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Soma Oil and Gas survey cost in Somalia inflated-Petroleum PS

0 Visits: 335 | Friday November 23, 2018 - 02:07:26
Waagacusub.com- The British oil explorer which was in 2015 under the spotlight by a UN report over its dealings with Somalia inflated the cost of its seismic survey in 2013 likely denying Somalia earnings from part of oil proceeds should the UK explorer be granted oil blocks, a senior government official…

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$42M Missing from Somalia's Ministry of Finance Accounts

0 Visits: 231 | Friday November 23, 2018 - 02:00:57
Waagacusub.com- In September this year, the Liberian government reported that containers with currency printed worth about $105m disappeared from the port. To date, it has been one story or the other until the case finally died down.

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Three U.S. strikes in two days kill 44 Shabaab militants

0 Visits: 174 | Thursday November 22, 2018 - 04:07:07
Waagacusub.com- A third airstrike by U.S forces has killed seven Al-Shabaab militants raising the number of militants killed in barely two days to 44 in central Somali region of Mudug.

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Somali teens in Eden Prairie McDonald's say man pulled gun on them in dispute

0 Visits: 374 | Thursday November 22, 2018 - 03:59:26
Waagacusub.com- A Somali teenager said she confronted a white man at a McDonald's in Eden Prairie over what she took as an ethnic slight and that he responded by waving a handgun at her and other young people before leaving.

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Two employees of Somali telecom giant killed in Somali capital

0 Visits: 186 | Thursday November 22, 2018 - 03:57:39
Waagacusub.com- Two employees with Somalia's largest telecom company, Hormuud have been shot dead in the Somali capital Wednesday in string of attacks by suspected ISIS-linked militants that killed over ten employees with the company in recent weeks, officials said. According to witnesses, gunmen…

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$20 million missing from 2018 budget-parliamentary report

0 Visits: 460 | Wednesday November 21, 2018 - 03:18:41
Waagacusub.com- Report points fingers at Finance Minister Abdirahman Beileh over violation of budget regulations and misappropriation of funds.

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President Farmaajo and Qatari Emir Bin Hamad in Italy

0 Visits: 232 | Wednesday November 21, 2018 - 03:17:12
Waagacusub.com- President Mohamed Farmaajo is expected to meet the Emir of Qatari Tamim Bin Hamad in Italy, Waagacusub Media has learnt.

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Somali regional state executes soldier over elder's murder

0 Visits: 421 | 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: 235 | 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: 177 | 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: 191 | 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: 164 | 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: 597 | 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: 226 | 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: 266 | 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: 1041 | 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: 578 | 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: 267 | 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: 192 | 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: 223 | 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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