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By IndepthAfrica
Jan 23rd, 2015
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By Dr. Ibrahim Farah (*) A flashback to the Arta peace process in late 1999 and throughout 2000, the 2002 – 2004 Eldoret/Mbagathi talks, the Djibouti talks in 2009 and the recent indirect ‘elections’ in Mogadishu in late 2012 and one will be left wonde...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 9th, 2015
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By Mohamud M Uluso – Societies need national governments for the promotion of social cohesion, protection of the rights of all citizens, defence from external harm and aggression, maintenance of political and security order, spur of economic deve...
By IAfrica
Jan 5th, 2015
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A car bomb targeting security officials killed four civilians in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, a government official said. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the blast, saying it was targeting “pro-United States force...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 3rd, 2015
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by Mohamud M Uluso Societies need national governments for the promotion of social cohesion, protection of the rights of all citizens, defense from external harm and aggression, maintenance of political and security order, spur of economic development,...
By IndepthAfrica
Dec 30th, 2014
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By Ali Sheikh My previous article, The Ogaden region of Ethiopia: the source of Somali oral literature, published on the November 8, 2014 edition of The Reporter caused public fever pitch. It is my responsibility, like any other intellectual, to inform...
By IAfrica
Dec 27th, 2014
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Eight gunmen infiltrated the main African Union (AU) base in Mogadishu on Thursday and killed three peacekeepers and a civilian contractor, the AU mission in Somalia said. Somali militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack, which la...
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...