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Growing up as a Welsh Somali - WalesOnline

Sat, 2018-05-19 04:58

Growing up as a Welsh Somali
WalesOnline
She said: “I feel like when someone relates to Somaliland/Somalia they just think about the pirates and al-Shabab and the terrorist groups but obviously they don't represent our religion. “Because more time it's not down to the fact they are Somalis it ...

Somali community leaders respond to Fox 9 daycare fraud report ... - KMSP-TV

Fri, 2018-05-18 21:30

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Somali community leaders respond to Fox 9 daycare fraud report ...
KMSP-TV
Leaders in Minnesota's Somali business community are responding to questions about suitcases of cash leaving on flights out of Minneapolis-St. Paul ...
Local Media Attack FOX 9 News For Reporting Somali Daycare FraudAlpha News MN

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KDF troops begin gradual withdrawal from war-torn Somalia after ... - The Standard

Fri, 2018-05-18 21:24

The Standard

KDF troops begin gradual withdrawal from war-torn Somalia after ...
The Standard
KDF are scheduled to withdraw from Somalia in two years according to timelines drawn by the United Nations Security Council.
Journalists arrive in Mogadishu as KDF reveals when AMISOM will ...Hivisasa

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Bank Group Organizes a Workshop for Sharing Best Practices in Somalia's Electricity Industry - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 2018-05-18 21:07

Bank Group Organizes a Workshop for Sharing Best Practices in Somalia's Electricity Industry
AllAfrica.com
The Workshop also served as a platform for guidance on developing renewable energy in Somalia, including data on the most suitable technologies and providers. Participants examined the organizational aspects of the Somali Electrification Institute (SEI ...

UAE port deal with Somaliland stirs up trouble in the Horn - Reliefweb

Fri, 2018-05-18 14:45

UAE port deal with Somaliland stirs up trouble in the Horn
Reliefweb
Tensions between Somalia and the self-proclaimed independent Somaliland have flared up following a new tripartite deal between the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Ethiopia and Somaliland over Berbera Port. This takes place against the backdrop of fragile ...

The Turkish-Qatari drive to control Mogadishu - Africa Intelligence

Fri, 2018-05-18 03:48

The Turkish-Qatari drive to control Mogadishu
Africa Intelligence
In order to impose themselves in Somalia, Qatar and Turkey are relying on a network of imams to preach their political vision in the country. The former Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu was the first to promote the idea that clerics should act as ...

MBA accuses Somalia of being behind the Puntland attack - Africa Intelligence

Fri, 2018-05-18 03:47

MBA accuses Somalia of being behind the Puntland attack
Africa Intelligence
Western donors, on whom Somalia is dependent, will threaten to freeze aid and development assistance to both Somaliland and Somalia if the warring parties do not reach a peace agreement rapidly. They thereby hope to persuade them to resume a political ...

Amisom presence in Somalia nears crucial phase - Daily Nation - Daily Nation

Thu, 2018-05-17 20:45

Daily Nation

Amisom presence in Somalia nears crucial phase - Daily Nation
Daily Nation
Nearly seven years after Kenyan troops crossed the border to fight the Al-Shabaab in Somalia, the war has entered a crucial phase which could see the soldiers ...

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AU Special Representative for Somalia reiterates support for transition plan - Reliefweb

Thu, 2018-05-17 18:49

AU Special Representative for Somalia reiterates support for transition plan
Reliefweb
Mogadishu, 17 May 2018 - The top African Union Special Representative for Somalia Ambassador Francisco Madeira has reiterated AMISOM's support for the recently endorsed transition plan but called for a cautious implementation to protect gains made in ...

Somalia: Belet Weyne Town / Belet Weyne District / Hiiran Region: Imagery analysis: 5 May 2018 | Published 17 May ... - Reliefweb

Thu, 2018-05-17 16:56

Reliefweb

Somalia: Belet Weyne Town / Belet Weyne District / Hiiran Region: Imagery analysis: 5 May 2018 | Published 17 May ...
Reliefweb
Satellite detected water & building damage assessment over Belet Weyne Town, Somalia. This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent and potentially damaged buildings within the town of Belet Weyne in Belet Weyne District,Hiiran Region, ...

'For me it's like a murder': the surge in sexual attacks on children in Somalia - The Guardian

Thu, 2018-05-17 06:00

The Guardian

'For me it's like a murder': the surge in sexual attacks on children in Somalia
The Guardian
In Somaliland, northern Somalia, a long-awaited rape bill is yet to be passed into law following a historic approval by parliament and elders in January this year. Since then a record number of 54 rape cases were reported in the state in just three ...

