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Somalia: Journalists Seek Government Protection in Very Dangerous Environment

0 Visits: 63 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 12:50:17
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Union of Somalia Journalists (NUSOJ) on Sunday released 2017 Annual Report "The Endless Violation Against Journalists and Media Workers" in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

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How Trump's Immigration Policies are Upending Somali Lives in the US

0 Visits: 102 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 12:13:37
NAIROBI — Maruf Sharif was shackled in the plane, which was flying him over the Atlantic Ocean to a country he hadn't seen for almost three decades.

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Ethiopia Leader Rejects Egypt's Call for World Bank Arbitration in Dam Dispute

0 Visits: 71 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 08:23:23
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile.

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Somali President Fires Mayor of Mogadishu

0 Visits: 173 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 23:01:36
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed has been relieved of his duties barely hours after representatives across Mogadishu voted for him to stay the office for the next two years.

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US-backed Somalia Commandos Kill 4 al-Shabab Extremists During Raid

0 Visits: 177 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 09:22:50
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali and U.S. commandos stormed a camp for al-Shabab extremist fighters in an overnight raid, killing at least four of the fighters and rescuing dozens of child conscripts, a Somali intelligence official said Friday.

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Somalia to Probe Illegal Evictions of Displaced Families

0 Visits: 161 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 09:07:22
NAIROBI — The Somali government responded to widespread criticism by aid agencies on Wednesday, promising to investigate reports that thousands of families fleeing drought and conflict were forcefully evicted from more than 20 informal camps.

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African Development Bank Makes a Compelling Case for Africa's Industrialization

0 Visits: 92 | Saturday January 20, 2018 - 21:33:45
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa's industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth.

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Somalia: Satellite Imagery Reveals Devastation Amid Forced Evictions of Thousands Who Fled Conflict and Drought

0 Visits: 128 | Friday January 19, 2018 - 20:31:17
NAIROBI — New satellite imagery analysis by Amnesty International gives the first comprehensive view of how thousands of structures, including several schools, were demolished in sudden forced evictions that left more than 4,000 families homeless on the outskirts of Somalia's capital Mogadishu…

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Somali Army Kills Seven al-Shabab Militants in Raid

0 Visits: 208 | Friday January 19, 2018 - 18:29:07
MOGADISHU— The Somalia national army killed at least seven al-Shabab militants Thursday and destroyed their base during an operation in southern Somalia, officials and residents said.

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Somali General Shot Dead in Capital Mogadishu

0 Visits: 108 | Friday January 19, 2018 - 18:22:44
MOGADISHU— A Somali general was shot in the head and killed in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday and a colonel who was his deputy has been arrested for the murder, senior army sources said.

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