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Federal Government endorses the formation of central Somali state

Federal Government endorses the formation of central Somali state

ShareRadio MogadishuThursday, July 31, 2014 Federal Government of Somalia has endorsed central Somalia state after lengthy discussion in Mogadishu on Wednesday as loose federalization process continue to gain momentum.President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed witnessed the ceremony that led to the formation of semi-autonomous state of central Somalia at Villa […]

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Increased numbers of migrants at sea highlight need for humanitarian assistance

Increased numbers of migrants at sea highlight need for humanitarian assistance

ShareBy Andreea Anca, Sr. Communications Officer, EZThursday, July 31, 2014 In Sicily, dozens of Italian Red Cross (ItRC) vehicles and ambulances as well as volunteers, receive migrants who land on the southern shores of Italy on a daily basis, exhausted and traumatized after a perilous journey at sea. Earlier this month at the Sicilian port […]

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Minnesota election officials go after voters listing mail centers as addresses

Minnesota election officials go after voters listing mail centers as addresses

ShareBy Glenn HowattThursday, July 31, 2014 County election officials across the metro area are scrutinizing dozens of voter registrations tied to commercial mail centers after a probe in Minneapolis revealed a loophole in the state’s election system. A new Star Tribune comparison of voter records and data from the U.S. Postal Service found that 95 […]

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UN Representative for Somalia welcomes agreement of intent to form new administration in central Somalia

UN Representative for Somalia welcomes agreement of intent to form new administration in central Somalia

ShareFor Immediate Release:PRESS STATEMENT 35/2014 Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, welcomed today’s agreement in principle to form a regional administration in central Somalia. Under the leadership of the Federal Government, representatives from the region signed a document in which they stated that […]

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Somali man suspected of killings in Lamu

Somali man suspected of killings in Lamu

ShareWednesday, July 30, 2014 A Somali national was taken to court in Lamu on Monday over murder and destruction of property.   Officer Paul Abogi attached to the CID in Lamu West told the court that Ahmed Hassan is suspected of being among a group of people that committed brutal killings that led to the […]

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Kenya’s tourism crisis: Al Shabaab hits where it hurts the most

Kenya’s tourism crisis: Al Shabaab hits where it hurts the most

Share Wednewsday July 30, 2014 There was some bad news this week for Kenya’s tourism industry, a vital driver of the country’s $41 billion economy (the Economist estimates that tourism provides up to 15% of GDP). According to the state-run Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), international arrivals for the first five months of the year are down 4%, […]

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Hani Garabyare’s Journey From Somalia to the Senate

Hani Garabyare’s Journey From Somalia to the Senate

ShareBy Bridget BowmanWednesday, July 30, 2014 When Hani Garabyare was a little girl, she prayed that she would be an American. The 27-year-old Somali native is now a U.S. citizen and finds herself walking up Capitol Hill each day to work in the Senate. When Garabyare was 3 years old, Somalia descended into civil war. […]

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