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PUT-UP JOB FOR COPENHAGEN CONFERENCE ON SOMALIA

0 Visits: 1262 | Thursday October 30, 2014 - 20:11:38
Waagacusub.net - The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) are frantically engaged in put-up job for the first Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) Conference on Somalia scheduled to take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 19-20, 2014.

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TURKEY'S INVOLVEMENT IN SOMALIA - ASSESMENT OF A STATE-BUILDING IN PROGRESS

0 Visits: 3000 | Monday October 27, 2014 - 04:51:00
Turkey's involvement in Somalia and its success, so far, is a novelty in Turkish foreign policy. Turkey's efforts in Somalia are significant for a number of reasons. First, they have played a role in Somalia's return to the international forum. Sec- ond, Ankara's policy in Somalia has…

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Eritrea dirty tricks: The sacking of the SEMG Expert

0 Visits: 1084 | Sunday October 26, 2014 - 19:42:25
Waagacusub.net- Over the years SEMG has been unable to conclusively prove the State of Eritrea maintains a credible link to Al-Shabaab in violation of United Nations resolutions.

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Netherlands: Forced returns of Somalis to al-Shabaab areas can amount to 'death sentences

0 Visits: 1317 | Friday October 24, 2014 - 17:01:08
The briefing Forced returns to south and central Somalia, including to Al-Shabaab areas: a blatant violation of international law highlights the grave risks faced by civilians in Somalia.

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Al-Shabaab as a regional and international threat

0 Visits: 1629 | Friday October 24, 2014 - 16:56:10
In 2014, Al-Shabaabís newfound operational tempo in Kenya continued with a series of symbolic attacks and attempted plots, including a partially constructed vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, successfully infiltrated from Somalia. The device was reportedly destined for a major attack in Mombasa

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Muse Ganjab: Al-Shabaab facilitator or SEMG target?

0 Visits: 3037 | Friday October 24, 2014 - 16:41:56
First, why has HSM publicly disavowed Ganjab? According to media reports, HSM has denied that Ganjab was ever a presidential adviser in his government. If true, it's quite troubling and warrants further investigation not only by SEMG but we Somalis. Many Somalis, especially the "Mogadishu and…

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UK imposing financial sanctions against Somalia has been amended so that an asset freeze

0 Visits: 1159 | Friday October 24, 2014 - 15:39:47
The following entries have been added to the consolidated list and are now subject to an asset freeze:  DIRIYE, Ahmed (Group ID: 13150)  SALMAN, Maalim (Group ID: 13147) What you must do

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EAEF Condemns Plot to Annex Somali Offshore Territory

0 Visits: 1093 | Thursday October 23, 2014 - 21:06:59
Waagacusub.info- The East African Energy Forum (EAEF), a Somali lobby group, has today condemned the Kenyan government of what it is calling "the slow elaborate annexation of Somali offshore territory."

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UAE: Trapped, Exploited, Abused

0 Visits: 1632 | Thursday October 23, 2014 - 09:14:24
United Arab Emirates: Trapped, Exploited, Abused Migrant Domestic Workers Get Scant Protection

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Somalia's future befouled by failed initiatives

0 Visits: 1019 | Wednesday October 22, 2014 - 13:59:43
Despite unprecedented level of foreign interventions particularly since 2000, Somalia lingers as a failed state which is a threat to the international peace and security.

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Video Hussein Aideed calls for the release of Shabelle journalists jailed by the Somali government

0 Visits: 1263 | Wednesday October 22, 2014 - 12:21:12
Hussein Aideed calls for the release of Shabelle journalists jailed by the Somali government

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Somalia:Court Adjourned and Shabelle Owner and Newscaster Released on bail

0 Visits: 742 | Tuesday October 21, 2014 - 19:34:30
Waagacusub.net - The Hearing of the case of Shabelle and SkyFM journalists started at the regional Court on Tuesday morning around 10:00am and lasted for an hour.

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Somalia : Are the U.S , UK and Front line countries paralyzing Somalia ?

1 Visits: 1931 | Monday October 20, 2014 - 19:59:04
Waagacusub.info- Somalia was one of the best powerful nations of the African continent ever since it gained its full-Independence from English and Italian colonies and right after its full Independence many African countries including South Africa, Eritrea,and Djibouti gained their Independence due…

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Somalia:Food aid donated by UAE Government sold openly in Mogadishu markets

0 Visits: 1664 | Friday October 10, 2014 - 07:02:18
Waagacusub.net - Emerging reports says that Food aid donated by United Arab Emirates to Somalia is widely dispersed and sold in open Mogadishu markets.

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Somalia: Who is the New Leader of Shabaab?

1 Visits: 6103 | Sunday September 07, 2014 - 03:32:49
Emir Mahad Omar Abdi-Kareem was born in Kellafo, Ogaden region of Ethiopia , his real age remains unknown but as his students from Kismayo told Wagaacusub Media his age is about 46.

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President of Somalia "Godane is Dead: Now is the Chance for the members of al-Shabaab to Embrace Peace"

0 Visits: 2840 | Friday September 05, 2014 - 20:33:42
HE Excellency the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud spoke today on the death of the leader of al-Shabaab, Ahmed Godane: "US forces conducted an airstrike against an identified al-Shabaab training camp in southern Somalia on the evening of Monday, 1st September, using manned and unmanned…

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U.S. confirms death of al Shabaab leader Godane in Somalia air strike

2 Visits: 3351 | Friday September 05, 2014 - 20:27:42
Waagacusub.net - The Pentagon confirmed on Friday that Ahmed Godane, a leader of the al Shabaab Islamist group, was killed in a U.S. air strike in Somalia this week, calling it a "major symbolic and operational loss" for the al Qaeda-affiliated organization.

