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Somali News Update -Saturday - September 20, 2014

There is a suburb of Nairobi, not far from town, with the quaint English name of Eastleigh. Like a lot of inner suburbs there are multistorey concrete tower blocks reminiscent of soviet Russia, tight alleyways, and open-air markets with hawkers selling everything from padlocks to fruit and vegetables.

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Somali News Update -Friday - September 19, 2014

Romans Onyango is the site engineer at one of Mogadishu's luxury apartment buildings under construction. While there are no official numbers, the Kenyan national is one of the many foreign workers attracted to the Somali capital by lucrative contracts.

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Somali News Update -Thursday - September 18, 2014

Kenya's Attorney-General Githu Muigai has assembled a team of international maritime lawyers to defend Kenya in a long-running border dispute with Somalia as Kenya prepares for a meeting with the UN’s top court next week.

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Somali News Update -Wednesday - September 17, 2014

A senior United Nations official today welcomed the opening of the Kismayo reconciliation conference in the southern Somali port town as a step towards strengthening the country and consolidating peace in the region.

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Somali News Update -Tuesday - September 16, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Food shelves can be a life line for people dealing with poverty and hunger.But many in the Somali-American community say finding a food shelf that caters to their religious dietary restrictions is almost impossible.

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Somali News Update -Monday - September 15, 2014

POLICE in Bristol have made their biggest seizure of the herbal stimulant khat since it became illegal nearly three months ago.

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Somali News Update -Sunday - September 14, 2014

In one of the most tasteless scenes in the terrible Sex and the City 2, Carrie and co. finally recognize the humanity of the women of Abu Dhabi when they remove their hijabs and reveal the Western designer outfits ...

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Somali News Update -Saturday - September 13, 2014

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A senior Somali national security officer was gunned down while riding in his car in Mogadishu on Saturday, in the latest eruption of violence since the al Shabaab Islamic militants named a new leader a week ago.

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Somali News Update -Friday - September 12, 2014

Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Thursday night attended an event organized by Heritage Institute of Policy Studies in Mogadishu to mark the end of his second year in office.

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Somali News Update -Thursday - September 11, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS - About seven years after Somali Minnesotans started to see dozens of young men volunteer for a war across the globe, the community is struggling with the latest effort to recruit their young adults.

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Somali News Update -Wednesday - September 10, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya – Wajir North Member of Parliament, Ibrahim Saley has given the Wajir County Commissioner a two-week ultimatum to overturn a decree stopping the issuance of identity cards to Wajir residents most of whom are Kenyans of Somali origin.

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