OP / Editorial

Rwanda: Decades of Attacks, Repression and Killings Set the Scene for Next Month's Election

0 Visits: 853 | Thursday July 06, 2017 - 17:41:47
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Two decades of attacks on the political opposition, independent media and human rights defenders have created a climate of fear in Rwanda ahead of next month's election, Amnesty International warned in a new report today.

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TURKEY: Surge In Diplomacy Action In Mediation

0 Visits: 123 | Sunday July 02, 2017 - 09:16:55
By Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

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A Spontaneous Urge to Kill that has Nothing to Do with Islam

0 Visits: 1489 | Saturday July 01, 2017 - 11:56:03
Extremists killed more than 1,620 people during this year's holiest month for Muslims, marking one of the deadliest Ramadans in modern history, reveals a Breitbart News tally.

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U.S Ambassador Stephen Schwartz On Somalia's Independence Day

0 Visits: 404 | Friday June 30, 2017 - 17:58:22
July 1 marks the 57th anniversary of the creation of the Somali Republic and is an important date in Somali history. On behalf of the United States Mission to Somalia, I wish Somalis everywhere the most joyous of holidays.

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Djibouti, The Tea-loving Nation Where Women Outnumber Men

0 Visits: 298 | Tuesday June 27, 2017 - 17:38:13
DJIBOUTI — What, where, why and who? Well indeed. Djibouti - it is surely fair to say - is one of the least known portions of the African continent. But the following words may offer a little enlightenment.

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How Nairobi's Loud, Unruly Matatu Buses Helped Shape a Nation

0 Visits: 193 | Sunday June 25, 2017 - 14:11:32
Without its matatus, the city of Nairobi comes to a near standstill. It happens some 10 to 15 times a year when matatu workers go on strike. Whenever they suspend their scramble through the streets, everything in the city slows down.

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Ethiopia's Lost City

0 Visits: 303 | Sunday June 25, 2017 - 14:06:45
The residents of Harlaa, a small town in eastern Ethiopia, have always suspected there was something special about their city. For years farmers have been unearthing Chinese coins, old pottery, and building stones so massive that local lore has said that only giants could have moved them.

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HAPPY EID MUBARAK FROM SOMALIUPDATE ONLINE

0 Visits: 575 | Sunday June 25, 2017 - 07:54:57
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — As Muslims worldwide and Somalis in Somalia celebrate the first day of Eid al-Fitr today on Sunday, we, Somali Update Online wish all Muslims happy Eid.

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Did Somalis Become Independent Before They Learnt Who They Really Are?

0 Visits: 471 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 09:42:06
As any other nation on earth we Somalis can never escape from our history; it really shapes our future and will ever continue to shape it according to circumstance and time unless we try to lift our thinking little higher and start thinking the unthinkable.

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Somali President Farmajo's Thankful Speech at the Refugee Solidarity Summit in Uganda

0 Visits: 361 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 09:31:06
PRESIDENT FARMAAJO'S SPEECH AT THE REFUGEE SOLIDARITY SUMMIT, KAMPALA-UGANDA

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