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April 24, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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Kenya: Vehicle explodes at Pangani Police Station 23 Apr – Source: Daily Nation/Standard Media – 63 words A car exploded at the entrance to Pangani Police Station, Nairobi, on Wednesday. At around 8:55 pm, the vehicle was intercepted at a police roadblock and two officers who were escorting it to the police station were killed in the […]

April 23, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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Al Shabaab: We’ll keep killing politician 22 Apr – Source: Reuters – 154 words Islamist rebels shot dead a Somali lawmaker on Tuesday, a day after blowing up one of his colleagues, and vowed to keep killing politicians and wreck efforts to secure the country. Al-Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab told Reuters they wanted to send a […]

April 22, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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Somali Lawmaker killed in a bomb planted in vehicle in Mogadishu 21 Apr – Source: Radio Mogadishu/SNTV/Radio Goobjoog/RBC – 93 words A Member of Somalia’s Federal Parliament has died after a bomb planted inside his vehicle blew off just minutes after he drove out of his home in Mogadishu’s Hamarweyne district, Eyewitnesses said. MP Isack […]

April 17, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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Ugandan troops to guard UN in Somalia 16 Apr- Source: Anatolia News Agency – 294 words Over 400 troops from the Ugandan People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) are ready for deployment in troubled Somalia to provide protection for U.N. personnel. “Our basic task in Somalia will be to secure and protect U.N. personnel and their installations […]

April 16, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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Britain to help Somalia organize presidential polls by 2016 15 Apr – Source: Hiiraan Online – 143 words UK’s minister for Africa Mark Simmons said Tuesday that his government was committed to helping Somalia organize public presidential polls by 2016. Talking to reporters at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu after meeting with Somali President Hassan Sheik Mahmoud, […]

April 15, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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PM Abdiweli meets Jubaland elders 14 Apr- Source: Radio Bar-kulan/STV/Radio Mogadishu- 91 words Prime minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has met Jubaland council of elders at Kismayo during his visit. The elders have called upon the government of Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed to fast track the revival of community services in the area that was […]

April 14, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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It’s economic sabotage, claim Somalis 13 Apr – Source: Star News – 120 words MUSLIM leaders have condemned the ongoing police operation in Eastleigh as an attempt to undermine the Somali business community. At a press conference in Jamia mosque yesterday, Muslim leaders led by Mandera senator Billow Kerrow said the operation is intended “to […]

April 11, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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Residents in Galkayo protest death of two UN foreign workers 10 Apr- Source: Radio Garowe/ Radio Gaalkacyo/RBC- 117 words Hundreds of Somali residents in Galkayo demonstrated on Thursday to deplore the killing of two foreign nationals working for the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime in Galkayo in this week. The demonstrators gathered and marched in […]

April 10, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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82 Somali nationals deported in ongoing crackdown on illegal immigrants   09 Apr – Source: Standard Media – 91 words The Kenyan government has deported 82 Somali nationals to Mogadishu, Somalia in an ongoing operation on illegal immigrants. 472 suspects are still in custody. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku said all due process was […]

April 9, 2014 | Morning Headlines.

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Somali Parliament allow citizens to apply for passports without national identity cards 08 Apr- Source: Radio RBC/Radio Dalsan/Radio Kulmiye/Radio Mustaqbal- 130 word Somali parliament in their 8th meeting of the fourth session on Tuesday has withdrew directive suspending the issuance of Somalia national identity cards. In a debate startedon Monday, the Somali parliamentarians highlighted few points including […]