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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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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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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 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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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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50,000 children in Somalia “on doorstep of death”

Fifty thousand children in Somalia could die unless they are given immediate assistance, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in the Horn of Africa country has warned.A drought has worsened an already dire humanitarian situation in the country which has experienced more … read more »

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Focus on Somalia: UN SC Monitoring Group on Somalia & Eritrea

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Popular Somali Group Waayaha Cusub Seeking Asylum In The Netherlands

A popular Somali band has been forced to seek asylum in the Netherlands after Kenya revoked its refugee status, its lead singer has told the BBC. Falis Abdi Mohamud said Kenyan officials seized her refugee card and that of four … read more »

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VIDEO: Qodobada Heshiiska Puntland Iyo Dowladda Federaalka Soomaaliya

Garowe (BARTAMAHA) Shirkii Wada Xaajoodka Dowladda Puntland iyo Dowladda Federaalka Soomaliya uga socday ayaa soo gabagaboobay. Qodobada ka soo baxay shirka ayaa waxaa si wadajir ah u saxiixay Madaxweynaha Dowladda Puntland Dr.Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali Gaas ,Raysal Wasaaraha Dalka Soomaliya Cabdiweli Shiikh … read more »

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Daawo Sawirada Heshiiska Puntland Iyo Dowladda Faderaalka

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Garowe (BARTAMAHA) Shirkii Wada Xaajoodka Dowladda Puntland iyo Dowladda Federaalka Soomaliya uga socday magaalada Garoowe ayaa maanta soo af jarmay.. Gabagabada shirkaan ayaa waxaa ka soo qeyb galay Madaxweynaha Dowladda Puntland Dr.Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali Gaas,Raysal Wasaaraha Dalka Soomaliya Cabdiweli Shiikh … read more »

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International partners welcome agreement between the Federal Government and Puntland

Joint statement by envoys of the UN, the EU, IGAD and the current Chair of the IGAD Council of Ministers, Ethiopia International partners welcome agreement between the Federal Government and Puntland Garowe, 14 October 2014 – The United Nations, the … read more »

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Somalia – Worrying Times for Press Freedom (HRW)

The attack on Somali television director Abdirisak Jama – known as “Black” – who was shot and seriously wounded by gunmen outside his home in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on October 12, highlights once again the dangers facing Somali media. As … read more »

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Somali Media: Deaf and Blind?

“I know they will catch me. I know they will torture me. But silence is not an option.” Those were Mohamed Bashir’s words – the senior most editor at Radio Shabelle, an independent radio station based in the capital Mogadishu … read more »

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