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News Somalia: Somalia holds first boxing competition since civil war

News source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/somalia-holds-first-boxing-competition-since-civil-war-034007577.html
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

Mogadishu (AFP) - Somalia has held its first boxing competition in more than three decades, with young fighters in the conflict-torn nation dreaming of a career in international rings. The three-day l...

News Somalia: Leadership Crisis Caused Freeze of Statebuilding Efforts in Somalia

News source: http://sunatimes.com/articles/5900/Leadership-Crisis-Caused-Freeze-of-Statebuilding-Efforts-in-Somalia
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

Sunatimes.com - Somalia is mired in out of control political and security situation created by broken electoral promises, egregious abuses, and foreign policy blunders committed by the federal governm...

News Somalia: Troika urges IGAD to work over three matters in South Sudan peace - Sudan Tribune

News source: http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article66625
Publicated on: Sunday 18 November 2018

Troika urges IGAD to work over three matters in South Sudan peaceSudan TribuneAhead of the IGAD Council of Ministers on South Sudan and Somalia last Friday the Troika countries issued a statement praising their crucial role in the conclusion of a peace deal in South Sudan and called on the East African bloc to continue its ...and more »

News Somalia: How Kenyan police let in Somalia's Shabaab bombers

News source: https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/How-Kenyan-police-let-in-Somalia-Shabaab-bombers/4552908-4854342-m2hmi9/index.html
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

The Somalia Report 2018 paints a rather disturbing picture of the misplaced loyalties. It reveals, for the first time, how the Somalia-based militants are routinely allowed to cross over to Kenya to k...

News Somalia: Somaliland Commends UN for Maintaining Sanctions on a Somalia Since the SFG... - MENAFN.COM

News source: https://menafn.com/1097710398/Somaliland-Commends-UN-for-Maintaining-Sanctions-on-a-Somalia-Since-the-SFG
Publicated on: Sunday 18 November 2018

MENAFN.COMSomaliland Commends UN for Maintaining Sanctions on a Somalia Since the SFG...MENAFN.COM(MENAFN - Somali Land Sun) Local kids at Abdullahi Nur rickety stall on the edge of Bakara Market, where the largest arms bazaar in Africa is flush with dollars from the array of militias operating in this outlaw city. Pictured are AK-47 assault rifles ...

News Somalia: Somalia: Charcoal Still Smuggled From KDF Controlled Somalia Zones

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201811160563.html
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

Al-Shabaab continues to reap substantial revenues from charcoal smuggling in southern Somalia despite the presence of African Union military bases in the area, a United Nations report has revealed.

News Somalia: Somaliland in the Guide to the 'almost countries' of The World - MENAFN.COM

News source: https://menafn.com/1097710397/Somaliland-in-the-Guide-to-the-almost-countries-of-The-World
Publicated on: Sunday 18 November 2018

MENAFN.COMSomaliland in the Guide to the 'almost countries' of The WorldMENAFN.COMSomaliland is a breakaway state in the northwestern portion of Somalia that sits along the Gulf of Aden (and is only recognized by Liberland). Somaliland's borders today are the vestiges of what was known in the 19th century as British Somaliland. The ...

News Somalia: Somalia hosts its first National Economic Policy Forum

News source: https://menafn.com/1097707749/Somalia-hosts-its-first-National-Economic-Policy-Forum
Publicated on: Friday 16 November 2018

Somalia has hosted its first high level National Economic Policy Forum this week in Mogadishu, which saw participants discuss a national investment strategy, financial governance, tackling ...

News Somalia: Two Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia explosion - Mareeg Media

News source: https://mareeg.com/two-ugandan-soldiers-killed-in-somalia-explosion/
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

Mareeg MediaTwo Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia explosionMareeg MediaThe Al Qaeda inspired group has been waging insurgency for more than ten years in Somalia. The group, which once controlled much of Somali capital Mogadishu in 2011, wants to topple the weak-western backed government of Somalia. Mareeg Online.

News Somalia: Somalia takes further steps to meet global climate convention targets with new UNDP and GEF supported initiative

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/somalia-takes-further-steps-meet-global-climate-convention-targets-new-undp-and-gef
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

Mogadishu, 14 November 2018. The Government of Somalia has launched a new initiative to meet its obligations under three key international conventions on climate change, biodiversity and ...

News Somalia: Children of migrants living in US pushing up American asylum-seeker numbers - Canada.com

News source: https://o.canada.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/children-of-migrants-living-in-u-s-pushing-up-american-asylum-seeker-numbers-2/wcm/9c33573d-2ace-4204-9b85-b4d7e1587f94
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

Canada.comChildren of migrants living in US pushing up American asylum-seeker numbersCanada.comMigrants from Somalia cross into Canada illegally from the United States near Emerson, Man. in this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo. As Canada continues to grapple with an influx of irregular asylum seekers, statistics show a growing number of individuals ...

