Union leaders and Somali Ministry of info at the Kenya High Court

0 Visits: 465 | Saturday February 20, 2016 - 23:46:40
Mogadishu, 20 February, 2016 The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is surprised by the Case taken to the high Court of Kenya on 27 January, 2016 against two international Media Support organizations based in Somalia, while the Somalia's ministry of information is part of the charges with…

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U.S. adds visa restrictions to Yemen, Somalia, Libya travelers

0 Visits: 397 | Saturday February 20, 2016 - 00:01:47
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has added Yemen, Somalia and Libya as "countries of concern" under its visa waiver program, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday, in a move that will make U.S. visa procedures more stringent for individuals who have visited those…

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Qaar ka mid ah Hay'adaha Taageera Saxaafada Soomaaliya iyo Wasaaradda Warfaafinta Soomaaliya oo Laga Dacweeyay Maxkamadda Sare ee Kenya

0 Visits: 421 | Friday February 19, 2016 - 22:56:17
Muqdisho – 19 Febraayo, 2016 Ururka Suxufiyiinta Qaranka Soomaaliyeed (NUSOJ) ayaa wax lala yaabo ku tilmaamay dacwad la sheegay in laga oogay ama la geeyay Maxkamadda Sare ee dalka Kenya 27 Janaayo, 2016. Dacwaddaas oo ka dhanka ah labo hay'adood oo caalami ah oo saxaafadda Soomaaliya taageera,…

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Uganda blocks social media, Arrests Opposition Leader

0 Visits: 432 | Thursday February 18, 2016 - 21:57:21
Kampala - (Horn Observer) Ugandan police arrested on Thursday an opposition leader in Kampala and blocked social media platforms as the country wraps up voting for the presidential election, news reports said.

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Somali President Condemns the Terrorist Attack in Turkey

0 Visits: 535 | Thursday February 18, 2016 - 20:28:05
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) Somali President has on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack against the people of Turkey and offered his condolences to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan following terror attack i that left at least 28 people dead and 61 injured, reports said.

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Two Shabab Senior Officials Captured in a Military Operation in Southern Somalia - SONNA

0 Visits: 411 | Thursday February 18, 2016 - 20:01:32
Diinsoor(SONNA)-Two senior Al-Shabab Militants officials were captured in an operation jointly carried out by Somali National Army backed by the African Union Peacekeeping forces in Diinsoor district in Bay region in southern Somalia on Wednesday, officials said.

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Shabab rebuffs Kenyan Claim of Killing its Intelligence Chief

0 Visits: 512 | Thursday February 18, 2016 - 19:22:25
Mogadishu – (Horn Observer) The Islamist Militants denied on Thursday that its intelligence chief were killed by KDF airstrike on early February.

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Southwest Journalists Association and Media Community in Southwest Back NUSOJ and its Leadership in Seeking for Justice against High Court

0 Visits: 507 | Wednesday February 17, 2016 - 00:43:38
Baidoa, Somalia; 15 February, 2016 South West Journalists Association, Baidoa Media Cooperation, Warsan Media Network and Dalsan Radio Station in Baidoa Branch, the independent media and journalist in South West stand firmly in solidarity and show support (NUSOJ) National Union of Somali Journalist…

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Islamists kill Somalia's former defence minister with car bomb

0 Visits: 336 | Monday February 15, 2016 - 17:48:23
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Islamist militant group al Shabaab killed Somalia's former defence minister with a car bomb in capital Mogadishu on Monday, officials said.

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Al Shabaab planning to commit atrocities and blame it on AMISOM, warns AU Special Representative to Somalia

0 Visits: 582 | Monday February 15, 2016 - 17:26:47
Mogadishu– The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of Mission, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, has called for enhanced cooperation between Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), AMISOM, development partners and the local population to help…

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