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Protesters, Security Forces Clash in Somaliland; One Death Reported

Voa News 11 Aug 2022
The clash took place in Hargeisa, the capital of Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland.� ... � ... He was told the wounded were transported to hospitals.� ... �. Somaliland is a former British protectorate that declared independence from Somalia in 1991, but has not received recognition from the international community. �. The U.S ... .
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Bomb blasts in Somalia kill at least 4

Anadolu Agency 09 Aug 2022
... the administrative capital of southern Jubaland state ... Kismayo is a major city and port town, located 500 kilometers (310 miles) south of Mogadishu, Somalia's capital.
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Modest turnout by voters in Kenya’s general election

The Irish Times 09 Aug 2022
Kenya – an East African country of roughly 55 million – is internationally praised as a stable democracy, unlike neighbours Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania. Its capital, Nairobi, is home to regional hubs for international aid agencies, the United Nations, and ...
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Mortar fire hits Mogadishu as parliament approves cabinet

The New Arab 08 Aug 2022
Mortar shells struck residential neighbourhoods near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday shortly after parliament convened to approve the recently appointed cabinet, underlining the security challenges confronting the new government.
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Somali Parliament Endorses New Cabinet Amid Al-Shabab Attacks

Voa News 07 Aug 2022
During the vote, several mortar explosions hit the capital ... During the vote in the capital, several mortar shells hit the city ... Meanwhile, in the town of Jowhar, the capital of Somalia’s Hirshabele state, a bomb blast near a hotel that al-Shabab attacked last month wounded at least five people, including a soldier, two children and two women.
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Mortar fire hits Somali capital

Dawn 07 Aug 2022
MOGADISHU. Mortar shells struck residential neighbourhoods near the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Sunday shortly after parliament convened to approve the recently appointed cabinet, underlining the security challenges confronting the new government ... .
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Huge relief as Ukrainian grain shipped out, but the food crisis isn’t going anywhere

Egypt Independent 06 Aug 2022
CNN) – As the Razoni left the Ukrainian port of Odesa on Monday with the first shipment of grain since the early days of Russia’s war in Ukraine, there were sighs of relief from Somalia to Turkey, Indonesia and China, given how reliant these countries have been on Ukrainian grain to meet their daily needs.
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Russia Ukraine War Food Crisis

Magic Valley 06 Aug 2022
FILE - A man carries a sack of wheat flour imported from Turkey in the Hamar-Weyne market in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, May 26, 2022. Russia’s war in Ukraine has affected millions of impoverished people who are going hungry ... .
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Huge relief as Ukrainian grain shipped out, but the food crisis isn't going anywhere

The Citizens 05 Aug 2022
As the Razoni left the Ukrainian port of Odesa on Monday with the first shipment of grain since the early days of Russia's war in Ukraine, there were sighs of relief from Somalia to Turkey, Indonesia and China, given how reliant these countries have been on Ukrainian grain to meet their daily needs.
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Al-Qaeda chief killing does not ‘make us safer’

Middle East Online 05 Aug 2022
War on Terror Continues ... US special forces are deployed publicly in Syria, in Somalia, in Niger and elsewhere ... commandos are operating in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv ... But whatever people in the US might think about the killing of al Zawahiri in the middle of the Afghan capital 7,000 miles away, safety and security are hardly likely to top the list.
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US Donates Military Vehicles to AU troops in Somalia

Voa News 04 Aug 2022
Ambassador to Somalia Larry Andrè and senior officials of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia, ATMIS, took place Thursday in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu ... Djiboutian contingent in joint military operations with the Somali National Army (SNA) in and around Beledweyne — the capital of Somalia’s central region of Hiran.
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UN provides 9.5 mln USD for famine prevention in Somalia

Xinhua 03 Aug 2022
dollars to provide immediate assistance to communities in areas at the highest risk of famine in Somalia ... Abdelmoula said in a statement released in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Wednesday that the risk of famine and the number of people getting displaced has alarmingly increased ... UN provides 9.5 mln USD for famine prevention in Somalia.
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Somalia appoints ex-Al-Shabaab leader as religion minister

The New Arab 03 Aug 2022
Somalia has appointed the former deputy leader and spokesman for the Al-Shabaab Islamist group as religion minister, Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre said on Tuesday ... Its fighters were ousted from Somalia's capital Mogadishu in 2011, but continue to wage attacks on military, government and civilian targets.
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Somalia, UN agencies vow to create breastfeeding-friendly environments for mothers, babies

Xinhua 01 Aug 2022
"All the support systems, from the family, community, and health facilities, should be educated and capacitated to support mothers to optimally breastfeed their babies," Nur said in a joint statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, to mark the World Breastfeeding Week.

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