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Again Somalia relapses into hostilities and despair

0 Visits: 2244 | Friday September 05, 2014 - 04:03:06
Waagacusub.net - In addition to ongoing war against terrorist group Al Shabab, looming famine that would affect million people, and intense polarization engendered by the compulsory clan federalism, Somalia suffers many other ills. For background, I hypothesized in my HYPERLINK

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Somalia:Al-Shabaab after Godane?

0 Visits: 3246 | Wednesday September 03, 2014 - 19:39:37
For over six years, Ahmed Abdi Godane has led al-Shabaab with a macabre mix of unbridled brutality and striking charisma. He fostered the spectacular growth of a militia recently splintered from the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) to an effective, if ruthless, administration controlling roughly half of Somalia…

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Somalia:Is There Any Similarity Between Arab Dheere & Siilaanyo!!?

3 Visits: 3053 | Sunday August 31, 2014 - 05:49:45
Waagacusub.net - In 1920, after two decades of bloody warfare, perhaps the longest drawn-out and bloodiest in the annals of African resistance, the Dervishes were finally demolished by the British air warfare.

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Somalia:Welcoming new Federal Parliament, Ban urges completion of electoral process

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the inauguration of the new Federal Parliament of Somalia on 27 December and warmly congratulated the people of Somalia on this historic achievement in their quest for universal suffrage by 2020.

New legislators sworn in in Somalia

Somalia has sworn in its new legislators to form the tenth Parliament, in what could kickstart the country's long road back to full democracy by 2020.

Somaliland No More Paramilitary Forces To Oppress The Freedom Of Speech

Enough Is Enough And No More Paramilitary Forces To Oppress The Freedom Of Speech. Written by an elected member of Parliament Abdirahman Mohamed Jama (Awxoog) MP

Somalia makes landmark historic victory at the UN General Assembly

On 18 November 2014 the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly passed a historic draft resolution tabled by Somalia. The resolution is about declaring 13 June of each year as International Albinism Awareness Day.

ASSESSING MINISTERIAL HLPF COPENHAGEN CONFERENCE ON SOMALIA

There were no attempts to subject the PM's action (reshuffle without consultation with the President), the President's action (nullification of PM reshuffle decree and instruction to the cabinet), and the Parliament's action (no confidence motion on "all-purpose allegations") to independent expert opinion or judgment. This would have established good governance practices.

Somalia:Welcoming new Federal Parliament, Ban urges completion of electoral process

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the inauguration of the new Federal Parliament of Somalia on 27 December and warmly congratulated the people of Somalia on this historic achievement in their quest for universal suffrage by 2020. Full Article

 

New legislators sworn in in Somalia

Somalia has sworn in its new legislators to form the tenth Parliament, in what could kickstart the country's long road back to full democracy by 2020. Full Article

 

SOMALI PARLIAMENT TO DEBATE ON NO CONFIDENCE MOTION

Waagacusub.net -Somali Federal parliament is having an extra-ordinary meeting today,they debate on the no confidence motion against Prime minister of Federal Government of Somalia Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed . Full Article

 

Somaliland No More Paramilitary Forces To Oppress The Freedom Of Speech

Enough Is Enough And No More Paramilitary Forces To Oppress The Freedom Of Speech. Written by an elected member of Parliament Abdirahman Mohamed Jama (Awxoog) MP Full Article

 

Somalia makes landmark historic victory at the UN General Assembly

On 18 November 2014 the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly passed a historic draft resolution tabled by Somalia. The resolution is about declaring 13 June of each year as International Albinism Awareness Day. Full Article

 

Somalia:Welcoming new Federal Parliament, Ban urges completion of electoral process

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the inauguration of the new Federal Parliament of Somalia on 27 December and warmly congratulated the people of Somalia on this historic achievement in their quest for universal suffrage by 2020. Full Article

 

International's Position to President Of Somalia

As things stand there are inherent tensions in the constitution between the offices of Prime Minister and the Presidency. 10 Prime Ministers over the last 10 years suggests this turbulence will not disappear with a change of personalities. The roles and responsibilities of the respective offices should be re-examined during the constitutional review process. Full Article

 

Topnews:-Wiil uu dhalay Ganacsade Xaaf oo falkii ugu xumaa ku sameeyay Gabar Maskiina +Sawiro?

Bredanews.com – Wiil uu dhalay Ganacsade Axmed Ducaale Geelle xaaf ayaa falkii ugu xumaa ku sameeyay Gabar u dhalatay Beesha Sheekhaal oo lagu magacaabo Miski Xaaji Axmed Gaaboow Nuur. Full Article

 

UK-Somali links raise concern as UN alleges corruption and arms deals

Questions raised about Britain's relationship with Somalia as UN alleges misappropriation of funds and exploitation of loopholes in an arms embargo Full Article

 

Leaked Conversation between Somali President and Minister Farah Topaz

SOMALI AGENDA has received and verified the authenticity of series of SMS messages between Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his powerful Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Farah Sheikh Abdulqadir. Full Article