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Al-Shabaab attack on Somali base kills 12 soldiers:

Al-Shabaab militants attacked a military base near capital Mogadishu Friday morning killing at least 12 Somali soldiers, a security official said. Gen. Sheegow Ahmed Ali, a Somali military official, told state media that the militants rammed a car packed with explosives into the Barire military base, 50 kilometers southwest Mogadishu. He said security forces had killed 18 al-Shabaab militants. Abdiasis ...

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Car Shooting In Mogadishu dies Civilians.

Unknown gunmen have killed a civilian man in Mogadishu on Wednesday morning, the latest in series of targeted assassinations in the capital of the horn of Africa nation. Ahmed Jama, the son of Somalia’s women organisation chair-lady was gunned down in a drive-by shooting took place in Hamarweyne district, according to the witnesses. Jama and a woman identified Anab Abdullahi ...

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IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Somalia

  End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board discussion. IMF staff welcome the authorities’ continued commitments ...

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Somali Teenagers Flee Al-Shabab Recruitment Campaign:

Al-Shabab militants have launched what appears to be a forced recruitment campaign in Somalia’s southwestern regions of Bay and Bakool, according to Somali officials. The group, which controls large parts of both regions, is pressuring leaders of local villages to make sure teenagers join its ranks, according to the governor of Bay region, Ali Wardhere Doyow. “They have been holding ...

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Chinese Embassy in Somalia marks 68th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China:

Chinese Embassy in Somalia has today on Wednesday marked 68th anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China here in Mogadishu in attendance with top Government officials and diplomats. eptember 26th, 2017 marks the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Qiantang River Bridge to date. The Mao Yisheng Science and Technology Education Foundation, in collaboration with six ...

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AMISOM Regrets The Accident Involving One Of Its Vehicles In Mogadishu:

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) regrets the unfortunate accident in which one of its convoy vehicles collided with a civilian car at Km-4 junction in Mogadishu City on Tuesday 26th September 2017. The vehicle developed a brake system failure that resulted in its involvement in the unfortunate accident. AMISOM is currently engaging the owner of the civilian car ...

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Federal Govt OKs Galmudug Lawmakers’ Move to Oust State Leader:

Somalia’s Ministry of Interior and Federal Affairs has backed the Tuesday’s announcement by some members of Galmudug State Assembly to oust the state president Ahmed Duale Gelle Xaaf. In a sudden statement, the State Minister of Interior and Federal Affairs said “Federal Government calls for respect of the decision reached by the Galmudug lawmakers today on Tuesday 26th of September ...

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Galmudug State President Ahmed Dualle Fired

The  MPs of Somalia’s central semi-autonomous region of Galmudug State have voted on Tuesday to oust President Ahmed Dualle Geelle Haaf on a vote of no confidence. The speaker of the State Parliament, Ali Ga’al Asir, has confirmed the dismissal, after 52 lawmakers  voted for the removal of the President, 2 rejected, while one has abstained during the voting. The ...

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Somali President Arrives in Jeddah

Somali President Mohammed Abdullah Farmajo and the accompanying delegation arrived IN Jeddah. At King Abdulaziz International Airport, he was received by Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Makkah Region, Dr. Musaed Al-Ayban, Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet, who is the designate escort-accompanying minister; Dr. Hani bin Mohammed Abu Rass, Mayor of Jeddah Governorate; Mohammed ...

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