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Hani Garabyare’s Journey From Somalia to the Senate

When Hani Garabyare was a little girl, she prayed that she would be an American. The 27-year-old Somali native is now an American citizen and finds herself walking up Capitol Hill each day to work in the Senate. When Garabyare was 3 years old, Somalia descended into civil war. Both her parents were members of [...]

ISTANBUL, Jul 29 2014 (IPS) – Among the labyrinth of winding narrow streets just outside a major shopping centre in the Kumkapi neighbourhood of Istanbul is a rundown road, congested with shops and apartments stacked atop one another. Cars somehow manage to come barrelling down the street as people slowly move to the narrow pavement [...]

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ROME – Paying one of the highest prices for the escalation of the conflict in Libya are once again refugees – including many Eritreans, Ethiopians, Sudanese, and Somali, said Father Mussie Zerai, head of the Habeshia Agency Cooperation for Development. Habeshia has called for a humanitarian corridor to take the thousands of refugees from other [...]

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Mogadishu Mayor, Hassan Mohamed Manguud, had by chance escaped an attempt on his life when an explosive device, planted in his car earlier, went off in the Somali capital. The device went off a very short time before Manguud got into the car on Saturday, totally destroying it, according to a Somali government official. “The [...]

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The United Nations has accused two advisers to the Somali president of sending arms to al-Shabaab in a shipment which arrived just weeks after the Islamist militant group’s fighters stormed a shopping mall in Nairobi last September and killed at least 64 people. One of the aides, Musa Haji Mohamed Ganjab, allegedly claimed to have [...]

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A man that was behind Villa Somalia’s attack on February 22, told the investigators that he was pressured to collaborate and facilitate the terror group to enter the heavily-fortified Somali Presidential Palace compound, through the gate with a car bomb by Hormuud Telecom Somalia inc. (HORTEL). Mr. Muhyaddin, who was arrested by the Security forces [...]

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Minneapolis police officer Mike Kirchen hopped off his bike on a recent afternoon and strolled through the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, home to the largest Somali immigrant population in the United States. An hour into his shift, he had given stickers to curious children, stopped traffic to help a woman cross a busy street, moved loitering teens [...]

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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – The United Nations has reported alarming rates of malnutrition in the Somali capital where aid agencies cannot meet the needs of 350,000 people due to insufficient funds, drought and conflict. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said the Somali government had compared the situation to the run-up to [...]

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Mogadishu The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests the closure of Radio Jowhar in the town of Jowhar, the regional capital of Middle Shabelle region by the Somali police, following 24 hour ultimatum and call for the Somali government to allow the Radio station to resume operation and provide enough time the radio station [...]

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Mogadishu The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the attack on journalist’s car with explosive device attached to the car, near the Waberi police station in Mogadishu on Friday July 25, 2014, in which the journalist survived, after the car exploded, making the second such attack on journalists’ cars in two months, the latest [...]

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