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IOM: 30 Somali and Ethiopian Drowned After Overcrowded Boat Capsizes off Yemen Coast

0 Visits: 275 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 21:15:59
At least 30 refugees and migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Aden, Yemen, the United Nations reported on Friday, saying the overcrowded vessel was believed to have been operated by unscrupulous smugglers who were trying to extort money from the passengers.

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Somalia Govt, Federal States Ink New Justice and Corrections Framework

0 Visits: 337 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 14:19:41
MOGADISHU — Somalia government and federal member states on Thursday signed a new agreement seeking to streamline the justice and corrections system, critical institutions shattered by over two decades of civil war.

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UNSC Hails Progress on Somalia's Political Settlement in Preparation for Elections

0 Visits: 361 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 11:54:41
NEW YORK — On 24 January, the members of the Security Council were briefed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Mr. Michael Keating and the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Madeira on the situation in Somalia.

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Kenyan Authorities Detain Two Planes Heading to Somalia Over Illegal Activities

0 Visits: 340 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 11:15:38
NAIROBI (Somaliupdate Online) — Two planes heading to Somalia were Thursday grounded at Nairobi's Wilson Airport over claims of engaging in illegal activities, according to Kenyan media and officials.

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Somali Gov. Says Rehabilitating 35 Children Rescued from al-Shabaab Radicalisation Camp

0 Visits: 470 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 12:20:19
MOGADISHU — Somali Government on Wednesday confirmed that it was looking after un-accompanied children that were rescued from terrorists groups on 19 January 2018.

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UN Envoy: Somali Politics Remain Turbulent

0 Visits: 595 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 21:19:16
STATEMENT OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR SOMALIA MICHAEL KEATING TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL 24 JANUARY 2018

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UN Attempts to Mobilize $1.6 Billion to Protect 5.4 Million Somalis From Drought

0 Visits: 324 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 08:34:37
NAIROBI — United Nations office in Somalia called for $1.6 billion needed for the implementation of humanitarian action plan targeting 5.4 million people in the country, last week.

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Germany Contributes EUR 25.6 Million Towards Urban Resilience in Somalia

0 Visits: 428 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 08:22:38
MOGADISHU —The German Government announced its commitment of EUR 23.4 million to support infrastructure work in Somalia.

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Somalia Citizens Count Cost of Surge in US Airstrikes Under Trump

0 Visits: 375 | Tuesday January 23, 2018 - 11:06:28
Dozens of civilians have been killed and wounded in Somalia as US-led airstrikes against Islamist militants increase to unprecedented levels, a Guardian investigation has found, raising fears that Washington's actions could bolster support for extremists.

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Somalia Marks 45th Anniversary of Somali Press Day

0 Visits: 506 | Tuesday January 23, 2018 - 10:25:14
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia has commemorated the 45th anniversary of the Somali Media Day, the day the first national newspaper "Xiddigta October" currently known as Dalka Newspaper first printed in Somali language for the first time in 1973.

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