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By IAfrica
Dec 6th, 2014
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December 5, 2014 (JUBA) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment Zimbabwe’s Raisedon Zenenga as his deputy special representative of the UN assistance mission in Somalia (UNSOM), replacing Algeria’s Fatiha Sero...
By IAfrica
Dec 6th, 2014
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December 5, 2014 (JUBA) – UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment Zimbabwe’s Raisedon Zenenga as his deputy special representative of the UN assistance mission in Somalia (UNSOM), replacing Algeria’s Fatiha Sero...
By IAfrica
Dec 5th, 2014
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A Kenyan warplane crashed in southern Somalia on Thursday, with the Kenyan military saying the crash was due to technical problems, while Somali rebels said they had shot it down with a missile. The aircraft, which had been on a combat mission, came do...
By IndepthAfrica
Dec 2nd, 2014
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By Mohamud Uluso (*) In September 2013, International Development Partners (Donors) of Somalia endorsed a three year (2014-2016) “New Deal for Somalia” outlined in the Somali Compact (SC) and Somaliland Special Arrangement (SSA) in Brussels, Belgium an...
By IndepthAfrica
Dec 2nd, 2014
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AFP Mogadishu: Somalia’s Al Shabab rebels on Tuesday said they carried out the massacre of 36 quarry workers in northeast Kenya, and vowed to be “uncompromising, relentless and ruthless” in fighting Kenya. “In another successful operation carried out b...
By IndepthAfrica
Nov 3rd, 2014
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By Mohamud Uluso The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) are frantically engaged in put-up job for the first Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) Conference on Somalia scheduled to take place...
By IndepthAfrica
Oct 7th, 2014
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By Mohamud M. Uluso Today’s Somali Politicians The debate among Somalis over clan federalism (clan segregation) has no€™t produced common understanding and consensus for final bargain because it takes place in vacuum, outside formal democratic pr...
By IndepthAfrica
Sep 23rd, 2014
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The election of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in September 2012 was heralded internationally as an almost messianic break from the past, an end to Somalia’s never-ending progression of corrupt “transitional” governments and the beginning of a brave n...
By IndepthAfrica
Sep 23rd, 2014
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Kidnapping in Somalia: German-American Journalist Released after Years in Captivity 23. Sept. 2014 DER SPIEGEL German-American journalist Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped in Somalia two-and-a-half years ago while researching a book on piracy. On Tuesd...
By IndepthAfrica
Sep 18th, 2014
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Ambassador Nicholas Kay: Supreme Ruler above Somalia’€™s Constitution By Mohamud Uluso (*) – September 15, 2014 Optimism for peace and recovery in Somalia has become a transient feeling quickly dashed by the occurrence of violent incidents ...