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Somali PM ensures freedom of expression to media practitioners.

Mogadishu, 24 May 2017 – H.E. Hassan Ali Khayre, the Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia last night hosted a dinner with media

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US Congress panel demands documents on Kenya arms deal.

A US Congress investigative committee has demanded it be provided with key documents related to the proposed Sh43 billion sale to Kenya of armed border-patrol

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ISIL claims responsibility for bomb attack in Somalia
- May 24, 2017
The Islamic State Militants in Somalia have claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide attack in the port town of Bosaso on Tuesday evening, which left at least three people dead. In ...
Three Kenyan police killed by Al Shabaab landmine
- May 24, 2017
Three police officers were killed in eastern Kenya on Wednesday when their vehicle hit a landmine believed to have been laid by Somali jihadist group al Shabaab, a senior official ...
Britain raises terror threat level after concert carnage.
- May 24, 2017
Britain prepared to deploy soldiers at key sites on Wednesday, having raised its terror threat level to maximum after a suicide bomber massacred 22 people at a pop concert in ...
Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert.
- May 24, 2017
Britain ordered soldiers to key sites Wednesday and raised the terror alert to maximum after the Manchester concert suicide bombing by a local man of Libyan origin who may have ...
Mattis on Somalia.
- May 24, 2017
There is renewed hope for the peace process in Somalia, said U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis following a recent British-sponsored conference on Somalia in London. Secretary Mattis told reporters that he ...
Militants Attack 14 villages in Southern Somalia.
- May 24, 2017
Al-Shabab militants have attacked some 14 villages in southern Somalia, in an apparent attempt to disrupt a planned government offensive. Most of the villages that came under attack Tuesday are located ...
Manchester terror attack: The victims.
- May 24, 2017
At least 22 people died in Monday night's bombing attack on a Manchester pop concert, including an eight-year-old girl and several parents who came to pick up their children. Here is ...
Three cops killed, two others injured in Garissa attack.
- May 24, 2017
Three police officers were on Wednesday killed following a suspected terror attack in Garissa. The officers were on patrol in Kulan area when their vehicle hit a landmine, Reginal coordinator Mohamud ...
Trump calls N. Korea’s Kim Jong-Un ‘madman with nuclear weapons’.
- May 24, 2017
US President Donald Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un a "madman with nuclear weapons" during a telephone call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, according to a transcript of the ...
Mandera curfew to be lifted for Ramadhan.
- May 23, 2017
The dusk-to-dawn anti-terror curfew in Mandera will be suspended during the month of Ramadhan. The month of Ramadhan is set to begin on Saturday, May 27. The curfew was introduced eight ...
Improved Security Helps Aid Access in Southwest Somalia.
- May 23, 2017
When famine struck Somalia in 2011, the southwestern town of Baidoa was under al-Shabab control. Humanitarian agencies could not access people in need. Today, the town is under government control, ...
Islamic State claims Manchester concert attack that killed 22.
- May 23, 2017
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for a suicide bombing at a packed Manchester pop concert, killing at least 22 people including an eight-year-old girl in Britain's deadliest terror ...
World leaders condemn Manchester attack.
- May 23, 2017
World leaders on Tuesday expressed shock and horror at the suicide bombing in Manchester which killed at least 22 people, including children. Here are some of the reactions: - Britain - Prime Minister ...
22 dead after Explosion at Ariana Grande concert
- May 23, 2017
At least 22 people are dead and dozens more injured in a terrorist attack at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester, according ...
Somalia launches a learning event in #Mogadishu to enhance the collaboration between the Media and Security apparatus.
- May 23, 2017
Mogadishu, H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information of the Federal Republic of Somalia emphasized the importance of researches on key issues that matter to the public such ...
Ethiopia’s Tedros gets Dangote, AU chief’s final backing for WHO DG post
- May 23, 2017
The Chairperson the African Union Commission (AUC) has issued the continent’s rallying push for Ethiopia’s former health and foreign affairs chief who is a front-runner to become Director-General of the ...
South West State regions held consultation to review Somali Media Law.
- May 22, 2017
Baidoa, South West State regions of Somalia today held a public consolation and discussions to review Somali Media Law as part of the commitment and determination of the Minister of ...
Eritrea Denies Targeting Ethiopia Dam as Egyptian Ties Deepen.
- May 22, 2017
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki denied his country’s deepening relations with Egypt signify plans to disrupt neighboring Ethiopia’s construction of Africa’s biggest hydropower dam. “The claim by the Ethiopian regime that the ...

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