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Sep 23rd, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to the publication of AMISOM, The upcoming Parliamentary and Presidential electoral process in Somalia is significant not only as a measure of the country’s political and social progress after decades of conflict, but as a benchmark of the country’s...
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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Garowe, Puntland State, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Puntland State Indirect Electoral Implementation Team (SIEIT) held a press conference today in Garowe to urge Puntland clan elders to comply with the 30 per cent quota for women’s representation in the Lower House of the country’s next federal pa...
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On 21st September 2016 at a High Level Meeting on Somalia hosted by the Federal Government of Somalia, Ethiopia, Italy and the United Kingdom in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the close partners of Somalia namely the African Union, Canada, China, D...
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Sep 22nd, 2016
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Adado, Galgadud region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Interim Administration of Galmudug on Tuesday called for the security forces of the state to make final preparations to secure the upcoming elections. The Deputy President of the state Mohamed Hashi Abdi said state security forces will be res...
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Sep 20th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Five million Somalis – more than 40 per cent of the country’s population – do not have sufficient food, according to a new assessment report released today in Mogadishu. This includes over 300,000 children under five who are acutely malnourished, including mo...
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Sep 19th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali army battalion commander was killed Sunday in a bloody suicide attack in southern Mogadishu, near the Ministry of Defense, which is located at the factories Street, Hodan district in Banaadir region. According to the eyewitnesses in the area, Major G...
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Sep 17th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a town in a region near Kenya’s border, killing at least seven Somali soldiers, the group and Somali officials said. Al Shabaab, which regularly attacks Somali forces in its campaign ...
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Aug 14th, 2016
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Beledweyne, Hiiraan region , Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Al Shabaab militants have arrested dozens of clan elders in connection with an attack claimed by armed tribal militias in central Somalia. The mass arrest took place at Luq jelow locality , 20 KM west of Beledweyne, the regional capital of Hi...
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – the Minister of Information, Mohamed Abdi Hayir ‘Maareeye’, briefed the media on the development and security activities of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in past week. HE the Minister detailed activities that took place in the past week including: t...
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Uganda police contingent serving under AMISOM has been asked to help Somali security forces secure the forthcoming elections scheduled before year end. Deputy Police Commissioner, Christine Alalo, said Uganda security forces had a duty to help Somalia hol...