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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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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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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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President’s keynote speech – HLPF Copenhagen 19 November 2014

If you search for books on Somalia, you’ll come across a slew of titles featuring phrases like ‘the world’s most dangerous place’, ‘outlaw state’, and ‘failed’ and ‘fragile’. For decades, Somalia was synonymous with pirates, terrorists, and complete lawlessness. But … read more »

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Somali state budget spending to stay flat in 2015

REUTERS MOGADISHU – Somalia’s government budget is expected to stay roughly unchanged in 2015, the deputy prime minister said on Tuesday, as the government struggles to widen its tax base and convince donors to provide direct budgetary support. Ridwan Hirsi … read more »

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Big Oil, corruption & Islamist weapon sales blight UK-Somalia relations

RT Britain’s relationship with Somalia has come under scrutiny after a report detailing corruption in the east African nation was published by the UN. The Security Council report claims Somalia has traded arms with Islamist militants. The publication of the … read more »

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Somali-American Who Helped Mogadishu Gov’t Killed

AP Gunmen shot and killed a Somali-American from Minnesota who had left a good-paying job in the U.S. to help the fledgling city government in Mogadishu, an official and relative said Wednesday. Abdullahi Ali Anshur, 60, was an engineer helping … read more »

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Wargelin Show Nov 19-25, 2014 Buuqa Dowladda Iyo Maxay Dhallinyaradu Banaanka Uga Taagan Tahay

WARGELIN SHOW Bartamaha – laa iyo hadda waxaa weli socda ismariwaagii siyaasadeed eek a dhex abuurmay Madaxweynaha Xasan Shiikh Maxamuud iyo raiisal Wasaarihiisa Cabdiweli Shiikh Axmed iyadoo labada garabba ay adeegsanayaan Xildhibaanada Dowladda. Barnaamijka Wargelin Show iyo Cabdisalam Caato Todobaadkan waxaa … read more »

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AKHRISO Warqadii ay Wasiirada Federaalku Kaga Dalbadeen In uu Iscasilo Raysalwasaare Cabdiweli Shiikh!!

 

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Wasiir Goodax: RW Cabdiweli Iscasil ayaan ku Niri (COD/Audio)

VOA Wasiirka arimaha Gudaha ee Somalia Cabdullahi Goodax Barre ayaa sheegay in 14 wasiir oo uu ka mid ahaa ay u geeyeen warqad iscasilaad ay kaga dalbanayaan Ra’isul wasaaraha. Sida wasiirku uu sheegay go’aankan ayaey qaateen markii ay arkeen marxaladda … read more »

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Supporters of PM Abdiweli defend the independence of the cabinet and call stop of intervention

Ministers and Members of the Federal Parliament of Somalia met on Sunday in Mogadishu to defend the position of the country’s Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed following growing motion against the PM supported by the Presidency, RBC Radio reports. The … read more »

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14 cabinet ministers sign a petition to call Somali PM Abdiweli to resign

About 14 ministers of the current cabinet of the Federal Government of Somalia have signed a petition that calls the country’s Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed to resign from his position, RBC Radio reports. The petition was handed to the … read more »

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Photos: Mogadishu Car Bomb Blast Kills Immigration Officer

AFP Mogadishu (AFP) – Two people were seriously wounded Sunday when a bomb exploded in their car in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said. “We believe that the bomb was attached to the car,” police officer Ahmed Siyad said. The … read more »

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Finland: Somali taxi driver beaten and threatened in Lieksa

YLE Uutiset Somali-born Abdi is the first dark-skinned taxi driver ever to be hired in Lieksa, North Karelia. A week ago, after two months on the job, he received death threats and was verbally abused and physically assaulted after his … read more »

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Somali community warns bank transfer crackdown could lead to terror funding

ABC News Australia Australia’s Somali community is warning that the threat posed by terror groups in the African country could increase because of tough banking regulations that prevent them from sending money home. Westpac is the last of the major … read more »

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Somali leaders must act decisively for country’s sake

Daily Nation Somalia’s Parliament was yesterday turned into a house of dishonour as legislators swapped the decorum of rational debate for chaotic shouting matches and placard-waving in a battle over a proposed vote of no-confidence against the Prime Minister. The … read more »

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Officials Say US Threatens Aid Cuts to Somalia

ABC News The United States has threatened to make significant cuts in the financial assistance it gives to Somalia because of political bickering by its leaders, officials said. The top U.S. representative to Somalia, James P. McAnulty, recently threatened an … read more »

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XOG: Xildhibaannadii mooshinka ka keenay ra’iisul wasaaraha oo Nairobi looga yeeray

| Xafiiska Warqabadka Bartamaha Muqdisho | Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Warar hoose oo ay helayso Raxanreeb ayaa xaqiijinaya in si dhaqso ah loogu yeeray xubno ka mid ah xildhibaannada baarlamaanka dowladda Soomaaliya ee hor-socday mooshinka ra’iisul wasaaraha. Mooshin laga keeno xukuumadda beesha caalamka … read more »

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Somali forces conduct security crackdown in Mogadishu

Sabahi Online Somali security forces searched private and public vehicles in Mogadishu on Thursday (November 13th) following a series of attacks on government officials, Somalia’s Goobjoog News reported. Searches have been conducted on roads near Daljirka Dahsoon and the National … read more »

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