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By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2016
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Jowhar, Middle Shabelle region, Somalia (Bloomberg + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least seven people were killed and eight others injured after a bomb ripped through a restaurant in the Middle Shabelle region town of El-Baraf in Somalia, an army official and relatives said. El-Baraf locality was recently ...
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Oct 14th, 2016
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Baidao, Bay region, Somalia ( Radio Shabelle + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least five soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a roadside bomb blast targeted on south west state army convoy near Baidoa city, the regional capital of Baay on Thursday. An anonymous Somali army officer in Baidoa and a...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Tokyo, Japan (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan will lease additional land next year to expand a military base in Djibouti, eastern Africa, as a counterweight to what it sees as growing Chinese influence in the region, three Japanese government sources said. China is seeking closer ties with Afric...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Adado, Galgadud region, Somalia ( Goobjoog + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least five people are confirmed dead and seven others injured when Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a fighters and clan militias attacked Galmudug state forces in Godinlabe locality, 30km south of Adado on Wednesday morning. The allied forc...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has said that its forces had withdrawn from some small towns in Hiiraan region to maintain the security of the provincial capital, which will host the election of federal MP’s. The withdra...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Nairobi , Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – More than eight out of 10 Somalis living in the world’s largest refugee camp, which Kenya plans to close by November, are unwilling to return home, fearing rape, forced recruitment into militias and lack of medical care, a chari...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Restructuring loss-making carrier Kenya Airways will take a month, the government said on Wednesday, appealing to pilots to withdraw a strike notice and join discussions. Tourism Minister Najib Balala, who sits in a cabinet sub-committee tasked with rev...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 12th, 2016
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New York ( reliefweb + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Letter dated 29 September 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea addressed to the President of the Security Council On behalf of the Security Council Committee ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States government is working closely with the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), the Interim Galmudug Administration (IGA), and Puntland Administration officials to address concerns related to the September 28 collective self-defense strike by the Un...
By Tajuddin
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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...