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The Italian Ambassador met Mr. Andrea Mazzella, the Minister of Finance, Mr. Hussein Abdi Halane

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Listen The Italian Ambassador, Mr. Andrea Mazzella, and the Minister of Finance, Mr. Hussein Abdi Halane, received today at the International Airport of Mogadishu the twenty Somali police officers hosted in Italy for a training course organized by the “Guardia di Finanza” in Orvieto , with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

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Somali Journalists call for the release of Somali Journalist Held for the Second Day in Mogadishu

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Listen The National Union of Somali Journalists NUSOJ condemns the imprisonment of the Somali journalist Nuradiin Shardi, a news presenter of a privately owned Radio SkyFM in Mogadishu, held at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for the second day. CID Chief Inspector, Mohamed Khalif Farah known as Shanliire invited Shardi to the CID for questioning […]

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Somali government congratulates the Turkish prime minister his party’s victory in the municipal elections.

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Listen The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia presents its compliments to the esteemed embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Mogadishu and has the honor to convey to the letter the congratulations of His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud , the President , His Excellency Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, […]

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Terrorism a threat to national cohesion, army chief says

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Listen Kenya’s defence forces should firmly deal with terrorism as it is a threat to national cohesion, a security chief has said. According to Army Commander Major General J. K. Kasaon, the country faces new challenges from Somali-based terrorists who use sophisticated technology to target people and infrastructure. “The current threat is real and dynamic […]

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Kenya says security forces closing in terror suspects

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Listen Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto said Sunday security forces are closing in on members of the terror gang operating in the Indian Ocean port city Mombasa and other coastal areas. Ruto made the remarks when visiting the Joy in Jesus church, Likoni, the scene of a violent terrorist attack on March 23, when six […]

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Parliament questions Finance Minister on 2014 budget bill

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Development, Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somali Federal Parliament on Sunday questioned Minister of Finance Hussein Abdi Halane on 2014 budget bill ahead of the parliamentary endorsement Finance minister, Hussein Abdi Halane Halane told to parliament, “The government prepared $ 218,450,743 budget in comparison to the previous $117-million budget that was proposed in 2013 by former Prime Minister Abdi Farah […]

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President Mohamud faces stand off from rival political sides in Baydhabo

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Listen Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Sunday visit to Baydhabo to meet with the two rival groups in the town amid standoff situation. The President who reached the town’s airport at mid-day has remained to stay inside the African Union Forces [AMISOM] base near the airport where he has held meeting with the security […]

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German Magazine Says NSA Kept Hundreds of Reports on Merkel

By   /  March 30, 2014  /  Africa, Featured, News, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen A German magazine says the U.S. National Security Agency kept a dossier with more than 300 entries on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a revelation that could further strain relations between the two countries over the scope of U.S. surveillance programs. Der Spiegel magazine says the secret file was part of a database about foreign […]

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Can Somaliland Profit from its Destabilization Policies?

By   /  March 30, 2014  /  Africa, Columnists, Featured, News, Opinion & Analysis, Resaerch, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somaliland’s leader, Mr. Silanyo’s visit in Laasqoray, Sanaag Region, though was unexpected and shocking to many, it underscores a sinister political agenda. Many members of the Warsangeli community allege that Silanyo’s motive is to frustrate, stop or divert economic development programs currently in progress and some in the pipeline. More sinister, however, is his […]

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A letter To My Elders [Somali Politicians]

By   /  March 30, 2014  /  Africa, Columnists, Featured, News, Opinion & Analysis, Resaerch, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen I will not disrespect but dishonor your methods of leadership. I will not cry, but curse your demons that yearns for power, and selfishness. I stood by you for many sad years. I have watched you disrupt my country, demolish my youth, and defraud my future. I have been patient, praying that your words […]

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