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Somalia: About 200 Turkish Forces Arrive in Somali Capital

0 Visits: 97 | Wednesday August 23, 2017 - 17:56:50
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — About 200 well-equipped Turkish military arrived in Somali capital Mogadishu early this week amid latest preparations to open the first Turkish military base in the Horn of African country.

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The 2017 London Partnership Represents Somalia's Master Plan

0 Visits: 87 | Wednesday August 23, 2017 - 11:51:44
After 12 years of sluggish transitions, from 2000 to 2012, the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) was unusually granted the status of permanent government to join the g7+ group of fragile countries encouraged to implement the New Deal for International Engagement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries.

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INGO Calls Donors to Enhance Support for Resilience Interventions in line with Somalia's National Development Plan

0 Visits: 97 | Wednesday August 23, 2017 - 10:58:27
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — As Somalia remains in the chokehold of a severe, protracted drought, a leading International non-governmental organization calls donor governments to continue and enhance support for resilience interventions in line with the country's National Development Plan.

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Flexibility, Long-term Planning Reduce Somali Famine Threat, Report Says

0 Visits: 75 | Wednesday August 23, 2017 - 10:36:02
LONDON - People suffering in Somalia's latest drought have fared better when donors deftly shift funding to emergency projects that help residents save money and stockpile food, a charity said on Tuesday.

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FIFA President Expresses Condolence on the Death of Somali Football Referee

0 Visits: 97 | Wednesday August 23, 2017 - 10:20:18
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, has sent a message of condolence to Somali Football Federation president, following the recent assassination of a key SFF official, Osman Jama Diraa.

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Somaliland President Undergoes Appendicitis Surgery in UAE, Says Spokesman

0 Visits: 168 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 21:42:04
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo underwent a surgery in which doctors at Abu Dhabi hospital removed appendix, Somaliland Presidential Spokesman Hussein Deyr said.

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Somalia: PM Appoints New Minister for Public Works and Reconstruction

0 Visits: 201 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 19:10:48
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed Sadiq Abdullahi Abdi, a Somali-American as the new Minister for Public Works and Reconstruction.

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Somalia: The End of Osoble Rule in Hirshabelle

0 Visits: 141 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 11:13:40
Hirshabelle is a Local state within the regional states of the larger federal government of Somalia. It was found on 9th October, 2016 and completed the drawn federal states jointing other existing functional states of; Puntland, Jubaland, Southwest; and Galmudug.

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Qatar Criticizes Saudi over Haj Planes offer

0 Visits: 83 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 10:49:30
DOHA - Qatar has criticized an offer by Saudi Arabia to convey Qataris to the haj pilgrimage on the kingdom's national carrier, Saudi Arabia Airlines, rather than allowing Qatar's airline or others to fly them to the Islamic rite in Mecca.

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South Sudan Orders UN Peacekeepers to Move out of Juba Airport

0 Visits: 171 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 22:15:51
JUBA - South Sudan has grounded planes belonging to United Nations peacekeepers in a dispute over control of the airport in the capital Juba, the government said on Monday.

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