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Finland: Somali-Finnish Peace Activist Calls for the Somalis to Unite and Forgive each in the wake of Terror attack that Killed over 300

0 Visits: 855 | Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 21:41:11
TURKU - Finland (Horn Observer) Somali-Finnish Peace Activist Wali Hashi called on the Somalis to unite and forgive each other in the wake of the Saturday's terror attack that killed more than 300 people.

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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Attacks in Somalia

0 Visits: 464 | Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 18:26:25
WASHINGTON - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The United States strongly condemns the senseless mass murder that targeted innocent men, women, and children in Mogadishu, Somalia on October 14. The two attacks targeted a public, commercial area of the capital and resulted in the death and injury of hundreds of…

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South Africa condemns deadly Attack on the Somali Capital Mogadishu '

0 Visits: 468 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 22:46:45
The South African government condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack that took place in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday, 14 October 2017, which has resulted in the killing of many people and left others injured, according to a statement issued by the Government of South Africa

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UGANDA: Police quizzes and charges newspaper editors over Presidential Age Limit stories

0 Visits: 618 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 21:23:18
Kampala, 16/ October/2017; Two Ugandan newspaper editors quizzed by the police' Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) over age limit budget stories.

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Death Toll of Somalia's Twin Explosions in Mogadishu Tops 300

0 Visits: 483 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 20:14:31
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The death toll of the Saturday's dual truck explosions in Mogadishu topped 300, in what many say the largest such a attack ever in Somalia.

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IFRC and Somali Red Crescent Society mourn volunteers killed in Mogadishu blast

0 Visits: 364 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 19:15:53
Mogadishu/Geneva – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society are mourning the deaths of five Red Crescent volunteers, killed in a large explosion in Mogadishu yesterday.

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Somalia: A Freelance Cameraman Dies and 4 Other Journalists Wounded After Mogadishu's Suicide Attack

0 Visits: 498 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 19:06:31
Mogadishu: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ is dismayed by the suicide attack targeted to heavily populated KM5 junction in Mogadishu which caused the death and injuries of of many innocent people on Saturday afternoon.

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Somalia: AMISOM condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 404 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 18:56:32
MOGADISHU: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, strongly condemns the terrorist attack on the residents of Mogadishu, on Saturday afternoon, that led to the loss of life and property.

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Somalia: Puntland Seizes Outdated Forage at the Port of Bosaso

0 Visits: 523 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 21:06:06
Bosaso (Horn Observer) The office of Food Quality Control in Bosaso found out outdated forage unloaded from a boat at the port of Bosaso this week officials said.

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Large Truck Bomb Shakes Somalia's Capital Mogadishu

0 Visits: 956 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 17:26:42
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Large truck loaded with explosive devices shook Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Saturday, killing several people officials and witnesses said.

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Somalia Ministry of Posts and Telecom signs agreement with ITU in Buenos Aires, Argentina

0 Visits: 555 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 12:35:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Technology has on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement with International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at the World Telecom Development Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, officials said.

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Somalia Replaces Army Chief, Defense Minister Resigns

0 Visits: 583 | Thursday October 12, 2017 - 22:18:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Council of Ministers during their weekly meeting on Thursday nominated Abdiweli Jama Hussen aka Gorod as the new Army chief replacing Ahmed Jimale Irfiid, while announcing the resignation of the Defense Minister, according to a statement from the office of the Somali…

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Somalia attends ITU conference with full voting rights for the first time in decades

0 Visits: 344 | Thursday October 12, 2017 - 21:28:10
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia said that its no longer the only country in the world with no telecom regulation after the president signed the communications bill into law on October 2nd,

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Somaliland Journalist faces 18 Month jail term over criminal defamation and publishing false news

0 Visits: 362 | Wednesday October 11, 2017 - 08:08:00
Nairobi, October 10, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist's lawyer.

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Somali Civil Aviation Official Survived from Assassination Attempt

1 Visits: 500 | Tuesday October 10, 2017 - 07:42:23
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) An official from the Ministry of Civil Aviation and air transport was wounded in Mogadishu on Monday, following an attack by militant Somali group, Al Shabab, witnesses said.

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Puntland Coast Guard Fire at Iranian Boat Illegally Fishing Somalia Waters, killing one and wounding another

0 Visits: 679 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 21:50:31
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Puntland coast guard at the port of Bosaso said on Sunday that they have seized Iranian fishing boat after killing the captain of the boat and wounded another, officials said.

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Somalia Forum Highlights the Situation of Young Prisoners in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 585 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 20:35:18
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali Youth Cluster organized Dhugaal forum in Mogadishu on Saturday, to highlight the situation of the young prisoners in Mogadishu central Jail.

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Somalia: Teachers at the Somali National University Go on Strike over Non-Payment of Salaries

0 Visits: 1049 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 22:51:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Teachers at the Somali National University (SNU) went on strike on Saturday, after the Federal government of Somalia failed to pay their salaries for the past 6 months.

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Ethiopia: After Serving two terms, Speaker of the Federal Parliament Resigns

0 Visits: 1079 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 21:29:21
ADDIS ABEBA (Horn Observer) The Speaker of the House of the Peoples' Representatives of Ethiopia, Abadulla Gemeda, resigned, after serving two terms as a speaker, Ethiopian media reports.

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Somalia: CRC and Somali Regional Federal Member states Boycott Constitutional review Conference to be held in Mogadishu on Sunday

0 Visits: 826 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 18:47:14
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Joint Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) of the Federal parliament of Somalia have on Saturday boycotted the constitutional review conference to be held in Mogadishu on Sunday and accused the Ministry of Constitutional affairs for abusing its power of authority by not following…

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