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Thursday, 07-31-14, 10:56Director of Banned TV Station, Editor of Online News Site Arrested in Somaliland[IFEX]The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has accused the Somaliland authorities of waging a renewed campaign of intimidation against media after the police arrested two journalists. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 14:13Kenya's Tourism Crisis - Al Shabaab Hits Where It Hurts the Most[Daily Maverick]If the Kenyan government is to be believed, tourist arrivals are down a little bit on last year. Hotel operators tell a different story, speaking of a crisis rather than a decline. It's a potentially devastating blow for Kenya's economy. For this, Kenyan has got Al Shabaab and an increasingly misguided invasion of Somalia to thank. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 11:11Alshabaab - We Will Target Planes Carrying Things for AMISON[Dalsan Radio]The spokesperson of Alshabaab Sheikh Ali Mohamud Rage aka Sheikh Ali Dheere said Alshabaab will from now onwards target the planes carrying weapons and other things for AMISOM when they are landing at the airports in Mogadishu. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 10:04NGOs, Terror Laws Blamed for Food Shortages[African Arguments]As the UN warns of an impending famine in Somalia, it is important to look at the track record of aid organisations in responding to emergencies in the country. This will help explain what should be done to aid local communities in becoming better prepared. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 10:04Food Shortages Worsened By NGO Policy, Anti-Terror Laws[African Arguments]As the UN warns of an impending famine in Somalia, it is important to look at the track record of aid organisations in responding to emergencies in the country. This will help explain what should be done to aid local communities in becoming better prepared. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 6:11Somali Refugees Find an Unlikely Home - In Istanbul[IPS]Istanbul -Among the labyrinth of winding narrow streets just outside a major shopping centre in the Kumkapi neighbourhood of Istanbul is a rundown road, congested with shops and apartments stacked atop one another. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 14:57Mogadishu Mayor Survives Assassination Attempt[Sabahi]Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir region General Hassan Mohamed Hussein Mungab survived a landmine explosion in Mogadishu's Huriwa district on Sunday (July 27th), Somalia's RBC Radio reported. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 10:24Amisom Captures Weapons From Al Shabaab[ERTA]AMISOM troops together with the Somali National Army have on Monday captured an assortment of weapons and ammunition from al Shabaab suspects in Mogadishu. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 6:02Puntland Govt Committed To' Implementing Democracy'-Says President[Garowe Online]Garowe -The President of Somalia's Puntland Government Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas said his administration is committed to realizing working democracy as Puntland people marked the end of fasting month of Ramadan with joyful celebrations, Garowe Online reports. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 12:34Authorities Close the Independent Radio "Jowhar" Before the End of the 24hrs Ultimatum[HRInfo]Cairo: -The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) decried Somali authorities' closure of the independent Radio "Jowhar" upon a decree issued on 23 July 2014. read more...

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