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Somalia Report 2019 focuses on the main developments and key trends in politics, security, economy, social services

0 Visits: 2486 | Friday January 24, 2020 - 00:56:43
Sunatimes.com - The State of Somalia (SOS) Report focuses on the main developments and key trends in politics, security, economy, social services and the role of external actors from 1 January to 31 December 2019. The objective of the report is to: empirically and systemically document key events in…

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International report calls USA to sanction Hormuud telecom as a terrorist Company

0 Visits: 2509 | Monday January 20, 2020 - 14:26:46
This report, Reaping the Whirlwind: Hormuud Entrepreneurs and the Resurgence of Al-Shabaab, traces the rise of Hormuud in the sullied milieu of Civil War Somalia drenched in Islamic radicalism that birthed Al-Shabaab as Africa's deadliest terrorist group.

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Somalia:World Bank Approves $112 Million to Strengthen Local Government Capacity

0 Visits: 1177 | Sunday January 19, 2020 - 04:16:14
The World Bank today approved a $112 million grant to deliver prioritized infrastructure in Somalia's cities and strengthen municipal government capacity. The Somalia Urban Resilience Project (SURP) II will support infrastructure investments in strategic cities such as Mogadishu, Garowe, Kismayo…

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Al-Shabab published images of their attack on US forces in Lamu, Kenya. What is behind the attack?

0 Visits: 2546 | Thursday January 09, 2020 - 22:55:07
Sunatimes.com - Head of Al Shabab operation Abdulaziz Abu Musab says in an interview to the militants radio, Al Andalous, that the Simba Camp attack in Lamu was in retaliation of Kenyan anti-terror forces destruction of Hormuud offices and false boundaries between Kenya and Somalia. Al Shabab communication…

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Somalia:security forces arrested 38 journalists, while 37 were beaten, shot at or threatened at gunpoint

0 Visits: 1415 | Sunday January 05, 2020 - 06:33:21
Somalia detained record number of journalists in 2019: Report. State security forces arrested 38 journalists, while 37 were beaten, shot at or threatened at gunpoint, report says.

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Over 16,000 people sign petition asking the UK gov't to revoke Somali singer's visa over "hateful remarks"

0 Visits: 2448 | Wednesday January 01, 2020 - 01:16:01
Waagacusub.com - A UK woman is petitioning her government to revoke the 6-month visa granted to a popular controversial Somali singer who linked Mogadishu's rampant terror attacks to Somali leader's refusal to grant Somaliland autonomy.

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SOMALIA: WORLD TRAVELER DANIEL HERSZBERG VISITED MOGADISHU

0 Visits: 1344 | Monday December 30, 2019 - 03:10:08
Daniel has also developed a strong Instagram following focusing on off-the-beaten path destinations (www.instagram.com/dhersz), with a very engaged and active following on Instagram (31,000+ followers). His recent trip to Mogadishu has garnered much attention from Somali social media users.

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Commemorating the Real Somali Heroes Who Fought the Ethiopian Invasion

0 Visits: 2230 | Saturday December 14, 2019 - 23:34:38
"General John Abizaid of the U.S. Central Command, which has military authority for the Horn of Africa, flew to Ethiopia recently to meet with Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who has told American officials that he could cripple the Islamists "in one to two weeks."" (13 December 2006, Jeffrey…

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Somalia Largest Mobile Network -Hormuud Telecom Linked among Top Shabaab Financiers

0 Visits: 2462 | Friday November 29, 2019 - 07:09:36
Somalia largest mobile telephone network company, Hormuud Telecom has been linked with entities funding and providing logistical support to the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab. The mobile telephone company has been accused of paying millions of shillings to the jihadist group for protection of its business…

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For those justfying police killings, remember Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto were suspects for crimes against humanity

0 Visits: 1779 | Monday November 25, 2019 - 05:29:48
Sunatimes.com -Rashid and his killer police squad arrested four teenage boys from Good Samaritan Children's home in Mathare slums. They assaulted two and released them and proceeded with the other two boys to Amana Petrol Station which is said to be their operations base. Rashid and his crew were…

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Somalia: Sheekh Ahmed Nur Jimaale, is he the instigator of the assassination of Almaas Elman ?

