Somalia

Somalia: Senator Survives Drive-by Shooting Attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 487 | Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 23:16:12
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Senator Hussein Ali Haji Abdalla on Tuesday survived an assassination attempt after armed assailants fired at his car in Mogadishu's Hodan district, witnesses said.

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Despite Outrage, Somalia's Elders and MPs Back Handover of ONLF Rebel Official to Ethiopia

1 Visits: 765 | Monday September 04, 2017 - 22:42:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) — Somali elders and lawmakers defended the Somalia government's decision to handover the ONLF rebel commander to Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia aims to Distort Somalia's Pubic Image on the Handover of the ONLF Rebel Leader, Ethiopian Diplomat hints

0 Visits: 2987 | Sunday September 03, 2017 - 23:15:18
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Ethiopian Diplomat, Gen. Gabre who is Senior Political Advisor to IGAD took to the social media this week praising the Somali National Intelligence Agency (NISA) while accusing the Somalia President and Prime Minister for aiding terrorists, an act that many analysts…

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Al-Shabaab Overruns Somali army Base in Southern Somalia, Kills Dozens

0 Visits: 701 | Sunday September 03, 2017 - 18:21:12
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Dozens of Somali government were killed om Sunday morning, after Shabab militias attacked Somalia army base at Buulo Gaduud village, near Kismayo, officials said.

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Shabab Kills Local Elders in Somalia's Gedo Region

0 Visits: 555 | Saturday September 02, 2017 - 13:54:22
BAARDHEERE, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali militants, Al Shabab killed 2 local elders in the Southern Somalia town of El-wak, while another elder was assassinated in the town of Afgoi, Witnesses and officials said Saturday

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Somalia: 12 Killed and 35 Wounded in Twin Explosions in Northeastern region of Puntland

0 Visits: 602 | Friday September 01, 2017 - 21:16:09
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) At least 12 people were killed and 35 others were wounded on Friday after twin explosions occurred at Af- Urur village of Puntland's Bari region, witness and local media reported.

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Somali Minister of Information meets the Director of Free Press Unlimited in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

0 Visits: 418 | Thursday August 31, 2017 - 17:16:52
NAIROBI, Kenya (Horn Observer) Somali Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism, Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), met the Director of Free Press Press Unlimited Mr Joan Williems and his colleagues on 30 August 2017 in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.

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Somalia: Workshop on Teacher Education Policy Concluded in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 492 | Wednesday August 30, 2017 - 15:00:53
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) EFASOM concluded a 2 day teacher Education policy forum in Mogadishu which was attended by 35 participants, among them representatives from the Ministry of Education, education umbrellas, a teacher union, teachers, parents, and other education stakeholders.

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Somalia: Telecom Ministry Moves to its Headquarters for the first time in 27 years

0 Visits: 314 | Wednesday August 30, 2017 - 09:48:34
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Ministry of Posts, Telecom and Technology relocated its Headquarters on Tuesday for the first time in 27 years, officials said.

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Somalia Hands over ONLF Rebel Commander to Ethiopia

4 Visits: 5887 | Wednesday August 30, 2017 - 08:45:54
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somalia government handed over an ONLF rebel commander to Ethiopia on Monday, as part of a prisoner swap deal reached between Ethiopia and Somalia, local media reported.

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Somalia: Ministers asked to Seek Approval over Media Interaction

0 Visits: 497 | Sunday August 27, 2017 - 22:34:44
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) — Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Guled Mohamed introduced tough rules that govern the way the ministers interact with the media, according to a memo obtained by Horn Observer dated on 26 August, 2017.

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Somalia: Security Forces Foil Car Bomb Attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 676 | Sunday August 27, 2017 - 21:05:15
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Somali security forces on Sunday thwarted a car bomb attack that wounded at least 2 civilians at Maka Mukarama road, witnesses said.

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Seminar on Reporting Terrorism Held for Somali Journalists in Helsinki, Finland

1 Visits: 1003 | Sunday August 27, 2017 - 20:32:47
HELSINKI, Finland (Horn Observer) Somali journalists gathered in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday to participate a seminar on responsible and fair reporting on Terrorism related stories.

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Somaliland: Flydubai bares flight from Somali Mother with a Baby Over seat Dispute

0 Visits: 744 | Saturday August 26, 2017 - 11:10:18
HARGEISA, Somaliland (Horn Observer) A Somali mother with a baby was bared Dubia bound flight on Friday at the Egal International airport in Hargeisa, resulting a Somaliland minister on the flight to protest the unprofessional conduct of the crew and cancel his flight with FLYDUBAI, officials and local…

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Somalia: 9 Civilians Killed in Special Forces Raid in Lower Shabelle Region

0 Visits: 737 | Friday August 25, 2017 - 21:26:10
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) At least 9 people were killed and 2 others were wounded on Friday morning raid jointly carried out by Somali forces and international partners in a farm near Bariire in Lower Shabelle region, officials and witnesses said.

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Somalia: Cabinet Approves National Statistics Bill

0 Visits: 336 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 23:37:34
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Council of Ministers of Somalia on Thursday approved National Statistics bill, while two new draft bills were distributed for reading, officials said.

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Somalia: Around 200 Turkish Soldiers Arrive in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 589 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 22:34:40
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The first group of Turkish Military of around 200 soldiers arrived in Mogadishu on Wednesday, local media reported.

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Somalia: Somali Journalists Call for the Release of the Imprisoned Cameroonian Journalist Ahmed Abba

0 Visits: 502 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 22:07:16
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali Journalists joined the global media community in demanding the release of the Cameroonian journalist who was sentenced to 10 years in Prison by a military court in April this year.

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A Somali man who Killed Wife in Bristol, UK, might have been Drunk

0 Visits: 3381 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 12:34:28
LONDON, UK (Horn Observer) a Somali man killed his wife inside their home in Bristol, on Monday, might been drunk, Media reports citing eyewitnesses and residents said.

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Somalia: Shabab Commander Surrenders to Somali Government

0 Visits: 441 | 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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