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

0 Visits: 8253 | Thursday January 12, 2017 - 06:30:16
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

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

0 Visits: 8515 | Wednesday January 11, 2017 - 07:20:51
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

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

0 Visits: 11225 | Wednesday January 11, 2017 - 02:52:33
PRESS RELEASE The Netherlands, 6 January 2017

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Somalia: Galmudug President voted out of office by state Parliament

0 Visits: 5540 | Wednesday January 11, 2017 - 02:29:47
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.

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Ethiopia and Kenya's secret plan to subvert Somalia

0 Visits: 10403 | Monday January 09, 2017 - 07:55:22
Waagacusub.net - The transparency website WikiLeaks late on Tuesday disclosed a secret plan to annex and divide Somalia between Kenya and Ethiopia.

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

0 Visits: 7582 | Sunday January 08, 2017 - 12:29:55
ZAAD becomes the most used Money transfer service to deliver Donations to Drought affected families.

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CES 2017: Amazon's virtual aide Alexa shouts above rivals

0 Visits: 4182 | Saturday January 07, 2017 - 10:44:38
Virtual assistants are everywhere at CES this year - but one speaks louder than the rest. Amazon's Alexa has popped up in a bewildering list of devices including fridges, cars and robots.

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Tory donor threatens to stop funding over Brexit plans

0 Visits: 5312 | Saturday January 07, 2017 - 10:42:32
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.

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Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect Santiago held

0 Visits: 4581 | Saturday January 07, 2017 - 10:39:36
Police in Florida have questioned a suspected gunman after five people were killed and eight injured in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport.

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HH the Emir Holds Telephone Conversation with Somali President

0 Visits: 5383 | Friday January 06, 2017 - 12:51:19
Doha, January 03 (QNA) - HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Tuesday held a telephone conversation with President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

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Nigeria:Accidental discharge in Aso Rock villa leaves staff wounded

0 Visits: 4154 | Friday January 06, 2017 - 11:58:43
Details of the proposed spending are contained in the 2017 budget, which was submitted to a joint session of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on December 14, 2016.

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Nigeria: Boko Haram bomb-maker from Sambisa arrested in Ibadan

0 Visits: 5389 | Friday January 06, 2017 - 11:53:31
The source said: "The man was arrested on Sunday night by security agents from the Iyaganku Division of the Oyo State Police Command.

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Niger Delta leaders condemn FG's 'harassment' of Jonathan's family

0 Visits: 4428 | Friday January 06, 2017 - 11:39:13
- Niger Delta leaders have condemned President Buhari for what they described as an attempt by his govt to humiliate the family of former president Goodluck Jonathan

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Somalia launches regional league as national plan takes shape

0 Visits: 5054 | Thursday January 05, 2017 - 10:56:44
January 4 – The Somali Football Federation has inaugurated its first ever regional football league in the port city of Kismayo, about 500 kilometers south of the capital Mogadishu.

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136 Nigerian policemen get medals in Somalia

0 Visits: 4681 | Thursday January 05, 2017 - 10:36:51
A total of 136 policemen from Nigeria were awarded medals to mark the end of their duty in Somalia, a statement by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said.

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The United States Urges Momentum in Somalia's Electoral Process

0 Visits: 5019 | Thursday January 05, 2017 - 10:12:38
The United States welcomes the inauguration of Somalia's new Federal Parliament and congratulates the people of Somalia on yet another step toward political stability. Parliament must now prioritize transparency and timeliness in the election of Speakers for both houses and the subsequent election…

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Somalia ends 2016 with gloomy record of repression against journalists, says NUSOJ

0 Visits: 5279 | Tuesday January 03, 2017 - 03:20:42
Deadly attacks on reporters and their news outlets as well as a government campaign of repression under a new media law marked 2016 in Somalia, reinforcing a dangerous climate of impunity toward the news media, says the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ).

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Somalia:Welcoming new Federal Parliament, Ban urges completion of electoral process

0 Visits: 6230 | Friday December 30, 2016 - 11:10:50
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the inauguration of the new Federal Parliament of Somalia on 27 December and warmly congratulated the people of Somalia on this historic achievement in their quest for universal suffrage by 2020.

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International community warns Somalia's new Parliament against corruption

0 Visits: 7322 | Friday December 30, 2016 - 08:51:17
The international community has warned Somalia's new parliament against corruption practices, emphasising the need for the embattled nation to "move forward" as new MPs are set to select the next President.

