Sunday, March 29, 2015

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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
ATTACK

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists ...
A Somali man helps a wounded civilian who was injured by a car bomb that detonated at the gate of one of Mogadishu's most popular hotel, Friday, March, 27, 2015, A Somali police official says a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives-laden car at the gate of a hotel popular with government officials in Mogadishu. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says gunfire could be heard inside the Maka-Mukarramah Hotel, but it was not clear if any gunmen had managed to penetrate the hotel's gate. ( AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists ...
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Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Muqdisho, 28, Maarso, 2015…Ra’iisul Wasaaraha Xukuumadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Cumar Cabdirashid Cali Sharmarke, oo maanta shir jaraa’id ku qabtay xafiiskiisa ayaa ka warbixiyey weerarkii nabad-diidku ay ku qaadeen ...
Hearing on American Muslim radicalization in Washington

PRI — There’s no shortage of news coverage about ISIS recruiters preying upon naive Western youth. But the story of American and European teens being lured into Islamic extremist groups ...
local Somali Imam

News Talk 770 – A local Somali Imam is pleading for better relations between his community and the police. The body of Mohameddek Ali Mohamud was found Wednesday morning at Canada ...
Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has urged the nation to unite against terrorists and extremists, after a deadly attack on a hotel in Mogadishu carried out by militant group al-Shabaab.

MOGADISHU, 28 March 2015 — His Excellency, the Prime Minister of Somalia, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke sends his condolences to the victims and the families of those killed in the ...
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Al Jazeera — Al-Shabab fighters have been forced out of a hotel they had seized, killing 20 people.Dozens of people were also wounded in the attack on Friday when the ...
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CCTV — To Somalia now, and we focus on a long forgotten job; traditional blacksmithing. A good number of people in Mogadishu still work as blacksmiths. Now it could be ...
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VOA — The United Nations says remittances from abroad are key to food security in Somalia, and that a recent decision by Western banks to bar money transfers into the ...
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CCTV — The recovery of basketball in Somalia is gaining momentum; the latest addition is a night tournament featuring 10 teams in Mogadishu. Quite unthinkable in recent years, but as ...
Police investigate at the scene on 85th Street SW just above the Canada Olympic Park ski jumps where a body was found overnight Wednesday March 25, 2015.

The man whose body was found near the ski jump area of Canada Olympic Park early Wednesday morning was a happy and “joyous” person who stayed out of trouble, according ...
chinese kenya

The Guardian — The owner of a Chinese restaurant in Nairobi that operated a “no Africans” policy has been arrested after media reports about the establishment triggered an outcry on ...
A Chinese Restaurant is seen in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Kenyan authorities have closed a Chinese restaurant in the capital which was accused by a local newspaper of refusing to serve Africans. KHALIL SENOSI — AP Photo Kenya Chinese Restaurant

 – NAIROBI, KENYA — Kenyan authorities closed a Chinese restaurant in the capital which was accused by a local newspaper of refusing to serve Africans.The restaurant known as the Chinese Restaurant ...
Somalia's ambassador in Kenya, Mohamed Ali Ameriko, said "We have no information on the matter"

World Bulletin — Somalia’s ambassador in Kenya, Mohamed Ali Ameriko, said Wednesday that he had “no information” regarding Kenya’s plan to build a security wall along its border with Somalia. ...
obama

We write to express strong support for the President’s request of $87.7 million in Economic Support Funds (ESF) to support the formation of legitimate, durable institutions that will enhance stability ...
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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi fled the country by sea Wednesday on a boat from Aden, as Shiite rebels and their allies advanced on the ...
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We all know Somali women are one of the most attractive women. But have you seen when their mothers and grandmothers were young and elegant?.
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CTV — This film charts the United Nations’ story in Somalia from 1992, when, faced with overwhelming conflict and hostility, they began to withdraw on-the-ground support.
Ethiopia

(CNN)It’s called the Grand Renaissance Dam — and the clue is in the name. With some 8,500 laborers working around the clock on its construction, the imposingly-named dam is surely ...
Somalia, Hunger

VOA – NAIROBI— Somalia is the only country to have suffered two famines in recent history.  Its farming and livestock industries are strong but political turmoil and ongoing violence leave populations ...

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