Monthly Archives: October 2014

Rebuilding Somalia: Can Somalia’s embattled president unite his country against the armed groups?

People and Power (Al Jazeera) In September 2014, we were invited by the president’s office to come and film in Somalia. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is heading up the latest in a series of short-lived administrations since the country’s descent … read more »

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Support for anti-piracy battle must continue, says Abdullah

UAE’s Foreign Minister Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan called on the international community to continue supporting anti-piracy operations and strengthen the fight against militant groups like Al Shabab. “The battle is far from won. Unfortunately, there are some worrisome … read more »

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VIDEO: Somalia National University Reopens

Abandoned more than two decades ago, Somalia National University, located in the nation’s capital, recently reopened to students from across the war ravaged country. Ini Thompson has the story.

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VIDEO: Denver Somali community says it’s under scrutiny

KUSA- It’s a local community, whose members say they have come under greater scrutiny in the past two weeks. Earlier this month, federal authorities said three teenage girls left their Denver-area home, and headed to Syria to join the militant … read more »

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Somali community desperate for Westpac money transfer reprieve

Melbourne’s Somali community is warning innocent people will suffer if the last Australian bank to allow money transfers to the war-torn country follows through with its plan to stop the practice.The community is desperate for a last minute reprieve after … read more »

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Somali official accuses Danish Foreign Ministry of hijacking diaspora event

An executive at the Somali Peace and Development organisation has raised concerns about the Foreign Ministry “hijacking” an event organised by the Somali diaspora when the country’s president visits Denmark from November 18-20. “The Foreign Ministry, and especially its African … read more »

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Turkey’s State-Building Experience in Somalia

ANKARA — The Ankara-based think tank organization Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) has organized a panel on Thursday with the participation of Somali Ambassador for Turkey Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman, Turkish Ex-Ambassador of Turkey to Somali Federal … read more »

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UN warns Somalia on verge of food crisis, urges uptick in humanitarian funding

Still reeling from a devastating famine which struck the countryside in 2011, Somalia once again sits on the brink of another humanitarian crisis as a poor rainy season followed by severe bouts of floods threaten local harvests, the United Nations … read more »

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The body of the deceased Somali police chief flown to Nairobi for investigation

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) The body of the deceased Somali Police chief General Mohamed Shiekh Hassan Ismail is flown today to Nairobi for investigation and study of the exact reason behind his sudden death. The deceased body of the late General Ismail was … read more »

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Meydka taliyihii booliska Soomaaliyeed oo Nairobi loo qaaday iyo Dad tuhun ahaan loogu xiray geeridii Taliyaha

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Garoonka diyaaradaha magaalada Muqdisho ayaa goor dhow laga duuliyay maydka allaha naxariistee taliyihii ciidamada booliska Soomaaliyeed Jen Maxamed Sheekh Xasan Cismaaciil,waxaana la sheegay in la geyn doono magaalada Nairobi ee dalka Kenya si baaritaan loogu sameeyo. Diyaarada lagu qaaday … read more »

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Maxaa Kusoo Kordhay Geeridii Naxdinta Lahayd ee Tal. Bol. Soomaaliya

  HOOS KA AKHRISO WIXII SOO KORDHAY Xukuumadda Soomaaliya oo guddi u saartay geerida taliyihii ciidanka booliska Soomaaliya Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Ra’iisul Wasaaraha Xukuumadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Cabdiweli Sheekh Axmed Maxamed, ayaa ka tacsiyeeyey geeridii naxdinta lahayd ee ku timid Allaah u naxariistee … read more »

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Somali Police Chief dies following sudden illness, Death remains mystery

Scroll down for more news SOMALIA: President, Speaker of Parliament extend condolences to the family of deceased Police Chief Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Osman Jawari have both extended condolences to the nation and the … 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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