0 Visits: 2459 | Friday November 22, 2019 - 14:53:55
A prominent human rights activist was shot dead in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, and Somali security officials said she was hit by a stray bullet. Almaas Elman Ali, who came from a large family of peace activists, was driving inside the heavily fortified wall of the airport when she was hit by a…

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NUSOJ strongly condemns suspension of leading Independent TV station and arrest of editor-in-chief in Somaliland

0 Visits: 1607 | Monday November 18, 2019 - 12:29:42
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) vehemently condemns the forceful and illegal suspension of operations of Horn Cable TV, a leading Hargeisa based independent television network, and arrest of its editor-in-chief.

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Somalia:Hormuud telecom and Al-Shabaab's Strategy of Destroying Mobile Communication Masts

0 Visits: 1771 | Monday November 18, 2019 - 05:42:29
Hormuud's Assault on African Peacekeepers Figure 14: African Peace Keepers Hormuud launched a scorching public campaign against the Kenyan military forces in AMISOM in late August 2019. It became demonstrably clear from this assault on African peace-keepers that the company was part of a triple…

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Somalia:Report claims Hormuud telecom among top Al Shabaab financiers

0 Visits: 1747 | Sunday November 17, 2019 - 21:12:12
The largest mobile telephone network company in Somalia has been accused of funding and providing logistical support to Al Shabaab. The alleged link between Hormuud Telecom and the militants is detailed in a 50-page report published by the International Policy Group last month titled 'Reaping the…

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Somalia:Conflict with Al-Shabaab in Bari region -Hormuud telecom.

0 Visits: 1461 | Wednesday November 13, 2019 - 02:26:55
59. In December 2018, fighting broke out between the ISIL faction and Al-Shabaab in Bari region for the first time since early 2016, centred on crucial water sources in the mountainous areas of Bari region (see annex 1.9). Intense conflict between the ISIL faction and Al-Shabaab had been ongoing since…

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Somalia:Hormuud telecom tops Al-Shabaab Revenue from Companies

0 Visits: 2590 | Wednesday November 13, 2019 - 00:57:18
But Al-Shabaab derives the bulk of its funding for its operations from taxing business people and most lucrative companies in Mogadishu and control of most businesses in rural Somalia. 51 -Over the years, the terrorist group has established a well-structured and oiled taxation infrastructure supported…

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SOMALIA: Oiling Al-Shabaab's Economic Empire

0 Visits: 2457 | Saturday November 09, 2019 - 04:13:36
Al-Shabaab is more than just a terrorist group. In 2011, its annual revenue was in the region of $70–100 million per year. In 2018, the President of the Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) confirmed that Al-Shabaab collected an estimated $20 million dollars from South Somalia alone.

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Somalia: Hormuud Telecom-Al Shabaab Business Alliance

0 Visits: 2429 | Thursday November 07, 2019 - 08:35:15
Paying taxes and supporting Al-Shabaab activities has enabled Hormuud Telecom to penetrate and set business in areas under the group's control. In certain regions, Hormuud has enjoyed monopoly of mobile communication services under the protection of the militant group. The expansion of their services…

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Somalia A Divided Legacy: Hormuud Telecom and Political Islam

0 Visits: 2650 | Wednesday November 06, 2019 - 04:37:47
The Chairman of Hormuud Telecom Group Ahmed Nur Ali Jim'ale was a kingpin in Al-Shabaab's charcoal-sugar trading cycle that funded its activities. In September 2010, he founded ZAAD, a mobile-to-mobile money-transfer business that struck a deal with Al-Shabaab to make money transfers more anonymous…

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Somalia:Hormuud Telecom and Recent Bombings of 14 October

0 Visits: 1347 | Monday November 04, 2019 - 14:52:36
Imam Tawhidi: Ilhan Omar Supports Terrorism-Financing Company After They Ask Her for Assistance Hormuud Telecommunications is a company identified as being one of the single largest financiers of al-Shabaab, which includes large lump sum payments to al-Shabaab in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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