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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

Somali PM reshuffle targets President’s “allies”

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has launched a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle on Saturday changing a key figures within the cabinet from their portfolios. The Prime Minister announced the reshuffle in a … read more »

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An Awesome two minute video of badass action scenes from movies

This two minute clip of action scenes from MovieClips Trailers is so badass that you’ll want to watch it again. Via: Movie Clips Trailers

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UN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoal

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia on Friday in a stepped-up effort to enforce a ban on charcoal exports and cut off a lucrative source of … read more »

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Columbus: Muslims welcome West Side mosque

Columbus — A new mosque on the West Side features ornate chandeliers, plush carpeting, moldings etched with verses from the Quran and spacious washrooms. The new space for the Abubakar Asiddiq Islamic Center is a far cry from the storefront … read more »

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UN clamps down on Somalia Shebab ‘lifeline’

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – The UN Security Council on Friday authorized ship inspections off Somalia’s coast to clamp down on the charcoal trade providing a lifeline to Shebab Islamists. About a third of some $250 million in annual … read more »

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Isku shaandheyntan Cusub Maxay U Bilow Tahay? (Warbixin)

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Waxaa dib marke u billowday dagaalkii siyaasaded ee u dhaxeeyay madaxweynaha Soomaaliya,Xasan Sheekh iyo ra’iisul wasaare Cabdiweli waxaana la sheegay inay ku kala kaceen kulan ay xalay qaaten. Ra’iisul wasaarihii hore, Cabdi Faarax Shirdoon (Saaacid) ayaa xilkiisa ku … read more »

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Raysal Wasaaraha Soomaaliya oo Isku Shaandheyn Kooban Ku Sameeyay Golaha Wasiirada Qaarkood (Magacyada)

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Wareegto goordhow ka soo baxday xafiiska raysal wasaaraha Soomaaliya C/weli Sheekh Axmed ayaa lagu sameeyay isku shaandheyn kooban oo lagu beegsaday wasiirada muhiimka ah ee xukuumada qaar ka mid ah. Wasiirada la isku bedelay ayaa kala ah;- 1) … read more »

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Somali port poised for facelift with Turkish help

The Somali government’s grand vision for Mogadishu port under its new Turkish managers sees modern container ships replacing wooden dhows, new cranes easing the back-breaking work of porters and a surge in state revenue as traffic rises. Outsourcing port operations … read more »

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EAEF Condemns Kenyan Plot to Annex Somali Offshore Territory

The East African Energy Forum (EAEF), a Somali lobby group, has today condemned the Kenyan government of what it is calling “the slow elaborate annexation of Somali offshore territory.” Kenya has spent much of the past decade drumming up a … read more »

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Falanqeyn: Heshiiskii Dowladda Soomaaliya & Puntland, Oktoobareey Adaa Lahaa (Wargelin Show Oct. 22-29, 2014)

Barnaamijka Wargelin Show iyo Cabdisalam Caato Todobaadkan waxaa ku saabsan yahay Heshiiskii Dowladda Soomaaliya & Puntland ay bishan Oktoobar ku saxiixdeen magaalada Garoowe iyo sida shacabku uu u arkay, waxaa kaloo jiray heshiis kaas la mid ah oo dowladda Soomaaliya … read more »

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SOMALIA: UN investigators whistleblow on the phenomenon of “secret contracting” within Somali Government

Mogadishu (RBC) The Monitoring Group is particularly concerned about the phenomenon of “secret contracting”, which has become a way of doing business for the Federal Government since at least mid-2013 and creates the opportunity for misappropriation. Contracts regarding national public … read more »

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Somali PM gives directives to prevent the risk of Ebola outbreak to Somalia

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed said the country has put more measures to avoid the outbreak of Ebola disease to Somalia as the phenomena now seems to be only a West African issue. Shortly after departing back … read more »

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Madaxweynaha Soomaaliya oo maanta booqday magaalooyinka Ceelbuur iyo Beledweyne

  Ceelbuur (Bartamaha) Madaxweynaa dowladda Soomaaliya,Xasan Sheekh Maxamuud ayaa maanta booqasho ku tagay magaalooyinka Ceelbuur iyo Beledweyne oo ka kala tirsan gobollada Galgaduud iyo Hiiraan. Madaxweynaha oo ay waheliyan wafdi dowladda ka tirsan waxaa ay ku hormareen degmada Ceelbuur ,waxaana … read more »

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Somali women’s view of physical activity – a focus group study

Physical inactivity presents a major public health challenge and is estimated to cause six to ten percent of the major non-communicable diseases. Studies show that immigrants, especially women, have an increased risk of non-communicable diseases compared to ethnic Swedes. Somali … read more »

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Two Somali reporters released on bail, two still jailed

Mogadishu (AFP) – Two Somali journalists from a major radio station have been released on bail after two months in jail but two others remain behind bars accused of inciting violence, colleagues said Wednesday. Radio Shabelle owner Abdimalik Yusuf Mohamud … read more »

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Somali officers relate to immigrant communities

Minneapolis — Salah Ahmed wanted to become a cop ever since he moved to the United States from Egypt. On the other hand, Abdiwahab Ali’s interests gravitated to law enforcement after 9/11 — several years after he moved from Somalia … read more »

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Canadian parliament locked down, one suspect reported dead

(Reuters) – A gunman shot and wounded a soldier in Ottawa on Wednesday and then entered the country’s parliament buildings chased by police, with at least 30 shots fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital. A … read more »

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Wargelin Show Oct 17-23 Warbixin: Soomaalida Koowaad ee UK soo degta iyo Siyaado

Wargelin Show Oct 17-23 Warbixin: Soomaalida Koowaad ee UK soo degta iyo Siyaado. Wargelin Show is Produced by Somali Multimedia Organization (SMO)Bookings & Business Inquiries: Aato@WargelinShow.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/wargelinshowTwitter: : https://twitter.com/AbdisalamAatoInstagram: https://instagram.com/AbdisalamAatoVlog Channel: http://www.youtube.com/bartamahaOfficial Wargelin Show Website:http://www.WargelinShow.com/Discussion & Dialogue provided byDialogue Xchange & Development Center (DXDSomalia)

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Shirkii Wadatashiga Garsoorka Soo Afjarmay Maanta (Video/Sawirro)

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Shirkii wadatashiga ee looga hadlayey xeerarka garsoorka dalka ayaa maanta kusoo gebageboobay maanta magaalada Muqdisho Kulankan oo socday muddo shan maalmood ah ayaa inta uu socday lagu falan-qeeyey arrimaha garsoorka, xeerka maxkamadda distuurka iyo hirgalinta qorshaha dib-u-habeynta hay’adaha … read more »

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VIDEO: Cedar Riverside girls basketball designs own culturally-appropriate uniforms

KMSP-TV MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -The Cedar Riverside Community School girls’ basketball team is asking for parents’ opinions about their new uniforms. The girls designed the options themselves to be both religiously appropriate according to Somali culture, with a little help from … read more »

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