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UN SRSG meets with Somali-Canadians in Ottawa

By   /  September 24, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen The Special Representative of the UN Secretary –General for Somalia, Michael Keating met Somali-Canadians at Les Suites Hotel in Ottawa on Thursday. The meeting was to gauge diaspora opinion of UN and Somali government policies. Mr. Keating had been in Canada to meet with senior Canadian government officials about issues pertaining to Somalia. He […]

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Somalia launches campaign to promote women representation in parliament

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has launched a national campaign for women in an effort to achieve a 30 percent quota of seats in both houses of the country’s next federal parliament. Mohamud, who presided over the launch of the “All Women’s Campaign”, said the move will help women shape the destiny of the […]

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Somali Electoral Body Warns Of Cash Crunch Signalling Poll Delays

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Elections for the Lower House scheduled for Saturday may be delayed as the Federal and State poll bodies meet Friday to hammer out the final details of the elections amid concerns of financial deficits. In a statement released on Thursday, the Federal Indirect Elections Implementation Team, FIEIT said it had not finished some tasks […]

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Somalia slams Kenya for dragging out maritime border row

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Somalia accused Kenya on Tuesday of unnecessarily prolonging a battle over lucrative Indian Ocean oil and gas reserves, saying “both impoverished nations” had an interest in swiftly resolving the dispute. And Mogadishu also slammed Nairobi for criticising its Horn of Africa neighbour for turning to the UN’s top tribunal, the International Court of Justice, […]

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£100m of UK aid budget to be spent controlling immigration from Africa

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  1 Comment

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Listen More than £100m of the UK aid budget will be spent on returning Somali refugees to the country they fled and encouraging people escaping war zones not to cross the Mediterranean under plans outlined by Theresa May in New York. The prime minister used her maiden speech at the United Nations to expand on […]

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Tanzania crowned 2016 CECAFA Women’s Championship winners

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Tanzania women’s national football team [Kilimanjaro Queens] have won the inaugural edition of CECAFA women’s championship after beating Kenya’s Harambee Starlets 1-2 in a tightly-competed final match on Tuesday. Mwanahamisi Omari [No 7] and Stumai Abdalla [No 8] scored the golden goals for Tanzania in the 26th and 44th minutes of the match ending […]

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Kenya tightens security in Mandera county over Al-Shabaab attack

By   /  September 20, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Kenyan forces have tightened the security in Mandera town and other areas near Somali-Kenya border barely two days after Al-Shabaab overrun a Somali military camp and seized a town near the Kenyan border. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia said Kenyan security agents were on high alert to prevent Al-Shabaab fighters from crossing the border […]

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Civil Society Activist Joins, Jibril Mohamed Abdulle, Race To Villa Somalia

By   /  September 20, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Jibril Mohamed Abdulle has officially declared his candidacy for the Presidential race in Somalia later this year. The Boss of Centre for Community Dialogue (CRD) has declared his candidacy in front of more than 4,000 people who attended his launch event on Monday. The thousands of supporters who waved the flag of the country, […]

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Kenya: World Court Has No Jurisdiction In Somalia Dispute

By   /  September 20, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Kenya says that the International Court of Justice has no jurisdiction in a case filed by Somalia covering a dispute over potentially oil-rich seabed off the two countries’ Indian Ocean coasts. Somalia launched a case with the United Nations’ highest judicial organ in 2014 asking it to rule on the maritime border between the […]

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Tanzania and Kenya sail to CECAFA women’s cup final

By   /  September 19, 2016  /  Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Harambee Starlets of Kenya have made their way to the final of the ongoing 2016 CECAFA Women’s championship, after beating Ethiopia’s Lucy 3-2 in their semi-final clash on Sunday. The Ethiopians who played short passes took the lead of the match during the first half when striker Losa Abera [No 7] scored a goal […]

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