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Suspected Somali militia free 20 kidnapped Kenyans in Mandera - (Xinhua)
18-08-2014

UN Envoy visits Somaliland, pledges UN support for peace and progress
18-08-2014

China airline sued for rejecting HIV-positive passengers(AP)
17-08-2014

Uhuru in talks with UN Security Council delegation - (KBC)
17-08-2014

Obama weighs strategy against Islamic State - (AP)
17-08-2014

Mo Farah wins 10,000m European Championship gold(BBC)
13-08-2014

UN Security Council makes historic visit to Somalia
13-08-2014

INTERVIEW-Somalia donors must act now to avoid famine 'catastrophe' -U.N. - (Reuters)
11-08-2014

Somali American Center opens in former St. John's campus on East 5th Street - (Daily Planet)
11-08-2014

POLICE FIND ID ON SUSPECT LINKED TO TERROR - (Standard Digital)
11-08-2014

Controversy Over Somali President's Visit to Minneapolis - (KSTP)
10-08-2014

Somali president’s Northrop speech draws protest - (MNDaily)
10-08-2014

Police alert over fresh Al-Shabaab raid fears - (Daily Nation)
09-08-2014

Somali Shebab say 18 dead in attack on government troops - (AFP)
09-08-2014

Somali presidential visit to Minneapolis - (MinnPost)
08-08-2014

250 Somali soldiers graduate from EU academy as US unveils special forces training programme (- DefenseWeb)
08-08-2014

     
Opinion-Fikrado
Recovery of Somalia’s Overseas Assets: Ill-considered priority - Mohamud M Uluso
18-08-2014

Saado Ali Warsame's Murder: A tipping point for Somalia - Ali H. Abdulla
18-08-2014

UNSOM marks first anniversary in Puntland, pledges continued support
17-08-2014

Somalia pulls out of refugee talks again - The Star
17-08-2014

Video: AMISOM, Somali troops recover weapons from Former Wadajir Distirct Commissionor Ahmed Dai
17-08-2014

The Enemy Within: Al-Shabab in Villa Somalia - Heikal I. Kenneded
13-08-2014

Joined up government: See the problem from every angle - Liban O. and Sakariye
13-08-2014

Somalia donors must act now to avoid famine 'catastrophe' -U.N (Reuters)
11-08-2014

Erdogan wins Turkey's presidential election - (Aljazeera)
11-08-2014

Sports: Djibouti’s Telecom shock KCCA - (SupperSport)
11-08-2014

Uhuru, Please Fence The Somalia Border - Kinoti Gatobu
10-08-2014

Ugly Clan Federalism Sparks Fresh Turmoil - Mohamud M Uluso
10-08-2014

US Will Not Send an Ambassador to Somalia Soon - Shire Salaad (Hassan Mire)
09-08-2014

Somalis find new option on airwaves: sports radio - (AP)
08-08-2014

Somalia's president expects new military push to begin in days - (Reuters)
08-08-2014

UN Envoy welcomes Himan and Heeb signing of new administration in central Somalia
08-08-2014

     
Recovery of Somalia’s Overseas Assets: Ill-considered priority - Mohamud M Uluso
President Hassan bought into one of two old irresistible but dirty and tricky financial transactions that have tantalized his predecessors. The two deals are the Printing of New Somali Currency and the Recovery of Overseas Assets. It was an ill-considered priority and mission taken either for ill-advice, greed, or brazenness.
     
Saado Ali Warsame's Murder: A tipping point for Somalia - Ali H. Abdulla
Saado stood up to tyranny, corruption, injustice and nepotism during Siad Barre's military regime with songs and poetry. Her famous “Land Cruiser “ song ridiculed the military junta for exchanging donated maize begged from the west for luxurious and expensive land cruisers. In a Play attended by the top brass of the regime, including the late Siyad Barre, she dared address the strong man directly by calling his attention to the pathetic and dilapidated situation of Somalia’s infrastructure and tourist attractions.
     
Suspected Somali militia free 20 kidnapped Kenyans in Mandera - (Xinhua)
Local government officials said militia men are believed to be from Somalia ambushed a vehicle ferrying quarry workers from Arabia to Mandera town at around midday, before droving them toward Somalia border and later released them unharmed.
     
UN Envoy visits Somaliland, pledges UN support for peace and progress
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, arrived in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, this morning and pledged to step up UN support.
     
UNSOM marks first anniversary in Puntland, pledges continued support
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, pledged the UN’s continued support for Puntland today at a ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia’s (UNSOM) in Garowe, the State Capital.
     
Somalia pulls out of refugee talks again - The Star
In May, the Star revealed that Somalia was offended by the inroads Nairobi has been making in t Jubaland and Somaliland, the two main self-proclaimed independent states within Somalia “without involving the leadership of the Somalia government.”
     
Video: AMISOM, Somali troops recover weapons from Former Wadajir Distirct Commissionor Ahmed Dai
A Somali militia commander in the capital, Mogadishu, has told the BBC he is on the run after the government launched an operation to disarm him.
     
China airline sued for rejecting HIV-positive passengers(AP)
Two HIV-positive passengers and a friend are suing a Chinese airline for refusing to let them on board, in the country's first such lawsuit, state media reported Friday.
     
Uhuru in talks with UN Security Council delegation - (KBC)
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday evening held talks with a delegation of the UN Security Council at State House, Nairobi.
     
Obama weighs strategy against Islamic State - (AP)
The Obama administration is grappling with how to bridge the gap between its increasingly dire assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State group and the limited, defensive air campaign it has so far undertaken, which military officials acknowledge will not blunt the group's momentum.
     
The Enemy Within: Al-Shabab in Villa Somalia - Heikal I. Kenneded
When President Hassan Sheikh was elected almost three years ago, he was too quick to declare to the world at large that Al-Shabab terrorists were “on the path to defeat” and its surviving members were more concerned for their own safety rather than plotting against his government.
     
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