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Somali FA Annual congress lauds for the major moves forward in 2013

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  Africa, Arab World, Development, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

Listen Somalia, a country recovering from decades-long civil wars, currently sees a better football future, as the country’s football federation (SFF) stakeholders showed full satisfaction with the 2014 developmental strategy plus what has been recognized by the stakeholders as ‘unprecedented’ activities accomplished in the country, in the year 2013. Those include: the implementation of the […]

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Bahrain probe focus on livestock import fees

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  Africa, Arab World, Development, health, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen An investigation underway in Bahrain into alleged corruption surrounding livestock imports is focusing on a quarantine facility in Somalia, a report said. An inquiry had been launched after a Saudi livestock importer complained that a shipment of 40,000 sheep destined for Bahrain had been stalled, according to the report in the Gulf Daily News […]

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Vetting Committee Reveals New Puntland MPs Line-Up

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  Africa, News, Security, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen The Vetting and Conflict Resolution Committee in Somalia’s Puntland region has announced the new 66-member list of Members of Parliament, ahead of the presidential election on January 8, 2014. Mr. Yusuf Abshir Adami, chairman of Puntland Vetting Committee, made the announcement at Parliament Hall in the capital Garowe. Of the 66 new MPs of […]

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UN chief appoints new deputy envoy to Somalia

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  Africa, Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon announced Monday the appointment of Philippe Lazzarini as his Deputy Special Representative, as well as Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Somalia, APA reports quoting AP. Lazzarini, a citizen of Switzerland, will serve as deputy to Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Nicholas Kay, who heads the UN Assistance Mission in […]

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Alshahid Monthly debate focuses on the activity of Somali parliament from its creation.

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  Africa, Development, Featured, News, Opinion & Analysis, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Naturally, Alshahid center for research and media studies hold once in a month a debate in which during is focused on the latest activity in horn of Africa especially, Somalia and this month’s debate has been held on Tuesday December 2013 in Safari hotel in Mogadishu. One of Somali MPs, Mohamed Amin Hussein Alow, […]

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Shabab militants abduct businessmen.

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Africa, Featured, News, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Eyewitness in Kismayo coastal town confirmed that Al-shabab militants on Sunday abducted five men most of them businessmen from Kokani and Tabta in lower Juba region. All of the kidnapped men were seized while travalling with a car from Kismayo town to Dhobley district. No one still confirmed what caused the abduction and where […]

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Prisoners killed, injured in southern Somalia, government official confirms.

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Africa, Featured, News, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Mohamed Osman Yariow, the governor of Marka district in lower Shabelle region in southern Somalia confirmed that security forces in the resident killed one prisoner and injured another. “The prisoners tried to escape from the jail. The security forces fired one is killed and another was injured. The defendants were caught previously taking $200 […]

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Police officers escape unhurt in Dadaab explosion

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Africa, Featured, News, Security, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Four police officers escaped death narrowly on Monday morning after their vehicle was hit by a landmine in Dadaab refugee camp. The officers were escorting officials of a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) for an assignment when the incident occurred at Dagahaley area within Dadaab refugee camp, police said. The police vehicle was badly damaged but […]

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Somalia’s top league to resume on New Year’s Day

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

Listen The Somali Football Federation announced Sunday that the country’s Nation Link Telecom Championship will officially resume on Wednesday, January the 1st 2014, With Jeenyo United taking on defending champions Elman FC on the resumption day. According to the released schedules, the Somali Police-owned Club Heegan will encounter Savana FC on Thursday as Dekedda will […]

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CPJ – Syria, Iraq, Egypt Most Deadly Nations for Journalists while Somalia, Pakistan declined in 2013

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Africa, Arab World, Featured, News, Papers, Reports, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Syria remained the most deadly place for journalists on the job in 2013, while Iraq and Egypt each saw a spike in fatal violence, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in a new report. At least 70 journalists were killed for their work during the year, compared with 74 in 2012. The Middle East […]

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