Thursday, October 1, 2020

Somalia: Questions Arise of Minister-Prisoner ‘Escape’

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Brigadier-General Zakia Hussein, the Deputy Police Commissioner of the Somalia Police forces, posted on her Twitter account news of the escape from government custody...

Coach back on Toronto soccer fields after surviving Somalia militant attack

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Amid gunfire, Mohamud Hagi Ibrahim jumped from a fourth-floor hotel window in Mogadishu, Somalia, to escape an attack by the militant group al-Shabaab. Today, still bearing injuries...

How Somalia’s Al Shabab Grew Into a Global Terror Threat + Photo Gallery

Since its 2003 creation as a breakaway unit of Somali militant Islamists, al Shabab — Arabic for "the youth" — has grown into one...

Dahabshiil’s MicroDahab gives new lease of life to small enterprises

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Fauzia Mohamud Hassan’s life looked shattered when the drought of 2015 claimed her entire livestock leaving her with no source of livelihood and eight...

Congressman Steve King says Somali Muslims not welcome in district’s meat-packing plants

Politico is reporting that Congressman Steve King (R) of Iowa's 4th Congressional District doesn't want anyone working in the meat-packing plants found in King's political...

Al-Qaeda Raids in Somalia Scuttle Africa’s Plan to Withdraw

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African troops battling an al-Qaeda affiliate in Somalia for the past decade stand little chance of withdrawing by their deadline in two years as...

Somalia Riled By Nairobi Suspending Direct Kenya Airways Flights

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Kenya has suspended direct flights from Somalia's capital Mogadishu to Nairobi for security reasons but Somalia has asked for reconsideration, saying the decision was...

Somalia Prime Minister names a 60-member new cabinet

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Find Below the Roster of Ministers, State Ministers and Vice Ministers (Clan Denominations in pdf attached) In the early hours of this morning, Somali Prime Minister...

Security Council authorizes ongoing African Union deployment in Somalia, extends UN assistance mission

The Security Council today authorized the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)...

Somalia: Young man is gunned down, roads get closed to traffic in Mogadishu

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It is yet another sad morning for Mogadishu which witnessed the killing of another young man taking tea at a tea shop not far from...