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Kenyan aid workers ‘free’ from Somalia’s al-Shabab

By   /  April 11, 2014  /  Africa, East Africa, Featured, IDPs, Lectures, News, Refugees, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Two Kenyan aid workers have been found “lost and disorientated” in Somalia after being kidnapped by al-Shabab in 2011, the military says. Daniel Njuguna and James Kiarie are now in hospital in the Somali town of Dhobley, the army says. They are now in the care of Kenyan troops working with the African Union […]

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Ahlusunna militias burns Somali newly issued curriculum

By   /  February 25, 2014  /  Africa, Education, Featured, Lectures, News, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Sheikh Mohamed Shakir Ali Ahmed, the educational department official of pro-government group of Ahlusunna confirmed that his militias apparently burnt Somali education curriculum on Sunday after they saw it as violation of stability of the country. Mr. Ahmed said that the curriculum which was issued recently by Somali government is pro Al-shabab one which […]

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UNSOM starts training Somali National Army in human rights

By   /  February 14, 2014  /  Africa, Development, Featured, Lectures, News, Papers, Reports, Security, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen At the Jazeera camp, the biggest military training facility in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, things get started very early in the morning. The new recruits of the Somali National Army (SNA) start their hard physical training at 4.30am. The hours pass with runs, drills, exercises, weapons management and administration. However, around 9am their Commander […]

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Free education lures Somali kids from streets

By   /  February 8, 2014  /  Africa, Development, Education, Featured, IDPs, Lectures, News, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Two years ago Mohamed Aden was a shoe shiner in Mogadishu, walking the streets of the Somali capital in search of clients even as his friends attended school. Now the 12-year-old boy sits proudly among classmates. For Aden, a poor boy whose family lives in a derelict building in a Mogadishu slum, the transition […]

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A Unified State of Somalia Debated at Chatham House

By   /  February 1, 2014  /  Africa, Columnists, Featured, Lectures, News, Opinion & Analysis, Resaerch, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen As one of the rare opportunities, eighteen days before the International Conference on Somalia held in London on May 7, 2013, Chatham House, a British Think Tank on International Affairs, invited Somali intellectuals for consultation on building Somalia’s unified state necessary for constructive engagement with the international community. At the conclusion of the consultation, […]

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Alshahid institute for training and human development is opened in Mogadishu

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Africa, Development, Education, Featured, Lectures, News, Papers, Reports, Resaerch, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen In a highly dedicated ceremony which was held in Mogadishu on Monday, the opening of Alshahid institute for training and human development is announced so Somali people get educational benefit from it. Mas’ud Mohamed Gutale, the Mogadishu office manager of Alshahid center for research and media studies and also the head of Alshahid institute […]

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Somalia’s Heritage Institute launches initiative to re-build National Library

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Africa, Development, Education, Featured, Lectures, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen An initiative to re-build Somalia’s National Library was launched in Mogadishu Thursday (December 19th) by the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies. Rebuilding the heavily damaged building is expected to be finished in six months and will cost $1 million, the BBC reported. The money will come from the Somali government, as well as donations […]

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Djibouti aims bright future in football

By   /  December 9, 2013  /  Africa, Development, Education, Lectures, News, Somalia, Sports, World News  /  No Comments

Listen It is just a year, since Mr. Souleiman Hassan Waberi became the president of Djibouti Football Federation. During the one-year period, President Waberi and his executive committee achieved to realise the country’s long-existed dreams including the implementation of Djibouti’s first ever beach soccer tournament and the creation of National beach soccer team. The FDF […]

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Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia condemns killing of MP

By   /  December 7, 2013  /  Africa, health, Lectures, News, Security, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Mogadishu, 6 December 2013 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has strongly condemned the killing of Mohamed Warsame Feisal, a Member of the country’s Federal Parliament. Mr. Warsame was killed this afternoon in Mogadishu when an improvised explosive device planted in his vehicle detonated. At least three […]

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President sends condolences to the people of South Africa

By   /  December 7, 2013  /  Africa, health, Lectures, News, Somalia, World News  /  No Comments

Listen The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Hassan Sh. Mohamud sends condolences to the people of South Africa following the death of H.E Nelson Mandela a true World hero and former South African President. ” Nelson Mandela impacted the lives of people in every corner of the world. All of Africa will […]

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