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  • Two wounded in Somalia car bomb blast: police

    by - Nov 17, 2014
    Sunday, November 16, 2014 (AFP)–Two people were seriously wounded Sunday when a bomb exploded in their car in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said. “We believe that the bomb was attached to the car,” police officer...
  • Political Gridlock continues in Somalia

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    Mogadishu, Somalia, November 15th 2014 (Somali Agenda)–Parliamentarians loyal to Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed successfully disrupted a debate on a motion of no confidence tabled against the prime minister for the second time in a...
  • Mogadishu Manifesto on Vision 2016

    by - Nov 15, 2014
      Mogadishu, 14th November 2014 Banadir Youth Leadership Circle We, the representatives of Mogadishu society; women, students and youth, business groups, civil society organizations, and traditional/religious leaders, welcome the progress that has been made in the...
  • Officials Say US Threatens Aid Cuts to Somalia

    by - Nov 15, 2014
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP)— The United States has threatened to make significant cuts in the financial assistance it gives to Somalia because of political bickering by its leaders, officials said. The top U.S. representative to Somalia, James...
  • Mungaab seeks Doha’s help in reviving Mogadishu

    by - Nov 13, 2014
    DOHA, QATAR, NOVEMBER 13th (Somali Agenda)– Mayor of Mogadishu Hassan Mohamed Hussein has arrived in the Qatari capital on the invitation of his counterpart in Doha Mohamed Ahmed Said. The mayor was received at the airport...
  • Poor rains then floods lead to food crisis in Somalia

    by - Nov 13, 2014
      A girl stands in front of freshly dug graves in Dadaab, Kenya. The town was one of the places Somali refuges fled to during the 2011 famine, but many didn’t make it. Most of the...
  • Somali official killed in Mogadishu, Al-Shabaab claims responsibility

    by - Nov 12, 2014
    MOGADISHU (Xinhua) — A Somali official was killed Tuesday by unidentified gunmen in the capital Mogadishu. Mohamud Abdi Addow Dhabarey, the country’s deputy head of the immigration, was driving at KM4 junction in Mogadishu when gunmen...
  • EXCLUSIVE: LEAKED CONVERSATION BETWEEN SOMALI PRESIDENT AND FARAH SHEIKH ABDULQADIR

    by - Nov 11, 2014
      EDITOR’S NOTE: SOMALI AGENDA has received and verified the authenticity of series of SMS messages between Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his powerful Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Farah Sheikh Abdulqadir. The text messages exchanged...
  • U.S. expresses deep concern about political feud within Somalia’s leadership

    by - Nov 11, 2014
    WASHINGTON (Xinhua) –The United States said on Monday it is deeply concerned about the political feud within the leadership in Somalia, while urging its parliament not to proceed with a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Abdiweli...
  • Turkey-Africa: Solidarity and Partnership

    by - Nov 10, 2014
    On August 19, 2011, under the shining sun of Africa, the plane carrying Prime Minister Erdoğan, his family and a large delegation composed of the different segments of Turkish State and society landed in Mogadishu. This...