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Somali Prime Minister Travels Switzerland To Attend Economic Forum

Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Ali Kheyre on Monday traveled to Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos after official invitation from there. “I am leading a team to attend a 3- days conference for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The invitation of Somalia to this World Economic Forum is an ...

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Indian Goes Missing In Somalia

Family members of Nakka Bharat Nagendera Manikanta, who had gone missing in Somalia, have sought help from the external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj. The 24-year-old man from Maruteru village in West Godavari has been working with the Westline Ship Management Company as an engine cadet since November 11, 2017. “We are trying to get in touch with the management of ...

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Al Shabaab Receives Health facilities in Kneyan Hospitals

Health facilities in Lamu, Garissa and Tana River have been put on the spot for treating and giving medicine to Al-Shabaab militants who have been terrorising locals, killing and maiming them, and destroying property. Addressing journalists in Lamu on Monday, Linda Boni Operation Director Joseph Kanyiri said investigations were ongoing on health facilities in Lamu, Witu, Garsen, Ijara, Sanghailu, Masalani ...

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Lamu residents get relief food after fleeing al Shabaab attack

The government has disbursed a consignment of relief food to Ishakani residents in Lamu who fled their village following an al Shabaab raid on January 14. The residents fled after the over 100 militants assembled them and forced them to listen to their radicalized summons for over an hour. Many fled to neighbouring Kiunga village around 5 kilometers away shortly ...

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Kenya Security Agents Grapple With Increased Shabaab Attacks In Lamu

Security agents are grappling with the resurgence of Al-Shabaab attacks in Lamu County. The militants have turned the county into a playground, often launching explosives attacks on government installations, security personnel, locals and motorists, killing, maiming and destroying property. The terrorists have been getting security personnel involved in Operation Linda Boni unawares and left many dead. Between May and November ...

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Somali President Sacks Mogadishu Mayor, Names Replacement

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi sacked the mayor of the capital Mogadishu and appointed his information minister to replace him on Sunday. The president, in a decree, named Abdirahman Omar Osman as the new mayor, replacing Taabit Abdi Mohamed. The president’s office did not give a reason for Mohamed’s dismissal. Local media reported on Saturday that Mohamed and Prime Minister Hassan ...

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Car accident in Mogadishu Leaves Three:

At least three people died in car accident at Hodan District, the aacident come after when Moto Crashed trump Hanta Dheer road. As eye witness told us three among the driver diead one other wounded critically. It’s huge accident which heared in Mogadishu for long  

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US-Backed Somalia Commandos Kill 4 Al-Shabab Fighters

Somali and U.S. commandos stormed a camp for al-Shabab extremist fighters in an overnight raid, killing at least four of the fighters and rescuing dozens of child conscripts, a Somali intelligence official said Friday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said special forces raided the camp in Jame’o ...

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Somalia Welcomes 41 Nationals Released From Indian Jails

The Federal Government of Somalia on Friday welcomed home forty-one nationals who had been in Indian jails for piracy related offences. The returnees were welcomed at the Mogadishu International Airport by Prime Minister Ali Hassan Khayre and other government officials. The former detainees were released after negotiations between the two countries. “We want the Somali people to know that we ...

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UN Pleads For Sh160bn To Avert Famine In Somalia

The United Nations has said Sh160 billion is needed to respond to severe drought that has been ravaging Somalia since January last year. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) 5.4 million people in Somalia are in dire need of food, medical assistance and shelter, in the case of internally displaced persons. Speaking during ...

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