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Thursday, 07-02-15, 13:44The New Galmudug Interim Administration to Elect a President At the End of the Week[Ethiopia Government] The Assembly of the Interim Administration of new Galmudug State in Somalia elected a Speaker and deputy speakers at the end of last week on Saturday (June 27). read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 7:51Nine Killed in Mandera Attack From Somalia[Nation] Nine people were killed and six others injured in Arabia, Mandera County, in an attack by a clan militia from Somalia. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 17:43Nation's Football Revival Lures Foreign Players[Al Jazeera] Mogadishu -Mustapha Izekor left his home in Nigeria's Kano State to pursue his childhood dream of playing football in a professional league. This dream of playing in a big stadium in front of thousands of cheering fans brought him to the opposite side of the continent to Somalia, at the Horn of Africa. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 14:45IDPs Face Increasing Sexual Violence in Mogadishu[Fahamu] Sexual violence remains one of the most pressing problems faced by the IDPs who live in insecure areas controlled by armed militias in the Somali capital. The rainy season has already started and those forcefully evicted by the government are once again suffering from the cold weather. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 9:02Senior Officer Shot Dead Near Mogadishu[Shabelle] Unknown gunmen have on Tuesday shot and killed senior officer serving for Afgoye administration of Somalia government in an agricultural rich town near Mogadishu. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 9:01University of Nairobi Students On Al Shabaab Payroll - Police[Shabelle] Some University of Nairobi students are paid members of ISIS and al Shabaab, the head of the National Counter Terrorism Center has said. read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 14:15The UN Special Representative to Somalia Welcomes the Election of a Speaker for the Galmudug Regional Assembly[Ethiopia Government] The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay issued a statement welcoming the election of the Speaker of the Galmudug Assembly by the members of the Assembly on Saturday (June 27). read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 8:14Kenya, Somalia in Talks to End Border Row Out of UN Court[Shabelle] Kenya and Somalia are seeking an out-of-court settlement over the long-running border dispute linked to lucrative oil and gas reserves in the Indian Ocean. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 13:12The Need for Unity Against Terrorism[Ethiopian Herald] It is tragic and unfortunate to realize that recently our world is being rocked and traumatized by acts of terror in various corners more than ever before. International terrorist groups such as the Islamic State (ISIS) and al-Qaeda as well as regional terrorists like al-Shabaab in East Africa, Boko Haram in West Africa (particularly in Nigeria) and the Taliban in Afghanistan have stepped up their brutal and indiscriminate acts of terror against governments and innocent civilian peoples. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 8:08Alshabaab Abducts Over 30 Soldiers and Senior Government Official[Dalsan Radio] Sources have confirmed to Radio Dalsan that armed group Al Shabaab have abducted government soldiers and government official in Lego,Lower Shabelle Region. read more...

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