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Albayrak: The Albayrak Group’s objective is to support the Somalian community

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Listen Turkey, who had started quite intense humanitarian assistance for Somalia in 2011, is still maintaining this mission continuously, and building a strong brotherhood bridge between the Somalian community and Turkish community. This mobilization, which is being operated via public establishments, private companies and humanitarian aid foundations, is being consolidated with unconditional support for Somalia […]

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Kenyan arrested in US for threatening to behead colleague

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Listen A Kenyan man has been arrested in the US for making “terrorist threats”. Jacob Mugambi Muriithi, 30, was arrested last Friday for allegedly making threatening statements to a co-worker. Mr Muriithi, who was an employee of Bellevue Nursing Home, is said to have threatened the co-worker by saying that he would “cut off her […]

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Uganda’s police chief says terrorists would plan major prison break

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Listen Uganda’s police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura on Monday said the recently arrested terror suspects were planning a major prison break on one of the country’s top prisons. Kayihura told reporters at the police headquarters that interrogations have shown that the terror suspects had written to Al Qaeda in the Maghreb seeking support on how […]

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Pastoralists in Hiran run out of water, pasture

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Listen Pastoralists in parts of Hiran region in south central Somalia are raising the alarm over the desperate scarcity of water and pasture. Speaking to Radio Ergo, pastoralist Afyare Abdulle, who lives with his animals in Jiqey village, 40 kilometers north eastern of Hiran’s provincial capital Beledweyne, described having lost a large number of his […]

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Religious leaders to mediate between Puntland and Galmudug

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Listen Puntland religious leaders who met in Garowe, the administrative capital of the administration stated that they are ready to mediate the tensions the administrations of Galmudug and Puntland. Sheikh Mukhtar Abdi, one of the religious leaders told that the religious leaders are taking their role of arbitration and solving the tensions between the administrations […]

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Al Shabaab executes four teenagers in Barawe for “spying”

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Listen The Al Qaeda-linked militant group Al Shabab executed four young men in their stronghold town of Barawe late on Monday after alleging them to be spying for the Federal Government of Somalia and security agencies. Unnamed al Shabaab judge has ordered the execution of the four men who were arrested by the group’s Amniyat […]

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AMISOM forces thwart Al-Shabaab plot to cut off main road in Galgadud region

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Acting Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DRCC) Hon. Lydia Wanyoto praised the swift covert operation conducted by AMISOM peacekeepers based in the Galgadud region of central Somalia who attacked Al-Shabaab terrorists plotting to cut off the main road linking Dusamareb and El Bur towns in a bid to prevent […]

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Minnesota Somalis Condemn Islamic State Recruiting

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Listen Members of Minnesota’s large Somali community gathered Sunday to condemn the recruitment of youth by terrorist groups and urge collaboration to find solutions to address the problem. About 100 people attended a town hall meeting to denounce groups such as the Islamic State and al-Shabab, which together have recruited more than two dozen fighters […]

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Water scarcity puts lives of people at risk in Galgadud region

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Listen There have been reports of acute water scarcity in various parts of Somalia’s central region of Galgadud. Mohamed Ahmed Omar, one of the traditional elders in El-dher district told Bar-kulan that the district and its environs are the most affected areas after a pumping machine at a borehole in the town broke down. Omar […]

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Military Court sentences three soldiers to death penalty for armed robbery

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Listen Somalia’s Military Court on Sunday sentenced three soldiers of the Armed Forces to death penalty after prosecuting them on armed robbery against civilian vehicles between Mogadishu and Afgoye weeks ago. The court’s verdict came after the military tribunal finalized investigations through the alleged armed robbery which the three soldiers involved. “After finding testimonials of […]

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