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By IAfrica
Aug 27th, 2014
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Two months ago, Lydia Wanyoto-Mutende was appointed deputy special representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission DSRCC in Somalia. With the head of mission having left, Wanyoto-Mutende has been the acting head and has tour...
By IAfrica
Aug 26th, 2014
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The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and the Finnish Foundation for Media and Development (VIKES) conducted a two-phase, three day workshop for 80 journalists invited from the whole media stations in Mogadishu at Siyaad City Hotel on 23 &nd...
By IAfrica
Aug 26th, 2014
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Qatari charity organization has donated 40 modern fishing boats to the federal government of Somalia. The fishing boats was received from the organization by Benadir administration which is included by Mogadishu municipality and is expected to be given...
By IAfrica
Aug 24th, 2014
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Mareeg.com-Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud met the chargé d’affaires of Qatar’s Embassy in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Assad Mohammed, after the opening of the Qatari mission in Somalia. Mogadishu: Somalia’s President Ha...
By IAfrica
Aug 23rd, 2014
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NAIROBI, Kenya — A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi, who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said Friday. The man was arrested in early August and after week...
By IAfrica
Aug 22nd, 2014
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Mareeg.com-Kismayo: Hundreds of people from the oppressed Somali Bantu Wagosha community have demonstrated in Kismayo, the provincial city of Lower Jubba region in protest of killings, arrest and many other forms of mistreatment against the community b...
By IAfrica
Aug 21st, 2014
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In an unannounced move by the African Union the AMISOM command in Kismayo has officially been transferred from the Kenyan Defense Forces to Sierra Leonean forces a few weeks ago, as a top Somali government official confirmed to Harar24. The government ...
By IAfrica
Aug 21st, 2014
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The Acting Special Envoy of the African Union to Somalia Lydia Wanyoto has suggested that Somalia would have the capacity to run own affairs by 2016 to allow exit of AU troops. She said that she believes the federal … »...
By IAfrica
Aug 21st, 2014
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Thanks to a decent harvest and a strong response from the international humanitarian community, the United Nations declared an end to famine in southern Somalia in early 2012. More than two million people are currently food insecure, down by about 17 p...
By IAfrica
Aug 21st, 2014
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ADDIS ABABA: Participants at a ministerial meeting co-chaired by UNHCR in Addis Ababa on Wednesday reaffirmed their commitment to find solutions for hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees and called on the international community to help the Somali g...