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Somalia: How Generating Employment in the Fisheries Sector is Vital for Women (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 256 | Monday September 18, 2017 - 07:15:51
BERBERA — Rebuilding the fisheries sector in Somalia, following years of conflict, is crucial for strengthening food security and nutrition among the Somali population and generating employment in the sector.

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Somalia: International Partners Commend Election of New HirShabelle State Leader

0 Visits: 268 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 19:53:08
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somalia's international partners on Sunday praised the election of the new Hirshabelle State president Mohamed Abdi Ware.

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Peace Advocate Promotes Tolerance in Somalia's South West State

0 Visits: 166 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 19:47:01
BAIDOA — Idris Ahmed Yaqub is not afraid to advocate for peace in Somalia, a country that is still reeling from the effects of civil war.

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Oromos and Somalis Clash in Ethiopia Testing its Federal Alliance

0 Visits: 286 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 19:12:10
ADDIS ABABA — The federal republic of Ethiopia is one of Africa's most daring constitutional experiments. The radical idea—that by institutionalizing ethnic divisions the country might peacefully overcome them—was a gamble from the outset.

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Somalia: Fighting within Government Forces Kills Nine, Hundreds Flee in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 533 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 09:19:07
MOGADISHU - Fighting between the military and police backed by intelligence forces killed nine people in the Somali capital on Saturday, police said.

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Gunfight Erupts in Southern Yemen, One Civilian Killed - Witnesses

0 Visits: 115 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 09:11:10
DUBAI - A gunfight erupted briefly in Aden on Saturday when a contingent loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi refused to hand over its positions to a local force, security sources said, and witnesses said one civilian was killed in the incident.

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At Least 30 Burundian Refugees Die in Clashes with Congolese Security Forces

0 Visits: 145 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 08:59:33
KINSHASA - At least 30 Burundian refugees have been killed in clashes with Congolese security forces over plans to send some of them home, a Reuters witness and local activists said on Saturday.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle Lawmakers Elect New President

0 Visits: 213 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 17:18:33
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Lawmakers of Hirshabelle State Assembly have elected Mohamed Abdi Ware as the state's new president in Jowhar, the administrative capital of the state.

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Somalia: Three Million People Receiving Life-saving Assistance Every Month in Somalia

0 Visits: 241 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 15:08:44
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Drought response continues across the country with three million people receiving life-saving assistance every month, according to United Nations Office for Humanitarian Coordination (OCHA).

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Somalia: Most Watched General Daud Cup Kicks off in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 179 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 10:12:55
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — It was a radiant experience for Mogadishu FC to beat a national league side, Gaadiidka FC by 3-1 in the inaugural match of the 2017 edition of General Daa'uud Cup on Friday.

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