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About Chief Editor

Abdirizak Yonis is a senior chief editor at Bartamaha Media (a SMO "Somali Multimedia Organisation" Company), where he oversees the Bartamaha News outlet. Abdirizak was previously the National news editor of Bartamaha dot com. He has written for the site since the late 2012

Ra’iisul wasaarihii hore Saacid oo uga digay Xasan Sheekh iyo Cabdiweli khilafka ka dhaxeeya

Muqdisho (Bartamaha) Ra’iisul Wasaarihii hore ee Xukuumadda F. Soomaaliya Dr. Cabdi Faarax Shirdoon (Saacid) oo khudbad dhinacyo badan taabanaysa u jeediyay qaar kamid ah Jaaliyaddaha Soomaaliyeed ee ku nool dalka dibaddiisa, ayaa ka hadlay waxqabadkii Xukuumaddii uu hoggaamiyay ee mudada … read more »

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Madaxweynaha oo Cambaareeyey Weerarkii Baska Mandheera

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Madaxweynaha Dowladda Federaalka ee Soomaaliya Xasan Shiikh Maxamuud ayaa cambaareeyey weerarkii shalay lagu dilay 28-qof oo u dhashay dalka Kenya ,kaas ka soo tagay deegaano ka tirsan gobolka Waqooyi bari. Koox dabley ah oo hubeysan ayaa dadkan oo … read more »

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Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli expresses his condolences to Kenya‏

Mogadishu (Bartamaha) The Prime Minister of Somalia Abdiweli Shiekh Ahmed Has sent condolesences to the families of the victims of yesterday’s attack. “My heart goes out to our Kenyan brothers and sisters on this tragic day,” said H.E. Abdiweli Sheikh … read more »

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Kenya bus attack survivor tells how gunmen selected their victims

AP Al-Shabaab extremists singled out and killed 28 passengers who could not recite Islamic creed, Kenyan police say One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing … read more »

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Twin Cities man killed in Somalia is remembered at St. Paul memorial

TWIN CITIES DAILY PLANET A group of more than 75 people gathered at the Afton View Apartments in St. Paul to honor a man who gave his heart to the Twin Cities and his life for his native country. Abdullahi … read more »

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Mobile Money is Finally Found by the Tech Revolution in Africa

African Business Review By Matthew Staff | Sunday, November 23, 2014 WorldRemit has taken the bull by the horns in Africa, making the most of a mobile money industry which has, until recently, been relatively dormant despite the acceleration of tech … read more »

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VIDEO: Kenyan bus attack kills 28; Al Shabaab claim responsibility

AL JAZEERA Al-Shabab fighters from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya’s north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said. Two police officers said that the bus … read more »

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Somali President says Government and Parliament to focus on ensuring Vision 2016

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the ‘one Somalia’ delegation yesterday returned to Mogadishu after attending the High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark. Reflecting on the two-day meeting which was called to affirm progress against the milestones … read more »

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Heavy downpour forces Beledweyn airport to be shut down

Beledweyn (BARTAMAHA) Heavy rains continue to rain in many parts of Somalia’s southern and central regions resulting heavy downpours and floods into the main urban areas and affecting the lives of the people, RBC Radio reports. In Beledweyn, the capital … read more »

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Al-Shabaab oo Sheegtay xasuuqii Baskii Mandera

Mandheera (BARTAMAHA) Ururka Al-Shabaab ayaa maanta si rasmi ah u sheegtay in uu ka danbeeyey weerarkii saaka lagu qaaday gaari bas ah oo ka baxay magaalada Mandheera laguna laayey dad badan. Baskaan oo ka baxay Waqooyi bari dalka Kenya ayaa … read more »

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Popular comedian dies in Mogadishu, police investigates the cause

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) A popular Somali comedian Abdi Mohamed Ilkacase has died in his home in Mogadishu on Friday after he slept overnight with no any illness, RBC Radio reports. The body of Ilkacase was found in his bedroom at Boondheere … read more »

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SOMALIA: Parliament to hold another session on motion of no confidence next week- sources

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Members of the Federal Parliament are planning to hold another session next week to discuss the standing motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister and his cabinet, sources told Bartamaha Online. The meeting is scheduled on Sunday … read more »

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SOMALIA: UN envoy says he does not need to apologize Somali MPs over “vote for cash” allegation

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) The UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay has intentionally rejected to give an apology to the lawmakers of Somalia following his comments on “vote for cash” allegation against the Members of the Federal Parliament during a motion … read more »

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Impunity guaranteed for violence against journalists in Somalia

REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS Reporters Without Borders condemns journalist Abdirisak Ali Abdi’s murder on 18 November 2014 in Galkayo, in the northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland. This unclaimed killing has yet again highlighted the urgent need to break the cycle of … read more »

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Rebuilding A Broken Family ‘In Plain Sight’

NPR When Nuruddin Farah was a young writer, he published a satirical novel about Somalia, his native country. On his way home from a trip he called his brother, to ask for a ride from the airport. His brother told … read more »

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Donors praise Somalia’s progress at Copenhagen conference

Sabahi Online International donors gathered at the two-day High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia in Copenhagen issued a communiqué Thursday (November 20th) praising Somalia’s political and security progress and outlining priorities for future efforts.The 56 delegations noted that President Hassan … read more »

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Family reunification allowed to Somali man, Supreme Court rules

IrishTimes.com The State is entitled to cite financial costs as a reason for refusing refugees the right to bring family members to live with them in the State, the Supreme Court has ruled. However, a Somali man whose family reunification … read more »

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Canada Working with International Community to Support Somalia

Government of Canada Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, highlighted Canada’s ongoing efforts to stabilize Somalia during the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum, which took place on November 19 and 20, 2014, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mr. Opitz reiterated … read more »

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Daawo Shirkii Hiigisga 2016 Denmark oo Madaxda Soomaaliyeed ay ka hadlayaan

Shirkan ayaa cinwaan looga dhigay ”’ SOMALIA’S NEW DEAL COMPACT, HIGH LEVEL PARTNERSHIP FORUM”” Waxaana ku sugan xubno kala duwan oo kala matala beesha caalamka iyo Soomaalida. Ujeedada shirka ayaa ah in looga xaajoodo isla markaana looga wadahadlo horumarka ka … read more »

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An international donor conference for Somalia has opened in Danish capital Copenhagen (PHOTOS)

BAR KULAN The two-day High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) co-chaired by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the United Nations is aimed to maintain momentum in the political transition process and foster dialogue and reconciliation in Somalia. The conference brought … read more »

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