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London Conference: UN Boss Calls Prevention of Humanitarian Disaster in Somalia

0 Visits: 233 | Thursday May 11, 2017 - 06:21:58
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — On the eve of the London Somalia Conference, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called today for further scale-up of the humanitarian response in Somalia and strengthening of the partnership between the international community, the Federal Government…

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The London Conference and Prospects for Peace and Stability in Somalia

0 Visits: 434 | Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 20:22:15
The 11 May London Conference on Somalia comes at a time when prospects for peace and stability have substantially improved, even as the threat of famine looms.

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Somalia: Elder Who Involved Selection of MPs Shot Dead in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 388 | Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 16:55:57
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Gunmen have shot and killed a local traditional elder who involved in the selection of Somalia parliamentarians during the nation's indirect electoral process last year, the elder's family said.

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Kenyan President Opposes Withdrawal of Troops from Somalia

0 Visits: 710 | Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 15:42:24
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his country will not withdraw forces from Somalia until Kenya feels secure enough, Somaliupdate reports.

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Leaders Gather in London to Participate Conference on Somalia

0 Visits: 508 | Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 13:01:50
LONDON (Somali Update Online) — Leaders from governments in East and Horn of Africa started to gather in London, United Kingdom on Wednesday to participate the third London Conference on Somalia on Thursday May 11th, Somaliupdate reports.

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Somalia: Two Killed in Al-Shabab Shelling Outside Mogadishu

0 Visits: 366 | Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 12:01:11
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — At least two civilians died after an overnight Al-Shabab shelling hit a residential area in Arbacow, some 18km south of Mogadishu on Tuesday night, residents said.

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London Conference on Somalia: A Great Recognition to the Contribution of the Diaspora

0 Visits: 350 | Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 09:33:44
On May 11, Somalia will be marking one of the most important milestones in the history of the country since the efforts to reconstruct the country begun in the year 2000.

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Somalia: Federal Indirect Electoral Team Sued over Bribery Charges

0 Visits: 371 | Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 06:52:11
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Forty defeated Parliamentary aspirants on Tuesday filed a case at the country's Supreme Court suing the Federal Indirect Electoral Implementation Team (FIEIT) over bribe taking and malpractices during the late last year's parliamentary selection exercise,…

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Somalia: Kuntuwarey DC Among Mogadishu Car Bomb Victims

0 Visits: 277 | Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 06:30:50
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — According to Somali Police source and family members, Abdirahman Sabdow Dahir, the District Commissioner (DC) of Kuntuwarey has been among the victims killed in the car bomb in Mogadishu on Monday, Somaliupdate reports.

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Somalia Concludes National Consultative Conference on ICT (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 329 | Tuesday May 09, 2017 - 16:39:02
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Technology on Monday concluded a 3-day national consultative conference on telecommunications and technology in Mogadishu, Somaliupdate reports.

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