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News Somalia: Hawa Abdi, Doctor Who Aided Thousands in Somalia, Dies at 73

Published on: Thursday 06 August 2020
Hawa Abdi, Doctor Who Aided Thousands in Somalia, Dies at 73
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/06/obituaries/hawa-abdi-dead.html

Dr. Abdi turned her family’s land into a hospital and camp that treated and supported legions of people displaced during a civil war.

News Somalia: Analysts Hope Elections Do Not Slow Somalia-Somaliland Talks

Published on: Friday 07 August 2020
Analysts Hope Elections Do Not Slow Somalia-Somaliland Talks
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/analysts-hope-elections-do-not-slow-somalia-somaliland-talks

As Somalia and the self-declared republic of Somaliland head toward elections, conflict experts are calling on both sides not to let politics disrupt progress in recent talks. The two sides disagree on the status of Somaliland, which declared independence from Mogadishu in 1991. In June 2020, Somali government officials led by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo met a delegation from Somaliland led by President Muse Bihi Abdi. FILE - Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo addresses lawmakers in the capital Mogadishu, Feb.

News Somalia: Suicide Bombing on Somalia Military Base Kills Nine

Published on: Saturday 08 August 2020
Suicide Bombing on Somalia Military Base Kills Nine
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/suicide-bombing-somalia-military-base-kills-nine

At least nine people were killed and nearly 20 others injured Saturday in a car bomb blast at the front gate of a Somali military base in Mogadishu, witnesses and security officials said.   Government security officials contacted by VOA have confirmed that eight of those killed were government soldiers and other casualties included members of the solders’ families, who were at the base at the time.

News Somalia: Somalia's PM ousted in no-confidence vote

Published on: Sunday 26 July 2020
Somalia's PM ousted in no-confidence vote
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVCOGC6LV

Africa Somalia's PM ousted in no-confidence vote. Posted . Somalia's parliament on Saturday ousted Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire as his simmering power struggle with the presid ...

News Somalia: Somalia's Parliament Votes Out Prime Minister

Published on: Saturday 25 July 2020
Somalia's Parliament Votes Out Prime Minister
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/somalias-parliament-votes-out-prime-minister

Somalia’s parliament has removed Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre in an unexpected vote of no-confidence, the speaker of parliament said. Holding a press conference Saturday after the voting, the speaker, Mohamed Mursal Abdurahman, accused the government of Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre of “ineffectiveness.”     “One hundred and seventy lawmakers favored the motion against the prime minister, and only 8 lawmakers opposed,” the speaker of parliament, announced.

News Somalia: Somalia's parliament ousts PM Khaire in no-confidence vote

Published on: Saturday 25 July 2020
Somalia's parliament ousts PM Khaire in no-confidence vote
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/07/25/Somalias-parliament-ousts-PM-Khaire-in-no-confidence-vote/5121595705720/

Somalia's parliament ousted Prime Minister Hassan Khaire from his post Saturday in a no-confidence vote. The vote of no-confidence vote was 170-8, Parliament speaker Mohamed Mursal Abdulrahman said.

News Somalia: U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills seven Islamic State terrorists

Published on: Wednesday 22 July 2020
U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills seven Islamic State terrorists
News source: https://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2020/07/22/US-airstrike-in-Somalia-kills-seven-Islamic-State-terrorists/7271595439492/

A U.S. airstrike in northern Somalia killed seven Islamic State members, U.S. African Command said on Wednesday.

News Somalia: Somalia and Somaliland to benefit from new UK support to tackle locusts

Published on: Thursday 23 July 2020
Somalia and Somaliland to benefit from new UK support to tackle locusts
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/somalia-and-somaliland-benefit-new-uk-support-tackle-locusts

English News and Press Release on Somalia about Agriculture, Contributions and Insect Infestation; published on 23 Jul 2020 by DFID ...

News Somalia: Somalia army chief survives suicide bombing in Mogadishu

Published on: Monday 13 July 2020
Somalia army chief survives suicide bombing in Mogadishu
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/somalia-army-chief-survives-suicide-bombing-mogadishu-200713155513375.html

The head of Somalia's military escaped unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide attacker drove a bomb-laden car into a convoy in the capital Mogadishu. The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab ...

