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Will President Farmajo Be Able to Realize that Somalia Is Worse-Off Than 2 Years Ago?

Former Presidents of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (left) and Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (right) stand side by side with the new president of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo at the inauguration ceremony in Mogadishu on 22 February 2017. UN Photo by Dr. Mohamud M Uluso Tuesday, February 05, 2019 8 February 2019 marks the end of the second year of President Mohamed Abdullahi ...

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12-year old girl raped and murdered in Galkayo

A 12-year-old girl in Galkayo in central Somalia was brutally raped and killed barely 24 hours after she went missing. Aisha Ilyas Adan’s  mutilated body was found near her house after she went missing. Speaking to VOA, the mayor of Northern Galkayo, Yasin Abdi said that the body of the girl was dumped few meters away from her home. He added  that girl was sexually assaulted ...

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Mother of Somali boy beaten to death testifies as the stepfather goes on trial

  By Carlyn Thompson Tuesday, October 16, 2012 BUFFALO, N.Y. – A Somali woman covered her face and slumped forward, sobbing, as she testified about the last time she saw her 10-year-old son before his body was found gagged and beaten in the basement of their home. Her husband, the boy’s stepfather, went on trial Monday for murder. “He told me, ...

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5,000 oo qof oo ka qeyb-galay aaskii Nabra Hassanen

Khamiis, June, 22, 2017 – 5,000 “Shan kun” oo qof ayaa Arbacadii shalay ka qeyb-gashay aaskii Nabra Hassanen oo aheyd gabar 17-jir ah oo dhawaan lagu dilay gobolka Virginia ee dalka Maraykanka. Nabra, ayaa la afduubtay kadibna loo geeystay kufsi kadibna meydkeeda laga helay gobolka 17-kii bishan June, waxaana dhacdadaasi la sheegay in ay la xiriirto naceybka loo qabo bulshada ...

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Al-Shabaab executes Somali-British Jihadist accused of spying for UK

Somali militants Al-Shabaab have executed five men for allegedly engaging in espionage against the group. Among those executed publicly was a 32-year-old Somali-British, Awale Ahmed Mohamed who has been fighting alongside the militant group since 2013. The terrorist group accused the five of spying for Western countries and the Somali government. Mr. Mohamed who once lived in London was killed ...

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Soomaaliya oo kaalinta 6aad ka gashay wadamada ugu farxada badan qaarada Africa

Qiimeyn ay sameysay hay’adda Qaramada Midoobey ee International Happiness ayaa lagu sheegay in Soomaaliya kaalinta Lixaad uga jirto guud ahaan Qarada Africa wadamada dadkeedu ugu farxada badan yihiin, halka dunida oo dhanna Soomaaliya ay kaga jirto kaalida 98aad. Wadamada Qaarada ayaa sidan kaalimaha ugu kala horeeya Mauritius,Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Nigeria, Somalia, Cameroon, Gabon, South Africa, Ivory Coast. Illaa iyo 156 ...

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Woman finds sister dead inside City Heights apartment

Cbs8 Tuesday March 5, 2019 A woman was found dead under possibly suspicious circumstances in a City Heights apartment Monday.     The fatality in the 4000 block of Van Dyke Avenue was reported shortly before 9 a.m., according to San Diego police. The sister of the 36-year-old woman went to check on her with the property manager and found ...

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The Enemies of Somalia: An Obstacle to Peace and Stability

Abdulhafid Mohamoud Jama Sunday November 5, 2017 Somalia has gone through a tumultuous period from civil war to a complete state failure, impacting on our sovereignty, peace, harmony and dignity as people. Despite many challenges ahead, we are beginning to see a gradual recovery through the help of the international community and our current leaders who are dealing with local ...

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Siyaad Barre was a Nationalist, regardless of his shortcomings

by Abdisalam Garjeex Friday, November 16, 2018 Nearly 50 years ago, October 21st was a day that will remain in our Somali psyche and will be remembered as the birth-day of the revolution; hundreds of Mogadishu residents and different parts of Somalia gathered in the streets to show support and solidarity to army forces and their leader Siyaad Barre who ...

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SOMALIA IS BACK … FROM WHERE? SOMALIA IS on the move …TO WHERE?

by Mohamed Ibrahim Friday, February 22, 2019 The overwhelming message that recently dominated the local media as well as the social media, that many  Somalia rely on for news and views, seems to be that Somalia is back, without ever mentioning from where? Because to mention movement, speed and direction of any human project requires a clear demonstration of origin and destination. ...

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