Archive for December 2012

December 31, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Somali government to begin tax collection in 2013 31 Dec – Source: Midnimo Online/Radio Mustaqbal – 145 words Somalia’s finance minister has announced that tax collection by the government will begin in 2013 in all regions of the country. The minister who was addressing parliament on Sunday, after the unanimous approval of the government budget, announced […]



December 31, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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Somali parliament endorses 2013 budget bill 30 Dec- Source: Radio Bar-kulan/Radio Mustaqbal/Jowhar Online- 97 words Somali parliament has unanimously endorsed the government budget for the year 2013. On their Sunday session, the parliament voted for the draftbudgett. Out of the 177 present members, 176 voted in favour of the draft, while one lawmaker abstained from […]



December 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Ahmed Madobe: We are not at conflict with federal government 28 Dec- Source: Radio Bar-kulan/Dhanaan Online/VOA Somali Service- 158 words The interim Kismayo administrator, Sheikh Ahmed Mohamud Islam alias Ahmed Madobe said that there is no conflict between his administration and the Somali federal government. Madobe said there were recent disputes between them but is […]



December 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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Al Shabaab: “We are behind the night shelling in the capital” 27 Dec- Source: Radio kulmiye- 152 words Al Shabaab’s representative for Benadir, Shiekh Ali Mohamoud Hussein has talked about the midnight shellings in Mogadishu, claiming that his group is behind the attacks. The Sheikh has indicated that they have executed operations in Mogadishu, targeting […]



December 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Somalia government delegation to visit Kismayo 27 Dec- Source: Radio Bar-kulan/Jowhar Online/Dhanaan Online- 89 words A high level government delegation is set to visit Kismayo on Thursday, Bar-kulan reports. The ministerial delegation will fly from Mogadishu and meet with interim administration in Kismayo.The two sides will discuss about security and military cooperation, Radio Bar-kulan reporter in […]



December 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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Somali Federal parliament rejects 2013 proposed budget 26 Dec- Source: Garowe Online/Jowhar Online/Hiiraan Online- 178 words Somalia’s federal parliament has voted to reject the 2013 proposed budget presented by the administration of Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon, Garowe Online reports. Federal parliamentarians met Wednesday in Mogadishu, where the MPs debated about the newly proposed […]



December 26, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Somalia sets 100 days for al Shabaab militants to surrender 26 Dec- Source: Shabelle- 171 words Somali interior and security minister, Abdikarin Hussien Guled has set 100 days ultimatum for all al Shabaab fighters to surrender and join the process of peace and nation building. The minister, who spoke to journalists in Mogadishu, said that […]



December 26, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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Security Challenges Await Somalia After Historic Year 25 Dec- Source: VOA-587 Words In the last 12 months, Somalia has approved a new constitution, selected a new parliament, president and prime minister, making way for the first stable government in over 20 years. In August, members of Somalia’s new parliament took the oath of office in […]



December 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Somalia President in Kampala for state visit 24 Dec- Source: Radio Bar-kulan- 79 words Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed is in Kampala, Uganda for a state visit. President Hassan will meet with his Ugandan counterpart Yuweri Musevi. He will also meet with the Somali community in Kampala. Later in the day, President Hassan is expected to […]



December 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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Joint Communiqué issued by Presidents of Kenya and Somalia 22 Dec- Source: Somali News Agency SONNA- 412 words The two Heads of State held wide ranging consultations on various issues of bilateral and regional interest and at the end of their meeting yesterday on Friday and issued the below communiqué 1. Welcomed the recent political […]