OP / Editorial

Somali Women Who Survived of Female Genital Mutilation Say #MeToo

0 Visits: 545 | Monday February 05, 2018 - 21:04:24
LONDON — The #MeToo campaign against sexual abuse should include the stories of survivors of female genital mutilation, activists have said.

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Somalia Needs to Create an Advantage Tie with Russia Through Turkey

0 Visits: 833 | Friday February 02, 2018 - 10:43:16
The 20th century demonstrated three divergent Russia to the world: the Tsarist Russia, the Soviet Russia and the Russian Federation.

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Kenya Somalia Security Wall - Will it Help?

0 Visits: 1408 | Wednesday January 31, 2018 - 06:37:26
MANDERA — Kenya's Northeastern residents believe the wall being constructed by the government along the Kenya - Somalia boarder is a waste of time and money and will not help block al Shabaab militia.

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HRW: Somali Govt to Take Responsibility for the Mass Forced Evictions of IDPs

0 Visits: 438 | Monday January 29, 2018 - 08:32:54
NAIROBI – Somali security forces using bulldozers have demolished dozens of informal settlements in Mogadishu since late December 2017, leaving thousands homeless, Human Rights Watch said today.

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UNSC Hails Progress on Somalia's Political Settlement in Preparation for Elections

0 Visits: 361 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 11:54:41
NEW YORK — On 24 January, the members of the Security Council were briefed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Mr. Michael Keating and the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Madeira on the situation in Somalia.

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INTERVIEW With Nigerian VP Osinbajo: Africa Prefers Fair Trade to Marshall Plans

0 Visits: 338 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 10:59:28
DAVOS, Switzerland Remarks by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, The Vice President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, at an Interactive Session Titled "Stabilizing The Mediterranean" at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, 24 January, 2018:

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UN Envoy: Somali Politics Remain Turbulent

0 Visits: 595 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 21:19:16
STATEMENT OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR SOMALIA MICHAEL KEATING TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL 24 JANUARY 2018

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Somalia Citizens Count Cost of Surge in US Airstrikes Under Trump

0 Visits: 375 | Tuesday January 23, 2018 - 11:06:28
Dozens of civilians have been killed and wounded in Somalia as US-led airstrikes against Islamist militants increase to unprecedented levels, a Guardian investigation has found, raising fears that Washington's actions could bolster support for extremists.

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

0 Visits: 437 | 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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Human or Financial Cost of the War in Somalia

0 Visits: 498 | Sunday January 14, 2018 - 10:19:04
NAIROBI — We may never know the human or financial cost of the war in Somalia. The Kenyan government, which at the end of 2011 placed its soldiers under the African Union Mission to Somalia (Amisom), has never made public the number of its troops killed or amount of money it has spent on the war.

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