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At Least Four Died in Explosion Outside Busy Hotel in Somalia's Capital

0 Visits: 323 | Thursday March 22, 2018 - 19:29:52
MOGADISHU — At least four people were killed when an explosion went off outside a busy hotel in Somalia's capital on Thursday, followed by gunfire, police and rescue services said.

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16-Year-Old Somali Boy Declines State Job

0 Visits: 354 | Tuesday March 20, 2018 - 22:08:53
MOGADISHU - A sixteen-year-old boy has rejected an appointment as the deputy commissioner of a regional state in Somalia because of security fears.

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Saudi Arabia Beheads Indonesian Worker 'Forced' into Confession

0 Visits: 639 | Tuesday March 20, 2018 - 10:16:10
JEDDAH — Saudi authorities on Sunday beheaded an Indonesian migrant worker for murder, despite suspicions that the accused was forced into his confession.

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Puntland Launches Nine District Development Frameworks

0 Visits: 422 | Tuesday March 20, 2018 - 10:00:45
GAROWE (Somaliupdate Online) Nine districts across Puntland launched milestone frameworks laying out their development priorities for the next five years at an event in Garowe, supported by the United Nations Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG).

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International Community Expresses Grave Concern over Recent Political, Security Developments in Somalia

0 Visits: 622 | Sunday March 18, 2018 - 08:39:52
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are extremely concerned by recent political and security developments in Mogadishu that risk derailing…

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UAE to Train Somaliland Forces under Military Base Deal: Somaliland President

0 Visits: 342 | Friday March 16, 2018 - 11:54:23
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will train Somaliland security forces as part of a deal to establish a military base in the semi-autonomous region, Somaliland's president said on Thursday.

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Ethiopia Bus Crash Kills 38 Students

0 Visits: 278 | Wednesday March 14, 2018 - 09:03:52
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's state-affiliated broadcaster says that a bus plunged into a ditch, killing 38 people in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region.

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Ethiopia Command Post Says 9 Civilians Killed by Mistake

0 Visits: 402 | Wednesday March 14, 2018 - 08:49:16
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian security forces mistakenly killed nine civilians in Moyale, located on the country's southern border with Kenya, according to a command post established to oversee Ethiopia's state of emergency.

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Somalia's National Communications Authority Takes Full Control of ccTLD DotSO

0 Visits: 463 | Tuesday March 13, 2018 - 06:25:19
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia's National Communications Authority (NCA) took full control of the country-code top-level domain (dotSO) from the Somali National Information Center (SONIC) and Cloudy Registry who ran the operations and the management of the Domain Registry.

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Huge Measles Campaign in Drought-hit Somalia Aims to Protect Children

0 Visits: 496 | Monday March 12, 2018 - 20:17:42
MOGADISHU – A nationwide campaign continues in Somalia to protect millions of children against the potentially deadly effects of measles.

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