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Saturday, 12-20-14, 9:28Ambassador Wei Hongtian Presented the Letter of Credence to the President of Somalia[Focac]On 15th December, 2014, H.E. Mr. Wei Hongtian, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Federal Republic of Somalia presented the Letter of Credence to H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, and they had a friendly talk on the China-Somalia relations. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 3:17Rival Leader to Support New South-Western State[Sabahi]The leader of a proposed six-region state who previously opposed the creation of Somalia's new Interim South-western Administration (ISWA) agreed Wednesday (December 17th) to a power-sharing agreement, Somalia's Radio Goobjoog reported. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 3:05Somaliland Apprehends 52 Boats Fishing Illegally[Sabahi]The Somaliland region's coastguard has apprehended 52 foreign boats caught fishing illegally and more than 250 employees of the boats are now in custody, coastguard commander Admiral Ahmed Osman told reporters. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 15:02Divided Kenyans Disagree Over Strategy to End 'Terror' Attacks[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Nairobi -Islamist attacks, knee-jerk security responses, corrupt policing and racial profiling are dividing Kenyans increasingly along religious and ethnic lines, experts said. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 11:10Somali MPs Welcome the Nomination of Omar Abdirashid As the New PM[Dalsan Radio]Some of the Somali members of parliament welcomed the nomination of Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke as the new prime minister. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 7:28President Appoints 3rd PM in Two Years[Dalsan Radio]Omar Abdirashid, current Somali ambassador to United States was announced as the next Somali Prime Minister in an event that took place in Somali Presidential palace famously known as Villa Somalia. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 14:36Summary of 'Somaliland's Political Transition'[Africa Research Institute]Summary of "Somaliland's Political Transition" Event with Dr Michael Walls read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 6:10Finally Free of Al-Shabaab, Daily Life Resumes in El Bur[Sabahi]Mogadishu -Life is steadily improving in Galgadud region's El Bur since Somali and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops removed al-Shabaab's blockade of the town two months ago. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 6:10Somalia's Auditor General Takes On Govt Corruption[Sabahi]Mogadishu -After years of pervasive public perception that public resources are being squandered by officials and government agencies, Somalia's auditor general has taken unprecedented steps to fight systemic corruption. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 7:48Former Al-Shabaab Fighter Tells His Story[Deutsche Welle]Despite a series of setbacks, the militant group al-Shabab remains one of the most dangerous terrorist organizations in Africa. A former al-Shabab member tells DW what made him join the group and why he left it. read more...

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