A TRIBUTE TO SAID SAMATAR

Said Samatar By Hassan M. Abukar The passing of Professor Said Samatar, 71, was sad and sudden. I never met the good professor in person, but we had exchanged several emails. I was very familiar with his research and books. In fact, his book, Oral Poetry and Somali Nationalism: The Case of Sayid Mahammad Abdille Hassan (Cambridge, […]
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Somdaily.com White House Nomination of United States Ambassador to Somalia

Katherine S. Dhanani Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC President Obama, today, nominated Katherine S. Dhanani to serve as the first United States Ambassador to Somalia since 1991. This historic nomination signals the deepening relationship between the United States and Somalia. It also allows us to mark the progress of the Somali people toward emerging from […]
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Kenya: China-Funded Infrastructure Projects to Boost Kenya’s Economy: Official

1200x-1 By Christine Lagat and David Musyoka Nairobi — Numerous infrastructural projects being financed by Chinese government as well as those undertaken by Chinese firms will help boost Kenya’s economic development, officials said. Kenyan officials told Xinhua the loans from China for flagship projects such as the Nairobi super highway, Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) construction […]
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Somdaily.com Kenya: Shilling stabilizing against the US dollar

Kenyan Shilling By Melline Myendo The Central Bank of Kenya has defended the shilling that has been depreciating against the dollar since last year. kenyan-shillingThe Central Bank says the shilling’s performance against the dollars has also been reflected by other regional currencies, which were, however, comparably more volatile. CBK says the recent performance of the Shilling may […]
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SOMALIA’S DEPUTY PM FLOWN TO TURKEY FOR BID TO SAVE HIS LIFE AFTER SERIOUS INJURIES

Mohamed Omar Arte Somalia’s deputy prime minister, Mohamed Omar Arte is flown to Turkey for bid to safe his life after sustaining serious injuries believed to be life threatening in yesterday’s deadly attack on a mosques in one of Moqadishu’s biggest hotel. Reports from the war ravaged capital of Somalia say Turkish doctors in Moqadishu’s Digfeer Hospital were […]
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