Somalia

Somalia media fraternities with civil society appeal Somali Media Law to be amended properly - NUSOJ

0 Visits: 435 | Monday September 18, 2017 - 22:53:11
MOGADISHU (Press release) The consultative meeting attended by local Somali media organizations, civil society groups, media professionals and lawyers was focused on creating a platform of media professionals to contribute the ongoing media bill in a professional, accurate and comprehensive manner and…

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

0 Visits: 545 | 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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Somalia: 7 Killed in a Disarmament Operation against Armed Militias in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 575 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 00:05:48
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) At least 7 people were killed and several others were wounded on Saturday after Mogadishu Stabilization Security Unit clashed with organized armed militias in Mogadishu's Daynille neighborhood during security operation, media reported.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle Parliament Elects New President in a Highly Contested Vote

0 Visits: 379 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 22:41:18
Jowhar, (Horn Observer) Hirshabelle parliament on Saturday elected Mohamed Abdi Waare as its new president, replacing Ali Abdullahi Osoble, officials said.

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6 Alleged Somali Pirates in Yemen jail since 2009 Plead for Help

0 Visits: 580 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 22:03:37
HARGEISA (Horn Observer) 6 alleged Somali pirates who are currently jailed inside a prison at the Yemen capital, San'a plead for help from the Federal government of Somalia, the group said in an interview with Horn Observer.

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AMISOM Deploys Troops to Central Somalia town of Dhusamareb

0 Visits: 599 | Friday September 15, 2017 - 22:16:15
ADADO, (Horn Observer) Troops from the African Union Mission to Somalia have been deployed for the first time to the Central Somalia town of Dhusamareb, media reports

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US Commends Somalia Progress toward Democratic Governance on the International Day of Democracy

0 Visits: 241 | Friday September 15, 2017 - 19:30:28
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) As the world marks the International Day of Democracy on September 15, the United States congratulates the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) for its continued progress towards a more inclusive democratic governance system and the peaceful transition to a new government in…

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Somalia: Amsterdam Court Dismisses Dahir Alasow's writ of Summons

1 Visits: 1372 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 23:51:58
Mogadishu, (Press release) I welcome with approval the Amsterdam court's ruling of dismissing Mr. Dahir Alasow; a Somali national residing at the Netherlands writ of Summons.

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Oromo Security Forces Kill dozens of Somalis in Ethiopia

3 Visits: 2137 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 21:43:06
HARGEISA, (Horn Observer) Dozens of Somalis have been killed in the town of Hawadaay by Oromo security forces this week, in what many say the worst massacre against the Somalis at a single time, media reports.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor Fires Municipality Finance Chief

0 Visits: 398 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 20:31:42
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The Governor and the mayor of Mogadishu Thaabit Abdi Mohamed fired the municipality finance chief Abdikarim Iiman Jimcale over what the mayor described as mismanagement and turning down orders, official document obtained by Horn Observer reads.

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US Strikes in Somalia Kill 6 Militants

0 Visits: 373 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 22:45:05
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The US forces on Wednesday conducted three precision airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabaab, killing at least 6 militants, AFRICOM said in a statement.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Residents Rally in Support of FGS Decision to Extradite ONLF Rebel Commander

0 Visits: 501 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 22:08:20
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Thousands of residents on Wednesday took to the street in the Somali capital Mogadishu in support of the Federal Government of Somalia recent decision to handover the ONLF rebel commander to Ethiopia.

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Somali Journalist dies in Mogadishu Hospital after sustaining serious Injuries from Shabab Attack in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 506 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 18:20:20
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Journalist, who was recently wounded at a restaurant attack in the town of Beletweine, died in Mogadishu hospital on Wednesday, NUSOJ said in a press statement.

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Al-Shabaab Releases Local Female Aid Workers on Ransom in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 514 | Tuesday September 12, 2017 - 14:11:46
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Al-Shabaab, a militant group affiliated to Alqaeda, released female aid workers, who the group hijacked at the border town of Far Libah area in Hiiraan region two months ago, SONNA reported

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In a Fortnight, over 30 Killed on Multiple Shabab Attacks across South and Central Somalia

0 Visits: 353 | Monday September 11, 2017 - 21:37:30
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Shabab, a militant group affiliated to Alqaeda launched multiple attacks against several towns in South and Central Somalia in a fortnight, with reported casualties exceeding up to 35 deaths, local media reported.

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Somalia Plans to Boost Security Operations against the Militants - Official

0 Visits: 442 | Monday September 11, 2017 - 11:59:15
BAIDOA, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali Minister of Defense Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed announced that the government will equip the Somali army to boost security operations against the terror group Al Shabab, SONNA reported.

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Several Killed at Restaurant Attack in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 413 | Sunday September 10, 2017 - 19:05:04
BELETWEIN, Somalia (Horn Observer) Several people were killed and 15 others were wounded, among them journalists, on Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a popular restaurant here in Beletweine, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: Somali President Pays Visit to a UAE run Military Training Base in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1129 | Saturday September 09, 2017 - 23:02:30
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on Saturday visited Gen. Goordan military training base in Mogadishu and praised the Somali army for their bravery, while admitting that the arms embargo represents a major setback for the recovery of Somalia national army.

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Somali Parliament's Saturday Session Delayed over lack of Mandatory Quorum

0 Visits: 395 | Saturday September 09, 2017 - 18:06:51
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Somali parliament on Saturday postponed its session, after failing to meet the mandatory quorum, officials said,

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Somalia: Suicide Bomber Attacks a restaurant in the town of Baidoa

0 Visits: 462 | Friday September 08, 2017 - 18:40:28
BAIDOA, Somalia (Horn Observer) An explosion believed to be suicide bomber on Friday afternoon targeted restaurant in the town of Baidoa killing several people, Warsan Radio reported.

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