Daily Archives: September 5, 2014

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Death of Ahmed Godane

Office of the Press Secretary Friday, September 5, 2014 For Immediate Release Today, the Department of Defense confirmed that Ahmed Godane, the leader of al-Shabaab, is dead as a result of a U.S. military targeted airstrike in Somalia undertaken over … read more »

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Finn aims to be first female president of Somali

YLE – A Finn of Somali origin wants to run as a candidate in the Somali presidential election in 2016. Fadumo Dayib is currently studying public administration at Harvard, but she thinks that Somalia is now ready for a female president.Fadumo … read more »

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Back to the future: The challenges facing Somalia’s returning diaspora

“Whenever you move around, you worry about what will happen to you,” says Abdullahi Nur Osman, who recently moved back to his home country, Somalia. “The security situation is a big worry.” For the past 20 years, Somalia has been … read more »

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VIDEO: Djibouti Donates Food to Somali population in the areas of Beletweyne

Beletweyne (BARTAMAHA)  The Djiboutian government has donated 250 tons of food items to the Somali population in the areas of Beletweyne and Buulo Burto. The items donated include sugar, cooking oil, flour and rice. The Djiboutian ambassador to Somalia Dayid … read more »

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VIDEO: Somali Prime Minister Visits Tiyeglow

Tiyeglow (Bartamaha) The Somali Prime Minister H.E Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has appealed for urgent humanitarian assistance for the people of the newly liberated town of Tiyeeglow, in Bakool region. The call was made during his visit to the town yesterday, … read more »

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