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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 26th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Attacks on aid workers delivering supplies in Somalia almost doubled in 2015 and the number killed jumped to 17 from 10 the year before, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Somalia has been mired in conflict since civil war broke out in 1991 and is ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 19th, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The humanitarian community in Somalia today launched a prioritized Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for 2016 in Mogadishu calling on the international community to ensure predictable and timely funding. The new plan is seeking USD $885 million to re...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 19th, 2016
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New York ( UN News Centre + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Expressing concern over the impact on vital remittances from diaspora countries into Somalia caused by “necessary but less considered counter-terrorism regulations,” United Nations rights experts today warned the measures may “severely affect the human...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Dec 2nd, 2015
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud welcomed the peace accord signed today (Wednesday) by both the president of Puntland State Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas and the President of Galmudug State Abdikarim Hussein Guled to end the bloo...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Aug 2nd, 2015
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BANGUI, Central African Republic ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO)-  One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic’s capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said. The peacekeepers were attempti...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Jun 2nd, 2015
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Mogadishu ( UN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia must put in place a legal framework that guarantees freedom of expression in the country, as well as a moratorium on capital punishment, a United Nations independent expert recommended today, while commending progress accomplished so far. “Somali journali...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
May 27th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The EU Delegation to Somalia is pleased to announce EU’s first contribution of €5 million ($6.2 million) to the Somalia Stability fund. This contribution will be used to support the Federal Government of Somalia and regional authorities rebuilding local governan...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 9th, 2015
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Juba ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Over 2.5 million South Sudanese are on the brink of famine, with the civil war likely to intensify, the United Nations said Monday as it launched a $1.8 billion aid appeal. UN emergency relief coordinator Valerie Amos said she had witnessed “first hand the...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 20th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The special representative of United Nations secretary general for Somalia Nicholas Kay briefing media outlets has shed light on the achievements of UN Political Office and AMISOM. The envoy has declared that a national referendum on the constitution will be held in 2...
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Dec 6th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( Reuters + AFP + DPA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s parliament has voted out its second prime minister in a year. International donors had warned the move would threaten the war-torn nation’s fragile recovery. At odds for months with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud over a Cab...