News Somalia: Somalia Food Security Outlook, June 2020 to January 2021

Published on: Saturday 11 July 2020
Somalia Food Security Outlook, June 2020 to January 2021
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/somalia-food-security-outlook-june-2020-january-2021

English Situation Report on Somalia about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Drought, Epidemic and more; published on 11 Jul 2020 by FEWS NET and FSNAU ...

News Somalia: UAE seeks turnaround in relations with Somalia for help in Yemen war

Published on: Thursday 09 July 2020
UAE seeks turnaround in relations with Somalia for help in Yemen war
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/07/uae-humanitarian-aid-somalia-yemen-war-relations.html

The United Arab Emirates has offered Somalia to reopen a hospital in the capital, in exchange for backing the UAE’s involvement in the Yemeni war, but Somalia rejected this amid deteriorating relations between the two countries.

News Somalia: Viewpoint: What Donald Trump gets wrong about Somalia

Published on: Sunday 05 July 2020
Viewpoint: What Donald Trump gets wrong about Somalia
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/viewpoint-donald-trump-gets-wrong-001807408.html

In our series of letters from African journalists, Ismail Einashe considers how Somalia has become caught up in the US election campaign. President Donald Trump is making Somali-American congresswoman ...

News Somalia: Al-Shabab claims suicide attack outside Turkish base in Somalia

Published on: Monday 22 June 2020
Al-Shabab claims suicide attack outside Turkish base in Somalia
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/06/al-shabab-claims-suicide-attack-turkish-base-somalia-200623091635465.html

At least two civilians and attacker killed in the first attack targeting the military base in Mogadishu, officials say.

News Somalia: Civilian Killed as Suicide Bomber Attacks Turkey Military Training Center in Somalia

Published on: Tuesday 23 June 2020
Civilian Killed as Suicide Bomber Attacks Turkey Military Training Center in Somalia
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/civilian-killed-suicide-bomber-attacks-turkey-military-training-center-somalia

One person was killed, and two others were injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Turkey-Somalia military training academy in Mogadishu on Tuesday, witnesses and officials say.    The incident occurred outside a primary school supported by the academy, according to witnesses.   The bomber, strapped with a suicide vest, tried to join a line of military cadets outside the military training facility known as TurkSom.

News Somalia: WFP Somalia Country Brief, April 2020

Published on: Wednesday 24 June 2020
WFP Somalia Country Brief, April 2020
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/wfp-somalia-country-brief-april-2020

English Situation Report on Somalia about Education, Food and Nutrition, Children, IDPs, Drought, Epidemic and more; published on 30 Apr 2020 by WFP ...

News Somalia: Somalia: At least seven killed in two bomb attacks

Published on: Sunday 21 June 2020
Somalia: At least seven killed in two bomb attacks
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/06/somalia-killed-bomb-attacks-200621112115099.html

Attacks targeted towns of Wanlaweyn and Bacadweyn on Saturday and Sunday. At least seven people have died in two separate bomb attacks in Somalia in the last 24 hours, police and military officers ...

News Somalia: Al-Shabab Attacks in Somalia Kill 7

Published on: Sunday 21 June 2020
Al-Shabab Attacks in Somalia Kill 7
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/al-shabab-attacks-somalia-kill-7

At least seven people were killed in two separate attacks by the al-Shabab militant group in Somalia in the last 24 hours. The deadliest attack took place in the town of Wanlaweyn, 90 kilometers west of Mogadishu, when an improvised explosive device planted near the home of a military officer exploded on Saturday evening.

News Somalia: Winning the Peace: Peacebuilding and Climate Change in Mali and Somalia

Published on: Thursday 18 June 2020
Winning the Peace: Peacebuilding and Climate Change in Mali and Somalia
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/winning-peace-peacebuilding-and-climate-change-mali-and-somalia

English Analysis on Somalia about Climate Change and Environment, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding, IDPs, Drought, Flash Flood and more; published on 08 Jun 2020 by ACT Alliance, DCA and 2 other organizations