Tuesday, 29 September 2020
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Despite Fewer Killings, Somali Journalists Remain Targets

Somali government forces beat and detained a record number of journalists in 2019, according to a new report by a Mogadishu-based journalists trade union.

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Ethiopia Launches First Satellite Named ETRSS-1 From China

Space in Africa
Friday, 20 December 2019

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EU announces €170 aid package for Ethiopia to boost economic reforms and elections

HOL
Sunday, 8 December 2019

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District Commissioner killed in IED attack in Lower Shabelle

HOL
Wednesday, 4 December 2019

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Turkey inaugurates largest mosque in Djibouti

Turkish parliament speaker attends opening ceremony of Abdulhamid Han II Mosque

AA
Sunday, 1 December 2019

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Somalia's Jubbaland VP holed up in Mandera over safety concerns

Somalia’s Jubbaland Vice-President Mohamud Sayyid Adan is holed up at a Mandera hotel for his safety after Ethiopian f...

Daily Nation
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

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UN Security Council urges compromise to actualize 2020/21 universal vote in Somalia

NEW YORK (HOL) - The UN Security Council Monday called for concerted efforts to realise universal elections next year ...

TOS
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

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President Bihi agreed to release Waddani officials-Somaliland elders

HARGEISA (HOL) - A committee of elders in Somaliland said Tuesday it had successfully mediated the release of Waddani ...

HOL
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

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Farmaajo sacks AG Dahir, appoints High Judge Mohamud as new AG

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali Attorney General Ahmed Ali Dahir was Monday relieved of his duties after close to six years ...

HOL
Monday, 25 November 2019

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Somali official: 2020 could see first election in 50 years

The head of Somalia´s electoral commission told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that 2020 is "a pivotal year" fo...

AP
Friday, 22 November 2019

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Ex-Presidents to meet Farmaajo amidst ensuing political run-ins

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali President Mohamed Farmaajo is Wednesday meeting former presidents Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and S...

HOL
Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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Somalia and Kenya restore relations, agree on direct flights and visas

NAIROBI (HOL) - Somalia and Kenya Thursday agreed to restore diplomatic relations including reinstating direct flights...

HOL
Friday, 15 November 2019

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Gun fight breaks out in Bosaso, casualties feared

BOSASO (HOL) - A deadly clash broke out in Bosaso Wednesday afternoon between local militias and state government forc...

HOL
Wednesday, 13 November 2019

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Election reveals changing face of leadership in Twin Cities suburbs

As Nadia Mohamed doorknocked for her City Council campaign, the 23-year-old often fielded questions from St. Louis Par...

Star Tribune
Sunday, 10 November 2019

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Ex-presidents and MPs briefly barred from leaving Mogadishu for Beletweyne

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Former Presidents Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Sheikh Sharif Ahmed were held back from traveling to Bel...

HOL
Sunday, 10 November 2019

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Kenya-somalia maritime case stalls due to budget cuts

A three-judge bench presiding over the Kenya-Somalia maritime border dispute has said it’s unable to render its decisi...

The Star
Friday, 8 November 2019

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Muslim Women Make History In Virginia Elections

Ghazala Hashmi, Abrar Omeish, Lisa Zargarpur and Buta Biberaj are among the first Muslims to hold elected office in th...

Huffpost
Friday, 8 November 2019