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UN Envoy Congratulates New Prime Minister Of Somalia On Appointment

0 Visits: 460 | Saturday December 21, 2013 - 19:00:43
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, congratulates the new Prime Minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, on his appointment today following a vote in the country's Federal Parliament.

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Somali Parliament Unanimously Approves The New Country's Prime Minister

0 Visits: 506 | Saturday December 21, 2013 - 15:08:29
Somalia Parliamentarians today unanimously approved the new prime minister Abdiwali Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed in a vote of confidence.

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Disaster Response Ongoing To Puntland Storm

0 Visits: 494 | Saturday December 21, 2013 - 09:03:52
A tropical storm made landfall on the Somali coast on 10 November, and the Puntland authorities declared a natural disaster emergency the following day.

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UN Envoy To Somalia Condemns Killing Of Doctors Outside Mogadishu

0 Visits: 554 | Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 21:29:44
The Special Representative for the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay,has strongly condemned the killing of six people outside Mogadishu earlier today.

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Syrian, Somali Doctors Assassinated Near Mogadishu

0 Visits: 485 | Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 19:35:03
Suspected armed militias have gunned down four doctors including three Syrians in the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday morning.

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Traditional Elder Shot and Killed in Galkacyo, Central Somalia

0 Visits: 554 | Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 19:27:23
A wellknown Somali elder was shot and killed in the town of Galkacyo by unidentified gunmen who immediately escaped.

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UN Special Representative Concerned Over Local Conflicts In Somalia

0 Visits: 482 | Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 14:37:00
UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia Nicholas Kay today expressed concern about recent local conflicts in the country.

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Insecurity And Lack Of Access Continues To Hamper Aid Efforts In Jowhar

0 Visits: 552 | Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 08:27:07
About 66,000 people have been affected by localized flooding in 33 villages in the Jowhar district in Middle Shabelle, according to local authorities' reports and a multi-cluster rapid assessment carried out from 7-10 November.

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White Star Youth Association Youngsters Awarded For topping UK School Exams

0 Visits: 718 | Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 06:46:36
The white Star Youth association which runs the Learning Support Centres in Tottenham and Wood Green and the Lordship Rec FC whose U-12 Somali boys won this year's children's football tournament in London, has organized a colourful achievement award ceremony which intended to encourage young…

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Puntland Candidates Failed To Agree On Vetting Committee For The Upcoming Election

0 Visits: 9241 | Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 20:09:51
Politicians and candidates worry about the possibility of free and fair election in Somali's semi-autonomous region of Puntland after rival candidates failed to agree on the independent vetting committee for the upcoming presidential election.

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