Somali

By IAfrica
In Somali
Apr 16th, 2014
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Taleh (Somalicurrent) – Military forces of Somaliland administration have overtaken the full control of Taleh district of Sool region which is 80 km from Garowe, Puntland’s Head Quarters. Taleh district has been the center of operations of Khatumo militia forces that were against the admi...
By IAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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Lidwien Kapteijns: Love Songs at the Dawn of Somalia Lidwien Kapteijns is a professor of history at Wellesley College. A few years ago, she contacted Afropop Worldwide to say she was a co-trustee of a large collection of rarely heard songs from Somalia. These songs date from between about 1955, when ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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Patrick Gathara is a strategic communications consultant, writer, and award-winning political cartoonist based in Nairobi. By launching a campaign against ethnic Somalis, the Kenyan government perpetuates a dangerous policy of exclusion. Speaking recently during the commemoration of the 20th annivers...
By IAfrica
In Somali
Apr 15th, 2014
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A few weeks ago, the liberal comedian Bill Maher and conservative strategist and pundit Bill Kristol had a brief spat on Maher’s HBO show, putatively over what instigated the tea party but ultimately over the psychic wound that has divided red America and blue America in the Obama years. The ri...
By IAfrica
In Somali
Apr 15th, 2014
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the outspoken (this is almost a euphemism) Somali-Dutch opponent of Islam, was recently offered an honorary degree by Brandeis University. The school, which apparently only recently became acquainted with some of her comments about the Islamic faith, decided to revoke the offer of th...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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In the 20 years since the horrific 1994 genocide in Rwanda and its terrible spillover into the Congo, it has been clear that the global community remains ill-equipped to address such human-made catastrophic tragedies. While many have worked to heal Rwanda, crises of unfathomable mass violence have co...
By IAfrica
In Somali
Apr 15th, 2014
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I don’t know if anybody wants the real story or not. Everybody says they do, but the news media does not cover the real story much. IF people want the real story, AND if the marketplace is efficient, THEN it seems like it should follow that the media would deliver the real story. And yet [&hell...
By IAfrica
In Somali
Apr 15th, 2014
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Ankara (Somalicurrent) – Governments in Ankara and Nairobi have clinched on a security cooperation pact providing that Turkey government to partner with Kenyan government by supplying support programs including upgrading to its police in order to partake collectively the stabilization of Somali...
By IAfrica
In Somali
Apr 15th, 2014
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Maeeg.com-The Prime Minister of Somalia Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed visiting Kismayo has toured the seaport of Kismayo where the Federal Government wants its control to be handed over to it soon. The Prime Minister’s trip to Kismayo follows his visit to some of theareas that were recently recovered f...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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For the best part of the last three years I’ve been visiting, working and living in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. During that time a lot has changed. Security has improved thanks to al-Shabab retreating from the city.   Mogadishu feels like it is finally being resuscitated from the bloody two-decade...