Somali people

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 27th, 2014
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– By Dr Dominik Balthasar Somalia has achieved important progress since the onset of the year of 2014. Most prominent among the positive developments is the push-back of al-Shabaab, realised by a joint military offensive of the Somali Armed Forces (SAF) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). ...
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 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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Apr 29th, 2014
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By Ethan Nelson When the civil war in Somalia broke out more than 20 years ago, Jaylani Hussein and his family were among the first to move to the United States. Hussein has lived in the U.S. since 1993. He speaks English without any hint of an accent, holds two bachelor’s degrees, goes deer hunting ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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By Samuel N The Eritrean government propaganda are so outrageous that even the hardcore government supporters have to tune-down government propaganda in an effort to make the claims seem less stupid. Even critics often moderate many of the government’s claims just to make them reasonable enough to be...
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...
By IAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2014
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By Mwangi Parts of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city there has been under effective police occupation for the past couple of weeks in a crackdown. The Eastleigh suburb of the city is predominantly populated by members of the Somali community and is associated with brisk business and underhand dealings. I...