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Uganda says 12 of its soldiers killed in Islamist attack in Somalia

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Listen Twelve Ugandan soldiers who served as African Union peacekeepers were killed when militants attacked their base in Somalia this week a Ugandan military spokesman said on Thursday. The statement suggests a lower death toll than the 70 claimed by al Shabaab which carried out Tuesday’s attack although spokesman Paddy Ankunda said he could not […]

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Breaking news: Somali cabinet names new military commander

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Listen During their usually meeting on Thursday, Somali cabinet fired former Somali military commander, Dahir Aadan Ilmi (Indha-Qarshe) and named General Mohamed Adan Ahmed as new military commander after defense minister proposed. Statement from the office of the PM says, “The Minister of Defense Abdulkhadir Diini presented to the Cabinet Meeting a proposal to appoint […]

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Ugandan Military Chief Visits AMISOM base in Janale to Assess the Extent of the Recent Shabab Attack

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Listen Uganda’s Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala has visited and briefed AMISOM frontline troops in Janaale, Lower Shabelle region, commending their gallantry in their fight against Al Shabaab terrorists. He took particular note of the spirited fight they put up against Al Shabaab militants, who attacked the AMISOM base at Janaale […]

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After Weeks of Silence, Somali Radio Stations in Central Somalia Resume Normal Operations

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Listen Three radio stations which has been shutdown by Ahlu Sunna Waljama two weeks ago , some oft them longer, resumed normal operations on Wednesday, journalists and Journalists’ union reported. Radio Galgaduud, StarFM in Guriel and Radio Codka Bartamaha and the Studio of Radio Galgaduud started their normal operations on Wednesday, after Ahlu Sunna Waljama, […]

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Security Council strongly condemns Al Shabaab attack on African Union base

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Listen he United Nations Security Council today strongly condemned the recent attack perpetrated by Al Shabaab against a base belonging to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Janaale District, which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries. In a statement to the press, the Council condemned the attack, which occurred on 1 […]

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Somalia Eyes Return To Exploration

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Listen Somalia’s Puntland Petroleum Minerals Agency (PPMA) awarded ION Geophysical a contract to acquire 8000km of seismic data covering the entire Somalia Puntland offshore margin. The move, by the semi-autonomous region, could help pave the way to a return to exploration offshore Somalia, which was halted in the 1990s under a force major after civil […]

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Somalia president accused of trading troops for UAE funding amid al Shabaab crisis

By   /  September 2, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen A Somalia diplomat has accused President Hassan Mahamoud of allowing the UAE to train the country’s soldiers to go to war in Yemen, instead of fighting al Shabaab. The diplomat, who requested anonymity, said he had to travel to Nairobi to speak to the media about the issue as he fears for his life. […]

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AU troops retake base after deadly militants attack

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Listen Having withdrawn under the hail of gunfight by attacking militants, African Union forces have recaptured the control of their base in Janale town few hours after the Al-qaeda linked militants in Somalia have staged a ‘massive’ attack which resulted in the deaths of ‘scores’ of soldiers on Tuesday. The attack which started with a […]

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At least 50 dead’ in Shebab attack on AU base: Western sources

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Listen At least 50 African Union soldiers are believed to have been killed and another 50 are missing after Shebab militants overran a military camp in southern Somalia on Tuesday, according to Western military officials. The attack on the camp in Janale, 80 kilometres (50 miles) southwest of Mogadishu in the Lower Shabelle region and […]

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Alshahid exclusively interviews the founder of Zamzam University in Mogadishu

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Listen Alshahid website which broadcasts with three languages interviewed exclusively the founder of Zamzam University, Fikret Güler whose nationality is turkey, in Mogadishu, Somali capital. The interview started as flowing: Alshahid: first of all, welcome to Alshahid media after that, Can you talk about your background? Fikret Güler: I’m fikret Güler born 1970 in Turkey […]

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