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Somalia: Galmudug State Lawmaker Shot Dead in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 52 | Wednesday November 22, 2017 - 18:57:13
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Galmudug State Assembly lawmaker Mohamed Abdi Guled has been shot and killed in Mogadishu by guards of a federal parliament member on Wednesday after the guards mistook over security threat.

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Somalia: Scores Killed After Al-Shabaab Attacked SNA Camp in Qoryooley

0 Visits: 171 | Wednesday November 22, 2017 - 15:26:21
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Several people have been killed and dozens wounded after al-Shabaab militants launched an attack on a military base manned by Somali National Army (SNA) in Qoryooley town of Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, residents and officials.

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US Strike Kills over 100 al-Shabaab Fighters in Somalia

0 Visits: 83 | Wednesday November 22, 2017 - 11:19:05
WASHINGTON — US forces conducted an air strike against the Al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab group in Somalia on Tuesday, killing more than 100 jihadists, military officials said.

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Somaliland's Main Opposition Candidate Concedes Election Defeat

0 Visits: 198 | Wednesday November 22, 2017 - 10:42:18
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Somaliland's main opposition Wadani Party's flag-bearer, Abdirahman Abdullahi Cirro has rescinded his decision to defy poll results, saying he is ready to take up his new role on opposition role.

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Somalia: Humanitarian Situation Update

0 Visits: 104 | Wednesday November 22, 2017 - 09:41:57
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The unprecedented drought spanning over four consecutive poor rainy seasons has severely aggravated the humanitarian crisis in Somalia and needs are on the rise due to limited rain, displacement, lack of access to basic services and continuing conflict.

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Robert Mugabe Resigns Ending 37 Years of Rule in Zimbabwe (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 108 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 23:21:52
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition who started impeachment proceedings and a population that surged into the streets…

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PROFILE: Muse Bihi Abdi, The New Somaliland President-elect

0 Visits: 176 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 18:30:00
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Muse Bihi Abdi, a veteran former Somali military pilot has won Somaliland presidential election, the region's National Election Commission (NEC) announced on Tuesday.

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Somaliland Ruling Party Candidate Muse Bihi Wins Presidential Election

0 Visits: 184 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 17:41:11
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Muse Bihi Abdi, a veteran former military pilot has won Somaliland presidential election, the region's National Election Commission (NEC) announced on Tuesday.

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Fire Destroys Property Worth Thousands of Dollars in Mogadishu Market

0 Visits: 151 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 13:16:39
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — A fire broke out at Mogadishu's Suq-Liif market in the earlier hours of Tuesday, destroying property worth thousands of US dollars.

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Somaliland: Hundreds Protest in Burao over High Electricity Bills

0 Visits: 239 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 12:44:40
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Hundreds of protesters took the thoroughfare of Burao town in the breakaway Somaliland to protest against higher electricity cost.

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