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

0 Visits: 632 | 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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Somalia Prime Minister cuts the ribbon of the relaunch of Faculty of Journalism

0 Visits: 252 | Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 00:02:20
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has on Tuesday cut the ribbon the relaunch of the faculty of Journalism and communication science of the National University in the Somali capital Mogadishu for the first time since 1991.

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Somalia and India Sign an Agreement on Transfer of Prisoners

0 Visits: 505 | Tuesday August 01, 2017 - 16:17:39
NEW DELHI, India (Horn Observer) A delegation from Somalia led by the foreign Minister, Yusuf Garaad Omar signed an agreement for Transfer of Sentenced Persons with India on a five day official visit to India, following invitation extended by the India's External affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj,…

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Somalia Immigration Chief Commends the Quality and the Security of the Somali Passports in a Television Talk show

0 Visits: 308 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 08:42:15
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The Somali Immigration Chief Col. Mohamed Adam Kofi said that the agency made significant progress especially accelerating the public service, held over 100 training to improve the capacity of the employees and started the review process of the Somali immigration laws.

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Saudi-led coalition blamed for attack on Somali refugees near Yemen: UN

0 Visits: 377 | Friday July 28, 2017 - 19:54:10
United Nations (AFP) An attack on a boat carrying Somali refugees off the coast of war-torn Yemen in March was almost certainly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, according to a confidential UN report seen by AFP.

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UN Secretary General Receives Credentials from Somalia's New Permanent Representative

0 Visits: 614 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 23:22:14
NEW YORK (Horn Observer) UN Secretary-General António Guterres received the credentials from the new Permanent Representative of Somalia to the United Nations, Abukar Dahir Osman, according to a statement from the United Nations.

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Somalia Prime Minister leads Cleanup campaign in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 347 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 21:54:39
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Prime minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khaire, his deputy and the mayor of Mogadishu, among other Somali officials led a cleanup campaign on Thursday in a gesture to show the importance of living inside a clean environment.

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Somalia: Constitutional Affairs Minister Under Fire Over Comments Against Parliamentary Decision

0 Visits: 319 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 09:08:25
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Members of the Federal Parliament of Somalia have filed a motion against the minister of constitutional affairs to appear before the house of the people over his recent comment against the parliamentary to overturn a high court verdict on nullified seats.

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Somalia: Presidential Guards Kill 3 Soldiers including Senior Security Official in Mogadishu - Officials

0 Visits: 503 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 21:22:25
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Presidential guards have on Wednesday killed three soldiers, among them senior security official at a checkpoint near Villa Somalia, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: Government Hands Over Office space to Somali Workers

0 Visits: 438 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 22:02:47
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Government has on Tuesday handed over a newly constructed center to the Somali workers, which officials will play key role in finding skilled employees.

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Somalia: 40 Somali Journalists Receive Child Rights Training in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 346 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 23:18:36
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) 40 Somali journalists from 20 media stations received three day seminar on Child Right in Mogadishu, in attempt to boost the capacity of the local journalists, Somalia's journalists Union said.

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Somalia Warns Traders against Financing to Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 466 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 21:40:34
MOGADISHU, July 23 (Horn Observer) Somalia government on Saturday said it deems serious crime to offer any sort of support or finance to Al-Shabaab whether it is on business, politics, giving shelter, contacting and moral support, officials said in a joint press briefing.

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Somalia Parliament rejects High Court Order Over Disputed Seats

0 Visits: 293 | Saturday July 22, 2017 - 15:23:11
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 22 (Horn Observer) The Somalia parliament on Saturday voted against a high court ruling on disputed seats, officials said.

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Fighting in Central Somalia town of Xeraale kills at least 15

0 Visits: 490 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 18:42:55
DHUSAMAREEB, Somalia July 21 (Horn Observer) At least 15 people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a fighting that continued in the past days in Xeraale district in Central Somalia, meanwhile Somalia government called the two sides of the conflict to unconditionally cease the fighting, witnesses…

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Somalia Government Says, It has plans to Create Job opportunities for the Youth to Thwart Migration - Official

0 Visits: 313 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 20:25:29
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 17 (Horn Observer) Somali government said it has plans in creating job opportunities for the youth in attempt to thwart the migration, local media reported

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Somalia: ISIS Militants in Puntland accused of looting livestock - reports

0 Visits: 385 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 22:10:21
GAROWE, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Pastoralists in Puntland's Bari region say that ISIS militants started looting hundreds of their livestock and asked the Puntland government to protect their animals, local media reported.

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Somalia: Clan fighting Claims 14 People dead in Middle Shabelle region - Official

0 Visits: 1069 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 00:14:49
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 15 (Horn Observer) At least 14 people were killed and dozens wounded after inter-clan fighting broke out near the Coastal town of Adale of Middle Shabelle region, officials said.

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Somalia Cabinet Holds its Weekly Meeting in Kismayo amid Business Community speak Out against Shabab Taxation

0 Visits: 576 | Thursday July 13, 2017 - 14:00:33
KISMAYO, JULY 13 (Horn Observer) Somalia government held historic cabinet meeting in Kismayo on Thursday, a sign of heightened cooperation between the Federal government and the member states amid the business community spoke out against taxation imposed by the Shabab.

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Somali and Allied forces Storm Militant Bases in Southern Somalia - Officials

0 Visits: 483 | Thursday July 13, 2017 - 10:43:41
MOGADISHU, JULY 13 (Horn Observer) Somali government official said onThursday that Somali and allied forces launched an overnight attack against militant strongholds in Southern Somalia.

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Somalia President opens the 2nd session of the Upper House of Parliament, tells both Houses to strengthen Cooperation

0 Visits: 306 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 16:34:57
MOGADISHU, 12 July, (Horn Observer) The President of the Federal Government of Somalia has on Wednesday opened the 2nd session of the Upper House of the parliament and urged both houses to strenghten cooperation on areas of national interest.

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