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Somali PM: Donors must deliver on promises

Al Jazeera – Mogadishu, Somalia - A country whose very name is almost enough of an introduction, Somalia’s reputation of unfathomable violence and desperate poverty is known around the world. In decades of civil war, it has been described as a … read more »

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Five African Countries Designated As Fragile For Business

VENTURES AFRICA – A recent list by Washington-based Fund For Peace Fragile State Index has Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic top the record of fragile African countries in business terms. The non-profit … read more »

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Somalia seeks to avert looming food crisis

NAIROBI – Three years to the day since a famine that eventually killed more than a quarter of a million people was declared in Somalia, aid agencies warned Sunday the country faced a new catastrophe without urgent aid. A joint … read more »

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Video: Police Chief accused of “Crimes Against Humanity”

Somalia’s new Police Chief Gen Mohamed Ismail was accused of “Crimes Against Humanity” This video was produced and aired by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) “The Fifth State” program back in 1992-10-06 A documentary video with incriminating evidence on the … read more »

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Information Minister releases Weekly Press Conference on the Progress of the Government

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Minister of Information of Somalia Mustafa Duhulow today spoke to the media in Mogadishu to provide an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia(FGS) over the last week. The Minister spoke on various issues: the … read more »

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FAA Prohibits US Planes over Somalia and other countries

New York – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that it has prohibited all U.S. air carriers and commercial operators from flying in Ethiopian airspace north of 12 degrees latitude as precaution following the shooting down of Malaysia … read more »

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Somali leader denies U.N. corruption accusations

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has distanced himself from a U.N. report accusing him of involvement in a conspiracy to divert millions of dollars in stolen and frozen Somali assets overseas. “We have demonstrated our commitment to progressive public financial … read more »

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VIDEO: British far-right group ‘invades’ UK mosque. ‘Respect our country, we’ll respect your mosques’

British far-right group ‘invades’ UK mosque, demands it remove ‘sexist’ signs The far-right group Britain First posted a video showing several members of its ‘Kent battalion’ entering the Crayford Mosque and confronting an elderly man about signs labeling separate entrances for women … read more »

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Somalia Declares Drought as Food Prices Skyrocket

The Somali government has declared a drought in six regions as monitors warn that food prices are soaring in the affected areas. The government on Thursday established a $500,000 drought relief fund and renewed an appeal for international help to … read more »

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Mubadala unit eyes oil opportunities in Somalia

A unit of Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala has signed a cooperation agreement with the Somali government which could see it developing oil exploration and production opportunities in the African country. Mubadala Petroleum said it has signed the agreement with the Ministry … read more »

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Daawo muuqaalka diyaaradda MH17 markay dhulka kusoo dhacday

Diyaarad rakaab ah oo ay lahayd Malaysian Airlines ayaa lagu soo riday bariga dalka Ukraine, halkaasi oo ah goob ay ka dagaallamayeen kooxaha mucaaradka ah ee taagersan Ruushka. MH17 oo ay saarnaayeen 298 qof ayaa la sheegayaa in dhamaantood ay … read more »

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Madaxweynaha oo lugu eedeyey shirqoolka weecinta hanti ay Soomaaliya leedahay (Warbixin)

  Muqdisho (Bartamaha) Warbixin ka soo baxday kooxda Qaramada Midoobay uqaabilsan xayiraada xaga hubka ah ee saaran Soomaaliya iyo Eretria ayaa lugu sheegay in madaxweynaha Soomaaliya,Xasan Sheekh Maxamuud,wasiirkii hore ee arrimaha dibadda Soomaaliya,Fowsiyo iyo shirkad laga leeyahay dalka Marekanka inay shirqooleen … read more »

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Somali women are ‘buck-toothed herdswomen’ Wandsworth school places decision maker

A volunteer for Wandsworth’s school admissions panel has been dismissed after publishing an offensive blog describing Somali women as buck-toothed herdswomen from a Saharan oasis. Retired journalist Hugh Thompson, from Putney, will no longer sit on the borough’s Independent Appeal … read more »

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Watching ceramics masters do their work is incredibly soothing

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Kooxo hubeysan oo xalay weeraray Saldhiga Booliska ee Degmada Hiliwaa

Kooxo hubaysan ayaa ayaa habeenkii xalay waxaa ay weerar hubaysan ku qaadeen Saldhiga Ciidanka Boliiska Degmada Heliwaa ee Gobolka Banaadir, Warar aan ka helnay degmada heliwaa ayaa sheegayya in kooxda weerarka ku qaaday ay ku hubaysnaayeen hubka nuucyadiisa kala duwan … read more »

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Ragii ka danbeeye dilkii Ardayadii Nafisa Cusmaan oo maanta la toogtay

Fagaaraha Iskuul Buluuziyo ee Magaalada Muqdisho, ayaa saaka waxaa lagu toogtay labo ruux oo loo haystay inay ka dambeeyeen dil Magaalada muqdisho loogu geystay Gabar Ardayad aheyd oo lagu magacaabi jiray Nafiso Cusmaan Salaad. Maxkamada Sare ee ciidamada Qalabka Sida … read more »

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Over 200 Turkish workers are evacuated from Mogadishu due to insecurity

(Bartamaha) – Just days after Turkey ordered it’s Humanitarian and developmental organizations to suspend operations in the Somali capital due to the increasing insecurity, Turkish government has started withdrawing their staff from Mogadishu back to Turkey, Turkish foreign ministry say. … read more »

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Driving home the mine risk message in Somalia

  By Richard Jones (DEVEX) “If you don’t touch them, they can’t hurt you — it’s as simple as that.”  That’s the advice from Stephen Saffin, head of operations at The Development Initiative, which provides land mine and unexploded ordnance … read more »

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Koobkani Jarmalka wuxuu u noqonayaa  koodii Afaraad. Daqiqaddii 112aad: Mario Götze ayaa Goolka u dhaliyey Jarmalka.

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Turkey orders their workers in Mogadishu to suspend operations due to insecurity

Turkish organizations working in Mogadishu are reported to have suspended their operations in the capital today. Statement withdrawn from Istanbul based Turkish government ordered their workers to suspend their daily operation in Mogadishu for fear of possible terror attacks against … read more »

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