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Ugandan-Somalis win case against Somali Ambassador

Ugandan-Somalis win case against Somali Ambassador

ShareBy Hillary NsambuThursday, November 20, 2014 In consent judgment signed with the Ugandan-Somali nationals living in Uganda before Mengo Chief Magistrate Boniface Wamala, it was agreed that the ambassador may deal with Somali citizens in Uganda, who are non-Ugandans and non-refugees as they are his responsibility. “A consent order is hereby made by consent of […]

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Somali leader sees Islamist rebels out of towns by year-end

Somali leader sees Islamist rebels out of towns by year-end

ShareBY SABINA ZAWADZKI AND ANNABELLA NIELSENThursday, November 20, 2014 African Union and Somali forces have already retaken many strategic towns and ports in recent months, cutting off al Shabaab’s route to the sea and revenue streams, while U.S. air strikes killed the group’s leader in September.COPENHAGEN  (Reuters) – Somalia’s president said on Thursday a military […]

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Minnesota urban planner killed in Somalia wanted ‘to give back’

Minnesota urban planner killed in Somalia wanted ‘to give back’

ShareBy  RANDY FURSTThursday, November 20, 2014 Even with the dangers, a growing number of Minnesota professionals born in Somalia are going home, for long and short stints, committed to helping stabilize a nation that has teetered on the brink of anarchy for nearly 20 years.The Brooklyn Park civil engineer thought hard about the risks before […]

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The UN gave millions to Somalia. Where did it go?

The UN gave millions to Somalia. Where did it go?

ShareBy George RussellThursday, November 20, 2014 The United Nations for years handed out tens of millions of dollars to non-government organizations involved in humanitarian work in strife-battered Somalia with “no assurance” that the money was used for the intended purposes,” according to a report by the U.N.’s own internal auditing watchdog. In fact, they concluded, […]

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Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ dies

Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ dies

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November 19 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

An international donor conference for Somalia has opened in Danish capital Copenhagen.

An international donor conference for Somalia has opened in Danish capital Copenhagen.

ShareWednesday, November 19, 2014 The conference brought together Somali federal government and regional representatives, civil society and the international community representative.The two-day High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) co-chaired by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the United Nations is aimed to maintain momentum in the political transition process and foster dialogue and reconciliation in Somalia. […]

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President’s keynote speech – HLPF Copenhagen 19 November 2014

President’s keynote speech – HLPF Copenhagen 19 November 2014

ShareCopenhagen-Denmark Wednesday, November 19, 2014 If you search for books on Somalia, you’ll come across a slew of titles featuring phrases like ‘the world’s most dangerous place’, ‘outlaw state’, and ‘failed’ and ‘fragile’. For decades, Somalia was synonymous with pirates, terrorists, and complete lawlessness. But this Somalia exists no longer. It is a Somalia of […]

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