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Somalia: Government Moves to Quell Soldier Unrests

The Somalia government has moved in to handle the crisis caused by striking Somalia National Army. The troops...

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Somalia: Hirshabelle Deputy President Denies Fleeing to Mogadishu

Hirshabelle Deputy President has denied earlier reports that he had fled the region for Mogadishu following rising of...

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Somalia: Poor Rains, Persisting Drought Deepens Crisis

Sporadic, below average rains and persistent drought since 2016 sees an estimated 1.7 million people in critical need...

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Somalia: 5 KDF Soldiers Reportedly Killed in Al-Shabab Ambush

Photos purpoting to show the aftermath of KDF withdrawal and Alshabaab take over of KDF Military base in...

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Somalia: Senior Al-Shabaab Commander Reportedly Captured in Mogadishu

Somali security agencies have detained senior armed group al-Shabaab figure in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening. The unnamed figure...

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Kenya: Somali Leaders Jittery Over KDF’s Military Base Pullout

Photo: Jared Nyataya/Nation Kenyan soldiers during their "Operation Linda Nchi" against the Somali Al-Shabaab militia (file photo). By...

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Somalia: US Military Denies Rights Group Allegations of Civilian Casualties

By Carla Babb A human rights group says 14 civilians were killed during five U.S. airstrikes in Somalia...

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Somalia – Amnesty International Accuses Us Forces of Possible War Crimes

By Ineke Mules The investigation claims at least 14 civilians were killed as a result of airstrikes targeting...

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Somalia Seeks Nairobi-Based Currency Expert in Fake Money Purge

By Business Daily Somalia is seeking the services of a Nairobi-based currency expert seconded by the International Monetary...

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Somalia: Somaliland’s Fragile Democracy Faces More Election Delays

analysisBy Omar Mahmood Somaliland has had six national elections since 2002. This is a relatively impressive democratic record...