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Refugee boy scores 371 marks to top Dadaab camp

In the outskirts of Hagadera market sits Block J5. This is one of the many blocks (villages) that make up the Hagadera Refugee Camp, which is part of the larger Dadaab refugee complex, the world’s largest by population. This is where Abdirizack Muse Haji, the top pupil in KCPE in …

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Suspect in car bomb in Mogadishu arrested by police

Security forces in Mogadishu Saturday arrested a man identified by members of the public for detonating a car bomb that injured a passerby. According to sources at the scene, the man was spotted by members of the public remotely detonating the bomb which is believed to have been planted in …

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AMISOM and Civil Society Organizations meet to prepare for 2020/21 elections

A technical preparatory meeting organized by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday in Mogadishu brought together AMISOM and Somali Civil Society Organizations (CSO) to develop a work plan ahead of the 2020/21 elections. Convened by AMISOM’s Political Unit and the Protection, Human Rights and Protection Group (PHRG) …

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Somaliland parliament extends term for sixth time

Somaliland House of Elders Saturday approved another term extension for itself and the Lower House adding to six the number of times the elections have been postponed since the current parliament was elected in 2005. The vote which came amid political instability in the break-away region following tussles over the …

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Somalia, Kenya Re-Start Mogadishu-Nairobi Direct Flight

The first direct flight from the Somali capital, Mogadishu to Kenyan city of Nairobi commenced on Friday after six months’ halt. Kenyan airways flight from Mogadishu landed at Jomo Kenyatta International airport, aviation officials confirmed. The move follows last week’s agreement between President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and his counterpart, Uhuru …

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Somali President Holds Meeting With Political Parties In Mogadishu

Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is scheduled to meet more than 25 opposition political parties’ leaders on Saturday. The main agenda of the discussion is about the upcoming Presidential and parliamentary election in 2021, Villa Somalia Communications Director, Abdinur Mohamed Ahmed has confirmed. ” President Farmajo is meeting some members …

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