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Somali regional state executes soldier over elder's murder

0 Visits: 22 | Tuesday November 20, 2018 - 02:05:03
Waagacusub.com- Somalia's Jubbaland regional state executed one of its own soldiers by firing squad in the port city of Kismayo after a military court convicted him of murdering a local traditional elder in October.

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UPD chairman Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrives in Kismayo

0 Visits: 18 | Tuesday November 20, 2018 - 02:03:31
Waagacusub.com- The chairman of the Union for Peace and Development (UPD) party Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Monday arrived in Kismayu the headquarters of Jubbaland state for a two days visit.

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Al-Shabaab radio destroyed in airstrike-state media

0 Visits: 76 | Monday November 19, 2018 - 02:20:13
Waagacusub.com- A mobile radio station used by the militant group Al-Shabaab was Saturday night destroyed in an airstrike, state media has said. According to Radio Mogadishu, airstrikes hit Jilib town, a stronghold of Al-Shabaab in Middle Jubba region in southern Somalia targeting Al-Shabaab militants…

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Migrants fleeing Libya refuse to leave ship and be sent back to camps

0 Visits: 66 | Monday November 19, 2018 - 02:16:37
Waagacusub.com- A total of 81 people on the cargo ship, some from Sudan, say they are staying put Eighty-one migrants have refused to disembark from a merchant ship off the coast of Misrata in Libya, according to reports.

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Kenya denies claims Shabaab bribed police to cross border

0 Visits: 63 | Monday November 19, 2018 - 02:13:51
Waagacusub.com- Police IG Joseph Boinnet Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet has denied reports that police officers at the Kenya-Somalia border were bribed to let terrorists into the country.

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Leadership Crisis Caused Freeze of Statebuilding Efforts in Somalia

0 Visits: 188 | Sunday November 18, 2018 - 03:55:23
Waagacusub.com - Somalia is mired in out of control political and security situation created by broken electoral promises, egregious abuses, and foreign policy blunders committed by the federal government of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. The Gulf crisis, the moratorium of the Federal Member States…

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Judge frees Somali immigrant who was detained 9 months

0 Visits: 131 | Sunday November 18, 2018 - 02:51:12
Waagacusub.com- A federal judge has freed a Somali immigrant who was held for nine months in a New Hampshire jail. The New Hampshire ACLU contends Immigration and Customs Enforcement unlawfully detained 45-year-old Abdigani Faisal Hussein. The Portland, Maine, resident was released from the Strafford…

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Somalia to license oil drilling in February amid absence of clear legal regime

0 Visits: 155 | Sunday November 18, 2018 - 02:46:25
Waagacusub.com- Somalia is gearing for its first post-civil war oil drilling licensing rounds early February following completion of seismic surveys by two exploration companies.

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Somali UK: Private hire driver convicted of sexual assault

0 Visits: 459 | Sunday November 18, 2018 - 02:20:29
A private hire driver who sexually assaulted three female passengers has been sentenced today, Friday 16 November at Wood Green Crown Court.

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Somaliland:Telesom CEO Wins Africa's Top Technology Companies Leadership Award

0 Visits: 167 | Sunday November 18, 2018 - 01:40:47
Waagacusub.com - Telecommunication's firm Telesom chief executive officer Mr.Abdikarim Mohammed Eid has scooped the top prize in a technology bonanza held in Cape Town, South Africa. In a conference in which participants from around the globe converged to attend AfricaCom meeting in Cape Town where…

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15 Killed In Renewed Somali-Oromo Clashes In Moyale

0 Visits: 105 | Saturday November 17, 2018 - 04:15:42
Waagacusub.com- At least 10 people are reported dead after renewed ethnic clashes between Gabbra and Somalis flared up on the Ethiopian border town Moyale, Waagacusub reports. The fighting erupted on Sunday and went on to Monday before intervention by the Federal Police. The Gabra and Boran sub-ethnic…

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U.S. ambassador to Somalia starts duty

0 Visits: 142 | Friday November 16, 2018 - 02:20:09
Waagacusub.com- U. S Mission to Somalia Thursday announced the arrival of newly appointed ambassador Donald Yamamoto as he takes over from his predecessor Stephen Schwartz who resigned last October. Yamamoto who until his appointment to take up the Somali mission was the Acting Assistant Secretary of…

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MP Fiqi: Sahafi Hotel attack was a target to assassinate MPs

0 Visits: 160 | Friday November 16, 2018 - 02:18:10
Waagacusub.com- Ahmed Mohamed Fiqi a member of the federal parliament speaking to a press conference in the capital, Mogadishu today has addressed about the latest car bombing attacks that killed more than 20 people in Mogadishu.

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Ethiopian's comeback flights to Mogadishu worries Turkish Airlines

0 Visits: 238 | Wednesday November 14, 2018 - 05:34:29
Waagacusub.com- The national flag carrier airline of Turkey, Turkish Airlines should be wary of Africa's largest airline by revenue and profit comeback as it seeks to grow its influence and dominance in the continent. Ethiopia Airlines, Ethiopia's flag carrier resumed its Addis – Ababa flight…

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Women World C'ship: Somalia boxer who fought against all odds

0 Visits: 439 | Wednesday November 14, 2018 - 05:30:37
Waagacusub.com- Boxer Ramla Ali is the sole representative of Somalia in the upcoming International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championship, starting November 15. Her journey, as she said, "has been a lot longer than anyone else in Somalia."

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At least 7 ministries in the dark over electricity arrears

0 Visits: 175 | Tuesday November 13, 2018 - 14:11:56
Waagacusub.com- At least seven government ministries have in the last two days gone without electricity following a withdrawal of services by an electricity company over four months' arrears.

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Somalia's compliance with arms embargo 'consistently weak'-UN report

0 Visits: 216 | Tuesday November 13, 2018 - 14:10:25
Waagacusub.com- Diversion of military equipment and distribution for political ends remain high in Somalia, a new UN report has warned dimming the possibility of arms embargo lifting by the UN Security Council in the near future.

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Somali refugees in Dhagahley camp hit by medical strike

0 Visits: 124 | Tuesday November 13, 2018 - 14:04:01
Waagacusub.com- Thousands of Somali refugees in Dhagahley camp in Dadaab, northeastern Kenya, are bearing the brunt of weeks of a doctors' pay strike.

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Everyone Wants a Piece of the Horn of Africa's Ports

0 Visits: 197 | Monday November 12, 2018 - 02:26:59
Waagacusub.com- This February, the small African nation of Djibouti took control of the Red Sea container port of Doraleh from DP World, completing what it considers the final act in a lengthy wrangle with the Dubai-based ports operator. Djibouti has accused the international ports company, which had…

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Kenya Airways launches daily flights to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 230 | Monday November 12, 2018 - 02:23:38
Waagacusub.com- Kenya Airways will expand its footprint to the Horn of Africa with the commencement of daily operations to Mogadishu, Somalia with effect from 15 November 2018.

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