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Somalia, Djibouti Say Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem is 'Dangerous' (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 220 | Friday December 08, 2017 - 20:58:28
MOGADISHU Two East African countries say U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is "dangerous" and could spark an international crisis.

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Hundreds March in Mogadishu Streets to Condemn Donald Trump Decision on Jerusalem

0 Visits: 321 | Friday December 08, 2017 - 20:36:19
MOGADISHU — Several hundred people are protesting in Somalia's capital against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Somalia's Galmudug to Have Chief of Ministers for the First Time (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 385 | Friday December 08, 2017 - 11:07:00
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Galmudug will soon have its first Chief of Ministers since its inception following the conclusion of peace talks between Galmudug state and Ahlu-Sunna Waljama'a in Mogadishu this week.

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Somalia Presents Findings on Impact of Recurrent Drought and Investment Needed to Avoid Future Crises

0 Visits: 273 | Friday December 08, 2017 - 10:52:02
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — During the Somalia Partnership Forum in Mogadishu on 5th December, the Federal Government of Somalia presented findings of the Drought Impact and Needs Assessment (DINA) it has carried out in Somalia, with the support of the United Nations, the World Bank and the…

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Can Cryptocurrencies Reduce Global Poverty?

0 Visits: 191 | Friday December 08, 2017 - 10:22:03
CAPE TOWN, South Africa —  Behavioral economics guru, Richard Thaler —  this year's Nobel Prize laureate in economics— has showcased that people are economically imperfect.

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Suspected U.S Drone Strike Kills Civilians Near Mogadishu

0 Visits: 382 | Friday December 08, 2017 - 00:27:03
MOGADISHU — A suspected drone strike hit a village south of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and a local official said the attack targeted Islamist al Shabaab militants fighting to topple the country's central government.

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Somalia: Humanitarian Fund Announces to Allocate More Than $12.3 Million for Famine Prevention Efforts

0 Visits: 148 | Thursday December 07, 2017 - 19:55:40
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — The Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF), a multi-donor country-based pooled fund has said that it will allocate more than $12.3 million to get the famine prevention efforts for 2018 off to a timely start.

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AU Congratulates Somalia for Successful High Level Security and Partnership Fora

0 Visits: 211 | Thursday December 07, 2017 - 19:43:21
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — African Union envoy for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira congratulates the Federal Government of Somalia for hosting a highly successful Security Conference and Partnership Forum.

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Uganda First to Begin African Union Troop Pull out from Somalia

0 Visits: 194 | Thursday December 07, 2017 - 11:10:55
NAIROBI — Uganda's military says it has begun the withdrawal of 281 troops serving in the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia.

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Somalia Humanitarian Needs on the Rise as Displacement Hits Over Million, UN Says

0 Visits: 190 | Thursday December 07, 2017 - 10:36:06
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Humanitarian needs are on the rise due to limited rain, displacement, lack of access to basic services and continuing conflict.

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