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Wednesday, 10-22-14, 6:58African Union Probes Rape Allegations[Sabahi]The African Union (AU) has authorised an investigation team to probe allegations that African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food for sex in Somalia. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:41Two Journalist Released on Bail[Shabelle]Mogadishu -The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the release on bail of two journalists of Shabelle Media Network and calls on authorities to free the 2 other journalists still behind bars. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 8:57Somalia Doesn't Need to Alter Kenya Border[The Star]THIS case makes Migingo Island look like a storm in a tea cup. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 22:34UN Envoy Condemns Attack On African Union Troops in Hiiraan Region[UN News]The UN envoy for Somalia condemned today an attack on African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces in Hiiraan region and called for calm as rival clans caused insecurity in the area, which is near the centre of the East African country. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 12:34Journalism is Booming But Dangerous[African Arguments]Mogadishu -Mohamed Abdi Warsame's hand shakes as he places it on my knee. "Some say my brother was killed over a woman," he says. "That's not true. He was killed for the sake of the truth." read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 10:55Dispute Starts Between Somali Embassy in Kampala and the Somali Community in Kampala[Dalsan Radio]Dispute arose between the Somali embassy in Kampala and the Somali Community there amid allegations by the Somali community that the first secretary of the embassy Ali Mohamed needs money for services he renders. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 10:38EU Naval Force Flagship Conducts Counter-Piracy Exercise With Japanese Warship in Gulf of Aden[EU Navfor]On Thursday 16th October 2014 the European Union Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria and Japanese Navy warship, JS Takanami, which is currently deployed with Combined Maritime Force CTF151, carried out a counter-piracy exercise at sea in the Gulf of Aden. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 8:08Westpac Bank in Australia Threatens to Close the Accounts of Somali Money Transfer Companies[Dalsan Radio]Hugh McDermott who is expert on Islamic movements said the danger which can arise from the work of Somali money transfer companies in Australia should be assessed. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 8:07SCTU Complains From Federal Government Minister[Dalsan Radio]The Chairman of Somali Congress of Trade Unions (SCTU) Mr. Mohamed Osman Hagi told Dalsan Radio that he is worried about the work relationship between the congress and the ministry of works of the federal government of Somalia especially the minister, Eng. Luqmaan Mohamed Ismail. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 5:58Immigrants Drowned in High Seas This Month[Dalsan Radio]UNHCR spokesperson in Geneva said that many immigrants drowned into high sea while they were trying to get to Yemen. read more...

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