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Somalia: Shabab Commander Surrenders to Somali Government

0 Visits: 403 | Wednesday August 23, 2017 - 20:23:17
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Shabab Commander, in charge of the health department, has surrendered to the Somali government forces stationed in Mahaas district of Hiiraan region, state media reported.

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Somalia: PM Nominates New Public Works and Reconstruction Minister

0 Visits: 600 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 18:53:03
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister on Tuesday nominated Eng. Saadaq Abdullahi Abdi as Public Works and Reconstruction Minister to replace late Minister Siraaji, leaked document reveals.

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Boko Haram Nigerian child bombings this year are quadruple 2016's: UNICEF

0 Visits: 187 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 18:33:40
GENEVA/LAGOS - Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have sent out four times as many child suicide bombers this year as they used in all of 2016, the United Nations Children's Fund said on Tuesday.

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Somalia: The End of Osoble Rule in Hirshabelle - Opinion

1 Visits: 424 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 18:19:41
Hirshabelle is a Local state within the regional states of the larger federal government of Somalia. It was found on 9th October, 2016 and completed the drawn federal states jointing other existing functional states of; Puntland, Jubaland, Southwest; and Galmudug.

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Somalia: Military Court Hands down Death Sentence to 2 Convicts

0 Visits: 331 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 15:51:29
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Military court of Somalia on Tuesday handed down death sentences to two men who were found guilty in killing a traditional elder, State media reported.

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Somali Ministry of Information and Free Press Unlimited discuss freedom of expression

0 Visits: 343 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 14:01:07
Mogadishu (press release) H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information, Culture & Toursim of the Federal Government of Somalia today met Mr Jens Kiesheyer, Programes Coordinator for Africa of Free Press Unlimited who visited Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalia: Galmudug President Unveils New Cabinet

0 Visits: 437 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 21:36:52
ADADO, Somalia (Horn Observer) The President of the semi autonomous region of Galmudug Ahmed Duale Geelle Xaaf on Monday unveiled new council of ministers for the first time since he was elected four months ago.

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Somalia: Senate Passes National Communication Act, Somali Ministry of Posts to Open office in Djibouti

0 Visits: 949 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 20:50:08
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Upper House of Somalia's parliament has on Monday passed the National Communications Act, highlighting the first act that is approved by this new House to Somalia's legislative system, amid the Ministry opened a post office in Djibouti, following bilateral…

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Somalia President on a 2-day Official Visit to Egypt

0 Visits: 761 | Sunday August 20, 2017 - 21:51:23
MOGADISHU, Somalia, (Horn Observer) Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been warmly received by his counterpart, Abdulfaatix Al Siisii in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, during an official two day official visit to Egypt, Statement from Villa Somalia said.

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Somalia: 12 Year old Somali Boy Accidentally Kills himself in Mogadishu, after Playing with real Handgun

0 Visits: 377 | Sunday August 20, 2017 - 01:31:56
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) A 12 year old boy shot himself to death on Friday with a handgun owned by his father, local media reported citing residents and witnesses

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Somalia: Somali Football Federation to Mourn 7 days for the Murder of a Popular Referee

0 Visits: 359 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 23:17:46
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali Football Federation "SFF" on Sunday announced 7 days to mourn for the killing of the popular Somali referee Osman Jama Diraa, SFF said in a statement

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ISKA WARRAN Somali Conference on Employment, Entrepreneurship and Integration Concluded in Turku, Finland

0 Visits: 699 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 22:37:49
TURKU, Finland (Horn Observer) Experts, government representatives, researchers, and Somali Entrepreneur from Finland and abroad, gathered a two day Iska Warran Conference in Turku to debate Employment, Entrepreneurship and integration among Somali community living in Finland by highlighting the challenges…

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Information Minister of Somalia Attends Dinner Party Hosted For A Group Of 27 Chinese Tourists

0 Visits: 231 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 02:11:56
Mogadishu, Somalia's Information Minister, Culture and Tourism, Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) has attended a dinner party hosted for a group of 27 Chinese tourists who have been touring the capital city of Mogadishu in the past few days.

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Somalia and Djibouti Agree to Strengthen Telecom & ICT Cooperation

0 Visits: 493 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 00:28:15
DJIBOUTI, (Horn Observer) The Ministries of Telecommunication and Posts of Somalia and Djibouti agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation on areas of Posts and Telecommunication, officials said

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Joint Military Operation Kills Seven Al-Shabaab militants in Southern Somalia - official

0 Visits: 362 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 15:46:18
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Seven Somali militants were confirmed killed in a joint operation carried out by Somali troops in coordination with their international partners in in the town of Jilib in Middle Jubba region, officials said.

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One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

0 Visits: 230 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 08:31:23
KAMPALA, Uganda: The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle Parliament to Elect Electoral Committee, amid Political Chaos

0 Visits: 273 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 23:13:54
JOWHAR, Somalia (Horn Observer) The lawmakers of the semi autonomous state of Hirshabelle said they plan to elect electoral committee on Wednesday amid the former president of Hirshabelle called the recent vote of no confidence against him unconstitutional, local media reported.

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Somalia: Puntland Supports UAE and KSA on the Gulf Crisis, Calls for the FGS to Reconsider Stance

0 Visits: 623 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 21:56:30
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Semi autonomous government of Puntland have on Wednesday announced that its siding with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates on the gulf crisis and called for the Federal Government of Somalia to reconsider its position.

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Suspected Gangs Kill Somali Businessman in South Africa

0 Visits: 581 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 07:19:06
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (Horn Observer) A Somali businessman, who was burned alive by South African gangs, died after sustaining serious injuries, in Durban of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, witnesses said.

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Suspected Somali militants kill five Kenyan police officers: sources

0 Visits: 294 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 06:50:29
NAIROBI - Suspected Somali Islamist militants killed five police officers in an ambush in northeastern Kenya on Tuesday, according to police sources, the latest in a string of deadly attacks.

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