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Somali President focused The Importance of Powering SNA   

The President of the Federal Government of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo” convened the Somalia Security Conference in Mogadishu with representatives of the Federal Member States of Somalia and the Benadir Regional Administration. The conference was co-convened by the United Nations and African Union, and attended by 29 of Somalia’s friends and partners. The Somalia Security Conference offered a ...

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High-Level Meeting On Somali Security Opened In Mogadishu

The second phase of London conference on Somalia has been opened in Somalia Capital Mogadishu,by the president of Somalia Federal Government H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo today on Monday. This high-level meeting is being discussed a comprehensive approach to security in the country, as a follow-up to the London Conference on Somalia, held in May this year. Representatives of the Federal ...

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Somali Parliament Approves Member Of Independent Commission For Constitutional Review

Somalia is preparing to hold one man one vote presidential election in 2020 for the first time since independent in 1960. Consultative meetings over review and completion of counter’s draft constitution are under-way throughout the country,which is the back born of holding general elections in the country. This work plan is led by the ministry of constitutional affairs in co-operation ...

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Al Shabaab Killed Somali Senior Military in Middle Shabelle Attack

Al Shabaab said Sunday it killed a senior Somali military commander and several soldiers in an ambush attack on an army convoy on the outskirts of Mogadishu. In a statement posted on its affiliated websites, the group said its fighters killed Col Mohamed Rageh after the attack on his convoy heading to Jowhar, the regional capital of Middle Shabelle for ...

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The Somali Government Presents Its Performance And Progress To The Public

It is nearly a year since the government of Somalia Federal republic led by Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo started functioning, to fill full its duty. Shortly after he was elected as the president of Somali Federal Republic, H.E. Mohamed Abdullaahi Farmajo nominated Hassan Ali Khayre as his incoming Prime minster. PM Khaire announced his cabinet ministers consist of 66 including ministers, ...

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WHO Seeks 5 Mln USD For Health Response Operations In Somalia

The UN health agency said Sunday it is suffering a funding gap of 5 million U.S. dollars required to maintain its first line health response operations in Somalia. World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement issued in Mogadishu that the funding will also help the agency maintain its national capacity building activities on the management of emergency outbreaks. “WHO ...

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Somali Deported For Using Swedish Passport

Immigration officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport intercepted a Somali who pretended to be a Swedish citizen when he tried to fly to United Kingdom, the Bureau of Immigration said on Friday. Abdinajah Mohamoud Aden, 23, was about to board a connecting flight to London when he was accosted by the bureau’s Travel Control and Enforcement Unit. Aden arrived ...

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The new defence minster of Somalia” I’m committed to empower and offering quality training to the National Armed Forces

The newly appointed defence minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mr Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman,has today on Saturday takes office in a highly organized ceremony held at the ministry of defence. The official event was attended by many government officials, members from the defense committee of the Federal Parliament, Cabinet ministers, top Army officials, commanders of the Armed forces ...

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UNHCR Calls On UAE For Renewed Support Of Somali Refugees

The United Nations is seeking the UAE’s support on a humanitarian issue they say has seemingly been “abandoned” by the international community. As regional crises in Syria, Yemen and South Sudan grip the world’s attention, one million Somalis remain internally displaced or forcefully in exiled in refugee camps, 27 years after the country’s civil war. The UN is hoping the ...

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Somalia’s new leaders are best hope to end the nation’s dysfunction

A security team from the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment provides security for a C-130J May 26, 2017, during a cargo mission in Somalia, supporting the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. Increasing U.S. airstrikes against the extremist group al-Shabab are part of an effort to buy time for the fledgling Somalian military. Somalia’s new government offers the country its ...

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