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2-day meeting with Somali authorities and International Community has been Concluded today.

           Preamble:- Representatives from 25 countries and 6 multilateral organizations, as well as representatives from all of Somalia’s Federal Member States and the Benadir Regional Administration, gathered in Mogadishu on the 5th of December 2017 to participate in the inaugural Somalia Partnership Forum officially opened by H.E. Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed (Farrmajo), the President of the Federal ...

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EUCAP Somalia press release on a Maritime Crime and Legislation Workshop in Mogadishu for the Somali INTERPOL.

EUCAP Somalia organizes Maritime Crime and Legislation Workshop EUCAP Somalia organized a Maritime Crime and Legislation Workshop in Mogadishu for the Somali INTERPOL Unit on 1-2 November 2017. Ten Somali officers who attended the workshop were trained on several topics, including Legal Maritime concepts and Somali Maritime Legislation, international cooperation in fighting maritime crime and Human Rights and Gender. INTERPOL ...

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Somalia Doesn’t Need Tears. Help Us Fight Terrorism.

On Oct. 14, a truck carrying about two tons of homemade explosives blew up near Zoobe Junction, one of the busiest streets in Mogadishu, the Somali capital. The blast sent shock waves for miles. More than 400 people were killed — nearly 150 of them burned beyond recognition — and hundreds wounded. Families wandered for hours searching for their loved ...

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“Mogadishu on-site insights” about Dabka Building from Hodan district.

Mogadishu Memory program uses Art to create dialogue, cohesion, inclusiveness, positive thinking and social changes. It presents the story of Mogadishu frequently reduced to one of conflict and destruction in a differ, a lot of youths have come the fair and they gather a collection of photos, drawings, paintings, audio clips, video clips, art installation, and texts. On the other ...

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Laila Sheikh Regional Director Swiss Cooperation Office, Said that” what I see the Somali Culture is it Very Vibrant things.”

Culture is defined as the social behavior and norms found in human societies. Culture is considered a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies, if we precede the concept of the culture, Somali people have the culture to exceptional other cultures, because all the Somali society have one culture while the norms can be differently ,they have usually celebrating heritage ...

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KM5 Zoobe Tragedy – Dilemma between Death and Survival.

This morning thousands of people filed the main streets and around Banadir and Madina hospitals. For many, getting to visit early doesn’t guarantee a place inside. However, I have gained rare access to see what is going on. Every inch inside is taken. The hospitals’ facilities can only hold less than 1000 patients but thousands visit this morning keeping in ...

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Ministry of Posts and Telecom signs agreement with ITU

(Saturday, October 14, 2017) The Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Technology have signed a cooperation agreement with International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at the World Telecom Development Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Agreement sets the terms and conditions of the cooperation between the Ministry and ITU. Its purpose is to provide a mechanism for the ITU to assist Somalia under ...

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We are not UN employees, Museveni tells AMISOM

President Museveni has told countries contributing troops to the peace keeping mission in Somalia that they are not United Nations (UN) employees but allies offering pan-Africanism services. The President made the remarks at a meeting of African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) troop contributing countries in New York, US on Thursday. He emphasised that the troops’ role in Somalia is ...

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Nine killed in fighting between different branches of Somali government forces: police

Fighting between the military and police backed by intelligence forces killed nine people in the Somali capital on Saturday, police said. “It seems they mistook the Somali national army for (clan) militias. The death toll is nine people including a civilian,” Major Abdullahi Hussein, a police officer, told Reuters. He said the fighting occurred because police were wrongly informed that ...

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HOW THE NSA BUILT A SECRET SURVEILLANCE NETWORK FOR ETHIOPIA

“A WARM FRIENDSHIP connects the Ethiopian and American people,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced earlier this year. “We remain committed to working with Ethiopia to foster liberty, democracy, economic growth, protection of human rights, and the rule of law.” Indeed, the website for the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia is marked by press releases touting U.S. aid for farmers and ...

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Operation Atalanta Force Commander Visits Mogadishu to strengthen Partnerships

On 7 September 2017, EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Fabio Gregori, visited Mogadishu to meet international partners from  the United Nations Assistance Mission to Somalia (UNSOM), the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), and military partners including the US. Admiral Gregori held an exchange of views with each host on the ongoing international efforts to support the ...

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