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Somalia says 180 Kenyan soldiers killed at El-ade base in Gedo region

0 Visits: 365 | Friday February 26, 2016 - 20:58:55
Mogadishu(SONNA)-President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Sh.Mohamud said that 180 Kenyan troops under AU mission were killed in El-adde in southern Somali attack on mid January by Al-qaeda linked group of Al-Shabab

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Shabab rebuffs Kenyan Claim of Killing its Intelligence Chief

0 Visits: 498 | Thursday February 18, 2016 - 19:22:25
Mogadishu – (Horn Observer) The Islamist Militants denied on Thursday that its intelligence chief were killed by KDF airstrike on early February.

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Alnur School of the Blind brings hope to Somalia's blind

0 Visits: 417 | Monday February 15, 2016 - 17:15:01
In Arabic, the word Alnur means light. It is therefore not a coincidence that scores of blind children come to the Alnur School for the Blind in Mogadishu, Somalia, to illuminate their lives in a quest for a brighter future.

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Breast cancer: The number one killer cancer in Somalia

0 Visits: 330 | Monday February 15, 2016 - 17:09:33
Worldwide, the month of October is set aside every year to promote breast cancer awareness and although general knowledge about this deadly disease is rising steadily, it provides little solace to communities with no health infrastructure.

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Somali Hospital in Baidoa Town Helps Contain Cholera Outbreak

0 Visits: 1037 | Thursday February 11, 2016 - 21:20:56
BAIDOA- Somalia (ICRC) - Baidoa Regional Hospital recently admitted more than 220 patients affected by a deadly outbreak of cholera. Seven people succumbed to the disease since the first case was confirmed in the beginning of December 2015.

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Militant group Al Shabaab leading suspect in Somalia plane blast: U.S. government sources

0 Visits: 380 | Thursday February 04, 2016 - 20:55:19
By: REUTERS

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Five years since famine: Somali children still stalked by the menace of hunger

0 Visits: 312 | Saturday January 23, 2016 - 18:21:39
By: Kun Li, UNICEF Somalia Communication Specialist @unicefsomalia

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Witness Accounts of the Deadly terrorist attack at Lido beach in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 381 | Saturday January 23, 2016 - 17:10:34
By Mohamed Osman Abdi "Black Cobra" - SONNA-Editor

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Kenya brings back bodies of troops killed in Somalia attack

0 Visits: 349 | Tuesday January 19, 2016 - 00:37:19
Nairobi (AFP) - The bodies of Kenyan soldiers killed when Al-Qaeda-linked militants overran their base in Somalia were flown home late Monday draped in the national flag as a rescue operation was underway for survivors.

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New SRSG Michael Keating arrives in Somalia

0 Visits: 429 | Monday January 18, 2016 - 23:51:17
Mogadishu, 18 January 2016 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating arrived in Mogadishu Monday to formally take up his duties following his appointment on 23 November 2015. Mr. Keating succeeds Nicholas Kay, whose two-and-a-half-year tenure ended on…

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Several dead as Shebab storm African Union base in Somalia

0 Visits: 314 | Friday January 15, 2016 - 00:24:28
Mogadishu (AFP) - Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants stormed an African Union base manned by Kenyan troops in the country's southwest on Friday, with several killed in fierce gun battles.

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Somalia: At least 4 Killed after Army members Traded Gunfire in the Coastal town of Barawe

0 Visits: 275 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 23:22:42
MOGADISHU – Somalia - at least four soldiers were killed after Rival Somali army clashed near the coastal town of Barawe in Lower Shabelle region, officials and witnesses said

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Somalia: Military Court Executes Former Soldier For Killing A Civilian

0 Visits: 319 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 22:24:53
By Abdirahman Omar MOGADISHU: Somali military court on Sunday executed in Mogadishu, a soldier accused of killing a civilian, officials said.

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Ugandan army confirms it will leave South Sudan

0 Visits: 342 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:29:20
KAMPALA: Oct 13, 2015 —Ugandan troops will start leaving South Sudan by the end of this week, according to the head of the Ugandan force in the country. This was a key rebel demand during drawn-out talks which led to a peace deal in August. All foreign forces were meant to have left by 10 October.

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VIDEO: A Belgium Based Fanatic Declares Fatwa on Non-Muslims

0 Visits: 484 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 19:31:42
Religious fanatic on asylum in Belgium has turned to social media to declare a fatwa on Christian Somalis whom he warned against rebuilding a Catholic Church in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

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Somali Government orders the suspension of 35 Somali news websites Over allegations of Ethics

0 Visits: 275 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 19:21:02
Mogadishu – Official letter from Somali attorney general office that was addressed both to the ministry of information and the ministry of posts and telecommunication to immediately suspend over 35 Somali news websites in the country, pending investigations.

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Aftermath of the Announced Suspension of Alasow's websites in Somalia, Victims dare to speak out!

0 Visits: 262 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:34:07
Mogadishu – Following the degree by the office of the Somalia's Attorney General on Monday calling for suspension to more than 30 news websites accused to be ethically biased, a reporter from the Horn Observer Media spoken to several people to find out more.

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Ethiopian Port Authority Denies Entry and Expels a man disguising as a CSO Rep

0 Visits: 359 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:28:05
Addis Ababa – Ethiopian immigration authorities have on Sunday barred entry and ordered the eviction of a man, disguising as a civic leader at the Bole International, Officials said.

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Victims of Kidnap in Somalia Might Join the Breda Court case against Dahir Alasow

0 Visits: 389 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:10:48
Nairobi, Kenya – Family members of a former Somali police chief might soon join the Breda court case against Dahir Alasow, in his role of the kidnap of the General's wife, family members said.

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"The cost of Human suffering over Negative Publicity Amounts to Suicide," says Prof. Ibbi

0 Visits: 514 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:03:25
Mogadishu – More victims are beginning to speak out publicly over their experiences in negative and biased on-line publications, some of which amounted to death given the false allegations against them. The episode giving victims the opportunity to go public follows after the Somalia's Attorney…

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