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AMISOM takes part in a Monitoring and Evaluation meeting of Somalia’s donor support

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Listen The Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC), Ambassador Lydia Wanyoto-Mutende, together with the AMISOM Deputy Force Commander, Operations, Major General Godffrey Muheesi today took part in a high-level meeting to review the distribution of donor support, pledges made, and map out ways to fill gaps in the proper […]

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Permanent Secretary of the Office of the Prime Minister hosts DGs and PSs to push for civil service reforms ahead

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Listen Permanent Secretary of the Office of the Prime Minister Omar Hassan Osman on Saturday hosted a meeting with Director Generals and Permanent Secretaries of the ministries of the government of Somalia to expedite the civil service reforms and the public policy development initiatives of the Federal Government of Somalia, telling them “it’s important for […]

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Somali prime minister,Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, welcomes the blessed month of Ramadhan

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Listen The Prime Minister of Somalia sends his salutations to the people of Somalia and to our brothers and sisters within the Muslim Ummah on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadhan. H.E Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed fervently hopes this Ramadhan brings happiness, success and peace to the Somali people and the entire Ummah. A […]

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Newly appointed Deputy Head of AMISOM embarks on familiarization tour of AMISOM Contingents

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Listen The Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC), Hon. Lydia Wanyoto-Mutende, officially kicked off courtesy visits to the various sectors in AMISOM. The purpose of the familiarization visits is for the troops in the contingents to acquaint themselves with the leadership of the mission, and to share their achievements, […]

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Somali ministry information issues Weekly Press report

By   /  June 28, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Mustafa Duhulow today spoke to the media in Mogadishu to provide an update on government progress over the last week. The Minister spoke on various issues: first European direct flight operator (Skygreece Airlines) in decades begins flights between various Europe cities and Mogadishu; Government plans to build new airport facilities in Dolwo district; the […]

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Somalia signs Stand By Force Agreement

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Listen Somali prime minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, who rechwed in Malabo for the African Union Summit welcomed the East African Standby Force; this agreement has been signed by 10 nations including Somalia. The East African Standby Force (EASF) is a regional organization whose mandate consists of enhancing peace and security in the East Africa region. […]

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AMISOM congratulates Djibouti on its 37th independence anniversary

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Listen The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif has today congratulated the Republic of Djibouti on the 37thanniversary of its independence in 1977. Noting its important contribution to peace and stability in the region, Ambassador Annadif lauded the sacrifice made by the Djiboutian contingent in the […]

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African leaders’ summit urges action on rising militant threat

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Listen African leaders called on Thursday for firm action against a rising Islamist militant threat stretching across the continent from Kenya to Mali and pledged to furnish the tools for Africa to police its own conflicts. Violence cast a shadow over the opening of the two-day summit of the 54-nation African Union (AU) as Nigerian […]

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AMISOM extends Ramadhan best wishes to the Somali people

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Listen The African Union Mission in Somalia conveys its best wishes to the Somali people as they prepare to observe the holy month of Ramadhan. The AU Special Representative to Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif acknowledged the importance of the holy month to Muslims around the world as special time of both sacrifice and purification […]

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Historic Somali media support meeting held in Mogadishu

By   /  June 27, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Mustafa Duhulow, Minister of Information on Thrusday addressed the Somali Media Support Group (SMSG) meeting held in Mogadishu for the first time. The Minister welcomed and thanked members of the SMSG for holding their meeting in Mogadishu. He stated in his speech the importance and need to support the Somali media development, enabling them […]

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