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Somalia:Teachers are the lifeblood of Somalia, President declares on Somali Teachers Day

0 Visits: 952 | Thursday November 21, 2013 - 12:50:47
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today hailed the "transformative role" played by teachers in Somalia.Speaking from Villa Somalia, the President said teachers laid the foundations for a new generation of decently educated Somalis, protected from extremist ideology and ready to take on leadership…

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"Somalia will soon ratify the International Convention on Children's Rights"

0 Visits: 1311 | Thursday November 21, 2013 - 10:53:23
H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, today pledged that Somalia would soon ratify the International Convention on Children's Rights. The President made his remarks during a visit to Hamar Jab-Jab School in Mogadishu marking International Children's Day.…

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"New Deal for Somalia" Donor projects undo the

0 Visits: 2922 | Thursday November 21, 2013 - 10:35:40
Donor projects and practices are undoing the principles and goals of the New Deal for Somalia, a partnership Compact intended to consolidate the "national political settlement" spelled out in the "Provisional Constitution" as a foundation for the Somali State.

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Somali President family Threatened and Blackmailed resigned Bank Governor

0 Visits: 1823 | Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 09:35:53
Nairobi (Waagacusub.net) Days after her resignation made the headlines Yussur Abrar says she was threatened and blackmailed by businessmen close to president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's family.

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Somalia:Al Shabaab fighters storm Beledweyn police station

1 Visits: 938 | Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 00:20:06
Gunmen have on Tuesday morning attacked a police station in central Somali town of Beledweyn, according to Abdi Farah Laqanyo, the commissioner of Hiran region.

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US court sentences 3 Somali men to varying prison terms

0 Visits: 1014 | Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 00:10:06
A federal court in San Diego, in the United States of America has sentenced three Somali men to varying prison terms for their role in raising money for Al Shabaab militant group in Somalia.

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Gold Mercury President Interviewed on CNBC News

0 Visits: 1050 | Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 20:53:07
Nicolas De Santis discusses live on CNBC how strategic vision and sustainable business models are critical to solve global challenges, and transform traditional sectors and industries for the future

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Terrorists are going backwards in Somalia, says President, sending condolences after Beledweyne attack

0 Visits: 932 | Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 20:48:23
His Excellency President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today sent his condolences to everyone affected by a terrorist attacked against a police station in Beledweyne.

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Somali Prime Minister welcomes extension of United Nations Security Council mandate to counter piracy off the Horn of Africa

0 Visits: 751 | Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 20:43:39
"To put an end to piracy we need to combat the root causes - poverty, absence of functioning institutions and a lack of opportunities for our young people in Somalia. We have to continue to stabilize and rebuild Somalia, promote good governance and rule of law and foster socio-economic development.

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Somalia:Security Council Resolution 2125

0 Visits: 935 | Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 20:38:53
Security Council, Adopting Resolution 2125 (2013), Tightens Anti-Piracy Measures, Agrees to Consider Creation of Specialized Courts in Somalia, Broader Region

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Somali Pm condemns terrorist attack targeting police station in Beledweyne

0 Visits: 661 | Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 20:33:36
The Prime Minister, said: "I condemn this attack in Beledweyne against our brave Somali security forces and AMISOM partners and send my condolences to the families and friends of all the innocent victims. Once again the enemies of peace show their true colours to Somalia and the world.

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Somalia: Condemns attack at a Police Station in Beledweyne

0 Visits: 751 | Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 20:29:44
"We must not drop our guard. As we have repeatedly said, the threat of attack remains real even when the extremists were forced out of various urban towns," said Ambassador Annadif adding that AMISOM will continue to stand by the people of Somalia as they strive to achieve sustainable peace.

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Somali President kicking off football match in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 770 | Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 20:24:35
Thriving sport shows Somalia is back on track, says President, kicking off football match in Mogadishu

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Chairman of Somalia's anti-piracy agency arrested in Belgium

0 Visits: 1903 | Monday November 18, 2013 - 10:47:51
The last two years, Afweyne was leading a successful-locally established antipiracy effort, which partially succeeded to release hostages, hijacked boats and disengaged nearly one thousands pirates from the dangerous business they were in the coastal areas in central Somalia regions.

