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AMISOM and One World Futbol join hands to promote peace in Somalia through football

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Listen The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) today handed over 4,500 indestructible footballs to the Federal Government of Somalia for on-ward transmission to children and youth groups throughout the country to teach them life skills and promote peace. The footballs were recently donated to AMISOM by One World Futbol Project through the United Nations […]

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Recovery of Somalia’s Overseas Assets: Ill-considered priority

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Listen The accusations for corruption and abetting terrorism against the federal government gained momentum and credence for the discovery of substantive evidence. In 36 page report dated July 2014, the United Nations’ Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (UN-SEMG) presents “secret” contracts, official communications, and instructions incriminating principally President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and former Foreign Minister […]

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Kenya seeks cash for refugees return

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Listen KENYA is seeking $100 million (Sh8.8bn) from the international community for the repatriation of more than half a million Somali refugees. In a regional meeting to be held in Addis Ababa Ethiopia on Wednesday, Kenya will also seek international political goodwill for the resettlement of refugees in their home country. The money will go […]

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100 terror related attacks in three years

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Listen At least 370 people have been killed and over 1,075 others injured in terrorist attacks since October 2011 when Kenya took the war against terror to the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab terror group in Somalia, according to an analysis of reports by The Standard. This translates to the terrorists killing one person every three days on […]

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KDF withdrawal from Somalia ‘will not stop attacks’

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Listen Withdrawal of the Kenya Defence Forces contingents from Somalia is unlikely to stop terrorist attacks as the Al-Shabaab group is already deeply entrenched in Kenya, a new report on national security status says. Instead, the report released last week, proposes that Kenya’s ongoing commitment should be focused on enhancing global and local initiatives to […]

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Somali journos urge fair trial for colleagues

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Listen Somalia’s journalist union on Monday urged the government to ensure a fair trial of three colleagues arrested last week when security forces stormed a major radio station for “negative” broadcasts. Radio Shabelle and its sister station Sky FM were shut down on Friday after they were reportedly critical of a military operation to disarm […]

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