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Somalia: To Ease Pressure, Mogadishu Mayor Appoints New Security Committee

0 Visits: 362 | Tuesday May 09, 2017 - 13:58:08
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The Governor of Benadir and the Mayor of Mogadishu Thabit Abdi Mohamed has appointed a new regional level security committee to tackle the growing insecurity in the capital, his spokesman said.

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Somalia: President States National Reconciliation After Touring Afgoye (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 377 | Tuesday May 09, 2017 - 11:17:43
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo has declared a national reconciliation to start in Afgoye town, some 30km from Mogadishu after visiting the troops at the frontline battling the militant group, Somaliupdate reports.

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East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Call for Accountability, Address Culture of Impunity

0 Visits: 408 | Tuesday May 09, 2017 - 07:13:19
NIAMEY, Niger (SomaliUpdate Online) — On the opening day of its 60th Ordinary Session, DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) called on the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) to urge the African Union to establish accountability mechanisms…

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Somalia: Close Relatives of Jubbaland President Loot Food Aid in Kismayo, MP Says

0 Visits: 277 | Monday May 08, 2017 - 21:52:36
KISMAYO (SomaliUpdate Online) — According to Jubbaland lawmaker Mohamud Ali Yusuf, close relatives of Jubbaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islan (Madobe) looted food aid meant to the needy internally displaced people in Kismayo late April, Somaliupdate reports.

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Somalia: Car Bomb Blast Kills At Least 5, 10 Wounded in Mogadishu + PHOTOS

0 Visits: 425 | Monday May 08, 2017 - 19:23:36
MOGADISHU (SomaliUpdate Online) — At least five people killed and 10 others wounded after a car loaded with explosives targeted a popular cafeteria and a restaurant in Mogadishu today, eyewitnesses and emergency officials said.

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BREAKING: Huge Car Bomb and Gunfire Heard in Maka Al-Mukrama Road in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 253 | Monday May 08, 2017 - 17:45:22
MOGADISHU (SomaliUpdate Online) — Huge car bomb followed by gunfire is heard at Mogadishu's busy Makala Al-Mukarama Road, journalists at nearby said.

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Somalia Independent Media Supports Launch of the Consultative Meeting

0 Visits: 228 | Monday May 08, 2017 - 16:52:44
MOGADISHU (SomaliUpdate Online) — The Independent media houses in Somalia backed the launch of a national level consultative conference on the development of the media in Somalia on Saturday in Mogadishu, a statement from SIMHA said.

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Somaliland Will not Involve London Conference on Somalia, Minister Shire Says

0 Visits: 652 | Monday May 08, 2017 - 15:41:04
HARGEISA (SomaliUpdate Online) — Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland has declared that its officials will not part take the proposed UK-Hosted London Conference on Somalia later this week, Somaliupdate reports.

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Impact of Remittance on the Development of War-torn Nations – Somalia Case Study

0 Visits: 390 | Monday May 08, 2017 - 13:45:26
Remittances play a crucial role in many countries' economies, sometimes making up a very significant portion of the gross domestic product.

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The Exotic Underhands Shaping Somalia's Stability Struggle

0 Visits: 730 | Monday May 08, 2017 - 11:39:32
By default or design, the current stabilization model only perpetuates Somalia's dependency on external actors and makes any attempt to reclaim state sovereignty mere political rhetoric.

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