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UN Attempts to Mobilize $1.6 Billion to Protect 5.4 Million Somalis From Drought

0 Visits: 188 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 08:34:37
NAIROBI — United Nations office in Somalia called for $1.6 billion needed for the implementation of humanitarian action plan targeting 5.4 million people in the country, last week.

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Germany Contributes EUR 25.6 Million Towards Urban Resilience in Somalia

0 Visits: 317 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 08:22:38
MOGADISHU —The German Government announced its commitment of EUR 23.4 million to support infrastructure work in Somalia.

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Somalia Citizens Count Cost of Surge in US Airstrikes Under Trump

0 Visits: 201 | 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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Somalia Marks 45th Anniversary of Somali Press Day

0 Visits: 381 | Tuesday January 23, 2018 - 10:25:14
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia has commemorated the 45th anniversary of the Somali Media Day, the day the first national newspaper "Xiddigta October" currently known as Dalka Newspaper first printed in Somali language for the first time in 1973.

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Somalia: Journalists Seek Government Protection in Very Dangerous Environment

0 Visits: 200 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 12:50:17
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Union of Somalia Journalists (NUSOJ) on Sunday released 2017 Annual Report "The Endless Violation Against Journalists and Media Workers" in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

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

0 Visits: 302 | 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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Ethiopia Leader Rejects Egypt's Call for World Bank Arbitration in Dam Dispute

0 Visits: 184 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 08:23:23
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile.

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Somali President Fires Mayor of Mogadishu

0 Visits: 303 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 23:01:36
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed has been relieved of his duties barely hours after representatives across Mogadishu voted for him to stay the office for the next two years.

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US-backed Somalia Commandos Kill 4 al-Shabab Extremists During Raid

0 Visits: 279 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 09:22:50
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali and U.S. commandos stormed a camp for al-Shabab extremist fighters in an overnight raid, killing at least four of the fighters and rescuing dozens of child conscripts, a Somali intelligence official said Friday.

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Somalia to Probe Illegal Evictions of Displaced Families

0 Visits: 235 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 09:07:22
NAIROBI — The Somali government responded to widespread criticism by aid agencies on Wednesday, promising to investigate reports that thousands of families fleeing drought and conflict were forcefully evicted from more than 20 informal camps.

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