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Exclusive: U.N. experts wary of Somaliland plan for armed oil protection unit

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen U.N. experts warn that plans by Somalia’s breakaway enclave Somaliland to deploy special forces to protect foreign oil companies could worsen conflicts in the long unstable Horn of Africa. A confidential May 27 letter to the U.N. Security Council sanctions committee on Somalia and Eritrea, obtained by Reuters on Friday, recommends the panel consider […]

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Plasma inter schools tournament starts with the participation of 2,400 students

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

Listen The biggest ever inter-schools football tournament to be organized in Somalia has kicked off at the stadium Banadir in Mogadishu with the participation of 2,400 students from 128 secondary schools. The competition was inaugurated at stadium Banadir but will be taking place at four different venues, according to Somali Football Federation Secretary Geenral Abdi […]

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A motor kills young girl, injures two of same family

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Listen Witness confirmed motor hit building locating Yakhshid district in Mogadishu on Friday night and killed young girl while her mother and brother also injured. “A motor landed at the house which locates in Jungal village at Specifically 3 sensitive-skin-friendly very payday candy bar trivia inside religiously You louis vuitton luggage MAYBE have my online […]

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Canadian convicted of trying to join terror group

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Listen A Canadian was convicted Friday of trying to join Somalia’s Shebab militants, marking the first time Ottawa has brought charges of attempting to participate in terrorist activity. Mohamed Hersi, 28, was arrested at Toronto’s airport in March 2011 as he was about to leave for Cairo. He testified that he was not an extremist […]

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Eleven Killed in Northern Kenya Ethnic Clashes

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Listen At least 11 people have been killed and several others wounded in fighting between rival clans in Wajir in Kenya’s remote northeast, police said Friday. The fighting broke out on Thursday when the attackers raided a settlement of the local Degodia clan. Kenyan media reports said the attack was believed to have been carried […]

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One dead in Mogadishu bombing

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Listen At least one person was killed and two others injured Friday in a car bomb explosion close to a hotel and government security offices in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police spokesman said. The blast, which comes amid a wave of attacks in the capital by Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, targeted a bar near the City […]

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AU Special Representative hails troops for rescuing kidnapped hostages in Kismayu

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Listen The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif hailed the well-coordinated AMISOM and Interim Juba Administration forces successful efforts to rescue 30 people kidnapped by Al-Shabaab terrorists in Kismayu. The 30 women and men khat vendors were kidnapped this morning from Bar Aleen village […]

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KDF Not Leaving Kismayu, AMISOM Changes Heart Over Neutrality

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Kenya Defense Forces may be in Kismayu for the long haul, intelligence sources report after African Union Mission for Somalia AMISOM changed an earlier stance that sought the removal of Kenya Defense Forces from the port city of Kismayu. Djibouti forces were to be deployed to Kismayu to replace the KDF who took the […]

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Somali physician nominated candidate for ‘Nobel Prize’

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen The Giuseppe Pitrè International Institute in the Italian city of Palermo announced that it has nominated a well known Somali physician, Dr. Osman Mahamud Dufle, as its candidate for Nobel Peace Prize. The institute also presented awards to several doctors from the Banadir Medical University in Somali capital Mogadishu for the role they played […]

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Chinese naval escort taskforce wraps up escort mission for WFP ship

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Featured, News, Piracy, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen The guided missile destroyer “Changchun” of the 17th escort taskforce of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLAN) completed a successful escort mission with the “Nawa 3”, a ship belonging to the World Food Program (WFP), which reached the sea area near Somalia’s Bossaso Port on May 24 2014, carrying humanitarian relief […]

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