Somalia: The Oldest Catholic Church in Hargeisa Reopens After 30yrs

A church that has been closed for three decades was on Friday reopened in Hargeisa. A ceremony attended by Somaliland Ministers and mainly expats living in the breakaway region was organised at the new church in Shaab area of Hargeisa. “Your government that is seeking recognition has seen the importance of exercising freedom of worship and the More...

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By Jama On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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700 stones found in Somalia national’s kidney

Doctors at a city-based private hospital were astonished when they found hundreds of small stones in a Somalian’s kidney. They suspect the man suffers from a unique condition that causes his kidneys to produce More...

By Jama On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Somalia: New bank notes set to counter currency crisis

Somalia’s government is set to print modern bank notes for the first time in more than 25 years to end the currency crisis in the Horn of African nation, authorities said Thursday Bashir isse Ali, Somalia’s More...

By Jama On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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UN trains mental health practitioners in Somalia’s South West state

GE DIGITAL CAMERA Baidoa, 27 July 2017 – The UN held a capacity-building workshop for thirty mental health professionals from institutions in Baidoa, the capital of Somalia’s South West state. The training More...

By Jama On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 being brought home

BERLIN — A Lufthansa Boeing 737 hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of the leftist Red Army Faction’s campaign against West German authorities is coming home to a German museum. The Dornier Museum More...

By Jama On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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US-Somalia mission detains suspected al-Shabab associate

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The U.S. military says a mission in Somalia has detained a suspected associate of the al-Shabab extremist group who once lived in the United States. A U.S. Africa Command spokeswoman said More...

By Jama On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Al-Shabaab receives weapons in exchange for aid workers in Somalia

The Al-Qaeda associated armed group, Al-Shabaab, yesterday released seven humanitarian aid workers in Somalia, the Anadolu Agency reported. The aid workers had been taken captive on 16 July near the city of Baidoa, More...

By Jama On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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AU resolves to clear supply routes for easy aid delivery in Somalia

MOGADISHU, July 23 (Xinhua) — The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) senior commanders ended their three-day strategy meeting in Mogadishu late Saturday by resolving to continue to ensure clearance More...

By Jama On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Somalia: Roadside blast kills 4 soldiers

At least four soldiers were killed and several others wounded when a roadside blast targeted a security convoy in southwest Somalia, police said on Sunday. The attack took place near the town of Baidoa, some 250 More...

By Jama On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Car bomb kills at least 13 in Somali capital -police, medics

MOGADISHU, March 13 (Reuters) – A car bomb near a hotel on a busy street in the Somali capital killed at least 13 people on Monday, police and the emergency medical services said, hours after a man was killed More...