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World Leading Global Ageing Scientists Visit Gold Mercury

0 Visits: 1038 | Thursday November 14, 2013 - 14:07:02
Dr Craig Willcox and Dr Giovanni Scapagnini explore the impact of global population ageing with Gold Mercury President, Nicolas De Santis One of the world's leading gerontology scientists, Dr Craig Willcox, and top neurology/brain ageing scientist Dr Giovanni Scapagnini visited Gold Mercury's…

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Cabinet endorses plans to reopen Somali National University

0 Visits: 961 | Thursday November 14, 2013 - 14:03:54
"Now that peace is returning to Somalia, we urgently need to re-establish our education system, which has been devastated by two decades of fighting. The Ministry for Human Development and Public Services has already launched the ambitious Go 2 School campaign, which will see $117 million invested…

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Somali governor Bank resignation Email and Leaks

0 Visits: 992 | Thursday November 14, 2013 - 13:59:46
Your Excellent I have read both the Agreement and Power of Attorney which your office instructed the former governor to sign with the law firm

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Friday's attack will only make Somalia even stronger, declares Prime Minister

0 Visits: 1046 | Thursday November 14, 2013 - 13:51:38
"I praise the commitment of staff at Hotel Makkah Al-Mukarama to repair and re-open the hotel as soon as possible. Their commitment demonstrates that Somalis will not be beaten by these senseless killers even in adversity.

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AMISOM and Partners conclude a three-day Workshop on Gender Mainstreaming Strategy

0 Visits: 862 | Thursday November 14, 2013 - 13:48:43
"I have great expectations and I am confident that your discussions on Gender and its mainstreaming across the mission will lead to a concrete Gender Strategy that will guide the mission in current and future operations," he added.

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Liquid Telecom brings fibre to Somalia

0 Visits: 834 | Thursday November 14, 2013 - 13:36:40
Meanwhile, Hortel's customers now have access to Liquid Telecom's pan-African fibre network which spans more than 17,000 km across Botswana

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Somalia: Underage minority girl raped and knifed as video showed

Waagacusub.net - A group of boys raped a young underage girl from minority subclan by cutting her with knife and threatening her to kill.

Dutch Court of Appeal does not clear Dahabshiil of Terror and Criminal Allegations

PRESS RELEASE The Netherlands, 6 January 2017

Somalia: Galmudug President voted out of office by state Parliament

ADADO, Somalia- The President of Somalia's Galmudug state, Abdikarim Husain Guled has lost no-confidence vote at the state Parliament on Tuesday, after MPs criticized him of poor leadership, Garowe Online reports.

Ethiopia and Kenya's secret plan to subvert Somalia

Waagacusub.net - The transparency website WikiLeaks late on Tuesday disclosed a secret plan to annex and divide Somalia between Kenya and Ethiopia.

Somalia:Video TELESOM Donates the Hefty Sum of $500,000 to the Somaliland Drought Relief Committee

ZAAD becomes the most used Money transfer service to deliver Donations to Drought affected families.

Somalia: Underage minority girl raped and knifed as video showed

Waagacusub.net - A group of boys raped a young underage girl from minority subclan by cutting her with knife and threatening her to kill. Full Article

 

SOMALIA'S ELECTORAL PROCESS IS THE MOST DISCUSSED TOPIC IN PUBLIC PLACES

Somalia's landmark electoral process has dominated discussions in public places across the Horn of Africa country over the past few months, as Somalis examine the democratic progress the country has made after years of civil war. Full Article

 

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER DEVELOPMENTS IN GALMUDUG

The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States are concerned about the unfolding dispute within the Galmudug regional assembly and between members of the assembly and President Abdikarim Guled. Full Article

 

Somaliland:Traditional leaders express their gratitude to Telesom for donation and awareness towards drought calamity

A well-attended thanksgiving ceremony organized by Togdheer Regional and Traditional leaders at Hotel City Plaza, to convey a unison gratification to the leading telecommunication Company Telesom. Full Article

 

As ISIS Struggles for Influence in Somalia, al-Shabab Remains the Main Threat

The so-called Islamic State received some modest good news recently from Somalia, in what has otherwise been a dismal stretch of losses for the jihadi group. In October Full Article

 

Amid dwindling donor support, one million displaced Somali refugees grow hopeless, UN agency warns

UNHCR Special Envoy Mohamed Abdi Affey (second, right) listens to a Somali refugee in Dadaab, Kenya, who has opted to return home under a voluntary repatriation programme. Photo: UNHCR/Modesta Ndubi Full Article

 

Ethiopia and Kenya's secret plan to subvert Somalia

Waagacusub.net - The transparency website WikiLeaks late on Tuesday disclosed a secret plan to annex and divide Somalia between Kenya and Ethiopia. Full Article

 

Tory donor threatens to stop funding over Brexit plans

A major Tory donor has warned that he will stop funding the party if Theresa May's Brexit plans involve the UK coming out of the single market. Full Article

 

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect Santiago held

Police in Florida have questioned a suspected gunman after five people were killed and eight injured in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport. Full Article