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CAIR Calls on DOJ to Launch 'Independent and Transparent' Probe of Alaska Police-Shooting of Somali Muslim

0 Visits: 551 | Sunday February 13, 2022 - 13:28:06
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the Department of Justice to launch an "independent and transparent" investigation into the 2019 police shooting of a mentally ill Somali-American man in…

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South West state elects seven MPs in Barawe amidst mortar shells attacks

0 Visits: 760 | Wednesday February 09, 2022 - 23:39:25
Seven MPs were today elected in Barawe today for South West state amidst mortar shells attacks that killed at least one person.

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Somaliland pitches 'huge' oil and gas potential during Taiwan trip

0 Visits: 578 | Wednesday February 09, 2022 - 23:39:23
Somaliland has "huge" investment potential in untapped oil and gas reserves, the foreign minister of Somalia's breakaway region told Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday, pitching investment opportunities on a high-profile visit.

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Second batch of UAE food aid arrives in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 494 | Tuesday February 08, 2022 - 23:19:11
- A second batch of humanitarian supplies from UAE landed at Aden Adde Airport in Mogadishu following the resumption of diplomatic engagements between Somalia and the Gulf nation.

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Ankara-Mogadishu bilateral ties propel Somali businesses

0 Visits: 668 | Tuesday February 08, 2022 - 23:19:02
The special relationship Somalia and Turkey share, which extends to trade, is encouraging the Somali business community to travel to Turkey to import everything from clothing to medicine.

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Egypt's FM urges expediting completion of Somali electoral arrangements ahead of planned polls

0 Visits: 517 | Monday February 07, 2022 - 19:30:31
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt hopes for a speedy agreement among the various Somali parties over electoral procedures, putting the country back on the path to reconstruction and stability.

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Turkiye's engagement in Somalia has opened avenues for Somali businesses

0 Visits: 421 | Monday February 07, 2022 - 19:30:30
Somalia and Turkiye enjoy a special relationship, including trade, which encourages the Somali business community to travel to Turkiye to import everything from clothing to medicine.

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UK announces further $8m for aid relief in Somalia

0 Visits: 446 | Monday February 07, 2022 - 19:30:29
The UK has announced additional $8 million to support humanitarian efforts in Somalia.

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Hir-Shabelle President Ali Gudlawe to make first visit to Beletweyne amid heightened tensions

0 Visits: 527 | Sunday February 06, 2022 - 14:57:47
Hir-Shabelle President Ali Gudlawe is expected to arrive in Beletweyne this morning in his maiden trip to the Central Somalia Town since he came into office in November 2020 amid ongoing feud with clans in Hiiraan region.

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Insecurity a top issue as African leaders meet in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 632 | Sunday February 06, 2022 - 14:57:46
African leaders are meeting Saturday at a summit that is expected to discuss the continent's most pressing challenges, including a new wave of coups in West Africa and a slow response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Solar-Powered Oxygen Saves Lives of Somali Children

0 Visits: 459 | Friday February 04, 2022 - 12:24:11
Somali and World Health Organization doctors say a medical oxygen system powered by the sun is helping save lives at a hospital in central Somalia.

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Burnsville charter school director takes leave of absence following fraud allegations in Feeding Our Future investigation.

0 Visits: 488 | Friday February 04, 2022 - 12:24:07
A Burnsville charter school director is on unpaid leave after two federal search warrants alleged that he used money designated for child nutrition programs to purchase a Porsche and a $575,000 house.

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Economic stress causes family break ups in central Somalia

0 Visits: 487 | Friday February 04, 2022 - 12:24:07
Ali Abdi Ahmed, a construction worker in Galkayo, has been out of work for six months as there is hardly any building going on due to the worsening drought conditions. In January, his wife walked out leaving the three small children behind, saying he had failed to provide for the family.

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Cheetah cubs threatened by pet trade, global warming in Somaliland

0 Visits: 718 | Wednesday February 02, 2022 - 21:38:40
The two starving cheetah cubs squeak and tug at their string leashes in the white dust of Somaliland, as a government vet pushes needles through the fluffy fur to drip-feed them liquid and nutrients, Reuters reports.

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Galmudug forces raid local media station in Abudwak

0 Visits: 776 | Wednesday February 02, 2022 - 21:38:40
Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and the Somali Media Association (SOMA) calls Galmudug authorities to investigate its Darwish police force for the raid on Sooyaal TV and Radio, a local independent media station in Abudwak town, Galgadud region, and beating and detaining its director Mahad Bashir…

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Candidate attacked in Garowe will stand for election

0 Visits: 556 | Wednesday February 02, 2022 - 21:38:39
Candidate attacked in Garowe will stand for electionGarowe (HOL) - A candidate running for Somalia's Lower House of Parliament will stand for election on Wednesday despite being nearly assassinated on Tuesday.

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Farmajo's Slim Chance For Re-Election

0 Visits: 443 | Monday January 31, 2022 - 21:26:44
Being the most popular politician among presidential candidates at the time helped him get elected in 2016/2017 elections. Today things are different, and people are arguing about his presidential departure and post office life. For the last twenty years, Somalia has had elections every four years and…

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At least 10 killed in IED attack on matatu in Mandera

0 Visits: 513 | Monday January 31, 2022 - 21:26:42
At least 10 passengers were Monday killed and many others wounded when their matatu ran over a bomb set on the road along the Arabia-Mandera Highway.

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Mohammed bin Rashid meets with the Prime Minister of Somalia at Expo 2020 Dubai

0 Visits: 550 | Monday January 31, 2022 - 21:26:39
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today met with Mohammad Hussein Roble, Prime Minister of the Republic of Somalia, at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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South West president appoints three ministers in cabinet changes

0 Visits: 574 | Monday January 31, 2022 - 21:26:39
(HOL) - South West state president Abdiasis Lafta Gareen has appointed three ministers in new changes amidst an ongoing parliamentary election.

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Court in Somalia bars Prime Minister from wiring back seized funds to UAE

0 Visits: 532 | Sunday January 30, 2022 - 18:22:31
- A court in Mogadishu has stopped the country's Prime Minister Mohamed Roble from returning $9.6m seized by security forces in 2018 to UAE shortly after the PM left for the Gulf nation.

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Drought ravages Somalia as leaders bicker over polls

0 Visits: 772 | Sunday January 30, 2022 - 18:22:31
Hussein Sheikh Abdullahi is a happy man this week. On Sunday, a truck carrying 5,000 litres of water arrived in his Omaad village, about 50km northeast of Beledweyne town in central Somalia.

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