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Video First Somali interregional all-girls basketball tournament held despite warning

0 Visits: 6229 | Thursday December 29, 2016 - 07:21:53
Despite threats and warning, Somalia held its first ever interregional all-girls basketball tournament which ended on Monday with Banaadir region crowned champions.

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Somalia:War to Defeat Al Shabab Militarily

President HSM's Proclamation to Defeat Al-Shabab by Force in Somalia To overcome the complex problems of civil war, state fragility, and underdevelopment, the Somali people supported risky political changes for a government that promotes freedom, justice, peace, and prosperity in Somalia. For example, the Islamic movements enjoyed popular support to end the brutal reigns of warlords and the military occupation of Ethiopia and establish new government.

Somalia:$17 million external support has not been channeled through the country's single treasury account

Waagacusub.net -Auditor General Mohamed Ali alias Afgoi has exposed missing millions of dollars from key departments within the Federal Government of Somalia [FGS], in what could raise questions about government expenditures. In his report, Afgoi said 25 entities and three embassies have been audited. Unsupported expenditure amounts to $9M; contracts worth $31M not registered with auditor general's office, the existence of unauthorized bank accounts outside the Treasury Single Account.

Al-qaida Share ,IBS bank Somalia launches Visa Card Payment

Waagacusub.net - IBS Bank Somalia, which is believed to have the largest amount of money, Al-Qaeda Finance Secretary Fazul Abdallah from Comoros has started issuing Visa Card Payments for the first time. Al-Shabaab's finance secretary confirmed that Mohamed Ali Warsame had $ 157 million in cash, according to Khalif Ereg, who was later bribed with $ 2 million.

UGANDA: New Cabinet Members and Ministers of State

I hereby inform the country that By virtue of the Authority given to the President of Uganda by Articles: 108(2), 108A(1), 113(1) and 114(1) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I hereby appoint H.E. the Vice President, Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Honourable Cabinet Ministers and other Ministers as indicated below:

Journalists barred from covering Somali leaders' meeting

The Associated Somali Journalists is deeply concerned that journalists were today barred from covering the meeting of the leaders of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States (FMSs) as well as the Governor and Mayor of Mogadishu.

President Mahad Salaad: the Only Guarantor for Galmudug's Security and Prosperity

Galmudug State is not just the geographic heart of Somalia but the quintessential soul of the Somali nation. Within Galmudug, all the major Somali clan lineages- the Hawiye, Dir, Darood and Madhibaan are represented. No other Somali region or state is home to such diverse and influential clans with such extensive historical significance in Somalia as found in the Galmudug territory. Economically, Galmudug in 2024 is set to be the first location for the offshore oil and gas that the Somali Federal Government in partnership with the Houston-based American company, Coastline Exploration have commenced work on off the Hobyo coast since 2021. Full Article


Somalia's leader mourns death of Namibia president

Waagacusub.net - Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Sunday mourned the death of Namibia President Hage G. Geingob and sent condolences to the government of the African country. Full Article


Somalia's ex-president warns of risk of 'political crisis' over plans to overhaul constitution

Waagacusub.net - Somalia's former President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Monday warned of the risk of political crisis over plans by the incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to overhaul the constitution. Full Article


Egyptian President says will protect Somalia against anz threat

Waagacusub.net - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi said his country will protect Somalia against any threat in what can be described as an indirect response to recent Ethiopia's move to access the seaport of Somaliland. Full Article


Egypt Condemns Suicide Bomber Attack in Somalia

Egypt on Tuesday condemned a suicide bomber attack in Somalia that killed at least 20 soldiers. The attack took place at a training camp in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Monday. The al-Shabab terrorist group claimed responsibility. Full Article


Hormuud telecom and Al-Shabaab's Strategy of Destroying Mobile Communication Masts

Hormuud's Assault on African Peacekeepers Figure 14: African Peace Keepers Hormuud launched a scorching public campaign against the Kenyan military forces in AMISOM in late August 2019. Full Article


Former Intel official stripped from NISA membership

Former Intel official stripped from NISA membership Full Article





Abiy says 'New Year' will be celebrated in Eritrea, Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights

Abiy says 'New Year' will be celebrated in Eritrea, Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights Full Article


Massive rise in Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Massive rise in Islamist militant attacks in Africa Full Article