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By Tajuddin
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Dec 14th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Residents of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday launched a so-called neighbourhood vigilante programme to enlist the help of citizens to stave off attacks by Al shabaab militants and activities by criminal gangs. Hassan Mohamed Hussein ” Mungab” the Go...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 13th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the last week. The Minister discussed various issues: Parliament’s vote of “no confidence” in the Prime Ministe...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 13th, 2014
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Dusamareb, Galgadud province ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 15 people were killed in clashes Saturday between government forces and members of the Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a (ASW) militia in the city of Dusamareb in Somalia’s central province of Galguduud, a government official has ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The first bill to define and address sexual offences in Somalia is expected to be presented to the cabinet before the end of this year, updating legislation that has been in place since 1930. The bill will define rape as a crime against a person, rather tha...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 10th, 2014
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Tayeglow , Bakool Province ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali government soldier on Wednesday killed five women suspected of being married to Al-Shabaab members in an apparent reprisal for the beheading of his wife one day earlier by a suspected Al-Shabaab militant. “The five wome...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 9th, 2014
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Abudhabi ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information of Somalia was a keynote speaker of today’s Global Communications Expo in Abu Dhabi, that brings diverse experts to collaborate in developing and implementing innovative Counter Violent Extremists communications activities. ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a decision issued by the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Somali National Army (SNA) will move outside the capital in Mogadishu to expand his bases and capacity outside the main city after years of battle with armed group Al Shabaab. The Somali arm...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 29th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The European Union Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM Somalia) aims in 2015 to approximately match the number of soldiers it trained in 2014, although mission personnel say the security situation in Mogadishu, where the training is taking place, remains “very dangerous...
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Nov 21st, 2014
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Mogadishu (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s president said on Thursday a military campaign would push Islamist al Shabaab fighters out of all towns and major territories by the end of the year, though the militants would still be able to mount guerrilla attacks. African Union and Somali...
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Oct 8th, 2014
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Brussels ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The European Union on Wednesday welcomed the re-capture of the key Somali coastal town of Baraawe from al-Shabaab Islamic militants by a coalition of African Union and Somali forces earlier this week. Baraawe, a port town, was recaptured by a coalition of troops from t...