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Somalia passed a petroleum sector law on Monday, paving the way for exploration in its waters that could potentially transform the troubled country’s economy if hydrocarbon riches are found. Source

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As Somalia faces another severe drought, aid agencies today launched a Drought Response Plan and called for urgent and sustained resources to avert a major crisis. The plan seeks $710 million to provide critical, life-saving assistance to 4.5 million drought-affected Somalis in the most severely affected areas between now and the end of December.

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The information technology and telecommunication product world can be highly competitive.  PEI Distribution hasproven themselves the #1 company in the Horn of Africa in this space and wacelebrated for this accomplishment at D-Link’s recent Distributor Gathering in Vietnam.

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The information technology and telecommunication product world can be highly competitive.  PEI Distribution hasproven themselves the #1 company in the Horn of Africa in this space and wacelebrated for this accomplishment at D-Link’s recent Distributor Gathering in Vietnam.

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A United Nations report on Saturday, 18 has revealed that Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives to mount more frequent and deadly attacks. The findings are a blow for internationally backed efforts to fight the Al Shabaab insurgency, which has repeatedly carried out attacks in East Africa and launched dozens in Somalia this […] Source

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Gulf’s involvement in Horn of Africa can be seen as both a boon and a curse. For several decades, the Horn of Africa has been at the center of global attention on account of protracted armed conflicts, large-scale displacements, and severe food crisis.

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The army is investigating the circumstances under which one of its soldiers deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia, shot his administration officer dead before killing himself.  A source in Mogadishu earlier told this newspaper that the soldier who ran amok was irked by the supervisor, and that four soldiers in total died in the Saturday shooting incident.

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Kenya has suspended direct flights from Somalia’s capital Mogadishu to Nairobi for security reasons but Somalia has asked for reconsideration, saying the decision was politically motivated. The BBC reported on Friday that the flights had been suspended and that planes will now land in Wajir for security checks.

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The United States military said it killed four terrorists in an airstrike targeting an ISIS-Somalia encampment in the Golis Mountains in Somalia on Thursday. AFRICOM says the deliberate campaign is building on increased intelligence and understanding of ISIS training and recruitment activities in Puntland.

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President Trump has declared that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is “100%” defeated. It seems unlikely he will ever say the same about Somalia’s al-Shabab. Words such as “eradicate” and “eliminate” — staples of the lexicon used by the Obama and Trump administrations when laying out their ultimate goal in the battle against the […] Source

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Three Amazon employees in Minnesota filed charges Tuesday against the company alleging that it discriminated against them because of their religion. The employees, three Somali-American Muslim women, filed charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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Last Saturday, the final day of the Jewish holiday of Passover, 19-year-old white supremacist John T. Earnest allegedly walked into the Chabad of Poway synagogue in California, raised his AR-style assault rifle and began shooting.

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The Somali National Army (SNA) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Saturday they have embarked on a major road rehabilitation exercise in Middle Shabelle to ease movement of goods and services in the agriculture-rich region.

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A Muslim preacher, convicted in 2017 of inciting violence in Switzerland, has finally been deported after being identified as a Somali national. The man has now been sent back to Somalia, the Swiss authorities have confirmed.

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Mohamed Noor became the first former Minnesota police officer found guilty of an on-duty murder Tuesday as a Hennepin County jury convicted him for the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond in 2017.

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(CPJ) – During a trip to Addis Ababa in January, it was impossible to miss the signs that Ethiopian media are enjoying unprecedented freedom. A flurry of new publications were on the streets.

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The elusive chief of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released by the armed group.

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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – An air strike near the Somali town of Afgoye killed four people, a relative of one of the victims said on Tuesday.  The United States frequently carries out such attacks that target Islamist militants in the Horn of Africa country.

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GAROWE, PUNTLAND ( APRIL 27th, 2019).  The Vice President of Puntland, HE Ahmed Ilmi Osman will join Save the Children leadership team and partners as the Chief Guest to a high-level event to celebrate the organizations 100 years since it  was formed by Eglantyne Jebb and her sister Dorothy Buxton.

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In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia’s continued efforts to degrade violent extremist organizations, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Somalia terrorists in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on April 26, 2019.

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Kenya is exploring diplomatic relations with Somaliland after dispatching an emissary to set up a mission in the capital city of Hargeisa. Kenya will join Ethiopia and Djibouti as some of the countries with diplomatic missions in Somaliland.

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Somalia Operation Atalanta otherwise known as European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) has arrested five suspected Somali pirates following series of incidents that transpired over the course of the past few days.  EU NAVFOR is a current counter-piracy military operation at sea off the Horn of Africa and in the Western Indian Ocean.

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The Trump administration’s refusal to admit Somali immigrants to the United States is hindering efforts to reduce the population of the Dadaab refugee camps, which the Kenyan government reportedly seeks to close.

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The High Court in Dar es Salaam has sentenced seven Somali nationals to life imprisonment over piracy. Judge Yose Mlyambina meted the harsh sentence last week against Mohamed Adam, Bashir Rooble, Muhsini Haji, Abdulwaidi Abdalahamani, Faragani Abdul, Ally Nur Ally and Omar Mohamed, alias Mudhee after convicting them of the charges they were facing.

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Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo arrived in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, on Wednesday morning for a days’ visit. The visiting president was accompanied by his Minister of Education and other senior officials.

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