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Somali News Update

Wednesday - April 16, 2014


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Somali News Update -Tuesday - April 15, 2014

UK’s minister for Africa Mark Simmons said Tuesday that his government was committed to helping Somalia organize public presidential polls by 2016. Talking to reporters at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu after meeting with Somali President....

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Somali News Update -Monday - April 14, 2014

British oil giant British Petroleum signed concessions with the Petrol Department for the Somali Federal Republic to explore oil and gas in the war raven East African nation. Intelligence reports existence of significantly large oil deposits in Somalia which could change global prices if tapped.

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Somali News Update -Sunday - April 13, 2014

Mo Farah's first attempt at 26.2 miles ended in pain and disappointment as he finished the London marathon in eighth place and missed out on Steve Jones's British record by more than a minute.

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Somali News Update -Saturday - April 12, 2014

Kenya: The Somalia Government has declared support for the ongoing security crackdown in Kenya but called for humane treatment of those arrested. Somalia ambassador to Kenya, Mohamed Ali Nur said his country supports deportation of illegal migrants, but opposed any attempts to treat all Somalis as suspects.

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Somali News Update -Friday - April 11, 2014

Somali Football Federation has urged Kenyan authorities to unconditionally release its U-20 international and Kenya’s AFC leopards’ striker Sadiq Abdulqader Mahmoud who was arrested by Kenyan police as he left his apartment to watch the Champions league Atletico Madrid Barcelona clash.

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Somali News Update -Thursday - April 10, 2014

Losing loved ones to gun violence isn’t unusual for many Somali-Americans, a community uprooted by a civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, tore their homeland apart and displaced millions.

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Somali News Update -Wednesday - April 9, 2014

A Somali government regional official has died after explosive device thought to have been concealed in his car went off on Wednesday.

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Somali News Update -Tuesday - April 8, 2014

Galkayo (HOL) - The United Nations has on Tuesday airlifted the bodies of two of its officials who were shot dead at the Galkayo airport yesterday.

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Somali News Update -Monday - April 7, 2014

Mogadishu (HOL) - The United Nations is mourning for the death of two consultants working for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime who have been shot dead on Monday at the airport of Galkayo city which is about 750 kilometres north of the capital Mogadishu.

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Somali News Update -Sunday - April 6, 2014

NAIROBI – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his visiting Somali counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamud pledged on Saturday to work together to defeat the militant group Al-Shabaab.

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Somali News Update -Saturday - April 5, 2014

NORTH MANKATO, MINN. – Mustafa Omar graduated from St. Peter High School last spring with a clear goal — earning a degree in petroleum engineering — but only a vague idea about how to achieve it.

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