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AMISOM Condemns Mandera Attack‏

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou, strongly condemns the barbaric killing of 28 innocent travellers by Al-Shabaab terrorists in the Mandera area of northern Kenya yesterday. The SRCC extends his deepest condolences to the victims’ families, the Government and people of Kenya […]

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Twin Cities man killed in Somalia is remembered at St. Paul memorial

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen A group of more than 75 people gathered at the Afton View Apartments in St. Paul to honor a man who gave his heart to the Twin Cities and his life for his native country. Abdullahi Ali Anshoor, 64, of Brooklyn Park worked as property manager for the Battle Creek-area apartment complex for about […]

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Somali PM sends condolences to Kenya government

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Somalia Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed expressed his deepest condolences to the families of friends of those killed in the terrorist bus attack on Saturday in Kenya’s northeastern region in which 20 passengers from Mandera to Nairobi were killed. “My heart goes out to our Kenyan brothers and sisters on this tragic day. My […]

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UN chief condemns latest terrorist attack in Kenya

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the brutal killing of 28 people on a bus in Mandera, Kenya in the latest spate of terrorist violence to afflict the East African nation. In a statement issued today by his spokesperson, Mr. Ban conveyed his “profound condolences” to the families of the victims while pledging […]

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Somali president condemns attack on Kenya bus

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen President of Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted bus passengers in Kenya’s north. Gunmen ambushed a bus from Mandera that was heading to Nairobi, killing at least 20 passengers and hijacking a dozen more. The President extends his deep condolences to the families of the […]

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Shebab Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenya bus

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Somalia’s Shebab Islamists on Saturday ambushed a bus in Kenya and executed 28 non-Muslim passengers in what they said was revenge for police raids on mosques in the troubled port of Mombasa. “I can confirm… that 28 innocent travellers were brutally executed by the Shebab,” regional police chief Noah Mwavinda told AFP. The bus, […]

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“Progress will continue, with a priority on Vision 2016, for the good of Somalia”

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Mogadishu, November 22: The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the ‘one Somalia’ delegation yesterdat returned to Mogadishu after attending the High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark. Reflecting on the two-day meeting which was called to affirm progress against the milestones set out in the New Deal […]

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Parliament speaker announces the deadline of PM ‘no confidence’ motion

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Somali Parliament speaker, Mohamed Sheikh Osman announced on Friday that the vote for no confidence of the Prime Minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed will be tabled on Monday 24 November 2014. Mohamed Sheikh Osman declared this while speaking to reporters at the Adan Adde international airport and warned that there will be no disruptions and […]

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UAFA president vows greater cooperation with Somalia.

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  Arab World, Featured, News, Sports  /  No Comments

UAFA President H.E Turki Bin Khalid Bin Faisal Al Saud (Middle) pictured with Somali FA president Abdiqani Said Arab (Right) at the end of UAFA Congress in Riyad Friday 21 Nov 2014 Photo SFF Media

Listen THE PRESIDENT elected of the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) H.E Turki Bin Khalid Bin Faisal Al Saud, has announced a new era of cooperation with Somali Football Federation. The UAFA leader made the cooperation pledge during a brief talk with Somali Football Federation President Abdiqani Said Arab, at the end of UAFA […]

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Somali leader sees Islamist rebels out of towns by year-end

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Somalia’s president said on Thursday a military campaign would push Islamist al Shabaab fighters out of all towns and major territories by the end of the year, though the militants would still be able to mount guerrilla attacks. African Union and Somali forces have already retaken many strategic towns and ports in recent months, […]

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