News Somalia: Islamic State warns Shabaab of impending battle in Somalia

News source: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/11/islamic-state-warns-shabaab-of-impending-battle-in-somalia.php
Publicated on: Friday 16 November 2018

The most recent issue of the Islamic State’s weekly Al Naba newsletter directly threatens Shabaab, al Qaeda’s branch in East Africa. Al Naba’s authors warn Shabaab of an impending clash, saying the al ...

News Somalia: Leadership Crisis Caused Freeze of Statebuilding Efforts in Somalia - Sunatimes

News source: http://sunatimes.com/articles/5900/Leadership-Crisis-Caused-Freeze-of-Statebuilding-Efforts-in-Somalia
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

SunatimesLeadership Crisis Caused Freeze of Statebuilding Efforts in SomaliaSunatimesSunatimes.com - Somalia is mired in out of control political and security situation created by broken electoral promises, egregious abuses, and foreign policy blunders committed by the federal government of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. The Gulf ...

News Somalia: Concept of Operations for AU to exit Somalia on the table

News source: http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53769:concept-of-operations-for-au-to-exit-somalia-on-the-table&Itemid=111
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

AMISOM, the AU Mission in Somalia, has developed a Concept of Operations (CONOPS) document to guide it over the next three years as the final phase ahead of exit from the east African country. Accordi...

News Somalia: Judge frees Somali immigrant from Portland who was held without a hearing - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

News source: https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/judge-frees-somali-immigrant-from-portland-who-was-held-without-a-hearing/
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelJudge frees Somali immigrant from Portland who was held without a hearingKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelDOVER, N.H. — A federal judge has freed a Somali immigrant from Portland, Maine, who was held for nine months in a New Hampshire jail without a hearing. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire contends Immigration and Customs ...and more »

News Somalia: Somalia boundary wall works praised by MPs

News source: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/11/17/somalia-boundary-wall-works-praised-by-mps_c1851472
Publicated on: Friday 16 November 2018

Parliament’s Defence committee has said construction of the Somalia border wall is going well. The committee yesterday commended the Kenya Defense Forces work, as MPs toured Mandera to check on the pr...

News Somalia: Afghanistan among most dangerous places - Tehran Times

News source: http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/429635/Afghanistan-among-most-dangerous-places
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

Tehran TimesAfghanistan among most dangerous placesTehran TimesTEHRAN - Afghanistan, Libya and Somalia are the most dangerous places on earth, according to a new map designed for travelers that alerts them to risks abroad. The interactive 'Travel Risk Map' for 2019 reveals the countries where travelers are most ...

News Somalia: Somalia's first boxing tournament in 40 years held

News source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/11/16/somalia-s-first-boxing-tournament-in-40-years-held/
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

This is the first time in 40 years that Somalia is holding a boxing tournament. Years of insecurity and uncertainty meant the sport was relegated to the background. “The reasons we are organizing this ...

News Somalia: How to watch UFC Fight Night 140: 'Magny vs. Ponzinibbio' TONIGHT in Argentina - MMAmania.com

News source: https://www.mmamania.com/2018/11/17/18099288/how-to-watch-ufc-fight-night-140-magny-vs-ponzinibbio-tonight-in-argentina-mma-fox-sports-1
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

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News Somalia: Two Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia explosion

News source: https://mareeg.com/two-ugandan-soldiers-killed-in-somalia-explosion/
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

MOGADISHU (Mareeg Online)—Deadly bomb explosion targeting African Union peacekeeping forces’ armored vehicle has killed at least 2 soldiers in Somali capital Mogadishu. The explosion hit an armored pe...

News Somalia: Same Tune, New Key: Al Shabaab Adapts in the Face of Increased Military Pressure - ReliefWeb

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/same-tune-new-key-al-shabaab-adapts-face-increased-military-pressure
Publicated on: Saturday 17 November 2018

Same Tune, New Key: Al Shabaab Adapts in the Face of Increased Military PressureReliefWebHilary Matfess. More than 50 people were reportedly killed by a car bomb detonated on November 9th in Mogadishu, Somalia by al Shabaab. The event was the largest single al Shabaab attack on civilians since October 2017, when 587 fatalities were ...

News Somalia: U.N. Lifts Sanctions on Eritrea, but Keeps Somalia Arms Embargo

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/world/africa/un-lifts-sanctions-on-eritrea-but-keeps-somalia-arms-embargo.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 14 November 2018

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighboring countries, but ke...