OP / Editorial

Tanzanian Maids in Oman, UAE Describe Beatings, Exploitation and Harassment

0 Visits: 277 | Tuesday November 14, 2017 - 15:13:05
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Tanzanian domestic workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) face excessive working hours, unpaid salaries, and physical and sexual abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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Five Things to Know About Somaliland's Vote

0 Visits: 182 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 08:16:10
HARGEISA — After a seven-year wait, Somaliland will go to the polls to elect a new leader. Here are five things you need to know:

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Somaliland Election: Social Media to be Blocked to Keep Poll Free of "Fake News"

0 Visits: 330 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 20:40:15
HARGEISA — Somaliland, the self-declared republic in northwestern Somalia, has announced it will restrict access to social media sites during its upcoming presidential elections.

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How to Deal with Al-Shabaab? — Thinking Outside of the Box

0 Visits: 287 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 15:49:16
October 14, 2017, a truck loaded with explosives exploded at the center of Mogadishu leaving about 400 deaths and about 500 injures. This was one of the most lethal terrorist acts anywhere in the world since 9/11.

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Breakaway Somalia Region to Elect New President

0 Visits: 80 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 00:32:10
HARGEISA — The self-proclaimed state of Somaliland will vote for a new president on Monday, hoping to continue a series of democratic transitions of power that sets it apart from its troubled neighbour Somalia.

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Mohamed Abshir Musa: Leader of Somali Independence Movement

0 Visits: 252 | Saturday November 11, 2017 - 10:39:41
MINNESOTA — In one of the world's most war-torn countries, Gen. Mohamed Abshir Musa was a peacemaker.

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Somaliland: From Fighting Famine to Election Fever

0 Visits: 322 | Saturday November 11, 2017 - 09:36:30
HARGEISA — For most of this year, I have been reporting on the catastrophic drought which has gripped Somaliland for almost three years, a drought which has also affected huge areas of Puntland and Somalia.

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Somalia's Government Can Generate Revenue for Public Services if Regulations, Reforms are Put in Place

0 Visits: 137 | Friday November 10, 2017 - 14:56:27
MOGADISHU — Reform communications explains and promotes reforms to all concerned audiences, and ensures consistency, balance, and participation, all the way from a reform's design to its implementation.

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Sustainable Energy Forum in Mogadishu Highlights Importance of Somalia's Private Sector

0 Visits: 203 | Thursday November 09, 2017 - 07:45:32
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali Government officials, representatives from local states, United Nations, and local and international private sector have met this week in Mogadishu for a two-day, first of its kind forum on increasing access to sustainable energy in Somalia.

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HRW: US Congress Should Not Fund Abusive Policies

0 Visits: 172 | Tuesday November 07, 2017 - 21:43:26
NEW YORK – A year after a US election marred by divisive rhetoric, thousands of families have been torn apart and millions are living in fear because of cruel and ineffective deportation policies, Human Rights Watch said today.

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