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UN Special Representative For Somalia Condemns Terrorist Attack On UN In Garowe

By   /  April 21, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, expressed outrage at yesterday’s terrorist attack that resulted in the death of four UNICEF staff and two guards. Several others were injured. “I am shocked and horrified by what took place yesterday in Garowe. The complete disregard for the lives of people […]

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Somalia tests its capacity to host int’l matches at home

By   /  April 21, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen In what seems to be a ‘test’ for Somalia’s hosting of an international match at home after decades of wars, the country’s junior national team welcomed foreign players in the country at Stadium Banadir, beating them 1-0 on Monday. The friendly match was part of the Somali U-23 Squad’s preparations for the 2016 world […]

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We grieve with the UN family and condemn the horrific brutality of al Shabaab: President

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Mogadishu, 20 April 2015: HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia today condemned in the strongest possible terms, the attack on a United Nations convoy in Garowe, Somalia. Speaking from Aqaba, Jordan, where he and other members of the Federal Government are attending a conference on eradicating terrorism in East […]

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AU Special Representative condemns attack on the UN Convoy in Garowe

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Mogadishu – April 20th, 2015; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM,Ambassador Maman Sidikou has condemned the gruesome attack on a UN Vehicle in Garowe resulting in the loss of innocent humanitarian workers for which the terrorist group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility. Ambassador […]

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Somali militants kill six in bomb attack on U.N. vehicle

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Somali militant group al Shabaab bombed a minivan carrying staff to a United Nations office in the semi-autonomous Puntland region on Monday, killing six people including four from the global body’s children’s fund UNICEF, officials said. Images posted on social media show a blood-spattered white vehicle, its windows shattered and the roof blown off […]

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Federal Government of Somalia is reviewing its Production Sharing Agreement

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the Federal Government of Somalia has adopted a Production-Sharing Agreement (PSA) model to maximize public benefits from oil and gas and to uphold national ownership of resources. The ratification of Petroleum Law by Parliament of Somalia in 2008 has codified that principle and repealed the legacy […]

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4th Tana Forum kicks off in Ethiopia

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen The 4th Tana Forum on Security in Africa kicked off Saturday in the western Ethiopian city of Bahar Dar. advertisements Participating in the forum are the leaders of Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Mali, Somalia’s Puntland State, Botswana and South Sudan. Addressing the opening session of the forum, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn called for eradicating […]

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AU/UN Joint Benchmarking team applauds progress in Baidoa

By   /  April 19, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen The African Union/United Nations joint benchmarking team has noted the remarkable progress in the security and political situation in Baidoa, in the ongoing assessment exercise. The exercise is aimed at assessing the progress made so far by the AMISOM troops and the suitability of deploying UN peacekeepers into Somalia. The team was led by […]

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Kenya-based Somali Muslim scholars vow closer collaboration after university attack

By   /  April 19, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen The Kenyan-based Somali Muslim scholars have condemned Al-Shabab’s terrorist attack on Garissa University in which at least 147 people were killed on two weeks ago, joining mainstream Muslim communities who stood by Kenyans in the fight against extremists. In an assembly held in the Somali-dominant Eastleigh on Saturday, the scholars showed a heartfelt support […]

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AMISOM condemns attacks on its troops in Lego

By   /  April 19, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia (SRCC) Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou has learnt with sadness news of an attack on AMISOM troops in the Lower Shabelle region. The cowardly ambush on the troops took place this afternoon between Lego and Balidogle. Our gallant soldiers put up a […]

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