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Kenya, Somalia to 'work towards peace' in sea border spat

0 Visits: 710 | Wednesday March 06, 2019 - 21:10:46
Waagacusub.com- In Summary Somalian President Abdullahi Mohamed and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta met in Nairobi to try and resolve a bitter maritime border dispute, with Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed there to moderate. This came after Kenya accused Somalia of selling oil and gas blocks at a London…

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UNBOWED: I will not flee but will rebuild-hotel owner

0 Visits: 668 | Wednesday March 06, 2019 - 02:08:13
Waagacusub.com- Maka al Mukarama hotel which was within the epicentre of a deadly bombing that left in its wake death and destruction lost property valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars and had two of its staff killed but the owner remains defiant and determined to bounce back.

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Man executed in Gedo region for rape and murder

0 Visits: 718 | Wednesday March 06, 2019 - 02:06:40
Waagacusub.com- A 32-year-old man convicted of rape and murder was today executed by firing squad in Garbahare in Gedo region. Garbahare district court had sentenced the man to death and today signed off his execution after being found guilty of raping and killing a woman last month.

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Somali Gov't Soldiers Shot Dead Two Civilians In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 631 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 02:30:11
Waagacusub.com- Somali government soldiers have shot dead a bus driver and a woman from displaced camp in two separate locations in and out of the country's capital, Mogadishu sparking public outcry on Monday.

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Body of Infant Recovered After Deadly Somalia Attack

0 Visits: 645 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 02:28:17
Waagacusub.com- Somali authorities say the body of a seven month-old boy has been recovered the rubble three days after an al-Shabab attack killed at least 25 people in Mogadishu last Thursday.

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AS attacks in Mogadishu 'to rise' amid allied offensives-report

0 Visits: 698 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 02:21:31
Waagacusub.com- Increased allied firepower in the regions strangle Al-Shabaab movements in the regions Group adopting urban guerilla warfare in response to US airstrikes Increased attacks in Mogadishu likely as Al-Shabaab decimates ISS

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Police in Mogadishu arrest 3 Al-Shabaab militants

0 Visits: 669 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 02:19:49
Waagacusub.com- Security forces have arrested three Al-Shabaab members said to be behind targeted killings in Mogadishu and its environs. Police revealed the three who were nabbed Monday were responsible for a spate of killings in Wadajir and Darkinley districts in Banaadir region which encompasses…

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UN and Turkey gov't condemn Thursday attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 608 | Monday March 04, 2019 - 02:04:09
Waagacusub.com- The United Nation and Turkey government have condemned the terror attack in Mogadishu-Somalia on Thursday night that killed more than ten people and injured at least more than 20.

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Kenya joins HoA club as Kenyatta arrives in Asmara

0 Visits: 606 | Monday March 04, 2019 - 02:02:27
Waagacusub.com- Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta Sunday arrived at the Eritrean capital Asmara alongside Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed in what could signify Kenya's inclusion in the new Horn of African club spearheaded by the Ethiopian Prime Minister.

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Battle over in Somali capital, three militants killed - police

0 Visits: 650 | Saturday March 02, 2019 - 02:55:20
Waagacusub.com- Somali security forces killed three militants holed up in a building in the capital Mogadishu on Friday and the battle for the area was now over, police officials said.

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The Latest: Siege in Somali capital ends, attackers killed

0 Visits: 661 | Saturday March 02, 2019 - 02:52:33
Waagacusub.com- Police in Somalia's capital say a nearly day-long siege in the heart of Mogadishu has ended with all of the al-Shabab extremist attackers killed. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says an operation to clear the buildings has begun and bodies have been found.

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Somali entrepreneur brings more than African flavors to America

0 Visits: 1186 | Thursday February 28, 2019 - 02:33:24
Waagacusub.com- Somali entrepreneur Hawa Hassan doesn't only want to please her customers' palates: She also wants her food company to help bring communities together after it helped her bridge cultural divides and reconnect with her mother, from whom she was separated as a child for more than…

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Armed men shot dead a businessman in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1513 | Thursday February 28, 2019 - 02:31:26
Waagacusub.com- Armed men have shot dead a businessman in Hamarweyn district of the capital Mogadishu, eyewitnesses said.

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Pakistan reportedly shoots down two Indian jets

0 Visits: 682 | Thursday February 28, 2019 - 02:30:02
Waagacusub.com- Pakistan has reportedly shot down two Indian jets, capturing one pilot, amid escalating tension between the two countries. The air raids took place over the disputed territory of Kashmir just one day after India bombed targets in Pakistan, according to BBC.

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US says 4 airstrikes in Somalia kill 2 al-Shabab fighters

0 Visits: 608 | Monday February 25, 2019 - 03:50:56
Waagacusub.com- The United States military says it has killed two al-Shabab extremists in four airstrikes in Somalia. The attacks eliminated checkpoints and facilities used by al-Shabaab to collect taxes to fund their violent campaign in Somalia, said a statement Sunday from the U.S. Africa command.…

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Half a century of neighbourly tiffs: The complex story of Kenya, Somalia

0 Visits: 636 | Monday February 25, 2019 - 03:47:16
Waagacusub.com- The Kenyan delegation trooped to Rome like lambs to the slaughter. The charge sheet had been scripted by a belligerent neighbour and the delegates were not supposed to talk. Like martyrs, Cabinet ministers Tom Mboya, Mbiyu Koinange and James Gichuru walked around Rome, Italy weighed…

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Somali MP Killed in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 674 | Sunday February 24, 2019 - 02:08:24
Waagacusub.com- - Unidentified gunmen have killed a Somali MP in the Somali capital, the latest in string of attacks targeting the country's legislative body members, officials said Saturday. Osman Elmi Boqore was assisinated by two gunmen in Karan district, north of Mogadishu.

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"The Biggest Threat to Press Freedom in Somalia is Not al-Shabab – it's Farmajo's Regime"

0 Visits: 1906 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 01:59:25
Waagacusub.com - Veteran Somali journalist Abdalle Mumin mostly reports on his country from exile in Nairobi, Kenya. When he does go home, about once a month, Mumin keeps his head down and his footprint light. He stays in secure camps inside the "green zone," only travels encircled by private…

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Somalia:The Role of the Media in "the Most Corrupt Country"

0 Visits: 1625 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 01:48:24
Waagacusub.com - Somalia was ranked last out of the 180 countries included in Transparency International's latest Corruption Perceptions Index which draws on surveys and expert assessments to measure public sector corruption. Each country is given a score from zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very…

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New evidence to soften diplomatic row between Kenya, Somalia

0 Visits: 1030 | Thursday February 21, 2019 - 02:07:25
Waagacusub.com- Wednesday February 20, 2019 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (ADV) – A new evidence in the row between Kenya and Somalia has revealed an interesting twist in favor of Somalia, sources said Wednesday. Kenya's leading Daily Nation reports that the Norwegian consultancy firm that gathered data…

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