Archive for January 2013

January 25, 2013 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Kenya’s military rules out talks with Somali militants 25 Jan – Source: People Daily/ Xinhua – 638 words The Kenyan military on Thursday ruled out negotiating with Somalia’s al Shabaab militants who have threatened to kill hostages unless the East African nation releases all Muslim prisoners held on terrorism charges. Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) spokesman […]



January 25, 2013 | Morning Headlines.

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AU starts military training for over 500 Somali clan militiamen 24 Jan – Source: Radio Bar-Kulan – 147 words African Union Mission in Somalia [Amisom] started to give a 45-day military training to over 500 clan militiamen at Lama-Galay military camp in the central town of Beled Weyne. Governor of Hiiran Abdifatah Hasan Afrax and […]



January 24, 2013 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Somali Islamists threaten to execute Kenyan hostages 24 Jan – Source: Daily Nation/Capital News/AFP/Reuters/New Vision – 224 words Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgents issued an ultimatum to Kenya on Wednesday to release all prisoners held on terrorism charges or they will execute all Kenyan hostages they hold. Issuing a February 14 deadline, the extremist […]



January 24, 2013 | Morning Headlines.

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President met with Ambassadors of donor countries 23 Jan – Source: Office of the Somali President Villa Somalia, Mogadishu The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E Hassan Sh. Mohamud has met with Ambassadors representing donor countries to discuss the creation and the improvement of the Somali Financial Institutions. The President was accompanied by […]



January 23, 2013 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Somalia: Free Journalist, Others Unlawfully Detained 23 Jan – Source: Human Rights Watch – 232 words Somali authorities should immediately release a journalist and three others linked to the case of a woman who reported being raped by state security forces, Amnesty International, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), and Human Rights Watch said today. […]



January 23, 2013 | Morning Headlines.

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Somali army court sentences soldier to death, another to 20 years in jail 22 Jan – Source: Jowhar website – 108 words The Somali military court in Jowhar [southern Somalia] has sentenced four soldiers to death and jail terms. Announcing the verdict, chief judge Col Liban Ali Yarow, said the four soldiers were found guilty […]



January 22, 2013 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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William Hague: UK cannot prevent terrorism in Africa 21 Jan – Source: The Guardian – 528 words Britain cannot prevent terrorism in Africa but it can look to the model of the rebuilding of Somalia as an example of how to help failed states, William Hague has said. Speaking on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme, […]



January 22, 2013 | Morning Headlines.

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Somalia President attends Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia 21 Jan- Source: Al Shahid- 310 words President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Sunday night arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabai, where he will be attending the third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit aimed at finding common ground on crucial issues of trade, job creation, energy needs and […]



January 21, 2013 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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President Mohamud attends Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia 21 Jan – Source: Bar-kulan/Radio Mogadishu/Jowhar Online/Dhacdooyinka Online/Shabelle – 164 words Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Sunday night arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he will be attending the third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit aimed at finding common ground on crucial issues of trade, […]



January 21, 2013 | Morning Headlines.

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Somali Prime Minister pays tribute to the recently slain journalist of Shabelle media network 20 Jan – Source: Shabelle – 99 words Somali Prime Minister Abdi farah Shirdon Saa’id has visited the compound of Shabelle Media Network in a tribute to the network’s important media work and particularly to the bravery of its staff including, […]