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Suspected Kenyan Jets bomb Shabaab Targets in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 318 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 11:55:37
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Suspected Kenyan military warplanes have bombed militant basis in Gedo region in overnight attack, with residents and officials reporting casualties.

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ICRC: Mobile teams deliver health for Somalis "far, far away"

0 Visits: 229 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 09:58:05
The families seemed to appear out of nowhere. Death and disease stalk the rural residents in this remote and lonely village, giving this drought-hit region a quiet, ghost-like feel.

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

0 Visits: 182 | 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: 255 | 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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Central Bank of Somalia Plans to Print New Notes, to Prevent Fake Somali Shillings Damaging the Economy

0 Visits: 220 | Friday July 28, 2017 - 19:36:41
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The head Central Bank of Somalia, Bashir Isse Ali said that the bank is conducting plans to print new Somali notes to prevent the fake money floating in the markets of the country.

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Somali American Academic Selected as US Youth Observer to the UN

0 Visits: 347 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 23:51:54
WASHINGTON (Horn Observer) A Somali American academic has been selected as United States Youth Observer to the United Nations, according to statement released by the US Department of State

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

0 Visits: 422 | 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: 256 | 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: Al-Shabab Forces Burn Villages, Abduct Civilians and Stole Livestock- HRW

0 Visits: 169 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 21:26:22
Nairobi (Horn Observer) The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab burned numerous homes in raids on villages in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region in late May 2017, Human Rights Watch said today based on witness accounts and satellite imagery analysis. Al-Shabab fighters abducted civilians, stole livestock,…

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Somalia: Violent demonstrations erupt as Somali President appoints Committee to Investigate Wednesday's Shootout

0 Visits: 181 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 20:30:31
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Violent demonstrations erupted at Maka Mukarama road in Mogadishu on Thursday against Wednesday's shootout a mid Somali president appointed a committee to investigate the matter.

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

0 Visits: 220 | 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: 414 | 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 conducted Community Dialogue with Somali Citizens

0 Visits: 227 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 19:48:20
MOGADISHU,- The Federal Government of Somalia has conducted a successful community dialogue with hundreds of Somali Youth, University Students, Women, Elders and members from IDPS.

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New French Ambassador Presents his Credentials to Somalia President

0 Visits: 196 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 09:56:40
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The New French Ambassador to Somalia, Antoine Sivan, has on Tuesday presented his credentials to Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, officials said.

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Somalia: Tension Rises in the Town of Belet Hawo Over the Murder of 4 Prisoners

0 Visits: 213 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 00:38:57
BELET-HAWO (Horn Observer) The tension of the town of Belet Hawo has dramatically changed in the last 24 hours over the murder of four suspects who were killed without court orders, leading to the arrest of the administration officials.

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Somalia: Coastal Town in Puntland is hit by ocean storm leaving hundreds of people homeless

0 Visits: 201 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 23:49:21
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Dozens of houses have been washed away by the storm which hit the coastal district of Alula of Bari province in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland in northeast Somalia, local media reports

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Somalia: Government Hands Over Office space to Somali Workers

0 Visits: 290 | 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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7 Somali Aid Workers are freed in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 222 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 08:27:31
BAIDOA, (Horn Observer) 7 Somali aid workers who were kidnapped two weeks ago by the militant group near the town of Baidoa, have been freed, officials and relatives said

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Somalia: 40 Somali Journalists Receive Child Rights Training in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 259 | 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: Radio Station Interacts with Audience to better serve the Public

0 Visits: 247 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 19:51:16
MOGADISHU - Somalia's Danan-FM- Radio become one of the leading radio stations whose audience use the SMS messaging service provided by Hormuud telecom, Somalia's Danan radio reported

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