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Journalists and aid workers are among those considered most at risk of crime and kidnapping in Somalia, a reporters' safety monitoring group said.
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Somalia's new government said on Monday it was pursuing talks to resolve rival claims for control in the south that have stoked fears of a return to the clan wars that pitched the nation into anarchy two decades ago.
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Ugandan soldiers from Battle Group 9+, under the command of Colonel Stephen Mugerwa, have completed their 13 month tour of duty and began to return home.
They do not give a damn about altered talking points, personal or political agendas, or Sunday talk shows.
Women's rights advocate and founder of the Run for Congo Women campaign Lisa Shannon called on graduates of the College to exercise empathy as a means of empowerment at commencement Saturday morning.
"Fortunately, some of the court officers inside had guns and this slowed them down - stopped from killing everyone, because they were well-armed." MOGADISHU, SOMALIA-Everyone in Mogadishu knew an attack was imminent.
Deputy President William Ruto said the instability in Somalia is piling pressure on Kenya's security situation.
Somali government forces march during an army day parade in Mogadishu, Somalia. The country's armed forces are not strong enough to control the threat of the Islamism extremist group Al-Shabaab and are propped up by Ethiopian troops and African Union peace-keepers. Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS - Despite comments by Ethiopian Prime Minister ... (more)
Somalia's prime minister is expected to face a vote of confidence next week, lawmakers said on Friday, and backers of the challenge said they were frustrated with the pace of political reform.
As Somalia struggles to meet the daunting task of recovering from decades of raging civil strife and no effective government - not to mention the recurring blows of drought and famine - few challenges are greater than that of education.
Ahmed Madobe, leader of the Ras Kamboni militia, speaks during a meeting for the creation of a State of Jubaland in Kismayo, Somalia, Feb.
Hundreds of sweating Sufis chant and sway as the lead sheik moves into the middle of a circle of worshippers and bursts into a chant louder than anyone else's Sufism, a mystical branch of Islam, is having a major comeback since al-Shabab, an armed militant Islamic group, was pushed out of Somalia's capital in August 2011.
The subdivision of what was once called "the great Somalia" or SOOMAALI WEYN, which has now descended into small clan-based semiautonomous states, is mainly attributed to the loss of the memorial services that Somali people used to observe each year with the arrival of the Somali youth day.