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Turkish envoy to <b>Somalia</b> Olgan Bekar: Still so much work to be done in <b>Somalia</b>

4 hours 59 min ago
"Somali society keeps the relations with our country out of their daily political context and places special value on them. The Somali people consider our country as a real brother that would support and stand by Somalia at its most difficult times," Bekar said. The Somali people find themselves in an ...
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FIFA funding uplifts <b>Somali</b> football: <b>Somalia</b> U-17 pip Kenya 1-0 at CECAFA Youth Championship

6 hours 40 min ago
Mareeg.com-Somalia defeated Kenya 1-0 in their final group A match to qualify for the semis of the ongoing CECAFA U-17 championship in Bujumbura on Friday. With Friday's victory the Somali teens topped their group A with 7 points. Somalia, under coach Salad Farah Hassan, celebrated for the ...
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Submergence is a geo-political tale of sea-crossed lovers

7 hours 3 min ago
... McAvoy's idealistic spy James (what a film had those roles been reversed!), they're literally worlds apart as she explores the depths of the Atlantic while he rots in a makeshift Somali prison. ... James tells her he's a water engineer, the cover story he plans to use while looking for a terrorist in Somalia.
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<b>Somalia</b>: Government Raids Business offices owned by Prominent Lawmaker in Mogadishu Seaport

7 hours 25 min ago
Armed forces associated with the National Intelligence and Security forces (NISA) raided the offices of powerful Somali Lawmaker and businessman Adow Ali Gees, destroyed the equipment and the furniture and later throw them out, witnesses said. Photographs show the office equipment, furniture and ...
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Submergence movie review: The James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander starrer is let down by a very ...

7 hours 36 min ago
He does tremendous justice, of course, to the exquisitely quaint French castle-turned hotel where James (McAvoy) and Danielle (Vikander) meet, by the shore of the Atlantic — a lap of water away from World War 2 remains. He is a British spy headed for Somalia to cut off al-Qaeda and its bombings in ...
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Cecafa U-17: Determined <b>Somalia</b> edge Kenya 1-0 to storm semis

7 hours 36 min ago
Somalia U-17 team did not only make a history of storming their first Cecafa U-17 semi-final on Friday but also celebrated a deserving 1-0 victory over tournament favorites Kenya to top Group 'A' table. But despite their humiliating loss, Kenya too qualified for the knock out stage in the second place with ...
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Swedish agency initiative to benefit <b>Somali</b> businesses

7 hours 59 min ago
Leading Somali financial institutions have partnered with a Swedish agency to enable communities have access to loans. ... Speaking during the launch, Swedish Ambassador to Somalia Andreas von Uexküll said the undertaking will provide the institutions with the relevant instruments to enlarge "their ...
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Scientists root for planting of Gum Arabic tree to curb deforestation in E. Africa

8 hours 21 min ago
Mohamud Ismail, the Technical Adviser to the Somali Directorate of Environment, said that gum Arabic does not require a lot of water to thrive. He said that before the Somali government collapsed in early 1990s, gum Arabic was the second to livestock in generating GDP for the Horn of Africa State.
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DP World Should Rethink Port Deals in <b>Somalia</b>: Foreign Minister

8 hours 21 min ago
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should reconsider its contract with ... The minister denied claims by UAE authorities that they had signed the Berbera port deal with a previous Somali government, saying no evidence had ...
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DP World should rethink port deals in <b>Somalia</b>: foreign minister

8 hours 44 min ago
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World DPW.DI should ... The minister denied claims by UAE authorities that they had signed the Berbera port deal with a previous Somali government, saying no evidence had been produced.
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DP World Should Rethink Port Deals in <b>Somalia</b> - Foreign Minister

10 hours 3 min ago
Somalia's foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should reconsider its contract with the breakaway region of ... The minister denied claims by UAE authorities that they had signed the Berbera port deal with a previous Somali government, saying no evidence had ...
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Sectarian Cinema: Oscars Highlight Muslim Defense of Persecuted Christians

10 hours 36 min ago
The “Shifta War” from 1964 to 1968 witnessed secessionist conflict between the state and Muslim Kenyans of Somali heritage. The word shifta means bandit and is popularly associated with criminal behavior. In 2011, the Kenyan military entered Somalia to fight extremists in response to cross-border ...
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Lowly <b>Somalia</b> shock Kenya in Cecafa U17 tourney

10 hours 36 min ago
The Kenya national Under-17 team on Friday suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to Somalia in the ongoing Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations ... Kenya will now meet neighbours Uganda while Somalia will play the winner between Tanzania and Sudan in the semi-finals next week.
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“One day I want to be the UN Secretary-General” - Humanitarian Fund restores hope in <b>Somali</b> ...

10 hours 36 min ago
Mohamed Haji Mathey, 14, wonders why so many children in his country and around the world have to suffer and face so many challenges, as life rips their childhood away. At his Al-Bushra school in the Burhakaba district of south-west Somalia's Bay region, Mohamed caught everybody's attention as he ...
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<b>Somalia&#39;s</b> PM owns stake in UAE port deal

10 hours 48 min ago
... take on the role as Somalia's prime minister. Khaire has previously said he will “crusade” those involved in corruption, but sentiments are now at confusion over his resolve amid an ongoing crisis with the UAE. “Our investigation findings found that Soma Oil and Gas, which Somali [prime minister] holds ...
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DP World should rethink port deals in <b>Somalia</b>

11 hours 10 min ago
MOGADISHU, April 20 (Reuters) - Somalia's foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should reconsider its ... The minister denied claims by UAE authorities that they had signed the Berbera port deal with a previous Somali government, saying no evidence had been ...
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Magistrate orders arrest of two ATPU officers for frustrating court

11 hours 33 min ago
The suspects are accused that on March 26, 2015, they organised a meeting in Nairobi County to plan on how to cross into Somalia to support Al-Shabaab. Another charge ... The women were arrested at El Wak border point in Mandera County on March 27 while allegedly trying to sneak into Somalia.
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<b>Somalia</b>: Climate Update January 2018 Monthly Rainfall and NDVI (Issued April 20, 2018)

13 hours 3 min ago
Highlights. The end of March typically marks the cessation of dry weather conditions (Jilaal) and in some areas such as northwest and parts of southern Somalia regions marks the early onset of the Gu (April-June) rains. In the Northwest, unusual Gu light rains started as early as in the first dekad of ...
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<b>Somalia</b>: Somaliland Arrests King Bur Madow for Attending Elder&#39;s Crowning in Puntland

13 hours 25 min ago
The security forces of the northern breakaway region of Somaliland have detained a leading Somali traditional elder in the state's capital, Hargeisa city on Thursday. King Osman Aw Mohamud, known as Boqor Burmadow has been arrested from a hotel in Hargeisa and taken to police custody last night ...
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Somaliland Arrests a TV journalist without charge

13 hours 59 min ago
Mogadishu- 20 April ,2018: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible the arbitrary arrest of another ... at Hargeisa Egal International Airport in Somaliland upon her return from Somalia's capital Mogadishu, for promoting the idea of a united Somalia.
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