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Foreign Accountability can’t be remedy for Lack of Domestic Accountability in Somalia

After the unprecedented ouster of former parliament Speaker by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and Prime Minister Hassan Kheire in last April, the Federal Parliament of Somalia (FPS=House of the People and Upper House), the lead-institution for domestic accountability, ceased to exercise its mandated oversight over the executive branch of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS). Under the double-edge slogan of ...

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Statement by the Mayor of Mogadishu & Governor of Benadir Region at SPF meeting

Statement of <- ->H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow)<- ->Governor of Benadir Regional Administration & Mayor of Mogadishu<- ->Somalia Partnership Forum, Brusells 16 – 17 July 2018<- 16 July 2018 – Security Part II: Supporting the Transition Plan and National Security Architecture Deputy Prime Minister, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for the opportunity to address you today and to ...

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The Beginning of July Djibouti Should Host China-African Conference for Cooperation

The forth to 7th July 2018 should open big conference CHINA-AFRICAN CONFERENCE FOR SUSTANTAINABLE COOPERATION ON ECONOMIC COOPERATION STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATIONshould participate officials from China and Africa. .This conference should focus the mechanism to reinforce and sustainable cooperation between china and Africa especially economic though china government lastly engaging investment and cooperation to Africa countries. It is not first time to convene China and Africa and ...

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New refugee figures: Three countries protect half world’s new refugees

https://www.facebook.com/hersareweb   Three countries protect half world’s new refugees Turkey, Bangladesh and Uganda alone received over half of all new refugees last year. Never before has the world registered a larger number of people displaced by war and persecution. “International responsibility-sharing for displaced people has utterly collapsed. Rich countries are building walls against families fleeing war, at the same time ...

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Edmonton father gets last-minute reprieve from deportation to Kenya

EDMONTON—Three hours before Yussuf Mahamed was due to board a plane and be deported to Kenya, the phone at the Ogaden Somali Community of Alberta Residents office rang Monday afternoon with news of a last-minute reprieve. It was Canadian Immigration and Border Services officials calling to let Mahamed and his family know that the father of four had been granted ...

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Trump, Kim agree on denuclearization, but deal seen symbolic

The joint statement signed at the end of their historic summit in Singapore gave few details on how either goal would be achieved but Trump fleshed out some details at a news conference. “President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to the DPRK and Chairman Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean ...

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HirShabelle President Meets With Senior Military Officials At His Residence In Mogadishu

HirShabelle President Mohamed Abdi Waare on Monday evening hosted an Iftar dinner for senior military officials from his State to discuss critical security issues including the rising Al-Shabaab threat in HirShabelle and plans to resume the offensive against the militants in the region. President Waare briefed the military officials on the security challenges in the region and the need for the military ...

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Four soldiers killed in al-Shabab attack in Somalia

MOGADISHU, June 11– At least four Somali soldiers were killed in an attack by al-Shabab on a military base in Teed village, about 30 kilometers northwest of Hudur town in Bakol region in southern Somalia, officials said Monday. Mohamed Moalim Ahmed, Mayor of Hudur town, said that al-Shabab fighters had launched heavy attack on the base but the forces managed ...

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