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Somalia: Govt Forces Re-take Beled Hawo Town After Al-Shabaab Attack, 17 Killed

0 Visits: 183 | Monday September 11, 2017 - 18:20:58
MOGADISHU — Somali government forces have regained control of a town on the border with Kenya after al Shabaab militants stormed an army base there on Monday, causing heavy clashes in which at least 17 people died, the military said.

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Kenyan MP, Former Senator Detained over Hate Speech Allegations

0 Visits: 129 | Monday September 11, 2017 - 17:58:26
NAIROBI - Kenyan police detained a lawmaker from the ruling party and a former opposition senator on Monday over allegations of hate speech, a spokesman for the interior ministry said.

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As AMISOM Begins to Scale Down, Nigeria Police to Leave Somalia

0 Visits: 347 | Sunday September 10, 2017 - 16:54:05
MOGADISHU — The Nigerian police officers are leaving Somalia following their role in role in securing peace in the country. The officers who were commended by the African Union were awarded medals and certificates at a ceremony held in Mogadishu on Friday.

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UN, AU Launch Future Humanitarian Operations in Somalia

0 Visits: 342 | Sunday September 10, 2017 - 16:45:27
MOGADISHU — The African Union Mission in Somalia and the UN have launched a joint report that will help guide future humanitarian operations as the Horn of Africa nation moves to establish structures for quick disaster response.

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Somalia: Suicide Bomber Attacks Restaurant, Kills Six People in Beledweyne (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 210 | Sunday September 10, 2017 - 16:15:32
MOGADISHU — At least 6 people died on Sunday after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant just outside a senior official's office in the central Somali city of Beledweyne, police and residents said.

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AMISOM Withdrawal from Somalia Inevitable But Not Yet, US General Hints

0 Visits: 300 | Sunday September 10, 2017 - 12:01:05
STUTTGART, Germany (Somali Update Online) — Almost ten years since when the African Union Mission forces (AMISOM) moved into Somalia, there is now growing debate on the time frame of the mission's exit.

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Somalia: MPs Decry Govt Intervention on Parliament Session, Vow to Hold Ministers Accountable

0 Visits: 406 | Saturday September 09, 2017 - 17:55:05
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Members of Somalia's National Assembly vowed to hold the government accountable hours after lawmakers' gathering failed to resume on Saturday due to lack of quorum to make the proceedings.

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Somalia: U.N Worried About Ongoing Conflict, Insecurity Impact the Humanitarian Efforts

0 Visits: 383 | Saturday September 09, 2017 - 17:33:32
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Ongoing conflict and insecurity continues to impact the humanitarian situation throughout south central Somalia, especially by exacerbating widespread food insecurity due to the drought which may lead to negative coping strategies, which may specifically impact severely…

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Somalia: Parliament Gathering Against Transfer of Qalbi Dhagah Postponed Due to Lack of Quorum

0 Visits: 433 | Saturday September 09, 2017 - 11:56:53
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — An important gathering by Somali National Assembly was postponed on Saturday due to lack of quorum, Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari has said.

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Once No-Go City, Somali Capital Hosts First Night Football Match (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 245 | Saturday September 09, 2017 - 10:56:05
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Once 'a no-go city' at nights, Somalia's capital Mogadishu, has witnessed an evening filled with exhilarations and ebulliences, as the city's Banadir Stadium hosted its first nocturnal football match for over three decades.

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