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EFASOM Association Concluded Baidoa Town Meeting About Child Education

The Somali coalition for Education for All (EFASOM) today concluded a 2-day education forum on sustainable child development  (particularly street children and child labor) in Baidoa city of South-West State of Somalia during the period between 6 and 7 November 2017. The purpose of this forum was to raise awareness of the civil society and the Government to improve living ...

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Somali Ministry for Petroleum Distances Itself from Oil & Gas Summit Organised by UK-based NGO

Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ministry has rebutted about Somalia Oil, Gas & Mining Summit which International Research Networks (IRN) said have organised to take place March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. IRN which is UK-based organization said earlier in a statement that it is going carry out Summit endorsed by Somali government which will run two day in Nairobi. In a ...

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AMISOM and SNA troops conduct military operation in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region

AMISOM troops have launched a massive operation to flush out Al-Shabaab militants in Lower Shabelle region and secure main supply routes in the area. According to Lt Col, Israel Kaheru Bagenda, the Commanding Officer of 11 Infantry Battalion of Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF), the operation will be conducted in phases by both AMISOM and Somali National Army (SNA) troops. ...

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Prime Minister meets Somalia’s Minister of Internal Security

Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani with Minister of Internal Security of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abukar Islow, and the accompanying delegation on the occasion of their visit to the country. They reviewed areas of joint cooperation, especially in the military fields and combating against terrorism, in addition to ...

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President Farmajo Meets Army Officials

President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdulahi Farmajo has today on Tuesday met senior officials of the Somali National Army at the Ministry of Defense in Mogadishu and addressed the final preparation of military operation against the terrorist militant group of Al-Shabaab. The president called on Somalis to stand with the armed forces as they fight the ...

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5 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed, 7 Others Arrested In S. Somalia

Five Al-Shabaab militants were killed and seven others arrested in military operations at Basra and Jambalul locations in Middle and Lower Shabelle regions of southern Somalia, officials said on Monday. Government Army Commander Omar Dhere said Somali National Army (SNA) conducted the operations in several areas, mainly Basra near Bal’ad town in Middle Shabelle region and Jambalul location near Afgoye ...

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Al Shabaab Militants Executes Four Men Accused of Spying

Somalia’s Islamist al Shabaab insurgency shot four men accused of spying on Monday in a public execution which underscored the insurgents’ control of swathes of the country’s southern region even as the government girds up for an offensive against them. “The four men were captured weeks ago. They were publicly executed today after the court ruling and after admitting espionage,” ...

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Federalism and devolution for Somalia government Workshop Opens In Ethiopia and Kenya

Africa’s regional bloc said Saturday it will hold an experience sharing workshop on federalism and devolution for Somalia government officials in Ethiopia next week. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Special Mission to Somalia (IGAD SMS) said the Nov. 7-9 meeting is to enhance the capacity and understanding of Somali government officials and experts, learning from Ethiopian and Kenyan experiences ...

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UAE Pledges to Pay Hospital Bills for Somalia Blast Victims in Nairobi

United Arab Emirates has pledge to settle hospital bills of the victims in MP Shah Hospital, according to medical officer, Raj Mohan. Some of the people who were injured in 14th October truck bombing, the worst-ever blast in the country have been transferred to MP Shah Referal Hospital in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, for further treatment. “The victims who are ...

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Puntland Leader” Somali Pro-IS Group Chief Survives US Strike”

The leader of the Pro-Islamic State group in Somalia has survived U.S. airstrikes which targeted caves in a remote mountainous area in Puntland, the region’s president told VOA Somali. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali said the leader of the group, Sheikh Abdulkadir Mumin, was the target of Friday’s U.S. strike. “They [US] were targeting those troublemakers and their biggest leader Abdulkadir Mumin, ...

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