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SOMALIA: FUNDS RELEASED ILLEGALLY FROM THE CENTRAL BANK

0 Visits: 1665 | Sunday December 09, 2018 - 09:47:31
Sunatimes.com - Earlier this evening (December 8.2018), an armoured black Toyota land Cruiser was dispatched from the Headquarters of National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) by Fahad Yasin's orders, the de facto head of NISA. The vehicle went to Hotel Shamo at KM 5 and collected Mariam…

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Mursal defends Budget Committee, tells Govt to keep off Parliament

0 Visits: 749 | Saturday December 08, 2018 - 20:32:50
Waagacusub.com- Lower House Speaker Mohamed Mursal has broken his silence over the fate of the Finance and Budget Committee ruling the Committee is here to stay while warning the executive to keep off interfering on the functioning of the committee putting his deputy Abdiweli Mudey in an awkward position…

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Football fraternity in Somalia divided ahead of FIFA President Infantino's visit

0 Visits: 609 | Saturday December 08, 2018 - 02:13:07
Waagacusub.com- The football fraternity in Somalia is a divided house even over the running of the sport even as the country awaits for the historic visit by FIFA President. Giovanni Vincenzo "Gianni" Infantino visit will come a few weeks after the controversial election of Abdigani Said Arab…

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Miraa is not our focus on Nairobi-Mogadishu route, says Kenya Airways

0 Visits: 565 | Saturday December 08, 2018 - 02:10:40
Waagacusub.com- Kenya Airways was expected to launch Nairobi-Mogadishu flights on Wednesday December 5 but this was never to happen. In an interview with Macharia Kamau, the airline explained interest in the new route and developments on new Nairobi-New York route.

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Eritrea's Afwerki to visit Djibouti soon-FM

0 Visits: 501 | Thursday December 06, 2018 - 14:33:02
Waagacusub.com- Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki will soon visit Djibouti following thawing of relations among countries in the Horn of Africa. Eritrean foreign affairs minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf told the Turkish news agency Anadolu Wednesday the Eritrean leader would be visiting Djibouti soon…

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Somali women in Sanag ban menfolk from chewing narcotic leaf khat

0 Visits: 697 | Thursday December 06, 2018 - 02:35:49
Waagacusub.com- A campaign led by wives and mothers in a small village in northern Somalia's Sanag region has led to a ban on the ubiquitously popular leafy stimulant khat. A group of 60 self-organised women in Dharkeyn village, 30 km southeast of Hingalol town, have forced the disappearance of…

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MPs seek debate on 'deployment' of Eritrean and Ethiopian forces

0 Visits: 657 | Wednesday December 05, 2018 - 14:10:45
Waagacusub.com- A section of MPs have petitioned the Speaker to open debate seeking to establish whether Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers have been deployed in the country following recent talks between President Mohamed Farmaajo and leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea. "The debate will question the…

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A Somali journalist survives a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 397 | Wednesday December 05, 2018 - 02:06:58
Waagacusub.com- A car bomb explosion that was targeted a Somalia journalist car was heard from Shaqaalaha junction in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia The explosive device was planted into his car while he was driving alone when the car exploded and he was immediately rushed to the Digfeer hospital.

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Veteran Journalist seriously wounded in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 417 | Wednesday December 05, 2018 - 01:48:30
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the assassination attempt of journalist Ismail Sheikh Khalifa after vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) that was planted in his car exploded at Maka Murramah road in Mogadishu's Waberi district,…

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Puntland's Gaas appoints vetting committee for parliamentary selection

0 Visits: 289 | Tuesday December 04, 2018 - 02:15:41
Waagacusub.com- Puntland President Abdiweli Gaas Monday announced an eight-member dispute resolution and vetting committee for the upcoming parliamentary selection. The committee which will be chaired by Osman Ismail Barre will be tasked with vetting the parliamentary candidates and addressing electoral…

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Spy officer shot dead in Beled-Hawo, Gedo region

0 Visits: 274 | Tuesday December 04, 2018 - 02:14:10
Waagacusub.com- An officer attached to the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) was Sunday shot dead in Baled-Hawo in Gedo region. The officer identified as Abdiqani Ahmed Farah was shot by unidentified gunmen who fled the scene immediately with his AK 47 gun.

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U.S. strike kills nine Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia-AFRICOM

0 Visits: 229 | Monday December 03, 2018 - 02:58:25
Waagacusub.com- Nine Al-Shabaab militants were killed in a US airstrike in southwestern Somalia Friday adding to more than 50 the number of Al-Shabaab militants felled by the drone strikes in less than a month.

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Armed men gun down businessman in outskirts of Mogadishu

0 Visits: 262 | Monday December 03, 2018 - 02:56:57
Waagacusub.com- Armed men have shot dead a businessman in the outskirts of the capital Saturday, eyewitnesses said. According to witnesses, the three men walked into the shop of a popular businessman and opened fire killing him instantly at Arbaow street in Eelasha Biyaha area.

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ONLF Senior leadership return home

0 Visits: 362 | Sunday December 02, 2018 - 02:21:17
Waagacusub.com- A delegation composed of the senior leadership of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) arrived in Ethiopia this morning. Upon their arrival, the delegation was received by Ahmed Shide, Chairperson of the Somali People's Democratic Party (SPDP), and Mustafe Omar the president…

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Rights Based Approach to Review of Constitutional Issues in Somalia

0 Visits: 287 | Saturday December 01, 2018 - 10:43:35
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) commends the Federal Government of Somalia for having welcomed rights-based approach to the determination and review of constitutional issues in Somalia. This will ensure that the new constitution guarantees human rights and civil liberties such as freedom…

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Female journalists undergo training on gender-based violence

0 Visits: 224 | Saturday December 01, 2018 - 10:31:31
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in cooperation with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) conducted a Training Workshop for Women Journalists on Gender-based Violence and Human Rights in Mogadishu from 27-28 November 2018 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somali security forces nab suspect behind hotel bombing

0 Visits: 232 | Saturday December 01, 2018 - 02:25:39
Waagacusub.com- Somali security forces on Thursday arrested al-Shabab militant, a key suspect behind the bombing of Sahafi hotel in Mogadishu on Nov. 9 that left at least 50 people dead, officials said. The National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) said that the militant will be arraigned in…

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Somali govt airlifts troops into Baidoa ahead of regional election

0 Visits: 175 | Saturday December 01, 2018 - 02:24:05
Waagacusub.com- Somali government has deployed over one hundred soldiers in the southwestern town of Baidoa ahead the region holds the much-awaited regional presidential election which some have criticized as sham.

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Outbreak Update: Cholera in Somalia

0 Visits: 274 | Friday November 30, 2018 - 02:41:19
Waagacusub.com- The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 27 new suspected cases of cholera, with one death, reported in Banadir region for epidemiological week 46 (12 to 18 November) of 2018. Of these new cases, 44% (12) are female while 44% (12) are children below five years of age. During this…

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Somali Parliament Apologizes for 'Wrong Report' on Missing US $40 Million

0 Visits: 200 | Friday November 30, 2018 - 02:38:15
Waagacusub.com- The Somali parliament have eaten their words and apologized to the finance ministry for the 'mistake by house finance committee' that over USD 40million was missing the country's accounts. What really happened in Somalia?

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