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  • Ignorance and emotions is the main cause of armed conflict in muslim world, says spokesman of Somali scholars

    According to Sheikh Nur Barud, the spokesman of Somali scholars the growing number of armed Islamic groups in the Muslim world is due to ignorance and the lack of proper knowledge about religion. Speaking during weekly program at Radio … »

  • UN welcomes Kismayu reconciliation conference

    The United Nations through its special representative office for Somalia UNSOM has welcomed peace and reconciliation conference that started in the southern port city of Kismayu on Tuesday. The Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations for Somalia Fatiha … »

  • People with disabilities hold peace dialogue in Mogadishu

    Participants attend a peace dialogue organised in Mogadishu on 11 September by the Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) with the support of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). The dialogue highlighted the risk people living with disability faced … »

  • Pro government demo held in Mogadishu

    Thousands of the residents in Somali capital Mogadishu have come out today in large numbers to show their support to government forces battling Al Shabaab. The residents who waved Somali flag and anti Al Shabaab placards denounced the group … »


Somalia: Press freedom under fire as security forces increase media crackdown

By Abukar Albadri FILE Photo: Somali Journalists Protest against the arrest of a colleague by the government forces. (C) Abukar Albadri Heavily armed Somalia National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) forces picked Mohamed Bashir Abdirahman, news editor of Shabelle Radio station, … »

Updated Sep 12, 2014

Rape and sexual violence in Somalia an epidemic

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Somaliland a little bird with admirable Voice

Somaliland a little bird with admirable Voice

By Feisal Mohamed Literature and Somalis According to literature scholars they describe this phenomenon as a type of poem in which the written words are arranged in such a way to produce a visual image, but mine is different … »

Updated Sep 17, 2014