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Loss of Gen Paul Lokech is highly shared and felt in Somalia"LION OF MOGADISHU"

0 Visits: 1763 | Sunday August 22, 2021 - 03:47:31
Waagacusub.com - Gen. Paul Lokech was announced dead at 10:15am on Saturday 21 August, after succumbing to a blood clot within a short while as per the post mortem report at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala. Lokech at the time of his demise, he was serving as Deputy Inspector General of…

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Three killed and several wounded after knife attack in German town

0 Visits: 2577 | Saturday June 26, 2021 - 09:36:11
A man armed with a long knife killed three people and seriously injured five others in an attack in the southern German city of Wuerzburg on Friday, authorities said.

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Al-Shabaab takes over base after UPDF exit

0 Visits: 2353 | Thursday June 24, 2021 - 11:11:34
Al-Shabaab militants have taken control of a town in Somalia shortly after the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) handed it over to the federal government there.

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Somalia's First Female Taekwondo Athlete to Compete in Tokyo

0 Visits: 2508 | Thursday June 24, 2021 - 11:09:25
With the Olympics in Tokyo now just a month away, Somalia is set to send its first female taekwondo athlete to the games in Japan.

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Muslim charities concerned about targeted audits call for security watchdog probe

0 Visits: 2422 | Thursday June 24, 2021 - 11:07:18
Muslim charities from across Canada, fearful they are being unfairly singled out for audits, want the national security watchdog to investigate the matter.

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Somalia PM to Help Trace Military Recruits Said to Be Missing

0 Visits: 2260 | Thursday June 24, 2021 - 11:05:02
Following street protests in Mogadishu and elsewhere in Somalia by mothers of army trainees supposedly in Eritrea, as well as criticism from other entities, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has created a panel to investigate the claims.

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Ethiopians vote in elections overshadowed by crisis and conflict

0 Visits: 2373 | Monday June 21, 2021 - 04:55:19
Ethiopians will vote Monday in national and regional elections announced by the prime minister as proof of his commitment to democracy after decades of repressive rule in Africa's second most populous country.

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Kidnapped Eastleigh woman rescued alive from Kayole house

0 Visits: 2399 | Sunday June 20, 2021 - 16:05:42
A 23 year old woman who was kidnapped by unknown people and a ransom demand of Sh5 million made for her release was Sunday rescued alive. Police and the family of Hafsa Mohamed Lukman said she was found abandoned and locked in a house in Matopeni area, Kayole.

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Ethiopia rejects Arab League resolution on Renaissance Dam

0 Visits: 2665 | Thursday June 17, 2021 - 14:13:33
Ethiopia has rejected an Arab League resolution calling on the United Nations Security Council to intervene in a lingering dispute between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over a massive dam Addis Ababa is building on the Blue Nile, the Nile River's main tributary.

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Ethiopia envoy: Eritrean troops in Tigray will `leave soon'

0 Visits: 2767 | Wednesday June 16, 2021 - 10:37:30
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ethiopia's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday that Eritrean troops who have been fighting with his country's forces in a war against the Tigray region's fugitive leaders "will definitely leave soon," a move that would be welcomed by many including the United Nations…

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Turkey condemns suicide blast at Somalia military training center

0 Visits: 2567 | Wednesday June 16, 2021 - 10:35:57
Turkey on Tuesday "strongly" condemned the deadly blast in Somalia which left at least 20 people dead.

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Ten soldiers killed in suicide bomb attack at military base in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 2599 | Tuesday June 15, 2021 - 11:18:28
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a military base in Mogadishu's Wadajir district Tuesday morning killing at least ten soldiers and injuring ten others.

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Somali government files complaint against Kenya to Security Council

0 Visits: 2583 | Tuesday June 15, 2021 - 11:13:30
Somali government has lodged a complaint with the Security Council against the Kenyan government over its shelling of Gedo

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CPC welcomes PM investigation into Somali soldiers trained in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 2478 | Monday June 14, 2021 - 21:42:35
The Council of Presidential Candidates has issued a statement on Monday welcoming the decision by PM Roble to appoint a committee to investigate the condition of Somali troops being trained in Eritrea.

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Puntland sentences 18 Al-Shabaab members to death

0 Visits: 2552 | Monday June 14, 2021 - 21:40:11
The Supreme Court's military government in Galkayo has sentenced 17 men to death. The court also sentenced 18-year-old Abdirizak Ahmed Burale to life in prison, according to a court ruling.

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Edmonton police investigating attack on a Black Muslim woman wearing a hijab

0 Visits: 2516 | Monday June 14, 2021 - 11:00:20
Edmonton Police are investigating a report that a Somali Canadian woman who was wearing a hijab was attacked Friday night, the latest in a series of attacks on Black and racialized Muslim women in recent months

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Four killed in attacks in Dhusamareb, Abudwaq

0 Visits: 2167 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 02:17:01
Gunmen in the Galmudug state opened fire outside a restaurant on Friday, killing three people and injuring two others.

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Gorgor forces conduct operations in Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 2157 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 02:14:31
The commander of the Somali National Army (SNA) has said that Gorgor forces have carried out a special operation in Lower Shabelle region.

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NATO chief calls deteriorating security situation in Sahel region 'major concern

0 Visits: 2259 | Saturday June 12, 2021 - 01:05:43
In an interview with Jowharahead of next week's NATO summit, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed the deteriorating security situation in Africa's Sahel region, as well as NATO's withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Geostrategic consensus' on China keeps US-UK relationship special

0 Visits: 2305 | Saturday June 12, 2021 - 01:01:12
Joe Biden and Boris Johnson met for the first time on Thursday ahead of the G7 summit, after many media discussions highlighted the White House's concerns about Northern Ireland and the president's past disdain for the prime minister. But as Biden's US prioritizes building an anti-Chinese…

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