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Somalia to Push for Voter Registration Ahead of 2021 Elections

Somalia’s National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) has announced plans to register millions of Somalis to participate in what would be the country’s first popular elections in more than a half-century. NIEC Chairperson Halima Ismail Ibrahim told VOA that the commission would start registering voters in March 2020 in a campaign …

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Kuwait calls for respecting Somalia’s sovereignty, political independence

 Kuwait on Saturday reiterated calling for the respect of the sovereignty and political independence and unity of Somalia. This came during a speech delivered by Kuwait UN permanent delegation member, Advisor Nawaf Al-Ahmad in a meeting of the Security Council on Somalia. Al-Ahmad called on the international community to continue …

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Adiga Dartaa Part 156 Musalsal Hindi Af Soomaali

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UN Security Council extends arms embargo on Somalia

The UN Security Council has extended the arms embargo on Somalia in addition to extending the term of the Panel of Experts until December 15, 2020. The 15-member Council in a majority vote of 12 voted to extend the embargo which is now in its third decade. The Council imposed …

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Somalia – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses

Somalia’s telecom market has been sustained despite tremendous difficulties. The country’s economy has made it difficult to sustain investment in infrastructure, and the Al Shabaab Islamic militant group has on occasion forced the closure of internet services in many areas of the country. Furthermore, there has been a lack of …

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Somalia, Turkey discuss cooperation in wake of floods

Officials from Turkey and Somalia met on Friday in Mogadishu to discuss crucial issues concerning the two countries. Somalia’s Energy and Water Resources Minister Fawzia Mohamed Sheikh received Turkey’s Ambassador to Mogadishu Mehmet Yilmaz in her office in the capital. Topping the meeting agenda was the floods in Somalia last …

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