Mogadishu

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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By Mohamed Mubarak As the UN warns of an impending famine in Somalia, it is important to look at the track record of aid organisations in responding to emergencies in the country. This will help explain what should be done to aid local communities in becoming better prepared. How we got here The work...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2014
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– By Maimuna Mohamud The return of the many diaspora Somalis represents a new phase of diaspora engagement with Somalia. The well-discussed financial remittances still constitute a crucial instrument through which the diaspora is able to support communities across Somalia. However, through their retu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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Senseless assassination of Hon. Mohamed Mohamud Hayd One of the most experienced and steadfast Somali politicians of Somalia, Adm. (ret.) Mohamed Mohamud ‘Hayd’, a Member of the Somali Federal Parliament, was killed today, Thursday, morning in Hamarweyne district of Mogadishu, when alleged al Shabaab...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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By Abukar Arman   As a former detractor who has not been a fan of the Obama administration’s foreign policy toward Somalia, it is an overstatement to say that I watched Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman’s speech on June 3rd with certain level of skepticism. Of course, nothin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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– Dominik Balthasar Currently thought of as the petroleum sector’s latest ‘frontier region’, Somalia constitutes not only one of the most promising, but also most the most challenging of potential oil exporting countries. Whereas international enterprises face risks with regards to political fragilit...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2014
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– By Yusuf M. Hassan Somalia is off-track on its journey towards improved security, an agreed federal constitution, and credible national elections by 2016. On May 24th, in another attack that exemplifies rising insecurity, the insurgent group Al Shabaab stormed the Federal Parliament building in Mog...
By IAfrica
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May 16th, 2014
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Mareeg.com- Hassan Farah, Hassan.farah@iname.com It is beyond everyone’s believe that the UN and West are discouraging democratic practices to take place in Somalia. On 05 May over 100 MPs called the President of Somalia to resign otherwise he will face impeachment vote in the parliament. Since then ...
By IAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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Hon Minister Khadiijo Maxamed Diiriye makes a speech during the Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development consultative meeting on ending sexual violence in Conflict. AU UN IST PHOTO/David Mutua The Federal Government of Somalia and its partners today resolved to take decisive action to address t...
By IAfrica
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May 11th, 2014
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The Federal Government of Somalia has today begun training of administrators for the towns recovered in the recent military offensive by the Somali National Army (SNA) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). 165 administrators have been identified by the Ministry of Interior and Federalism...
By IAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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Photo by: Anti-war mural. Mogadishu, 2013. (Somalis prefer unity over disunity but leaders who can accomplished are MIA) By Hussein Abdikarim “Gendisch” Twenty three years have passed since the collapse of Somali government back in 1991. Since then, multiple regional states constituted as separate st...