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Puntland Stakeholders’ Public Discussion on the National Strategy and Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) for Somalia

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Garowe, 01 December 2016 – Hon Mustafa Duhulow, CVE Coordinator for Somalia praised the efforts of Mr Abdullahi Farah (Dihal), Puntland Director of CVE for his leadership in organizing today’s Puntland Stakeholders’ Public Discussion in Garowe regarding the National Strategy and Action Plan for Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism for Somalia. Attendees included Anisa Haji […]

December 1st, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

‘Foreign nations must stop interfering in Somalia election’: Candidate

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Somali presidential candidate Mohamed Ali Nur “America” has warned that the upcoming election “should not be rushed”. In a radio interview, Mr Ali, Somalia’s former ambassador to Kenya, congratulated the “legitimately elected Members of Parliament and Senators”, but strongly warned against the notion that an incomplete federal parliament may sit and elect its leadership and […]

December 1st, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

FIEIT and IEDRM planning coordinated action against serious electoral malpractice

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Mogadishu, 24 November 2016 – The FIEIT and the IEDRM wish to highlight the progress that has been achieved to date in the 2016 Electoral Process. Voting for Seats in the Upper House is almost complete, and about 40 per cent of the Seats in the House of the People have already been conducted. The […]

November 24th, 2016 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Somalia 2016 Election: an undeniable milestone

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Somalia is on the brink of achieving a huge milestone. With all the shortcomings, it is undergoing election exaltation for a long time. The election of the Upper House was concluded last week except the newly established Hirshabele State and Somaliland senators, giving way to the start of the election of the Lower House this […]

November 21st, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

WATCH: 60 Minutes: In God’s Name

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A young American who grew up in the heartland tells Scott Pelley what made him try to join ISIS in Syria The following script is from “In God’s Name,” which aired on Oct. 30, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Robert Anderson and Patricia Milton, producers. About 260 Americans have joined, or tried to join, […]

October 31st, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somali Police Force Commander in an official visit in Qatar

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Doha (Newsomali)– The Commander of the Somali Police Force Major General Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Hamoud is in tour of duty in Doha the capital city of Qatar. Commander Hamoud has met with his counterpart in Qatar and other government officials The tour of duty of the Police commissioner is basically about strengthening the bilateral relation […]

October 30th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT

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Mogadishu, 30 October 2016 — The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are deeply concerned over continuing allegations of corruption in Somalia’s electoral process and reports of recurring intimidation of prospective candidates for parliament, electoral college delegates and election officials. International […]

October 30th, 2016 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Asha Abdulle Siyad – Pushing the boundaries for Somali women

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Asha Abdulle Siyad could have chosen to remain in relative comfort in Canada where she lived and worked as a certified family educator. However, it is not what she longed for. Her heart yearned for a reunion with her family back home in Somalia. Consequentially, in 2014, she left a well paying job in Ontario […]

October 19th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

AMISOM and UNOCHA hold first Regional Civil-Military Working Group meeting in Baidoa

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Baidoa(Newsomali)-African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) have held the first Regional Civil-Military Working Group meeting in Baidoa to discuss humanitarian facilitation challenges in Bay, Bakool and Gedo regions. The participants were drawn from local and international non-governmental organizations (NGO), UN agencies based in Baidoa […]

October 18th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Will Rwanda support for Kenya’s AU chair nominee tip the scales?

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta nominated Amina Mohamed for the position of African Union Commission chair. PHOTO | FILE

Rwanda is supporting Kenya’s nominee for the African Union Commission chair — Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed — but it remains to be seen which way Tanzania and Uganda will lean. Ms Mohamed was proposed for the job by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, who cited her credentials in diplomacy and exemplary performance in her […]

October 9th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

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