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EFASOM Concluded Two days Education Forum in Kismayo

The Somali Coalition for Education for All (EFASOM) in collaborating with Jubaland State Ministry of Education conducted a two days education forum and focuses on how to increase the quality of education in Jubaland in Kismayo 11th and 12th November 2018. The education forum is mainly focuses on increasing the quality of education. The guest of honor of this community ...

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Uganda, Somalia Trade Blame over deadly Mogadishu Shoot-out

The Ugandan army said on Monday that its troops had shot dead three Somali soldiers in Mogadishu, accusing them of opening fire on a military convoy carrying Uganda’s peacekeeping commander. Uganda’s army said Somali troops opened fire on the convoy of Brigadier Paul Lokech, who heads the Ugandan contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), during a lockdown ...

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Landmine Blast Targeted Puntland Forces in Bosaso

A landmine explosion struck a military convoy carrying some of puntland forces in Boosaso City which is Bari region. The area hit the explosion known as Sugarre, still causalities remain unclear. But alshabaab claimed their site that they destroyed the vehicle and killed three of puntland state forces in Somalia. By: Abdiaziz Hassan Ibrahim (Loyal)

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President Farmajo meets Sudanese President in Addis Ababa

President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdulahi Farmajo on Tuesday met Sudanese President, H.E. Omar Hassan Albashir in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where they had attended the 30th AU summit there. Both officials discussed enhancing ties and mutual cooperation’s between the two brotherly countries. President Farmajo praised Sudanese Government’s role in supporting the Somali Government and People.

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Kenya Says Border Security Wall Thwarts Attacks

A Kenyan official said on Monday that the construction of a perimeter wall along the porous border with Somalia has helped thwart terror attacks in the border region of Mandera County. Northeastern Regional Commissioner Mohamud Saleh said the security wall has already covered ten kilometers from the Kenya-Ethiopia-Somalia border and plans are to increase the stretch to 28 kilometers. Saleh ...

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Somali Scholars Call To End The Fighting Between Somaliland And Puntland

The Islamic Scholars Association of Somalia, an influential body in Mogadishu, on Monday called on the administrations of Puntland and Somaliland to stop fighting and to clamd down the tension. Islamic Scholars Association of Somalia urged the two administrations to end the fight by peace talking as to stop the war between Somaliland and Puntland forces. The call came after  ...

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Somali Government Seeking the Post of Executive Secretary of IGAD

HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somalia Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad met with his counterparts from Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Djibouti, South Sudan and Uganda to accept and vote for the candidate, HE Dr. Abdusalam Hadliye Omer, former Minister of Foreign Affairs. The foreign minister and international cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia met with his counterparts in Addis Ababa ...

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Somali Soldeis Killed Blast Outside Of Mogadishu.

At least five soldiers were killed, others wounded after a roadside landmine explosion targeted as eyewitness confirmed. The incident took place at KM13 area after a remote-controlled Improvised Explosive Device [IED] has ripped apart a military vehicle carrying military forces. Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack through a statement, saying it killed the commissioner of Elbur district in ...

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Foreign Minister Of Somalia Attends Anti- Huthi Conference In Saudi Arabia

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Somalia, HE Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad, delivered a speech at the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Jeddah on Sunday. The foreign minister stressed Somalia’s solidarity with Saudi Arabia in confronting the attacks by the Huthi rebels. On the sidelines ...

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Somali Civilians Met The Most Casualties Of US US-Led Airstrikes

Dozens of civilians have been killed and wounded in Somalia as US-led airstrikes against Islamist militants increase to unprecedented levels, a Guardian investigation has found, raising fears that Washington’s actions could bolster support for extremists. The escalation in strikes is part of the Trump administration’s broader foreign policy strategy in Africa and the Middle East. There have been 34 US ...

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