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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:17:44 GMT
Somalia: United States Supports Media Representatives On International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against ...  -  AllAfrica.com
On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the United States honors the men and women of the Somalia media who, despite threats of intimidation and violence, continue to provide news and information to the Somali people.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:02:35 GMT

Kenyan woman rescued from Somali pirates  -  TUKO.CO.KE
On the evening of May 11, 2014, Loise Njoki and James Kuria left for Somalia aboard a Safari Air Express flight and arrived in Mogadishu after three hours. The two had been hired by a Kenyan running a herbal clinic in Mogadishu. After staying in the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:40:54 GMT
Kenya: Mother Back Home After Two Years in Captivity By Pirates in Somalia  -  AllAfrica.com
On May 11, 2014, at 6:30pm, Ms Loise Njoki and her friend James Kuria boarded a Safari Air Express flight at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi, for Somalia. Three hours later, they landed at Mogadishu, the capital city of the country ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:14:38 GMT
Prague students support teacher sued for banning hijab in class  -  Prague Daily Monitor
Prague, Nov 2 (CTK) - Tens of female students from a Prague secondary nursing school on Wednesday gathered outside a courtroom to support their head teacher who was sued by a former Muslim student from Somalia banned from wearing the Muslim veil ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:26 GMT

Tears of joy as Nakuru mother returns home after two years in Al-Shabaab captivity  -  SDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog)
"My name is Loise Njoki... and I want to give thanks for what God has done." These were the first words Ms Njoki, who has been held captive for close to two years in Somalia, uttered when she emerged out of Nairobi's Wilson Airport last Tuesday. She ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:24:24 GMT
Wagosha Movement of Somalia warns UAE over its land grabbing deal in Jubba Valley  -  Mareeg Media
The Executive leader of Wagosha Movement of Somalia, HE Eng Yarow Sharif Aden has warned the UAE over its illegal involvement and land grabbing deal in Jubba Valley of Southern Somalia. Speaking in Brussels after submitting a case against UAE to a ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:17:08 GMT
Somalia: KDF Forces Conduct Sweep in Beled Hawo, Raze Houses  -  AllAfrica.com
A Somali official says KDF troops have carried out an operation in Beled Hawo twon which lies the Somali-Kenyan border and grabbed land and property from local Somali residents. Confirming the incident, Mohamed Hussein Al Qadi, who is serving as the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:07:41 GMT

Rapper brings immigrant tale to TV – Skaggs, Stapleton honored by ASCAP  -  Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Born in Somalia, K'naan came to the US when he was 13 and lived in New York and then Toronto, where he spent his teenage years. He said he is “trying to tell a story that reorganizes in the public consciousness how they see Muslim-Americans,” and wants ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:34:53 GMT

Looking ahead to November 11  -  Oshawa Express
... having watched the Blackhawk Down movie (based on a true story), how sad the U.S. families of the 19 Marines who died in the Somalia conflict in October 1993, trying to capture a corrupt warlord who was stealing food and medicine for starving Somalia.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 01:05:45 GMT

Wagosha Movement Of Somalia Warns UAE Over Its Land Grabbing Deal In Jubba Valley Of Somalia Brussels - The Executive leader of the Wagosha Movement of Somalia, Eng Yarow Sharif Aden has warned the UAE over its illegal involvement and land ...