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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...
Friday, 10-17-14, 13:12Somalia - UN Condemns Second Deadly Terrorist Attack in Less Than a Week[UN News]Mogadishu -The top United Nations official in Somalia today condemned the latest terrorist attack to hit the African country's capital city of Mogadishu leaving a number of people dead and many more injured. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 12:02A New Booklet On Apostasy in Islam Has Rattled Extremist Somali Clerics[Dalsan Radio]It's not often that we hear of a battle of ideas between reformist the Muslim scholars and fundamentalist clerics of Somalia, who are fighting tooth and nail to silence the voice of moderation and reformation. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 10:56Clan Federalism - the Worst Option for State Building in Somalia[Fahamu]The much-canvassed clan-federalism as a strategy for state building in Somalia will yield disastrous results for the country. Clan federalism is not supported by the Constitution, which prescribes that Somali territory and sovereignty are inviolable and indivisible read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 6:43Al-Shabaab Generates Millions of Revenue From Kismayo Charcoal Exports[Sabahi]Al-Shabaab's charcoal exports from Kismayo have increased since the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) took control of the port in September 2012, the United Nations Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea said in its latest annual report released this week. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 6:43Mohamud Meets With France's Hollande During Paris Visit[Sabahi]Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud met with French President François Hollande Wednesday (October 15th) during a visit to Paris, Somalia's Radio Dalsan reported. read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 13:28Businesses Urged to Seize Investment Opportunities in Somaliland[PR Newswire]London -UK and Somaliland today co-hosted a business forum to promote trade and investment opportunities in Somaliland. read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 7:37Stakeholders Question Constitutionality of Somali Federal Govt-Puntland Agreement[Sabahi]Representatives from Somalia's Galmudug and Himan and Heeb regions and Ahlu Sunna wal Jamaa (ASWJ) on Wednesday (October 15th) dismissed as unconstitutional the agreements reached by the federal government and the Puntland state administration on Tuesday. read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 7:37Amisom Condemns Al-Shabaab Ambushes Against Troops[Sabahi]Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Maman Sambo Sidikou has condemned al-Shabaab's recent attacks against African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops. read more...
Wednesday, 10-15-14, 10:32RSF Writes a Letter to François Hollande on Freedom of the Press in Somalia[RSF]As President François Hollande prepares to meet his Somali counterpart, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Reporters Without Borders wishes to draw the attention of the French leader to the state of freedom of information in Somalia, where journalists are frequently targeted by armed militias such as al-Shabab and are also subjected to arbitrary arrest by the authorities. Somali journalists continue to pay the price of the absence of the rule of law in Somalia, and are about to face even more curbs on freed read more...

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