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Somali Olympics founder urges the Federal govt to foster peace in Somalia through sport

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Old enough, but still with full eagerness for sport in his mind, the founder of the National Olympic committee of Somalia Mr. Ali Omar Sheegow has called on the federal government of Somalia to prioritize sport as a peace building and public integration tool in the country where sport had played a key role […]

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Galmudug submits complaint letter to federal government

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

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Listen The president of Galmudug state in Somalia, Abdi Awale Qeybdiid has sent a complaint letter against its neighboring state of Puntland to the Somali government and the international community. Speaking to the local press in Mogadishu, Qeybdiid accused Puntland authorities in Mudug region of closing down a newly built airstrip on the southern outskirts […]

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Somali president flies to New York to attend UN General Assembly

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

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Listen A delegation led by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Monday left for an official visit to the United States. The president is scheduled to attend the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly from September 22 to 24 in New York. He is expected to address the general assembly over his government’s […]

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Zambia nets 67 illegal immigrants

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Authorities have arrested 67 prohibited immigrants from Somalia and Ethiopia in central Zambia’ s Kapiri Mposhi town, barely a week after the arrest of 48 other Ethiopians on similar offenses, the Times of Zambia reported on Monday. The prohibited immigrants were arrested on Saturday afternoon on their way to South Africa after intercepting a […]

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Former military court chief named Somalia’s new head of intelligence

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

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Listen Abdirahman Mohamed Turyare has been appointed as the new Director of National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) according to Somalia’s Deputy Minister for Information Abdullahi Olad Roble. The new director will replace former head of the National Intelligence and Security Agency, Abdullah Mohamed Ali Shanbaloshe who was sacked early this month by Somali cabinet. […]

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Kenya to stay course in quest to stabilize Somalia: President

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

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Listen Kenyan troops will keep fighting Islamist militants in Somalia until peace and stability is restored to the region, President Uhuru Kenyatta said, one year after gunmen stormed a shopping mall in his country’s capital. Militants belonging to Somalia’s al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab attacked Nairobi’s upmarket Westgate shopping mall on Sept. 21, 2013, killing at […]

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2 Al-shabab suspects arrested in frankfurt

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

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Listen German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport Saturday. The federal prosecutors’ office said in a statement Sunday that the men were detained in Kenya last month and deported to Germany. Both are alleged to have gone to Somalia in 2012 and taken […]

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Government congratulates International Peace Day – “We have to Hold up the Somali People’s Right to Peace”

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

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Listen Somali Deputy Prime Minister, Ridwan Hersi Mohamed, on Sunday congratulated the Somali people on the International Peace Day, declaring that the great nation of Somalia deserves peace, development and to keep pace with the world. Ridwan Hersi also urged all Somali people to refrain from use of violence as way of express dissenting opinions. […]

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Somali Federal Government will have open and transparent talk with Puntland

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

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Listen Acting Prime Minister of Somalia, Ridwan Hersi Mohamed, said on Sunday that the Federal Government will enter in open, honest and transparent discussions with the Puntland State of Somalia as soon as possible. The Federal Government of Somalia and the administration of Puntland have been engaged in very important discussions for the past few […]

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Birmingham faces changes with more Muslim children than Christian

By   /  September 21, 2014  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

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Listen High birth rates and the rise of atheism are behind new statistics showing children in Birmingham are now more likely to be Muslim than Christian, an expert has claimed. The changing religious beliefs of youngsters in the city has been revealed by data taken from the 2011 census, which has only just been released. […]

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