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Baseless Claim of Presidential Powers Hastens the Demise of the Fragile Federal Republic of Somalia

0 Visits: 1177 | Tuesday June 01, 2021 - 06:58:34
ALASOW.NL - The Somali people have been hoping to heal from the painful experience suffered in ousting the military dictatorship that ruled the country for 21 years with an iron fist. Extrajudicial killings, widespread abuse of power, and economic deprivation shattered the safety, security, freedoms,…

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Somalia:President Farmajo Mocks Opposition Leaders Who Protested Against Biased Electoral Committees

0 Visits: 2483 | Sunday November 22, 2020 - 07:47:37
The Speaker of the Upper House of the federal parliament, the presidents of the federal member states, the prominent leaders of the political opposition groups and the civil society organizations, and the public in general strongly objected the legitimacy and impartiality of the two Federal Election…

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Connection between Hormuud telecom and the Al-Shabaab economic empire in Somalia.

0 Visits: 1797 | Thursday September 17, 2020 - 02:40:02
Hormuud, Somalia's leading Telecommunications company, has been recently embroiled in controversy, which has drawn media attention and scrutiny. The company came to the limelight in late August 2019 when it claimed in a series of statements that the Kenyan contingent of African peace-keepers in…

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Somalia's Attorney General Appoints Special Prosecutor for Crimes Against Journalists in Somalia

0 Visits: 2796 | Monday September 14, 2020 - 04:19:58
Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) welcomes the appointment of a special prosecutor for crimes against journalists in Somalia on Tuesday 8 ,September by Somalia's Attorney General Dr Suleiman Mohamed Mohamud which could be an initial solution to the high levels of impunity for crimes committed…

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investors of the central Somalia pirates has invaded Galmudug state with the barrel of the gun

0 Visits: 3289 | Thursday June 11, 2020 - 04:58:16
Ahmed Abdi Karie aka Qoorqoor who was one of the investors of the central Somalia pirates has invaded Galmudug state with the barrel of the gun, after forces from the central government secured headquarter of the federal member state (Dhusamareb) for him.

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Reflect a wider pattern of excessive use of force against ethnic and racial minorities in the USA.

0 Visits: 3324 | Thursday June 04, 2020 - 12:23:03
To: Dear Minnesota Governor Tim Walz . I am shocked to learn about the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, following an attempted arrest that turned deadly with police in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 25 May 2020. The actions taken by the police officer involved in this tragedy are unconscionable…

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Somalia's coronavirus khat bans leaves chewers in a stew

0 Visits: 3630 | Friday May 15, 2020 - 06:10:43
Flights carrying the mild stimulant khat have been banned from entering Somalia, leaving chewers of the leaves in a stew, write the BBC's Mary Harper and Bella Hassan.

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Wensly Francisco benoemd tot lid van het Algemeen Bestuur NVJ

0 Visits: 3870 | Friday November 22, 2019 - 15:52:14
Tijdens de Algemene Ledenvergadering op woensdag 20 november is Wensly Francisco, eindredacteur/regisseur/creative-researcher, Journalistieke kernredactie KRO-NCRV, benoemd tot lid van het algemeen bestuur van de NVJ.

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Wensly Francisco appointed member of the General Board NVJ

0 Visits: 5447 | Friday November 22, 2019 - 15:50:10
During the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, November 20, Wensly Francisco, editor-in-chief / director / creative-researcher, Journalistic core editor KRO-NCRV, was appointed as a member of the general board of the NVJ.

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab requires a constant flow of finances to fund its operations.

0 Visits: 3772 | Saturday November 09, 2019 - 06:08:15
Al-Shabaab is more than just a terrorist group. In 2011, its annual revenue was in the region of $70–100 million per year. In 2018, the President of the Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) confirmed that Al-Shabaab collected an estimated $20 million dollars from South Somalia alone.

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Dahabshiil sued for 'aiding Al-Shabaab terrorists' US high Court

0 Visits: 3960 | Thursday October 24, 2019 - 04:18:30
HARBI HUSSEIN RIYAK ALI AYANLE ALI MARYAN ALI v. DAHABSHIIL TRANSFER SERVICES LTD DAHABSHIL INC DAHAB SHIL INC DAHABSHIIL PVT. United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. HARBI HUSSEIN, on behalf of himself and as a representative of the Estate of Saado Ali Warsame, RIYAK ALI, AYANLE ALI, on behalf…

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Foreign Relations Committee should demand Farmajo and Khaire account for the $18 million before Somalia receives any more assistance

0 Visits: 3889 | Tuesday October 22, 2019 - 01:54:52
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a January 2010 speech that "development was once the province of humanitarians, charities, and governments looking to gain allies in global struggles. Today it is a strategic, economic, and moral imperative — as central to advancing American interests…

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Qatar turns into active sponsor of Somalia's terrorists

0 Visits: 3801 | Wednesday July 31, 2019 - 06:49:32
Qatar seizes every opportunity to expand its influence in the African Continent. In Somalia, for example, Qatar's protégés do nothing but impose a Qatari agenda. A study by UAE think tank al-Mezmaah Studies and Research Center revealed the presence of strong contacts between Doha and Somali officials,…

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Somaliland:Will Dahabshiil pay for its ties to Abdi Iley?

0 Visits: 5016 | Wednesday January 16, 2019 - 06:25:49
The Somaliland financial services firm stands accused by Ethiopia of collusion with the former administration of the Somali region - a charge vigorously denied by Dahabshiil.

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Daawo Live tartanka doorashadda Madaxweynaha Puntland

0 Visits: 4631 | Tuesday January 08, 2019 - 07:42:22
Halkaan toos uga daawo tartanka doorashadda Madaxweynenimadda Puntland ?

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Who is terrorist Fahad Yasin - Chief of Staff of Villa Somalia

0 Visits: 6651 | Saturday May 12, 2018 - 05:21:41
Designated Global Terrorist Ties: Fahad Yasin is an alleged member, close associate and facilitator for Al-Shabaab Fahad traveled to Yemen in the 1990s and attended Iman University, a school attended by members of al-Qa'ida, al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula and other extremist groups. Fahad…

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Somalia's minister of information contradicts details of internal security ministry over 14 October attack

0 Visits: 11531 | Saturday November 25, 2017 - 19:03:48
Waagacusub.com - Somalia's internal security ministry has provided more information about the attack on 14 October.

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Courageous Dutch lawyer saved my profession of Journalism.

0 Visits: 29909 | Tuesday October 31, 2017 - 04:24:49
Alasow.nl - Serving as a media person in Somalia was a horrible exercise that compels you to take many risks including a life-threatening one.

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Journalist Alasow "Somalische Minister houdt Amsterdamse rechter vals bewijs Voor"

0 Visits: 33027 | Saturday October 28, 2017 - 03:54:31
Journalist Alasow: "Tijdens het bewind van deze Minister van Informatie, verantwoordelijk voor het mediabeleid van de federale regering, heeft Somalië zich genesteld in de top-5 van landen waar de meeste journalisten worden vermoord. Er is geen persvrijheid in Somalië. De nieuwe mediawet die de…

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JOURNALIST ALASOW: "SOMALIAN MINISTER GIVES FALSE EVIDENCE TO AMSTERDAM COURT"

0 Visits: 32251 | Saturday October 28, 2017 - 03:46:00
According to Alasow this evidence is false: it is comprised of fabricated screen shots. Dozens of fake profiles of the journalist can be found on Facebook. Somalian rulers use them to harm his reputation. "The Chinese party openly claims that dissidents are prosecuted for tax fraud. My client claims…

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