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Prisons boss Gen. Adan cleared to run for MP, joins security chiefs heading to parliament

0 Visits: 684 | Monday March 14, 2022 - 20:32:37
Somalia's prison's boss Gen. Mahad Abdirahman Adan was today cleared to run for MP in South West state joining a growing number of top security officials who are heading to the federal parliament.

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Rochester resident running for President of Somalia

0 Visits: 537 | Sunday March 13, 2022 - 18:53:22
Abdi Muse Maahaay has a laundry list of ideas to improve the country he was born and raised in. The Rochester resident is running for President of Somalia with hopes of bringing change to the country.

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Somalia to license Bank of Egypt this month- Foreign Minister

0 Visits: 727 | Sunday March 13, 2022 - 18:53:21
Somalia is on the course to licence the Bank of Egypt to operate in the country, Foreign Affairs Minister Abdisaid Muse has said.

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Qatari-Somali ties set for further expansion

0 Visits: 555 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:39
Qatar's ambassador in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Hashem, has praised the strong bilateral relations between Qatar and Somalia.

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Ex-South West state president bared from traveling to Baidoa for elections

0 Visits: 524 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:38
Former South West state president Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden was barred this morning from traveling to Baidoa where he was to contest for a parliamentary seat.

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FBI election crimes investigator interviewed Somali American elders in Minneapolis.

0 Visits: 510 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:36
The FBI recently questioned several Somali American residents living in a south Minneapolis highrise about their voting methods in a 2020 special city election, according to multiple firsthand accounts provided to Sahan Journal.

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What Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's new bill means for people of color

0 Visits: 588 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:02
The Amir Locke End Deadly No-Knock Warrants Act would put limitations on no-knock warrants in drug-related cases.

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Puntland electoral commission announces name of candidates in Bossaso

0 Visits: 509 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:01
Puntland's Electoral Implementation Team has released the names of 32 candidates running for 16 seats in Bossaso, the capital of Bari region.

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Farmajo to travel to Qatar as close to two-thirds of MPs elected

0 Visits: 499 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:00
Farmajo to travel to Qatar as close to two-thirds of MPs elected Mogadishu (HOL) - Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo will travel to Doha on Saturday to meet with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, Qatar's national news agency is reporting.

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Somali security officers undergo intelligence training to secure elections

0 Visits: 632 | Sunday February 27, 2022 - 21:02:47
Over 100 Somali security officers have undergone a five-day Intelligence Data Management and Reporting training to equip them with skills to secure the ongoing electoral process.

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Ukraine launches website for Russians to find killed soldiers

0 Visits: 601 | Sunday February 27, 2022 - 21:02:46
Ukrainian authorities on Sunday launched a website to help Russian families track down soldiers who have been killed or captured fighting in Moscow's invasion of the pro-Western country.

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Gov't spokesman Mohamed Moalimuu cleared to run for MP

0 Visits: 456 | Saturday February 26, 2022 - 18:43:39
Somali Government spokesperson Mohamed Moalimuu who arrived last week from bomb attack treatment in Turkey has today been cleared to run for Member of Parliament.

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AFRICOM dispatches drone fire following clash between Somali forces and Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 672 | Friday February 25, 2022 - 01:16:41
US forces fired a drone strike against Al-Shabaab militants Lower Shabelle region on Wednesday, AFRICOM said in a statement.

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Kenya's president endorses opposition leader

0 Visits: 718 | Friday February 25, 2022 - 01:16:40
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has officially endorsed opposition leader Raila Odinga to succeed him in the presidential elections set for 9 August.

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Russia launches full-scale invasion of Ukraine

0 Visits: 672 | Friday February 25, 2022 - 01:16:39
Russia launched an all-out invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea on Thursday, the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War Two and confirmation of the worst fears of the West.

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Forces loyal to Farmaajo's key ally and parliamentary candidate Fahad Yasin arrive in Beletweyne for the Sunday election

0 Visits: 561 | Saturday February 19, 2022 - 20:55:52
Security forces loyal to National Security Advisor Fahad Yasin arrived Saturday morning in Beletweyne ahead of an election in which the former intelligence chief is contesting.

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UPDATE: Suicide bomb attack kills 10, injures 15 in Beletweyne

0 Visits: 514 | Saturday February 19, 2022 - 20:55:52
At least 10 people were killed and 15 others injured in a suicide bomb attack at a restaurant in the central Somalia town of Beletweyne.

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UK "deeply concerned" about executions in Somaliland

0 Visits: 734 | Friday February 18, 2022 - 00:13:33
Hargeisa (HOL) - The UK says that it is "deeply concerned" over the execution of four men by the Somaliland government on Wednesday.

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Turkish trained Haram'ad forces shot dead Beledweyne police chief

0 Visits: 549 | Friday February 18, 2022 - 00:13:31
(HOL) - Beledweyne district police commandant Mohamed Hussein Durdage was shot dead Thursday morning following a clash with Haram'ad paramilitary unit.

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UK MP Gavin Williamson arrives in Hargeisa after pushing for Somaliland independence

0 Visits: 531 | Friday February 18, 2022 - 00:13:31
Hargeisa (HOL) - A British delegation led by the Conservative Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire, Gavin Williamson, has arrived in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa on Thursday, where they were received by Somaliland Foreign Minister DR Isse Kayd Mohamud and other government officials.

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Provide roadmap for lifting sanctions on Somalia, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar tells Biden administration

0 Visits: 885 | Sunday February 13, 2022 - 13:28:07
Somali American Congresswoman has called on the US government to provide a roadmap for the lifting of sanctions imposed on individuals in Somalia and entities over ten years ago noting the restrictions may no longer be relevant.

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False information spread via social media endangers Somalia's political stability

0 Visits: 757 | Sunday February 13, 2022 - 13:28:06
The unfiltered flood of information through social media networks has confused Somali people, who are struggling to differentiate between disinformation, misinformation, and true information, particularly in relation to politics, as the Horn of Africa country is in the middle of parliamentary elections.

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