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Two international aid workers killed in Mogadishu

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Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid)-Two international aid workers working to provide emergency medical relief in the Somalia capital of Mogadishu have been killed in a shooting at a Medecins Sans Frontieres compound, the agency said in a statement. Officials say the shooting occurred Thursday at the offices of the aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF). One person […]

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Minnesota: Money-transfer services to Somalia close down

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Listen Minneapolis (Alshahid)-Money-transfer services that cater to Somali immigrants in Minnesota have stopped accepting money bound for the Horn of Africa country, a day before a key bank was due to stop processing the transactions. Somalia has appealed the decision by Sunrise Community Banks to end the remittances program from Minnesota, the state that is […]

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NUSOJ – Four Killed, Seven Wounded, 19 Arrested in 2011

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Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid)-The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today declares that the year 2011 was characterized by the worst possible perilous conditions in which journalists operate in Somalia, as journalists were deliberately singled out for cruel and unjust treatment. The year, worse than the previous year 2010 in all respects of press freedom violations […]

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In famine-stricken Ethiopia, a Saudi company leases land to grow and export rice

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Listen Famine has swept through much of Ethiopia in the past year, but a new project will see a Saudi Arabian country convert one of the most fertile areas to produce rice for export. The idea is it’s better to have people employed and making money. Gambella in western Ethiopia is one of the most […]

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Somali minister says Turkey’s educational system model for us

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Listen Somali education minister has said Turkey’s educational system set an example for Somalia, expressing gratitude for Turkey’s support in education. “If we can implement the educational system of Turkey, we will become a rising star in Africa. Because Turkish educational system is really strong,” Ahmed Aidid Ibrahim told the Anadolu Agency. Ibrahim said there […]

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