US forces accused of complicity in Somalia raid that left five civilians dead - The Guardian

Thu, 2018-05-17 05:00

The Guardian

US forces accused of complicity in Somalia raid that left five civilians dead
The Guardian
A spokesman for Somalia's internal security ministry, Abdiasis Ali Mohamed (better known as Abdiasis Hildhiban), confirmed the raid saying troops “including Somali government forces and their friends raided an enemy target … and killed al-Shabaab ...
US Special Forces Accused In Botched Terror Raid That Killed Somali CiviliansNewsweek

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Dozens die in fighting between two Somali states over disputed land - Reuters

Wed, 2018-05-16 16:27

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Dozens die in fighting between two Somali states over disputed land
Reuters
GAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) - Dozens of people have been killed in clashes between troops of Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland and its semi-autonomous region of Puntland, medical workers and military officials from both sides said on Wednesday ...
Somalia president wants end to senseless hostilities between regionsafricanews
Somalia: Somaliland-Puntland Clash Leaves 4 Dead - OfficialAllAfrica.com
Somalia: Puntland, Somaliland forces clash outside TukaraqGarowe Online
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Severe Weather Advisory for Gulf of Aden (Yemen & Somalia) Probable Tropical Cyclone Development, 16 May 2018 - ReliefWeb

Wed, 2018-05-16 14:36

ReliefWeb

Severe Weather Advisory for Gulf of Aden (Yemen & Somalia) Probable Tropical Cyclone Development, 16 May 2018
ReliefWeb
Issued on Wednesday, 16th May 2018 at 0130 local time. Headline. A Tropical Cyclone is expected to develop at the eastern end of the Gulf of Aden in the next 24 hours (See Figure 1). This is forecast to track westwards along the Gulf and bring ...

Somalia: UN Special Representative's briefing to the Security Council - ReliefWeb

Wed, 2018-05-16 14:26

ReliefWeb

Somalia: UN Special Representative's briefing to the Security Council
ReliefWeb
Today happens to be the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the Somali Youth League. ... And in the Tukaraq region of Sool, forces from “Somaliland” and Puntland have been exchanging fire, with an as yet unknown number of casualties reported. There ...
UN extends African peace mission in SomaliaNews24
UN Security Council extends African Union mission in SomaliaMareeg Media

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Somalia: IDP Sites in Baidoa (May 2018) - Reliefweb

Wed, 2018-05-16 13:19

Reliefweb

Somalia: IDP Sites in Baidoa (May 2018)
Reliefweb
A joint site verification exercise was conducted in Baidoa on 06-08 May 2018. The operation was led by CCCM partners, and included 39 participants from 3 government ministries, 5 INGOs, 3 NGOs, and 2 UN agency. In total 377 IDP sites, hosting 44,995 ...

Somali President promises to deliver new constitution before next elections - ReliefWeb

Wed, 2018-05-16 09:18

Mareeg Media

Somali President promises to deliver new constitution before next elections
ReliefWeb
Mogadishu, 16 May 2018 – President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has promised to ensure Somalia holds the next elections under a new constitutional order. The President made assurance, yesterday, in a speech read on his behalf by the Speaker of the ...
Somali President promises to deliver new constitutionMareeg Media
Somalia vows to speed up constitutional review processXinhua
Meeting on Somalia's new constitution closes with presidential promise to speed up review processSunatimes

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Somalia: Flood Response - May 2018 (as of 15 May 2018) - ReliefWeb - Reliefweb

Wed, 2018-05-16 06:15

Reliefweb

Somalia: Flood Response - May 2018 (as of 15 May 2018) - ReliefWeb
Reliefweb
Infographic from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, published 16 May 2018.

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Security Council extends support for African Union force in Somalia - UN News

Tue, 2018-05-15 22:08

UN News

Security Council extends support for African Union force in Somalia
UN News
It also requested that the UN Secretary‑General continue to provide logistical support for AMISOM, its 70 civilian personnel; the 10,900-strong Somalia National Army jointly operating with AMISOM, and the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).
UN extends backing for African Union Mission in Somalia, AmisomDaily Nation
Somalia: Security Council Extends Support for African Union Force in SomaliaAllAfrica.com
Ugandan troops not at ease inside Somalia war - The ObserverThe Observer
Daily Monitor (press release) (blog) -africanews
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