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Kenya Airways launches daily flights to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 348 | 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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Turkey condemns terror attack in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 271 | Sunday November 11, 2018 - 02:24:30
Waagacusub.com- Turkey has condemned Friday's terrorist attack in the Somalian capital.

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Four UK ministers on verge of quitting, EU rejects latest plan: Sunday Times

0 Visits: 215 | Sunday November 11, 2018 - 02:18:31
Waagacusub.com- Four British ministers who back remaining in the European Union are on the verge of quitting Theresa May's government over Brexit, the Sunday Times reported, as pressures built on the prime minister from all sides.

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Abiy: Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia will not have three presidents in the future

0 Visits: 417 | Saturday November 10, 2018 - 17:05:32
Waagacusub.com- Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed indicated that the Horn of Africa will have one president instead of three in a speech after the inauguration of the Tibebe Ghion Specialized Hospital in the City of Bahir Dar with Eritrean and Somalia presidents today.

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One family's tragic double losses touch hearts as treble bombings death toll rises to 32

0 Visits: 458 | Saturday November 10, 2018 - 03:49:30
Waagacusub.com- It's just three years ago when Abdifatah Abdirashid Shire, the owner of the popular Sahafi hotel in the Somali capital had move to return home to become heir to the property after his father Abdirashid Shire Ilqeyte was killed by al-Shabab fighters in a complex attack inside the…

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Two Consecutive Suicide car bombers hit hotel in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 337 | Friday November 09, 2018 - 18:14:08
Waagacusub.com- Suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu on Friday, police said.

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Eritrean, Somalia presidents arrive in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 698 | Friday November 09, 2018 - 16:51:26
Waagacusub.com- At the invitation of Ethiopia's Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of Somalia arrived in the city of Gondar, Amhara regional state today. Upon arrival at Atse Tewodros Airport, the two leaders were welcomed by Prime…

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Kenya, Somalia border row threatens oil exploration

0 Visits: 360 | Friday November 09, 2018 - 02:26:45
Waagacusub.com- A row between Kenya and Somalia over their maritime border may deter multinational oil companies from exploring for oil and gas offshore east Africa, and a Somali official warned that the argument could escalate.

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Stop meddling in S. West polls, civil society, professionals warn

0 Visits: 222 | Friday November 09, 2018 - 02:20:26
Waagacusub.com- A group of professionals and civil society leaders from South West state have called for an end to meddling of state presidential elections pointing fingers at the federal government amid resignation of president Sharif Adan and withdrawal from the race. In a joint statement, the two…

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Farmers in Baardheere of Gedo region complain of farm insect diseases

0 Visits: 262 | Friday November 09, 2018 - 02:18:50
Waagacusub.com- Farmers in Baardheere district of Gedo region are complaining of diseases and pest damage to their farms. Mohamed Abdirahman Matow, the deputy chairman of the farmers in Baardheere told Goobjoog that they needed help to fight the pest diseases in order to improve the productivity of…

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Somalia 'deplores' civilian deaths by AU forces in Somali capital

0 Visits: 203 | Thursday November 08, 2018 - 02:14:13
Waagacusub.com- African Union peacekeepers shot dead at least four civilians after a bomb blast targeted their military convoy in the north of the Somali capital on early Tuesday, officials and a resident said, in an attack condemned by the Somali government as 'deplorable'. Somali officials…

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UNSOM calls for consensus on a credible and peaceful election in SWS Somalia

0 Visits: 229 | Thursday November 08, 2018 - 02:09:58
Waagacusub.com- The United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) calls for consensus on a credible and peaceful election in southwest state presidential election on November 17 2018. The events unfolding in the last few days, including the divisions among the stakeholders, ahead of the upcoming presidential…

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Somali federalism project on the 'cliff-edge', UN envoy warns

0 Visits: 249 | Thursday November 08, 2018 - 02:08:06
Waagacusub.com- UN chief in Somalia warns the ongoing stalemate between Federal Government and State leaders risks disentangling the federalism project and could stall AMISOM exit

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U.A.E. Military Base in Breakaway Somaliland to Open by June

0 Visits: 214 | Thursday November 08, 2018 - 02:04:05
Waagacusub.com- A United Arab Emirates military base in the self-declared republic of Somaliland will begin operating by June and include a coastal-surveillance system, according to a diplomat involved in talks for the facility. The U.A.E. is growing its military presence in the Horn of Africa to help…

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Sharif Sheikh Adan resigns as S. West president, pulls out of polls race

0 Visits: 178 | Wednesday November 07, 2018 - 19:29:40
Waagacusub.com- Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan has resigned as president of South West state and quit the state presidential race set for November 17 following a fierce political battle with the federal government. Adan announced his resignation accompanied by Federal Interior Minister Abdi Sabriye in Baidoa…

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Midterm elections: Democrats projected to win control of House, but Senate remains in GOP hands

0 Visits: 188 | Wednesday November 07, 2018 - 16:11:51
Waagacusub.com- Democrats were projected to take control of the House late Tuesday and pick up some governorships, but Republicans were poised to expand their majority in the Senate, delivering a split verdict in the first national referendum on Donald Trump's presidency. The most expensive and…

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Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Just Became the First Muslim Women Elected to Congress

0 Visits: 334 | Wednesday November 07, 2018 - 16:09:32
Waagacusub.com-Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have become the first Muslim women elected to Congress after both Democrats won their congressional midterm 2018 races. Omar, the first Somali-American Muslim to ever become a lawmaker when elected to the Minnesota's House of Representatives in 2016, is…

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Somali regional election chief resigns amid allegations of manipulation

0 Visits: 217 | Tuesday November 06, 2018 - 03:03:24
Waagacusub.com- The chairman of Somalia's Southwestern state election commission has resigned Monday amid allegations of "blatant and unabashed' attempts by some candidates to manipulate the outcome of the forthcoming presidential elections in the region, officials say.

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U.S. ratchets up pressure on Iran with a resumption of sanctions

0 Visits: 178 | Tuesday November 06, 2018 - 02:59:28
Waagacusub.com- The United States reimposes oil and financial sanctions against Iran on Monday, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to curb its missile and nuclear programs and counter its growing military and political influence in the Middle East. The move will restore U.S. sanctions…

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AU, UN envoys wrap up talks with federal state leaders

0 Visits: 207 | Tuesday November 06, 2018 - 02:49:46
Waagacusub.com- UN envoy to Somalia Nicholas Haysom and his AU counterpart Francisco today concluded their whirlwind tours across the country by meeting Galmudug state president Ahmed Haaf. The two envoys met with Haaf in Galkaayo alongside Galmudug state minister Sheikh Mohamed Shakir where they discussed…

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