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Somalia: Addressing Humanitarian Needs, Alongside Long-term Investment in Development, Vital to Tackling Fragility

0 Visits: 248 | Monday December 04, 2017 - 09:02:32
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Peter de Clercq has welcomed the State of Qatar's commitment to partner with Somalia amid growing calls for a new approach where sustained humanitarian action is complemented by long-term efforts to build the country's…

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Mogadishu to Host Somalia Inter-State Football Tournament

0 Visits: 468 | Saturday December 02, 2017 - 08:08:06
KISMAYO (Somali Update Online) — The second edition of Somali Inter-State football tournament has been shifted from would-be hosts, The Jubba land state to the capital Mogadishu, Somali Football Federation confirmed.

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Somalia: Humanitarian Needs Growing and Increasingly Severe

0 Visits: 137 | Thursday November 30, 2017 - 08:53:21
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Unprecedented drought, spanning at least four consecutive poor rainy seasons, has resulted in severe and growing humanitarian needs across Somalia, according to the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) released today by the Somalia Humanitarian Country Team.

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16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence in Somalia

0 Visits: 482 | Wednesday November 29, 2017 - 18:54:55
NAIROBI U (Somali Update Online) — The British Embassy has this week hosted an event to mark the 16 days, bringing together activists, Government representatives, NGOs and members of the international community in Somali capital.

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Kenya President sworn in After Months-long Election Turmoil

0 Visits: 117 | Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 18:54:46
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term Tuesday in what some hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil, which Kenyatta said stretched the country "almost to the breaking point." But violence continued, with at least three people killed as…

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Kenya's President Sworn in for New Term, Amid Demonstrations (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 158 | Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 13:53:04
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn into office for a second term in front of tens of thousands who gathered Tuesday in the country's largest stadium to celebrate what they hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil.

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Japan Donates $3 Million for Drought-hit Women, Children in Somalia

0 Visits: 229 | Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 09:57:06
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The Government of Japan has provided generous funding in an Emergency Grant Aid, to support UNICEF's ongoing lifesaving work for women and children hit by the devastating drought in Somalia.

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US Airstrike Against Islamic State Group in Somalia Kills One

0 Visits: 145 | Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 09:15:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike against the Islamic State group in northeastern Somalia that killed one extremist.

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Seychelles to Transfer Pirates to Somalia

0 Visits: 706 | Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 08:55:04
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Seychelles authorities will transfer convicted pirates to Somalia in December to serve their jail terms in Horn of Africa nation, Somali Foreign Ministry said.

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PHOTOS: Intensified Fighting Forces over 10,000 People to Flee in Somalia, NGO Says

0 Visits: 276 | Monday November 27, 2017 - 08:24:45
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Over 10,000 Somalis were reported displaced due to conflict in Middle and Lower Shabelle regions of Somalia so far in November, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency-led Protection & Return Monitoring Network (PRMN).

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