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The National Union of Somali Journalists and the Finnish Foundation for Media and Development conducted a two-phase, three day workshop for 80 journalists invited from the whole media stations in Mogadishu at Siyaad City Hotel on 23 25 August, 2014.
The AU force says the capture of Tiyeglow gives the Somali government full control of the Bakool region and prevents al-Shabab from extorting high fees from vehicles using a main road that cuts through the town.
The self-declared republic's economy is based on remittances from abroad -- which are good business, too.
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA August 25, 2014: Somalia forces supported by African Union peacekeepers have liberated the strategic town of Tiyeeglow in Bakool region from Al-Shabaab terrorists in the latest attack dubbed Operation Indian Ocean which is aimed at liberating more towns
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud met the charg d'affaires of Qatar's Embassy in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Assad Mohammed, after the opening of the Qatari mission in Somalia.
Mareeg.com-Mogadishu, 23 August 2014 HE the Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media in Mogadishu, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia over the last week.
Technicians crimp wires and test signal strength of boxes while others go to homes across the Somali capital to install new systems or fix faulty ones.
Somali soldiers patrol near the wreckage of a car bomb that was detonated at the main gate of the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, July, 9, 2014.
Jan 19, 2012: United Nations personnel look on as a worker serves food at a camp in Hodan district in Mogadishu.
NAIROBI: Former child soldiers in war-torn Somalia are being held in prison conditions in foreign-funded camps, "punishing" rather than rehabilitating them, the top U.N. children's envoy said Thursday.
Reporters Without Borders condemns the closures of Mogadishu-based Radio Shabelle and Sky FM and arrests of 19 journalists and employees on 15 August, and the continuing detention and reported torture of the directors of the two radio stations and their owner.
Garfanji, second-in-command of Somalia's pirate industry, was arrested [AP report] on Sunday for possessing illegal arms and other charges related to piracy.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 02:29 am
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