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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

DEG DEG: Taliyihii Booliska Soomaaliya oo Geeriyooday (AUN)

  Allaha u Naxariisto Taliyahii Ciidanka Booliiska Soomaaliya General Maxamed Shiikh Xasan Ismaaciil ayaa maanta ku geeriyooday magaalada Muqdisho kadib markuu wadnuhu istaagay. Geerida Taliyaha waxaa warbaahinta u xaqiijiyey saraakiil ciidan oo ka agdhawaa Taliyaha. Taliyaha Booliska ayaa soo shaqo tagey maanta waxaana … read more »

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In Somalia, Ban lauds progress towards stability, urges ‘continuity’

Somalia has made “remarkable progress” as it continues down the road towards economic and political stability, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as he arrived in the capital city of Mogadishu – the third stop in a tour of … read more »

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SOMALIA: UN Secretary-General and World Bank Group President arrive in Mogadishu, pledge support for regional peace, security and development

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, arrived in Mogadishu to pledge support for Somalia’s transition and for efforts to strengthen security and development across the wider Horn of Africa region. The … read more »

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Madaxweynaha Soomaaliya oo furay shirka maamul u sameynta gobollada Koonfur-galbeed

Baydhabo (Bartamaha) Madaxweynaha dowladda federaalka Soomaaliya ayaa maanta si rasmi ah u furay shirka maamul u sameynta gobollada Koonfur-galbeed Soomaaliya, oo galay wajigiisii saddexaad. Shirkan ayaa waxaa ka qaybgalaya guddoomiyaha baarlamaanka Somalia, Maxamed Sh. Cismaan Jawaari, xubno ka tirsan labada gole ee … read more »

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Risking Life to Run for Presidency in Somalia

She is quite, warm and usually carries herself with a smile. From her looks, one’s first guess would be that she is a model. Well she was once a model as a young woman, but has spent most of her … read more »

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Two killed in riot demonstration against president Mohamud’s visit, three-region administration in Baidoa

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) At least two civilians were killed and three others wounded after security forces clashed with people demonstrating against the visit of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in Baidoa and the three-region administration which was due to open in the … read more »

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Uganda Sends Fresh Troops to Somalia

KAMPALA, Uganda—Uganda has started sending 2,700 new troops to war-torn Somalia, a military spokesman said on Tuesday, as African Union peacekeeping troops continue efforts to stabilize the nation. The fresh troops will reinforce the security of Somalia’s presidency, the parliament, … read more »

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Somali president, prime minister spar over cabinet reshuffle

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia’s president has instructed his cabinet to ignore a cabinet reshuffle by the prime minister, highlighting a possible rift at a time when Somalia is looking to build confidence in its government and reassure donors. Somali President … read more »

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Another Somalia in the making

Xinhua — Three years after the death of former leader Muammar Qaddafi, Libya has not realized stable political transition but fallen into a quagmire of separatism, violence and terrorism. The North African nation could even become a next Somalia if … read more »

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Toronto school board sets higher improvement targets for students based on race, sexual orientation

For the first time in Ontario, a school board has set a different — and higher — target for raising the marks of students who are black, Spanish-speaking, aboriginal, Portuguese, gay or lesbian, than the target for its students overall. … read more »

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Uhuru holds talks with US General on Somalia progress

President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday held talks with the Commander of US Africa Command, General David Rodriguez, who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. Gen Rodriguez briefed Uhuru on the partnership between Kenya and the US in the … read more »

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Somali President refuses PM’s reshuffle

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has rejected a minor cabinet reshuffle made by Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed early on Saturday which targeted president Mohamud’s close ministers. In a press release this evening, President Mohamud said that he … read more »

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DEG DEG :Madaxweynaha Soomaaliya oo ka horyimid isku shaandheyn​ta Golaha Wasiiradda​ (Akhriso)

WAR KA SOO BAXAY XAFIISKA MADAXWEYNAHA JAMHUURIYADDA FEDRAALKA SOOMAALIYEED Muqdisho [RBC Radio]Sida aad ka warqabtaan waxaan mar walba ku guubaabiyaa umadda soomaaliyeed iyo madaxda dawladaba, in ay u hoggaansamaan Dastuurka Ku Meel Gaar ka ah iyo shuruucda dawliga ahba. Waxa … read more »

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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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