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Jul 24th, 2014
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Jowhar (DIPLOMAT)- The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply concerned about the decision of the Middle Shabelle Governor to evict Radio Jowhar from its premises within24 hours, a decision deemed as unfair, leaving the only radio station in the region to close and calls for the decis...
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Jul 24th, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT)- A Kent woman was among three suspected supporters of a Somali jihadist group arrested Wednesday in an international sweep of suspected al-Shabaab backers. Hinda Osman Dhirane, 44, was arrested in Kent on charges of supporting a terrorist organization. Federal prosecutors in Was...
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Jul 24th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT) – A member of Somalia’s parliament famous for the political and patriotic songs she sang for decades has been assassinated in Mogadishu. The Islamist group al Shabab has claimed responsibility. The assailants pulled up alongside a car transporting Saado Ali Warsame, a...
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Jul 24th, 2014
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Ottawa ( DIPLOMAT) – The Harper government is setting aside $5 million for UNICEF to address humanitarian needs in Somalia. International Development Minister Christian Paradis says the funding will help improve the health and well-being of children, women and their families. UNICEF is currentl...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, sends his condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of MP Saado Ali Warsame, a Somali Member of Parliament killed in Mogadishu today. “Our prayers are with her. I send my deepest condolences to the ...
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT) – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the assassination of Saado Ali Warsame, a female Member of the Somali Federal Parliament, and expressed his deep concern about the continued attacks targeting parliamentarians in ...
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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Brussels(DIPLOMAT)- The European Union Foreign Affairs Council on Tuesday extended the mandate of the European bloc’s mission on regional maritime capacity building in the Horn of Africa (EUCAP Nestor) until December 12, 2016. This civilian mission forms part of the EU’s comprehensive approach to fig...
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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New York (DIPLOMAT)- Girls in parts of the global south continue to be married young, with more than half of girls in the least developed countries wed before their 18th birthday. The prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) also remains high, with more than 90% of women in Somalia, Guinea, Djib...
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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Minneapolis (DIPLOMAT)- The motto of the Department of Homeland Security is “see something, say something” — and a group of Somali-Americans did just that when they thought a man was trying to recruit teens to fight in Syria. The FBI believes as many as a dozen young men have been r...
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Jul 21st, 2014
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Rome (DIPLOMAT) – The Italian navy rescued yet more Somali illegal immigrants from the high seas while trying to go to Italy. This time, the Italian saved twenty illegal Somali immigrants. The Italian news agency abbreviated as ANCSE reported that they are now in the custody of the Italian navy...