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Wednesday, 02-10-16, 11:5558,000 Children 'Facing Death' in Drought-Hit Somalia[Al Jazeera] More than 58,000 children in drought-hit Somalia will starve to death if they do not receive urgent support, the United Nations has warned. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 11:16Military Chiefs in Meeting to Boost Somalia War On Terror[Nation] Military chiefs from the countries contributing troops in Somalia are in Nairobi to discuss strengthening in their forces in the war-torn country. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 12:24Food Security and Malnutrition Situation Is 'Alarming' - UN Report[UN News] According to a new United Nations food security and nutrition assessment, the situation in Somalia is alarming and could get worse, especially in parts of Puntland and Somaliland, which have been hard hit by drought exacerbated by El Niño. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 7:49Wrong Plane Bombed, Says Airline CEO[News24Wire] The man who bombed a passenger plane of Dubai-based Daallo Airlines in Somalia was initially due to fly on Turkish Airlines, the CEO of Daallo Airlines said on Monday. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 13:52How Micro Loans for Solar Pumps Are a Macro Step Forward[East African] MicroDahab MFI, a microfinance subsidiary of Dahabshiil Group, has announced a collaboration with SolarGen Technologies to create the first ijarah thumma Iqtina ("lease to purchase") sustainable energy product in Somalia. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 11:20Stop Releasing Al-Shabaab Members From Prison, Says President[Shabelle] Speaking at the parliament session on Sunday, the president of the federal government Hassan Sheikh has called on lawmakers and other government officials not to release arrested Alshabaab members from prisons. read more...
Sunday, 02-07-16, 5:45Bomb to Blame for Hole in Somali Jetliner[Deutsche Welle] Somalia's transport minister has said a bomb aimed at killing everyone onboard a flight blew a hole in a passenger jet. Authorities have blamed the attack on al-Shabab militants. read more...
Sunday, 02-07-16, 5:43Investigators Probe Mysterious Mid-Air Blast[Deutsche Welle] Investigators are looking into the explosion that ripped a hole in a passenger plane above Mogadishu. The Serbian pilot who managed to land the airliner safely after the blast has received widespread praise at home. read more...
Friday, 02-05-16, 16:18Amisom Troops' Convoy Targeted in Land-Mine Explosion[Shabelle] A witness says bomb planted underneath ripped through a military convoy carrying African Union troops in Leego village, located in Lower Shabelle region on Friday. read more...

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