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Somalia: President Mohamud Says Education Is The Best Investment in The Country

MOGADISHU- Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today cuts the ribbon of the rehabilitated Polytechnic College in Mogadishu, where the President graduated and as a teacher and learnt the value of education. Somali President speaking on the importance of education stressed ...

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Football: Somalia begins use of referee communication technology

Somalia has made a progress as soccer referees have been seen using the wireless referee communication system at the start of the 2016-2017 Somali National football league. This is the first time in history, that the new technology has been ...

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NUSOJ condemns the arbitrary arrest of a journalist in Galkayo

For Immediate Press Release. The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible – the arrest of a Somali journalist on Saturday, 19 November, 2016 in Galkayo. The arrest of Ahmed Khalif Geedi who worked ...

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PEACE THROUGH HIP-HOP: Somali musical group brings anti-terrorism message to Minnesota cities

MINNEAPOLIS — In a classroom in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, members of the Somali hip-hop group Waayaha Cusub started singing. A few boys tumbled into the room, then grew quiet as the men harmonized in Somali, patting on drums. ...

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US election 2016 result: Historic win for Somali-American woman

Ilhan Omar, 34, has made history by becoming the first Somali legislator in the United States. A former refugee, the Somali-born activist has been elected to serve as an MP in the US state of Minnesota. The Muslim Somali-American woman ...

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Major approach as FIFA conducts first ever youth refereeing course in Somalia

It is a big approach and an unprecedented opportunity for young Somali referees who were all born during the country’s civil wars, to benefit from their FIFA youth refereeing course to be organized in the war-weary horn of African nation. ...

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Turkey-UAE rivalry spills into Somalia election

SPECIAL REPORT The long-running diplomatic row between the governments of Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is seemingly spilling into Somalia, as the East African nation prepares for parliamentary and presidential election later this year. Last week, the UAE ...

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K’Naan wraps HBO series pilot set in Somali community

MINNEAPOLIS—For Somali-Canadian rapper K’naan, the story he is trying to tell in his proposed HBO series Mogadishu, Minnesota is one he has lived: an immigrant coming to America and trying to adjust. But the 39-year-old ran into vocal opposition from ...

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