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Tuesday, 10-28-14, 6:48Death Penalty for Apostasy Not Justifiable in Islam - Somali Scholar[Sabahi]Garissa -Somali author Abdisaid Abdi Ismail has come under intense scrutiny after publishing a Somali language book titled "The Rule of Apostasy in Islam: Is it True?" in which he argues that there is no religious justification for killing people for apostasy. read more...
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 6:48President, PM Disagree Over Cabinet Reshuffle[Sabahi]Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed on Sunday (October 27th) publically disagreed over Ahmed's decision to reshuffle the cabinet. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 8:52Amnesty International Calls for Holland to Stop Deporting Somali Refugees[Dalsan Radio]Amnesty International called for the authorities of the Netherlands to cancel their plans in which they want to return Somali refugee back to Somalia. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 6:35UN Moves to Enforce Arms, Charcoal Embargo[Sabahi]The United Nations Security Council on Friday (October 24th) approved a resolution authorising countries to carry out snap inspections of ships off the coast of Somalia that are suspected of carrying arms and charcoal in violation of a UN embargo, AFP reported. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 11:56In Response to Monitoring Group On Somalia and Eritrea[Dalsan Radio]My name is Musa Haji Mohamed "Ganjab". I am a Somali businessman and an active member of the Somali Diaspora community. I have spent all of my adult life working tirelessly to help Somalis prosper and succeed. Since 2001, I have been actively engaged as a concerned private citizen to help organize and rebuild a functioning central government in Somalia, as well as the related political and civic institutions that are vital to bringing our country out of its prolonged period of anarchy. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 4:29Al-Shabaab Stones to Death Somali Teenager[Sabahi]Al-Shabaab has stoned to death 18-year-old Hassan Ahmed Ali Tuesday (October 21st) in a village near Sablale in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 14:08The State of State-Building[IRIN]Nairobi -A fence-mending deal signed this month by Somalia and Puntland has variously been hailed as a blueprint for stability and state-building in the wake of decades of civil war, and dismissed as a recipe for renewed inter-clan violence. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 7:10Somalia's South-Western State Panel Completes Draft Constitution[Sabahi]A Somali government-chartered committee charged with forming a three-region South-western State has completed the draft of an interim constitution, committee spokesperson Mohamed Hassan Fiqi said Tuesday (October 21st). read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 7:09Somali Intelligence Agency Seizes Mogadishu Garage[Sabahi]Somalia's National Security and Intelligence Agency (NISA) seized a garage in Mogadishu's Warta Nabada district early Tuesday (October 21st) after an overnight explosion gutted a car parked inside, Somalia's Garowe Online reported. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 6:58African Union Probes Rape Allegations[Sabahi]The African Union (AU) has authorised an investigation team to probe allegations that African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food for sex in Somalia. read more...

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