Somali language

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 7th, 2013
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Mo Farah could play a leading role in a small army of Britons recruited to unite and inspire their native Somalia after 22 years of civil war, the country’s President said yesterday. The Olympic here, who was born in Mogadishu, would be an ideal choice to help to rebuild the “new Somalia” as it emerg...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 18th, 2013
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I posted an item a couple of days ago about a journalist having been arrested after interviewing a woman who claimed she was raped by Somali soldiers. Now the country’s police commissioner, General Sharif Sheikhuna Maye, has issued a statement accusing the journalist, Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2012
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HALGAN IYO HAGARDAAMO: Taariikh Nololeed (STRUGGLE AND CONSPIRACY: A Memoir) by Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, 2012. This colossal memoir, written in the standard Somali language of Af-Maxaa, was released in November 2011 roughly three months before Colonel Abdullahi Yusuf, the former president of the Transi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2012
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Mogadishu – Unidentified gunmen shot dead a well-known comedian and radio drama performer in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials and colleagues said Wednesday. Abdi Jeylani Malaq Marshale was killed late on Tuesday, minutes after leaving Kulmiye radio station, where he worked as drama produ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2012
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A gathering of leaders in Somalia has approved a new constitution for the struggling country. The Wednesday vote – 621 for, 13 against with 11 abstentions – came shortly after two suicide bombers tried to attack the Mogadishu meeting. A police officer said security forces shot th...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 20th, 2012
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Mogadishu – At least seven people, mostly Somali soldiers, were killed on Saturday in bomb explosions in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said. A roadside bomb planted under a tree killed four soldiers and one civilian in northern Mogadishu’s Karan district while at l...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 4th, 2012
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Mohamud M Uluso The proposed Somali constitution is a hurried job, with the latest version available only in Somali language while various outdated or fake versions are circulating on the web. It appears that the UN-wise roadmap for Somalia is nothing but part of a plan of perfidy to keep Somalia and...
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 19th, 2012
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A bomb exploded in Somalia’s capital Thursday, killing six Somalis, including two police officers, shortly after a group of international journalists was in the area. United Nations officials said the bomb, believed to be a homemade explosive device, appeared to be targeting a police checkpoint...
By IndepthAfrica
In Miscellaneous
Jan 13th, 2012
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BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, January 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — At first light on 12 January 2012, having just completed the escort of a World Food Programme ship carrying food-aid into Somalia and while operating close to the Somali port of Mogadishu, the EU NAVFOR Flagship,...