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Somalia AG Summons Union Impersonator, Minister Cites Corruption in Defense

0 Visits: 232 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 08:10:46
MOGADISHU — The office of the Somalia's Attorney general has on Tuesday summoned an impersonator of Somali Journalists' union (NUSOJ) who have several occasions held illegal meetings, after defying high court ruling on the matter, meanwhile Minister jumped for defense citing corruption.

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Somalia: Police Seize Explosives, Military Equipment in Bosasso

0 Visits: 235 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 00:50:52
BOSASSO (Horn Observer Online) — Police in Somalia's semi-autonomous state of Puntland on Wednesday arrested two young men with a lorry transporting explosives-making material, military fatigue and communication devices, and regional security officials said.

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Somalia: World Bank Approves US$50 Million in Support of Emergency Drought Response and Recovery

0 Visits: 173 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 00:29:01
WASHINGTON —The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank today approved a US$50 million emergency project - Somalia Emergency Drought Response and Recovery Project (SEDRP, the Project) - to scale up the drought response and recovery effort in Somalia. Somalia is facing its worst drought in decades,…

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Senior Shabab Commander Killed in Bariire Raid - Officials

0 Visits: 414 | Sunday May 07, 2017 - 13:26:12
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Somalia government said on Sunday that a senior Shabab commander and his associates were killed in recent raid in Lower Shabelle region.

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Toward Free and Independent Media, Media Stakeholders Welcome Media Consultative Meeting Launched in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 248 | Saturday May 06, 2017 - 23:20:24
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Somali media stakeholders welcomed a high level Consultative meeting aimed at strengthening of relations and cooperation between the federal level and the state level and private owned media; reviewing of the Media Law, was held in Mogadishu, in an attempt to create…

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U.S. service member killed in Somalia

0 Visits: 242 | Friday May 05, 2017 - 16:28:41
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online( An American soldier was on May 4, during an operation against al-Shabaab, Pentagon said

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Guards of Somalia's Auditor General Shot Dead Minister for Public Works and Housing in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 312 | Wednesday May 03, 2017 - 22:45:41
Mogadishu Somalia (Horn Observer) Guards of Somalia's Auditor General shot dead Somali minister for Public works and housing near the presidential palace in Mogadishu on wednesday evening, witness and officials said.

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What kind of Nation do we want to Be, the Challenges of Nation Building in Somalia.

0 Visits: 976 | Saturday March 18, 2017 - 14:53:53
The referendum is all about the kind of nation we want to be, do we want to be a nation that is willing to build on the values we share with our global; that is open to partnership, and that has a contribution to make that is Somalia, its neighborhood and rest of the world? Or do we want to be limited,…

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Exclusive: Egypt sneaky strategy against Ethiopia

0 Visits: 744 | Tuesday March 07, 2017 - 08:33:18
In an exclusive interview on Sunday, a former Ugandan intelligence agent told the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) that Egyptian government is actively pursuing a sneaky military strategy against Ethiopia's Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and that Egypt is also assisting South Sudanese government…

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UAE ambassador to Somalia recalled to Abu Dhabi

0 Visits: 879 | Sunday March 05, 2017 - 16:19:26
The UAE Ambassador to Somalia has been recalled to Abu Dhabi partly in protest of Mogadishu's demand that the base deal that was signed with the Somaliland be halted.

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Gambia's president officially sworn in

0 Visits: 560 | Sunday February 19, 2017 - 15:13:38
Finally, Adama Barrow was officially sworn in as The Gambia's president on Saturday in an event that was attended by tens of thousands of supporters.

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Somalia speaker election narrows field for presidency

0 Visits: 666 | Wednesday January 11, 2017 - 19:10:24
By: AFP - Somalia's newly-installed lawmakers chose a speaker of parliament on Wednesday in a vote that, according to the country's clan-based politics, rules out at least one leading presidential candidate.

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Successful Business Elite and Lawmaker Announces his Presidential candidacy in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 809 | Sunday December 25, 2016 - 21:38:03
Ahmed Hassan Suudi for Horn Observer LONDON – 25 December, 2016: A New presidential candidate, who is believed to be making a significant change in Somalia's political landscape if elected, announced his candidacy at a news conference on Sunday in Mogadishu.

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UAE presence expands in Africa

0 Visits: 587 | Wednesday December 21, 2016 - 19:03:41
by Awad Mustafa in Dubai for shephardmedia: The United Arab Emirates has signed an agreement to establish a second foreign military base in the Horn of Africa.

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FAALLO : - Daqarada Ka Muuqda Guryaha,Kuwa Dadka Ku Yaalaa Ka Daran.!!

0 Visits: 491 | Thursday December 08, 2016 - 21:41:41
Dalka Soomaaliya waxa uu ahaa Sanadihii dowladnimada dal Awood ahaan, dhisma ahaan iyo Bulsha ahaanba u soo korayay,marka loo fiiriyo dalalka asaageen ah, dadkuna waxa ay ahaayeen dad dhawaan gumeysi ka xoroobay oo si weyn u xasuusta Halgankii loo soo maray Xoriyadda iyo Gobanimada iyo weliba isku duubnidii…

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Somalia: Journalist Investigates Corruption Allegation on EU-funded Project, Now His Life is in Danger

0 Visits: 298 | Thursday December 08, 2016 - 18:47:43
GAROWE- On Wednesday, the Media Association of Puntland (MAP) has joined other media watchdogs and press freedom activists to condemn the threatening and beating of a renowned journalist in Puntland in Somalia's Northeastern region after the journalist investigated and filed a story on alleged corruption…

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Sunatimes Editor Exposed in a Major Investigation

0 Visits: 4971 | Sunday October 23, 2016 - 14:16:57
Nairobi –KENYA (Horn Observer) The Editor in Chief of the Sunatimes.com, a site popular with launching smear campaign against the Public officials, has been exposed.

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Media Spoilers in Somalia identified as a Threat to the Security of the Journalists

0 Visits: 17496 | Monday October 03, 2016 - 16:08:20
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The Somali Media Spoilers, who a Dutch court recently handed down a heavy sentence over false allegations against a Somali remittance company, have now faced their second blow after the United Nations Security Council amended their 2014 Somalia report that alleges Somali innocent…

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Suicide bomber Targets Local Restaurant in Mogadishu, Killing at least 5

0 Visits: 367 | Saturday October 01, 2016 - 16:44:48
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) At least 5 people have been killed and three others were wounded after a suicide car bomber blew himself up near in Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said.

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U.S. accused of killing 22 in misdirected Somalia air strike

0 Visits: 347 | Wednesday September 28, 2016 - 22:28:01
By Abdi Sheikh (REUTERS) | MOGADISHU An air strike in northern Somalia left as many as 22 soldiers dead overnight, local officials said on Wednesday, and one region said the United States had been duped into attacking its troops.

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