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Closure of Horyaal24 TV and arrest of its boss heightens fear over press safety in Somaliland

0 Visits: 97 | Sunday September 08, 2019 - 19:10:29
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 08 September, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the closure of Horyaal24 TV and the arrest of the TV's Chairman on Friday 06 September, 2019 and Saturday 07 September, 2019 respectively by Somaliland police in Hargeisa.

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Villa Somalia director meets with the new Mogadishu mayor in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 140 | Tuesday September 03, 2019 - 17:02:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The director general of Somalia's presidential palace Dr. Nuur Diiriye Hersi aka Fuursade met with the new Mayor of Mogadishu Omar Mohamoud Mohamed known as Omar Filish on Tuesday morning at the Villa Somalia.

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11 Somali students to receive UK's Chevening Scholarships

0 Visits: 150 | Tuesday September 03, 2019 - 08:01:55
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) 11 Somali students won the UK's Chevening scholarships and will be heading to United Kingdom, officials said.

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China grants scholarships to Somali students

0 Visits: 129 | Tuesday September 03, 2019 - 07:32:31
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The Somalia's minister of education Abdullahi Godah Barre, the chairman of the Somali parliament's upper house Abdi Hashi Abdullahi, the minister of Post, telecommunication and technology and the Chinese ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian and parents of the students participated…

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Somalia: Galmudug reconciliation conference set to open this week - official

0 Visits: 118 | Monday September 02, 2019 - 20:17:28
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The long awaited Galmudug reconciliation conference, which was due to take place in town of Dhusamareb, is set to open this week.

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Somalia Prime Minister arrives in Dhusamareb for formation of Unity administration in Galmudug

0 Visits: 116 | Monday September 02, 2019 - 20:00:40
Dhusamareb (Horn Observer) Somalia's Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has arrived on Monday evening here in Dhusamareb and was received by cheerful residents, officials said.

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Suicide car bomber hits Security checkpoint in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 311 | Monday September 02, 2019 - 19:47:05
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A car loaded with explosives targeted a security checkpoint in Somalia's capital killing several, officials said.

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Somalia: AMISOM hands over Security of Warsheikh district to Somali police

0 Visits: 107 | Monday September 02, 2019 - 19:29:22
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) AMISOM has on Monday handed over the security of Warsheikh District in Somalia's middle Shabelle region to Somali police, officials said.

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Somalia: Arrest of Jubaland security minister must yield justice for victims

0 Visits: 89 | Monday September 02, 2019 - 19:07:34
2 September 2019, Following the arrest of the security minister of Jubaland in Somalia, Abdirashid Hassan Abdinur, also known as Abdirashid Janan, who is reasonably suspected of criminal responsibility for crimes under international law and other serious human rights violations, including obstructing…

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Somalia's U-15 back home from maiden trip to Asmara

0 Visits: 97 | Sunday September 01, 2019 - 22:12:08
Somali U-15 football squad [Ocean Stars Youngsters] are back home from their maiden trip to Eritrea where they participated in the inaugural edition of CECAFA U-15 Championship.

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Armed Assailants kill a young man in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 110 | Sunday September 01, 2019 - 20:39:35
MOGADSHU - Somalia (Horn Observer) Assailants armed with pistols assassinated a young man identifed as Addaawe Abdulle Farey on Sunday night in Mogadishu's Kaaraan district, witnesses said.

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Campaign for participation of Somali women in electoral process gets underway

0 Visits: 113 | Sunday September 01, 2019 - 08:14:24
Mogadishu- Somalia—Somali media practitioners and human rights activists have agreed to conduct nation-wide public awareness campaigns on women participation in the 2020/2021 electoral process.

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Somalia 2 Sudan 0: CECAFA U-15 championship

0 Visits: 179 | Friday August 23, 2019 - 23:17:08
Somalia's Ocean Stars youngsters thrashed Sudan 2-0 at the ongoing CECAFA U-15 championship at Asmara National Stadium on Thursday afternoon to clinch Somalia's first win at the youth tourney.

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President Farmajo congratulates the Sovereign Council of Sudan

0 Visits: 156 | Friday August 23, 2019 - 23:05:30
Mogadishu - Somalia: The president of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has hailed the leaders of the Sovereign ruling council of Sudan, political parties, civil society groups and other stakeholders for their historic agreement in the formation of the transition government.

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IFJ delegation highlights the plight of journalists to the Somali Head of State

0 Visits: 206 | Friday August 23, 2019 - 22:51:32
Mogadishu - Somalia - 23 August 2019 - Leaders of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) met yesterday the President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, at Villa Somalia - Somalia's governing house.

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In Security Council briefing, UN envoy highlights achievements and need for cooperation for progress to continue

0 Visits: 130 | Wednesday August 21, 2019 - 19:54:33
New York – In his first briefing to the Security Council, the United Nations envoy to Somalia highlighted the progress the country has made in many areas, while flagging that the window to continue achieving that progress was narrowing without greater cooperation.

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Somalia's International Partners on Jubaland's Electoral Process

0 Visits: 126 | Wednesday August 21, 2019 - 19:49:16
Mogadishu, 21 August 2019 – With a view to promoting stability and preserving unity among the communities of Jubaland, Somalia's international partners (Canada, Ethiopia, European Union, Finland, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States,…

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Somali information ministry: more alignment needed between government and international partners on public awareness programmes

0 Visits: 87 | Wednesday August 21, 2019 - 18:42:02
Mogadishu, – Greater alignment and coordination of communications efforts in Somalia, and the benefits of such cooperation, were among the main points of discussion at a gathering of Somali and international communicators today.

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IFJ, NUSOJ hold national workshop on gender-responsive journalism to inspire equity

0 Visits: 109 | Wednesday August 21, 2019 - 16:20:41
Mogadishu - 21 August 2019: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) yesterday launched a National Workshop on Advancing Gender-Responsive Journalism in Mogadishu in partnership with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and UN Women. A special acknowledgement and appreciation are…

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Somalia: AMISOM wishes Muslims a happy Eid al-Adha

0 Visits: 374 | Sunday August 11, 2019 - 17:34:59
Mogadishu, August 11, 2019: The African Union Mission in Somalia sends its warmest wishes to the people of Somalia, and to all Muslims around the world, who are celebrating the special day of Eid al-Adha.

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