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Nairobi’s Kasarani: From stadium to detention center

NAIROBI – Sadiq Abdulqadir Mohamud has walked into Nairobi’s Kasarani Stadium to show off his football talent countless times. But the last time the attacking midfielder for the AFC Leopards,…

Somaliland dispatch: ‘I’m a cutter and I’ll take a razor to my daughter in the holidays’

The Somali cutter sat with her 10-year-old daughter beside her and explained calmly why she will take a razor blade to her this summer. “I am a circumciser,” she declared.…

Peace And Justice Building Conference Participated By The Community Elders Opened Borama Today

Borama 17.April 2014 (SDN)- The ministry of interior  of Somaliland has organized and conducted an official conference in Borama today ,The main purpose of this meeting is to maintain &…

POLICE SUMMON FARAH OVER AL SHABAAB

Former Deputy Speaker Farah Maalim yesterday denied any link to Al Shabaab. He has been summoned to appear before the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit at 11 this morning to respond to…

Somali Prime Minister meets with the traditiona​l elders and women’s groups of Jubba

Mogadishu, Wednesday, 16 April 2014 – The Prime Minister of Somalia His Excellency Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed and a delegation he is leading have been in Kismayo, the capital of the…

‘Super tax’ on remittances to Africa hurts development -thinktank

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Africans face the highest remittance fees globally, regularly paying a “super tax” to send money home at a cost that hurts families and holds back…

Chastened by Islamists, Somalia redraws Mogadishu security plan

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – When Islamist militants blasted their way to within 50 meters of the Somali president’s residence, they forced a sharp rethink of security in the capital Mogadishu. The…

UN-led troops to travel to Somalia

KAMPALA, Uganda — About 400 Ugandan troops will be deployed to Somalia under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting UN staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali…

Somalia: Return of the Quirky Somali Diasporans

For the best part of the last three years I’ve been visiting, working and living in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. During that time a lot has changed. Security has improved…

Kenya: 46 Ethiopians in Court As Illegal Aliens

Nairobi — Forty-six Ethiopians suspected of being in the country illegally were arraigned in court on Monday. Twenty-eight of them were taken before Principal Magistrate Eunice Nyutu at the Makadara…

Somali Business Leaders call on Federal Government to establish legal framework to ensure Security..

Somali Business Leaders call on Federal Government to establish legal framework to ensure Security of Investment. Leading Businesses, government officials and International businesses converged in Dubai on the 6th and…

Iska Dhaaf ready to ‘Let It Go’ at Cisero’s

The duo Iska Dhaaf, comprised of multi-instrumentalists and poets Benjamin Verdoes and Nathan Quiroga, culled its name from the Somali phrase meaning, “Let it go.” Verdoes said he and Quiroga…

British Petroleum signs exploration agreement with Somalia

Nairobi 15, April 2014 (SDN)- British Petroleum has entered an agreement with the Somali government to resume its oil and gas exploration activities, which were abruptly stopped in 1991 after…

Why Sheffield is throwing its weight behind Somaliland

London April 15, 2014 (SDN/Guardian)- A council in the British city of Sheffield has voted in support of independence for the Horn of Africa’s famous non-state state, Somaliland. Somaliland declared…

President Hassan on the 1st Anniversar​y of the Attack on the Banadir Regional Court Complex

President Hassan on the 1st Anniversary of the Attack on the Banadir Regional Court Complex: “12 months on, the fact that these courts and legal offices are working again is…

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DAAWO:Sheekh Saciid Cali Axmed iyo Qybtii sadexaad ee Mushkilada​ha guurka iyo Doorashada Lamanaha

Ottawa April 11,2014(SDN)-Daawadeyaa waa qayb kale oo ka mida barmaamijkii taxanaha ahaa ee mushkiladaha guurka. Waxa aan ku eegaynaa doorashada lamaanaha iyo doorka ay ku yeelan karto mushkiladaha guurka. Waa Fadiilatu Sheekh Saciid Cali Axmed oo ku sugan magaalada Ottawa ee dalka Canada,DAAWASHO HABOON  …

Nairobi’s Kasarani: From stadium to detention center

NAIROBI – Sadiq Abdulqadir Mohamud has walked into Nairobi’s Kasarani Stadium to show off his football talent countless times. But the last time the attacking midfielder for the AFC Leopards, who boast a record 13 Kenyan Premier League titles, was “taken” to the stadium was like no other. “I never imagined I could be detained…

UNSC considers arms ban on Somalia for weapons diversion

The United Nations could slap a full arms embargo on Somalia following revelations that the Mogadishu government allowed the sale and diversion of weapons to foreign arms traffickers, criminals and terrorists. While illegal acquisition of weapons is common in countries in the region, information in a UN report that Somalia’s army is the “greatest” supplier…

Baraamijka XULASHADA TODOBAADKA oo lagu falanqaynayoLixda Iyo Sadexda Gobol Ee mamulka Konfur Galbeed Somaliya

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Real Madird Ayaa Ku Guuleysatey Copa Del Rey Markii Aay 2-1 Ugu Madax Salaaxdey Barcelona.(By Jaahuur)

Spain-17-April-2014-(SDN) Akhyaartay qormadeena ciyaaraha waxaynu ku qaadaadhigeynaa Real Madrid oo Barcelona 2-1 kaga xayuubsatey Copa Del Rey Final-na ahayd. Labadan kooxood ayaa ah kuwa ugu awoodda roon Spain badakana koobabka kala qeybsada waxaana ka dhaxaysa xurguf iyo is nacayb ciyaareed. Haddaba koobkan lagu magacaabo Copa Del Rey ayaa ka mid ah kooobabka ugu faca weyn…