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Somali Journalists Launch a campaign of Forgiveness in a 2 day Conference in Turku - Finland

0 Visits: 473 | Monday July 10, 2017 - 13:55:07
TURKU - Finland (Horn Observer) A 2 day Seminar on Forgiveness held in Turku-Finland concluded with the launch of a national forgiveness campaign for Somalia with participants coming from Switzerland, Britain and Djibouti, among them lawmakers.

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Somalia Launches first phase of National Independent Human Rights Commission's selection process

0 Visits: 222 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 19:12:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia government said on Sunday that it has launched a national independent Huan rights Commission's selection process, a step widely seen as a crucial step towards strengthening Somalia's human rights protection and promotion.

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Puntland Authorities Arrest Journalist for Critisizing the Administration

0 Visits: 221 | Saturday July 08, 2017 - 23:30:34
GAROWE (Horn Observer) Puntland authorities arrested an online journalist for critisizing the Puntland government, in an attempt to muscle the media freedoms in the regions, officials said.

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Kenya seeks to restrict political commentary on social media ahead of elections, CPJ says

0 Visits: 145 | Thursday July 06, 2017 - 22:58:31
NAIROBI (Horn Observer) — Kenyan authorities should ensure that proposed social media guidelines do not prevent journalists from reporting critically or close the space for public debate ahead of general elections due to take place August 8, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in a statement.

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Somali Journalists Union Condemns Arbitrary arrest against Online Journalist in Puntland

0 Visits: 236 | Thursday July 06, 2017 - 22:52:39
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible – the arbitrary and detention of a Somali journalist on Sunday, 2 July, 2017 in Garowe, Puntland, the union said in a statement

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Statement of the FGS on the Occasion of US Independence Day on July 4

0 Visits: 120 | Tuesday July 04, 2017 - 16:01:21
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Government and People of the Federal Republic of Somalia congratulated the Government and People of the United States of America on the special occasion of Independence Day on July 4th.

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Somalis in the Netherlands Celebrate Somali Independence Day

0 Visits: 204 | Monday July 03, 2017 - 20:59:50
Hague (Horn Observer) Awell organised ceremony for the celebration Somali independence day has been held in the Hague, the Netherlands by the Federation of Somali Association Netherlands on Sunday.

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Shabab Executes 2 Indian Born Members - Reports

0 Visits: 143 | Monday July 03, 2017 - 08:29:09
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia's Shabaab has reportedly killed two Indian born on its ranks, local media reports.

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US Department of State Removes Former Shabab Leader from its Designated Terrorist List

0 Visits: 415 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 01:19:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The U.S. State Department confirms that it removed Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, al-Shabaab's former deputy leader, from the most wanted list of international terrorists, US media reported.

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Suicide Car bomber Attacks local Government Offices, Kills at least 15

0 Visits: 181 | Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 15:09:50
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) At least 15 people were killed and a dozen more were wounded on Tuesday after a suicide bomber hits local government offices in Mogadishu's Wadajir disttict, officials said.

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Somali Military Court Sentences to Death killer of Public Works Minister

0 Visits: 219 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 17:11:29
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) A Somali military court in Mogadishu has concluded a hearing for the murder of the country's youngest Minister late Abbas Abdulahi Sheikh, 31 who was killed in May by guards of another government official in May, local media reported.

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Somali Government Captures Shabab Regional Intelligence Chief - Official

0 Visits: 201 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 16:42:32
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The government of Somalia on Monday announced that it had captured regional intelligence for the Shabab in a security operation, Security Ministry said in a statement.

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Norway said to Recognize Somali Diplomatic Passport.

0 Visits: 241 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 15:36:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The Norwegian government has announced that it has recognized the Somali diplomatic passport becoming the third EU country to recognize the Somali passport, Somali officials said.

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Aftermath of the Attack, Somali Youth Mobilize to Clean up at Pizza House

0 Visits: 242 | Sunday June 18, 2017 - 21:37:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) Somali youth organized themselves to clean up Pizza house restaurant, which was destroyed by the recent Shabab attack, an act widely welcomed by the Somalia Federal government, reports said.

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Shabab Attacks Twin Popular Restaurants in Mogadishu, Killing at least 17

0 Visits: 201 | Thursday June 15, 2017 - 01:03:15
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) Gunmen stormed twin popular Mogadishu restaurants on Wednesday, killing at least 17 and wounding dozen more.

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Somalia Military Court Says it Concluded Hearing for late Minister's Killing

0 Visits: 183 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 17:32:02
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) — Somali military tribunal concludes hearing on the shooting death Public Works Minister Abbas Siraji, as the court mentioned that verdict expected at later date officials said.

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Turkey sends aid to cholera victims in Somalia

0 Visits: 208 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 17:41:10
By Duygu Yener ANKARA

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Official: Qatar flights using Somali airspace

0 Visits: 217 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 14:45:51
By: Abdi Guled - AP

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Local Rally for President farmajo's First 100 Days in office.

0 Visits: 207 | Sunday June 04, 2017 - 13:50:26
Thousands of ordinary Mogadishu residents rally at Konis Stadium celebrating President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's first 100 days in office.

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Somali Immigration Chief Visits Somali Embassy in Belgium

0 Visits: 223 | Friday June 02, 2017 - 14:29:21
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Director General of the Somali Immigration and Naturalization Directorate Kofi Mohammed Adam, visited the Embassy of Belgium in their own country, reports said.

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