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SOMALIA:A Silent Coup Against President Farmaajo by Saber Rattling PM Khaire.

0 Visits: 1976 | Thursday July 04, 2019 - 04:40:51
An intelligence report issued on the 1st day of the 1st week of July 2019, warns that Hassan Khaire has bought 4000 strong Ahlu-Suna Wa Jamaa (ASWJ) militia, a group that fights Al-Shabaab terror group in Central Somalia. The group for over a decade has been funded and armed by the Ethiopian government.…

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Al-Shabaab waning as Kenya takes fight to their home bases

0 Visits: 1264 | Tuesday June 25, 2019 - 15:51:00
Waagacusub.com- The ragtag Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militia remains a security threat, with active cells in Kenya's northeastern counties although its capacity to stage regular attacks has been diminished, the Nation can reveal. The organisation has in the past few weeks focused on targets in the…

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Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul's mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan's ruling party

0 Visits: 1040 | Monday June 24, 2019 - 01:42:53
Waagacusub.com- An opposition party candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, won a second victory in the do-over race for Istanbul mayor, despite a determined effort by Turkey's powerful president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to keep the seat in the hands of the ruling party. The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim,…

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The Latest: Ethiopia spokesman says military chief killed

0 Visits: 1036 | Sunday June 23, 2019 - 12:37:59
Waagacusub.com- The Latest on unrest in Ethiopia. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A spokesman for Ethiopia's prime minister says the head of the country's military has been shot dead in the capital, Addis Ababa. Nigussu Tilahun told reporters Sunday that Gen. Seare Mekonnen was killed by his bodyguard…

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Defiant ex-Hiiraan governor says still in office

0 Visits: 1224 | Thursday June 13, 2019 - 18:40:08
Waagacusub.com- Embattled former governor of Hiiraan region has claimed his is still in office and maintained he was not responsible for the killing of two senior police officers Tuesday.

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Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict

0 Visits: 1108 | Thursday June 13, 2019 - 18:35:23
Waagacusub.com- Two oil tankers came under attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, forcing their crews to abandon ship and setting at least one vessel ablaze, a month after four tankers were damaged in the same waterway, a vital thoroughfare for much of the world's oil products.

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Revealed: Kenya, Somalia tiff simmers amid 'offensive maps'

0 Visits: 1469 | Sunday June 02, 2019 - 08:57:39
Waagacusub.com- A mere promise by Somalia to "revisit" the actions of an international company at the core of maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia is at the centre of the diplomatic row between the two neighbours. According to minutes of a meeting on April 3, with Foreign Affairs Cabinet…

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Somali spy agent arrested at JKIA while transiting bulk cash to Ethiopia

0 Visits: 2203 | Thursday May 30, 2019 - 16:45:51
Waagacusub.com- Security agencies at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) have tonight arrested a secretariat of Somalia Intelligence boss Abdullahi Kulane alias (Jiis Marihan) who is also among the senior most Nisa officials. Sources confirmed to Mogadishu Online (MOL) that officials…

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Terrorising the victims of terror in Somalia. "One wonders what Somalis might have accomplished if they were not sandwiched between pernicious local terrorists, a failed elite, and the Western 'War on Terror'."

1 Visits: 2091 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:49:20
Somalis are victims of domestic terrorism, and the international community is compounding their misery by undermining their livelihoods as part of their own so-called 'War on Terror'.

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Ethiopia's foreign ministry lists 2 Somali regions under category of independent countries - A deliberate decision or another blunder?

0 Visits: 1304 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:34:57
MOGADISHU – Just days after Ethiopia's ministry of foreign affairs apologized for an incorrect map it posted online that showed Somalia as a part of its country, its website is curiously listing two Somali regions under the category of independent countries where Addis Ababa has full diplomatic…

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Anger, shock over map showing Somalia as part of Ethiopia

0 Visits: 1883 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:23:18
MOGADISHU – Somalis expressed anger, disbelief and shock over an incorrect Ethiopian map showing their country as a part of their arch-foe, calling it "an act of aggression" that lays bare Addis Ababa's "expansionist tendencies and colonialist mentality."

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Dispute over oil deposits raises Somalia-Kenya tension

0 Visits: 1408 | Friday May 24, 2019 - 01:11:58
Waagacusub.com- The Somali government says it's not ready to take any action that could threaten its relationship with its neighbor Kenya. The announcement comes amidst simmering tensions over potential offshore oil deposits and an incident where Somali government officials and diplomats were denied…

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Suicide car bomb kills at least 6 in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 1174 | Thursday May 23, 2019 - 03:20:39
Waagacusub.com- Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least six people near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital on Wednesday, police said.

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7 Kenyan Towns Blacklisted By The UK in New Travel Advisory

0 Visits: 1254 | Wednesday May 22, 2019 - 09:20:10
Waagacusub.com- The Kenyan tourism industry suffered a major blow on Tuesday after the UK issued a fresh travel alert cautioning it's citizens against travelling to 7 major towns within the country. In the new directive, the UK government highlighted the high risk of kidnapping as a key reason behind…

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Somalia minister, lawmakers denied entry into Kenya

0 Visits: 1150 | Wednesday May 22, 2019 - 01:40:01
Waagacusub.com- Three senior Somalia government officials were refused entry at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi for lacking visas. The officials were part of a government delegation scheduled to attend the launch of an European Union-sponsored cross-border conflict management programme…

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Somalia's Al Shabaab changes tactics, uses home-made explosives

0 Visits: 1189 | Sunday May 19, 2019 - 02:54:54
Waagacusub.com- The findings are a blow for internationally backed efforts to fight the al Shabaab insurgency, which has repeatedly carried out attacks in East Africa and launched dozens in Somalia this year despite a dramatic increase in U.S. air strikes.

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Somali President Farmajo Has No Legal Base to Force Galmudug Presidential Election in 2019

0 Visits: 2811 | Saturday May 18, 2019 - 14:09:05
WAAGACUSUB.COM - As a caveat, I would like to state here that my argument against the involvement of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) in any presidential elections of the federal member states (FMS) should not be interpreted as an approval of state elections.…

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AU commends progress in securing peace, stability in Somalia

0 Visits: 1169 | Friday May 17, 2019 - 01:50:03
Waagacusub.com- The African Union (AU) on Wednesday commended the "significant progress" made to secure peace and stability in Somalia under the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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UPDF soldiers kill themselves in Somalia

0 Visits: 1252 | Wednesday May 15, 2019 - 03:29:05
Waagacusub.com- The army is investigating the circumstances under which one of its soldiers deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia, shot his administration officer dead before killing himself.

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Somalia: Social media shut down over exam leakages unjustified

1 Visits: 1843 | Wednesday May 15, 2019 - 01:06:59
Responding to reports that Somalia's education minister has announced that social media may be shut down for five days from 27 to 31 May as one of the ways to stop cheating in the national secondary school exams, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and…

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