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Saturday, 08-30-14, 9:38Fierce Fighting Starts in Lower Shabelle Between the Govt Troops and Alshabaab[Dalsan Radio]A fierce fighting broke out in Lower Shabelle this morning between the forces of the federal government backed by AMISOM and Alshabaab. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 7:27NUSOJ Laments Resubmission of Draft Media Law As a Threat to Media Freedom[Shabelle]Mogadishu -The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests against resubmission of draft media law to the Council of Ministers of the Federal Government of Somalia for endorsement without the agreed inclusive consultation with media stakeholders. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 12:59Suspected Al-Shabaab Gunmen Kidnap, Rob 22 Quarry Workers Near Mandera[Sabahi]Mandera, Somalia -Suspected al-Shabaab gunmen on Sunday morning (August 17th) waylaid a vehicle transporting quarry workers near Mandera town, kidnapping 22 people and taking them across the border into Somalia, Mandera East Officer Commanding Police Division Ekai Maruk told Sabahi. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 10:15EU Naval Force Warship Esps Navarra Conducts Friendly Approach in the Indian Ocean[EU Navfor]During the last few days EU Naval Force Warship ESPS Navarra deployed as part of EU Naval Force, has been conducting counter-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean. The Spanish frigate's embarked AB 212 helicopter, during a routine flight, visually detected two vessels sailing northwards to the Yemeni coast. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 8:34Somaliland Forces Occupy Saaxdheer[Dalsan Radio]The Somaliland forces took over Saaxdheer today at a time when Ali Khalif Galayr was due to be inaugurated for presidency of Khatumo state. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 14:06Shabelle Media Network "Much Concerned About" Courts Plots By the Somali Prosecutor's Office.[Shabelle]We, Shablle Media Network, are deeply troubled a plot of court case against three members of our by the Somali general prosecutor's office. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 12:12Uhuru - African Governments Must Share Intelligence Reports On Alshabaab[Dalsan Radio]The Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta said African governments must share intelligence reports on Alshabaab so that Alshabaab can be defeated. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 6:07Ethiopia Urged to Intensify Support for Somalia's Peace[ERTA]Britain has called on Ethiopia to step up support towards the peace and stability of neighbouring Somalia. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 12:10Authorities Detain Three Journalists and Shutter Radio Station[CPJ]Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about the detention of three Shabelle Media Network journalists and the closure of their station. Security agents arrested 19 individuals at the network's offices in the capital Mogadishu on August 15, and removed the transmitters of Radio Shabelle and Sky FM, two stations in the Shabelle Media Network, according to news reports and local journalists. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 7:09Somali Journalists Receive Training On Media Ethics, Press Freedom[Sabahi]Eighty Somali journalists concluded on Monday (August 25th) a three-day training workshop on journalism skills, media ethics and press freedom in Mogadishu. read more...

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