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Tuesday, 07-22-14, 7:25Explosion At Militia Leader's House Kills Five in Kismayo[Sabahi]An explosion at the house of militia leader and politician Iftin Hassan Basto in Kismayo left at least five people dead Saturday (July 19th). read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 14:19Will Kenya Face Up to Police Abuse?[HRW]A report released this week by Kenya's Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a welcome reminder of serious abuses that have occurred during the so-called "Usalama Watch" operation and underlines the need for long-overdue police reforms. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 11:02More Than 3,000 Kenyan Soldiers Have Died in Somalia, Kenya Losing the War[Shabelle]In a shocking report that has yet to be released but which we have seen, we have learnt that more than 3,000 soldiers have died in Somalia and Kenya is fighting a losing war. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 3:58Somali Constitutional Review Commission Seeks Govt Funding[Sabahi]Chairperson of Somalia's Independent Review and Implementation Commission Asha Gelle Diriye has called on the Somali government to fund the constitutional review process, Radio Bar-Kulan reported Thursday (July 17th). read more...
Sunday, 07-20-14, 14:41Gunmen Attack Market[Shabelle]According to news reports from Galkacyo in the Mudug region, armed gunmen attacked a prime market in the city which resulted in casualties. read more...
Saturday, 07-19-14, 14:30Engineer Shot Dead in Mogadishu[Shabelle]According to witnesses, Somali government soldiers based in Warshadaha road killed an engineer last night as he was driving in his car in Mogadishu. read more...
Saturday, 07-19-14, 14:29Deadly Attack on Police Officers[Shabelle]As confirmed to Shabelle, almost 10 Somali police officers were killed after an assault by al Shabaab terrorists on the outskirts of Bardaale, Bay region. read more...
Saturday, 07-19-14, 13:12Suicide Bombing Targets Somali Politician in Kismayo[Shabelle]According to breaking news reports from Kismayo, a suicide bombing occurred in the city. read more...
Saturday, 07-19-14, 13:09Drought Hits Amid Skyrocketing Prices[VOA]The Somali government has declared a drought in six regions as monitors warn that food prices are soaring in the affected areas. read more...
Friday, 07-18-14, 12:45Defeat of Somalia's Shebab 'Matter of Time'[Shabelle]A former top UN envoy said Wednesday that Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels will be defeated if foreign governments stay the course in backing the fragile government in Mogadishu. read more...

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