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Al-Shabaab is failing in Somalia, but Kenya's chaotic response could keep it alive

0 Visits: 0 | Tuesday December 09, 2014 - 23:44:06
On December 2, 2014, gunmen from the militant Islamist group al-Shabaab crept into a labourers' camp in Mandera in Kenya and killed 36 people. In the same all-too-familiar modus operandi seen in the same area in the November bus attack, in Mpketoni in June and at the Westgate mall in Nairobi in…

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CPJ-Two Somali journalists killed and three injured in twin bombings in Baidoa

0 Visits: 1028 | Tuesday December 09, 2014 - 08:46:23
Nairobi, December 8, 2014-Two journalists were killed and three were wounded in a twin bombing in the south-central Somali town of Baidoa on December 5, which targeted a restaurant where journalists and officials frequently congregate.

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UN OCHA ALARMS HUMANITARIAN SITUATIONS OF SOMALIA

0 Visits: 1312 | Tuesday December 09, 2014 - 07:04:52
MOGADISHU, 09 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - UN OCHA released its Somalia Humanitarian Snapshot showing that 3.2 millions of Somali people are in need of humanitarian assistance.

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Somalia invites energy companies to explore for oil

0 Visits: 0 | Monday December 08, 2014 - 23:03:35
The price of oil may have fallen off a cliff recently, but that has not deterred energy giants like Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Chevron from reactivating plans to drill in Somalia.

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Somalia Cultural Night in Mogadishu-A Brilliant glimpse at the forgotten Culture of Somalia-

0 Visits: 2409 | Monday December 08, 2014 - 07:31:08
The Centre for Community Awareness-CCA held a Somali Cultural night in Mogadishu's City Plaza Hotel.

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Somalia Attorney General imposses travel ban on the sacked cabinet members

0 Visits: 1272 | Sunday December 07, 2014 - 19:15:28
MOGADISHU, 07 Dec. 2014, (Qalin) - The Somalia Attorney General Ahmed Ali Dahir has Sunday imposed travel ban on all cabinet members of the newly sacked Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed until they fully transfer power to the coming cabinet members.

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AMISOM Lauds Parliamentary Resolution of the Political Crisis and calls for the urgent Appointment of a New Prime Minister - PRESS STATEMENT

0 Visits: 562 | Sunday December 07, 2014 - 18:06:33
MOGADISHU, 07 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou welcomes the manner in which the Federal Parliament conducted its session to debate a motion for a vote of confidence in…

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Alshabab should be eliminated: says the newly elected President of South West State Sharif Hassan

0 Visits: 0 | Sunday December 07, 2014 - 17:58:05
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SIDA UU WAQTIGU YAHAY WAAYUHU HAKU BARO… Maaweelo kooban

0 Visits: 1861 | Sunday December 07, 2014 - 12:53:48
Qalinka: Abukar Albadri. Labo dhalinyaro ah oo bartamihii sagaashamaadkii dhashay ayaa sheekeysanaayay, midba midka kale inta uu hadalka kaxa xariifsan yahay ayuuna adeegsanaayey waxa uu awoodo.

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UN Mission in Somalia carefully comments on the Parliament vote against the PM

0 Visits: 1944 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 22:09:45
Mogadishu, 6 December 2014 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) notes today's parliamentary vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister of the Federal Government, pays tribute to his work for peacebuilding in Somalia and urges the swift establishment of a new inclusive Government.

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Prime Minister Abdiweli Accepts Parliamentary Vote, Calls for Renewed Commitment to Vision 2016 and Somalia's national agenda.

0 Visits: 991 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 21:51:49
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has accepted Saturday's parliamentary vote withdrawing confidence from his administration.

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Somalia President acknowledges the sacking of the PM by the Federal Parliament

0 Visits: 1297 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 21:51:49
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - The President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, acknowledges the Federal Parliament of Somalia's No Confidence vote to sack the Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.

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Somali Cultural Night held by Centre for Community Awareness-CCA in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 0 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 21:45:26
By Abukar Albadri

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PRESS STATEMENT- UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns terrorist attacks in Baidoa

0 Visits: 784 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 14:17:42
Mogadishu, 6 December 2014 –The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned yesterday's terrorist attacks in Baidoa that is feared to have killed at least fifteen people with many more wounded.

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Somalia Parliament officially dismissed the Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed

0 Visits: 959 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 13:40:54
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec.2014 (Qalin) – The Somalia parliament officially dismissed the Somalia Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed through a motion of no confidence against his government, which the Lawmakers approved Saturday.

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Debates in Somalia Parliament end as members wait to vote

0 Visits: 638 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 12:17:41
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014, (Qalin) - The Somalia parliament finished the first face of its session about the discussion of the motion against the cabinet of PM Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.

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After reading this, you'll never look at a banana in the same way again

0 Visits: 0 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 10:32:41
Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy.

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Somalia President condemned Baidoa restaurant attack

1 Visits: 544 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 06:43:57
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - The Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemned the Baidoa restaurant attack that left 18 people dead and more than 35 injured and called for quick investigation.

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Somalia: President Sharif Hassan condemned the deadly attack of Baidoa

0 Visits: 662 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 06:43:57
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014, (Qalin) - The newly inaugurated president of the South West Somalia Federal State Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan strongly condemned the deadly twin blasts that killed 18 people in Baidoa.

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Somalia: Parliament set to vote for the confidence of the PM

0 Visits: 631 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 06:43:57
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - The Somalia parliament is set to its most sensitive session in the last twelve months on Saturday and will vote for "a no confidence motion" against the incumbent Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.

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