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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mandera, Somali region, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya said on Tuesday that it has enhanced security along its Somali border to thwart terror attacks from Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia told journalists that security agents have learned less...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Beledweyne, Hiiraan region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A section of politicians from Hiiraan region have revealed that plans to establish a state for the region of Hiiraan is at advanced stage. This administration will be independent from the HirShabelle state whose formation process is currently...
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali aid workers said Monday Turkey’s government had delivered over 8,500 tons of food — including sugar, wheat and oil — to relieve drought-hit areas of the country. Mohamed Yaqub, a local worker for the Al-Manhal aid group, wh...
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Adado, Galgadud region, Somalia (SONNA + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The President of Galmudug Stateof Somalia Abdikraim Hussein Gulled and the Somali Police Commissioner brigadier general Mohamed Hassan Hamoud have jointly on Sunday wrapped up police training at Adado town the current headquarters of Galmudug Sta...
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – AMISOM congratulates the 202 Jubaland State of Somalia Police recruits graduating today after a three-month intensive course, organized by the police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). They are the second batch of 600 officers from Ju...
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Somali clerics council has called for a quota for the presence of women in the parliament after the upcoming elections, arguing that the provision is not in conformity with Islam. In a statement Monday in Mogadishu, the Somali Clerical As...
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Federal Indirect Electoral Implementation Team (FIEIT) is pleased to announce the opening of a bank account for the receipt of registration fees from candidates running for seats in Somalia’s next federal parliament. Please see account details below. Cand...
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Oct 4th, 2016
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New York (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday announced the appointment of Hubert Price, a retired lieutenant colonel from the United States Armed Forces, as head of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS). “Mr. Price brings to this new position...
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO)- According to the publication of AMISOM, African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Deputy Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Mohammedesha Zeyinu, has completed his tour of duty in Somalia after one-and-a-half years of service. Maj. Gen. Zeyinu, who was in charge of Operation...
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The repatriation of Somali refugees living in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp is being carried out within the confines of international humanitarian law, a Kenyan official said on Monday. Fazul Mohamed, executive director of Kenya’s NGOs Coordinat...