Galmudug

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 5th, 2012
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Mogadishu – Gunmen shot dead a Somali radio reporter in the northern Galkayo region, the latest in a string of attacks on journalists in the war-torn country, colleagues and witnesses said on Monday. “He was heading home on Sunday evening when gunmen stopped him, before shooting him bruta...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 31st, 2012
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Mogadishu – A suicide bomber killed two security agents on Tuesday in a failed bid to murder a former Somali warlord and one-time government police commander in the semi-autonomous Galmudug region, a military official and residents said. One witness said the bomber shot dead Abdi Hassan Awale&#...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 22nd, 2012
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Mogadishu – Pirates are behind the kidnapping of a foreign hostage in central Somalia, a local official said Sunday, with witnesses reporting he had been whisked off to an inaccessible base. Gunmen snatched the man on Saturday on the airport road in Galkayo, a town near the border between the s...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 27th, 2011
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Mogadishu – Two foreign aid workers kidnapped in central Somalia two days ago are being held hostage for ransom by a pirate gang, elders said on Thursday. An American woman and a Danish man working for the Danish Demining Group in Galkayo are now reported to be held in a village in the coastal ...
By benim
In News
Sep 9th, 2011
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Washington – The United States welcomed on Thursday the signing of a “roadmap” for the formation of a Somali government to replace the transitional body that has failed to bring peace to the fragmented country. Somalia’s disparate leaders signed the agreement on Tuesday in Mog...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 30th, 2011
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MOGADISHU – Several members of the transitional government of Somalia have Friday called for the people of Gaka’o town of Mudug region to stop violence and work the peace of the town which is under the control of both Galmudug state and the semi-autonomous region of Puntland More people were killed i...
By benim
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Apr 17th, 2011
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MOGADISHU — Gunmen stormed a mosque in the Somali city of Galkayo Saturday and sprayed gunfire on worshippers, killing at least five and wounding 10, security officials and witnesses said. It was not immediately clear who the attackers were but the carnage took place hours after a senior official fro...