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Somali President to Visit Egypt Amid Saudi, UAE Pressure over Neutrality

0 Visits: 153 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 17:04:35
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo will on official State Visit to Egypt next week after an invitation from Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, officials at the Somali Embassy in Cairo confirmed.

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Somalia: Aid Workers Plead for Continued Humanitarian Support

0 Visits: 57 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 12:17:23
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Ridwaan Abdi remembers vividly his life in Somalia with his parents during the civil war.

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Devoted Humanitarian: How Abdikadir Moalim Risked His Life to Bettering Lives of Others in Somalia

0 Visits: 113 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 11:48:20
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Abdikadir Moalim Mohamed has devoted his adult life to bettering the lives of other human beings. "In the end, what matters is what you have done for mankind," says the veteran humanitarian aid worker.

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UN Humanitarian Coordinator: We Salute and Thank Aid Workers for Averting Somalia Famine (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 132 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 11:02:30
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia Peter de Clercq has commended aid workers and volunteers for their contribution to serving humanity and averting a famine that threatened Somalia earlier this year.

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Somalia, Djibouti Sign Telecom Cooperation and Cyber Security Agreement

0 Visits: 284 | Friday August 18, 2017 - 15:02:55
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The ministers of posts and telecommunications of Somalia and Djibouti have signed first cooperation agreement on telecommunication and cyber security, a joint statement said.

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Somalia: Police Start Investigating Sports Referee Killing in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 107 | Friday August 18, 2017 - 14:19:43
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Officers of Criminal Investigation Department Banadir Police said they have now started investigating the motive behind the death of a popular sports referee Osman Jama Dirah who was shot dead near his home in Hamar Bile neighborhood in Wardhigley, Mogadishu on Thursday…

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Suspected Al-Shabaab Attackers Behead Three in Kenya's Lamu: Official

0 Visits: 115 | Friday August 18, 2017 - 12:53:56
MOMBASA, Kenya - Suspected members of Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group beheaded at least three men overnight in an attack on a Kenyan village, authorities said on Friday, a month after nine were killed in a similar way nearby.

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SOMALIA: Seven Civilians of One Family Killed in U.S, Somali Forces Raid, Relatives Said

0 Visits: 178 | Friday August 18, 2017 - 11:18:23
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Seven civilians of one family were killed after a raid carried by U.S. and Somali forces near Jilib on Wednesday night, locals and relatives confirmed.

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Kenya: Civil Society Condemns Attempted Raid and Deregistration of Human Rights Organisations

0 Visits: 122 | Friday August 18, 2017 - 11:07:16
NAIROBI - The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya (NCHRD-K), DefendDefenders (the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project), CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation and Civil Rights Defenders strongly condemn the targeting of two national human rights organisations…

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Somalia: Former Hirshabelle Leader Alleges PM Khaire of interference

0 Visits: 159 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 22:17:48
JOWHAR (Somali Update Online) — Former Hirshabelle President Ali Abdullahi Osoble has alleged Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire of interfering Hirshabelle administration and funded the motion that led to Mr. Osoble's ousting this week.

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