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Jul 29th, 2014
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Mareeg.com-Mogadishu, 23 July 2014: His Excellency, Hussein Abdi Halane, Minister of Finance of the Federal Government of Somalia commented today on the second Financial Governance Committee (FGC) progress report released on 15 June 2014 highlighting significant steps taken to improve management of S...
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Eastleigh business association chairman Mohamed Hussein has faulted the government of Kenya for not investigation the abuse by the Kenyan security agencies during the Usalam watch security operation in Eastleigh. Speaking during eid prayers in Easleigh high school grounds … »...
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Somali Al Qaida linked militant group Al Shabaab has vowed to target planes supplying AMISOM peace keeping troops in the country. Speaking after Eid prayers in the stronghold port city of Barawe in southern Somalia Al Shaaab spokesman Sheikh … »...
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An American court has awarded $8 billion to victims of the 1998 attacks on the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The beneficiaries are all people who were employed by the US government at the time, Kenyans, Tanzanians and … »...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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With a myriad of dramatic crises from Gaza to the Ukraine vying for our attention it is little wonder that certain issues fail to register either in the media or in our list of priorities. Drought and famine by their very nature tend to be incremental and thus invariably lack the impact factor until ...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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By Shire Salaad (Hassan Mire) In mid-July of this year President Obama accepted the credentials of Somalia’s official Ambassador to US bringing the diplomatic rapport between the two nations closer in more than two-decades; however, what’s missing is reciprocity from … »...
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AMISOM troops together with the Somali National Army have today captured an assortment of weapons and ammunition from al Shabaab suspects in the capital Mogadishu. These were seized at the Asuman Atto Garage in Mogadishu town during a cordon … »...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Mogadishu mayor Hassan Mohamed Hussein famously known as Mungab who also doubles up as the governor of Benadir region has survived an explosive attack targeted at his car while his convoy was passing near Yakhshid suburbs in the capital … »...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Mareeg.com-After long considration  result of a meeting between the Somali Federal Government Cabinet Ministers, the government has announced that they will close 30 of their diplomatic missions to countries in West Africa.   Mr. Abdirahman Duale Beileh, the Minister of Foreign Affairs for ...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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A new report that alleges elements of the Kenya Defence Forces may be complicit in the illegal but lucrative charcoal trade in Somalia that is the main source of income for al-Shabaab terrorists has once again turned the spotlight on a touchy subject that has never been fully addressed.   The US...