SOMDAILY.COM UN chief tells African leaders not to ‘cling to power’

UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon Addis Ababa (AFP) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday told African leaders gathered for an annual summit to not cling to power and respect the wishes of their people. KUWAIT-SYRIA-UN-CONFLICT-AID“People around the world have expressed their concern about leaders who refuse to leave office when their terms end. I share those concerns. Undemocratic constitutional […]
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SOMDAILY.COM SOMALIA: Statement by the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia

Fartuun-Adan According to new assessment findings released today by the Food Security and Analysis Unit, managed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, the humanitarian situation in Somalia remains of concern. There have been improvements in parts of the country due to relatively good rains in October to December, […]
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Again Somali PM unveils new cabinet

Golaha_Wasiirada_20_85 MOGADISHU (somdaily.com) – Somalia’s prime minister has appointed his new cabinet, mostly political novices following weeks of delays due to a pressure from legislators who warned him of reinstating certain ministers from his predecessor’s cabinet. At a news conference at the presidential palace Tuesday, Omar Abdirashid has picked a 20-member cabinet, two of them former […]
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Somalis in Soweto and Nairobi, Chinese in Congo and Zambia, Local Anger in Africa Targets Foreigners

apartheid By AFP & M&G Africa Reporter protestorsFrom DRC, Kenya, to South Africa, some argue local competitors are “jealous” of the success of foreign traders – or even just “lazy”. THE last week has been a bad time to be a foreigner in some parts of Africa. Clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) police and […]
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SOMALILAND: Three Suspects Arrested in Connection with Hargeisa Homicide

Abdilahi Fadal Iman By Abdirisak Itaqile HARGIESA Police have arrested three men in connection with the brutal homicide of a young man in Hargeisa on Thursday, National police Commissioner Brigadier Abdilahi Fadal Iman said. Somaliland National police Commissioner Brigadier Abdilahi Fadal Iman in a telephone interview with the Geeska Africa newspaper has also said that a fourth suspect […]
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Turkish president arrives in Somalia

Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Somali Mogadishu- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday as part of his official visit to the Horn of Africa. erdogan_somaliErdogan was welcomed by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, and Turkey’s ambassador to Somalia Olgan Bekar. Turkey’s president decided to visit Somalia despite a bomb […]
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The First Foot Print Of The WADDANI Party

Joseph Dayr As a supposedly winning party, we are expecting to be handed down by our predecessor the Kulmiye Party. A shattered nation that is widely divided by the infamous ill policy of the Kulmiye Regime. A legacy of corruption, nepotism, kickback, injustice, subordination, tribalism, blackmailing, timidness towards our enemy, ignorant and greedy elements that are hungry […]
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Somaliland Presidential Election Through A Clan ‘Lens’

siilaanyo “Analyzing the clan factor in Somaliland politics is true that clan neglects other important dynamics in the crisis; nevertheless, clan political discourse still animates the politics of Somaliland. Clan rivalry—even if it is a result of a false consciousness—is part of ‘tradition’ in Somali society in general, particularly oral tradition. The discourse of clan is […]
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Edmonton’s Somali community urges public to resist stereotyping

Somali Canadian Society of Edmonton president Jibril Ibrahim A leader of Edmonton’s Somali community is urging the public to resist negatively stereotyping Somali-Canadians. Jibril Ibrahim, president of the Somali Canadian Cultural Society of Edmonton, said his community is being unfairly singled out after three cousins from Edmonton were reported earlier this week to have died fighting in Syria for ISIS. He said the […]
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