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In memory of President Aden Abdulla Osman, the Father of the Nation

0 Visits: 318 | Wednesday June 09, 2021 - 01:20:27
On this day, in June 2008, Aden Abdulla, the first President of Somalia, passed away at the age of 98, 41 years after he left office in 1967. This piece of writing tries to give the reader a brief account of the unique leadership qualities of the late President.

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UN report says Somalis undergoing military training in Eritrea were deployed to fght in Tigray

0 Visits: 352 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 21:45:51
A UN report has said Somalis who were undergoing military training in Eritrea took part in the ongoing conflict in Tigray region in Ethiopia confirming similar claims by parents of the trainees and politicians in Somalia.

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Blast kills over 60 Al-Shabab fighters in southern region

0 Visits: 316 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 18:38:32
More than 60 Al-Shabab militants including foreign fighters were killed in an explosion at a village about 65 kilometers west of Qoryooley in southern Somalia, the army said in a brief statement on Tuesday.

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Most websites are back online after the global cloud outage temporarily disconnected the internet

0 Visits: 327 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 18:34:14
Thousands of government, news and social media websites around the world came back online on Tuesday after they were hit by a widespread hour-long outage linked to US-based cloud company Fastly Inc.

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Kamala Harris calls on Guatemala to tackle corruption to curb migration to the US

0 Visits: 281 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 18:29:26
US Vice President Kamala Harris said on Monday she has held "robust" talks with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei about the need to fight corruption and deter undocumented immigration from Central America to the United States.

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Israeli parliament to vote on coalition government against Netanyahu

0 Visits: 272 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 14:17:28
Israel's parliament speaker has scheduled a vote for Sunday on a new government that would end Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year rule, the longest in the country's history. Parliament Speaker Yariv Levin, an ally of Netanyahu, announced the timing of the vote on Tuesday, a day…

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Militants attack kills 1, injures 10 in northeast Kenya

0 Visits: 237 | Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 01:49:44
At least one person was killed and more than ten others injured when al-Shabab militants attacked two commuter buses in Mandera county of northeast Kenya on Monday.

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[UAE] Financial Intelligence Unit signs MoUs with Bangladesh Somalia

0 Visits: 239 | Monday June 07, 2021 - 17:48:16
The Financial Intelligence Unit of the United Arab Emirates (UAE FIU) has signed two separate Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) and the Financial Reporting Center (FRC) of the Federal Republic of Somalia to exchange financial information and expertise,…

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[Al-Shabaab] claims it recaptured villages in Middle Shabelle following SNA control

0 Visits: 274 | Sunday June 06, 2021 - 07:31:21
The militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed to have recaptured three villages in Middle Shabelle as Somali National Army says it has killed over 200 militants in a week The group said it has retaken Qordhere, War'ise and Wararahley in Middle Shabelle region 'without resistance' in what could…

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Baseless Claim of Presidential Powers Hastens the Demise of the Fragile Federal Republic of Somalia

0 Visits: 716 | Tuesday June 01, 2021 - 06:55:43
WAAGACUSUB.COM - The Somali people have been hoping to heal from the painful experience suffered in ousting the military dictatorship that ruled the country for 21 years with an iron fist. Extrajudicial killings, widespread abuse of power, and economic deprivation shattered the safety, security, freedoms,…

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Somalia: Averting a Descent into Political Violence - report of Crisisgroup

0 Visits: 2272 | Sunday April 18, 2021 - 07:36:18
Waagacusub.com - Tensions are running high following the Somali parliament's decision to extend the incumbent president's mandate by two years. External partners should urgently convene – and mediate – talks among the country's bitterly divided elites, to prevent its worst political…

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Somalia charges foreigners with espionage, leaking of classified information Matt Bryden Emmanuel Deiser and David Hopkins.

0 Visits: 2147 | Saturday April 17, 2021 - 04:00:19
Sunatimes.com - A court in Mogadishu has issued summonses to six persons affiliated with a regional think tank banned by Somalia in 2018. Banaadir Regional Court ordered the director and founder of Sahan Research Matt Bryden, Rashid Abdi, a prominent regional analyst and a senior analyst at Sahan, to…

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Journalists barred from covering Somali leaders' meeting

0 Visits: 2544 | Sunday April 04, 2021 - 19:03:12
The Associated Somali Journalists is deeply concerned that journalists were today barred from covering the meeting of the leaders of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States (FMSs) as well as the Governor and Mayor of Mogadishu.

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Somalia: ASOJ strongly condemns the wounding of a journalist & arresting another.

0 Visits: 2790 | Thursday April 01, 2021 - 20:36:55
ASOJ.ORG - Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) is deeply concerned about the escalating violence against Somali journalists in the Gedo region, particularly in Beled Hawo district on the Somali-Kenyan border where a journalist was injured by security forces and another was arbitrarily imprisoned by…

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UK statement on Somalia elections

0 Visits: 2711 | Saturday March 27, 2021 - 22:38:55
Press release UK Minister for Africa urges Somali leaders to reach a consensus on the electoral process.

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WHO IS THE PEACE MAKER AND FATHER OF AFRICA?

0 Visits: 5411 | Thursday February 25, 2021 - 20:31:21
Waagacusub.com - The commonly known pearl of Africa Uganda in East Africa, is one among the countries with a terrific developing economy in the Region. Uganda holds the hub of Business where all gates are open and exit routes leading to all international markets world over.

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Al-Shabaab to Issue Report Card of Somalia's President as Term Ends

0 Visits: 4813 | Thursday February 04, 2021 - 12:25:33
Waagacusub.com - The Al-Qaeda-linked militant group Al-Shabaab said on Wednesday that it will release a report card of Somalia's incumbent president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, whose four year term expires next week.

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Ethiopia: hundreds of Somali recruits deployed by Eritrea to Tigray region were killed

0 Visits: 5091 | Monday January 18, 2021 - 14:17:04
Waagacusub.com - Former deputy head of Somalia's Intelligence Agency Abdisalan Guled said hundreds of Somali recruits deployed by Eritrea to Tigray region were killed in the initial offensive in the northern Ethiopian region.

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Somalia: Last Chance for Peace

0 Visits: 5152 | Thursday January 14, 2021 - 23:54:57
Somalia's hope hinges on the political meeting in Puntland where all regional states, the council of presidential candidates( Opposition groups, and the leaders of Somali parliament and civil society groups are taking part. It has became clear to all that President Mohammed Abdullahi "Farmajo"…

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Resignation of President Farmajo Is the Right Option before Somalia Falls Apart

0 Visits: 5801 | Monday January 04, 2021 - 04:22:53
The high level of political antagonism, public agitation, insecurity, and fear for violence afflicting Somalia demand the immediate resignation of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo as the right option before Somalia falls apart. The most important task for all Somalis and international Partners is…

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