Somali 10-Year-Old Dies After Undergoing Female Genital Mutilation

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country with the world’s …

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country with the world's highest rates.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Jubbaland Forces Detain Man Accused of Killing His Father

[Shabelle] Jubbaland state forces have managed to capture a man accused of heading his father in a small village located on the outskirts of Kismayo, the regional capital of Lower Jubba.

[Shabelle] Jubbaland state forces have managed to capture a man accused of heading his father in a small village located on the outskirts of Kismayo, the regional capital of Lower Jubba.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ethiopia to Deploy Military and Police Forces to Conflict Regions

[Shabelle] The Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, announced today that members of the defense force and the federal police will be deployed to stabilize conflict-ridden parts of Ethiopia where violence claimed lives.

[Shabelle] The Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, announced today that members of the defense force and the federal police will be deployed to stabilize conflict-ridden parts of Ethiopia where violence claimed lives.

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Farmajo Co-Chairs Brussels Conference Which Enters Its 2nd Day

[Shabelle] The Somali Partnership Forum which is focusing on Somalia’s security stabilization, political development, economic recovery and humanitarian issues will be concluded today in Brussels.

[Shabelle] The Somali Partnership Forum which is focusing on Somalia's security stabilization, political development, economic recovery and humanitarian issues will be concluded today in Brussels.

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UN Highlights Progress in Somalia At Brussels Forum

[Shabelle] Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels on Monday, two senior United Nations officials commended the country’s government for its efforts in various areas – such as political reform, security, economic developm…

[Shabelle] Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels on Monday, two senior United Nations officials commended the country's government for its efforts in various areas - such as political reform, security, economic development, and recovery and humanitarian assistance - while flagging the need for further progress and international support for these efforts.

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At Partnership Forum, UN Officials Highlights Need for Continued Support for Somalia

[UN News] Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels on Monday, senior United Nations officials commended the country’s government for its efforts in political reform, security, economic development, and recovery and humanit…

[UN News] Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels on Monday, senior United Nations officials commended the country's government for its efforts in political reform, security, economic development, and recovery and humanitarian assistance - while flagging the need for further progress and international support for these efforts.

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Somalia Partnership Forum Opens in Brussels

[Dalsan Radio] The Somali Partnership Forum, a major conference on the Horn-of Africa state, has opened in Brussels, Belgium. The two-day forum is jointly chaired by the Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo and the European Union Foreign …

[Dalsan Radio] The Somali Partnership Forum, a major conference on the Horn-of Africa state, has opened in Brussels, Belgium. The two-day forum is jointly chaired by the Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo and the European Union Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Magherini.

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Jubaland’s Madoobe Attends Brussels After EU Official Apology

[Dalsan Radio] Jubaland state President Ahmed Islam Madoobe on Monday arrived in the Belgian capital Brussels for the Somalia Partnership Forum that the region had boycotted due to “protocol breach”

[Dalsan Radio] Jubaland state President Ahmed Islam Madoobe on Monday arrived in the Belgian capital Brussels for the Somalia Partnership Forum that the region had boycotted due to "protocol breach"

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Trump Appoints Yamamoto As U.S. Ambassador to Somalia

[Reporter] President Donald Trump has appointed the veteran diplomat, Donald Yamamoto as his ambassador to Somalia. No stranger to the continent, the newly minted ambassador served as the ambassador to Djibouti and then was posted to the US embassy in …

[Reporter] President Donald Trump has appointed the veteran diplomat, Donald Yamamoto as his ambassador to Somalia. No stranger to the continent, the newly minted ambassador served as the ambassador to Djibouti and then was posted to the US embassy in Addis Ababa by the administration of President George W. Bush.

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