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Djibouti Telecom wins the Djibouti Cup

Djibouti Telecom wins the Djibouti Cup

Djibouti telecom football club has won the Djibouti cup to gain their second major football victory of the year after beating Dikhil FC rivals 4-2 in the final match over the weekend. Djibouti Cup is the 2nd major football event in the country after the National league known here as FDF Division... read more »

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Turkish embassy in Somalia to control Gu...

Turkish embassy in Somalia to control Gulen-run schools

Three schools and a hospital belonging to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization-linked Nile Academy in Somalia will now operate under control of Turkey’s Mogadishu embassy, according to a diplomatic source. The news came Sunday after the Somali government announced on July 16 its support for... read more »

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Somaliland Book Festival Aims to Promote...

Somaliland Book Festival Aims to Promote Culture, Preserve Language

A weeklong festival of books, culture and literature kicked off Saturday in Hargeisa, the capital of the internationally unrecognized breakaway republic of Somaliland. Authors, artists and scholars from around the world are attending this little-known but significant Hargeisa International Book... read more »

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Somalia Supreme Court endorses result of...

Somalia Supreme Court endorses result of NUSOJ election in Mogadishu

National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), has welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court of Somalia, endorsing the free and fair elections of NUSOJ Leaders on 17th May, at the Union’s General Assembly that was held in Mogadishu from 3rd to 17th of May 2016. As per the attached letter dated 20... read more »

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A depiction of Samia Yusuf Omar running at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (Reinhard Kleist / Courtesy of SelfMadeHero)

The story of a Somali Olympian refugee who died at sea is the subject of a new graphic nov...

Since 2012, more than 11,300 refugees have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. Among them: Samia Yusuf Omar, a 21-year-old runner from Somalia who undertook the... read more »

Anniversary Games: Mo Farah storms to impressive 5,000m win

London Anniversary Games: Mo Farah storms to victory in men’s 5,000m

Mo Farah ran the fastest 5,000m of 2016 to storm to victory in his last race before the Rio Olympics at the Anniversary Games in London. The 33-year-old totally dominated on the same track... read more »

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Ex Somali MP escapes car bomb assassination attempt

A former Somali Member of Parliament (MP), Yusuf Aynte, survived an assassination attempt on Saturday evening when bombs fitted into his car exploded in the capital, Mogadishu. The ex MP... read more »

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Malala says Somali refugee girls’ future at risk if Kenya sends them home

DADAAB, Kenya – Somali schoolgirls risk losing out on education and becoming child brides if they are forced to leave the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya and move to... read more »

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New Shabaab leader labels Turkey Somalia’s ‘enemyR...

The leader of Somalia’s Shabaab jihadist group Ahmed Diriye described Turkey as “the enemy of the nation” and accused foreign peacekeeping forces of plundering the country, in an... read more »