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2016-08-29 MP - More Than U.S.$4 Million Taken Out of State Treasury
[Shabelle] A Somali lawmaker and deputy chairman of parliament's financial committee said large-scale of money was taken out of the State Treasury in the past few years due to the lack of accountability in Somalia.

2016-08-29 Al Shabaab Fighters Sneak Into Mogadishu - Official
[Shabelle] A senior Somali military commander says Al Shabaab has sent hundreds of fighters to Mogadishu, in an attempt to disrupt the upcoming elections due to later this year.

2016-08-29 Citizens At Indian Prison Face Poor Living Conditions
[Shabelle] A Somali national who is one of 118 prisoners held at a jail in Mumbai, the largest city in India said they are facing poor living conditions, including lack of health care, food shortage and clean water.

2016-08-29 Politician - Current Govt is More Corrupt Than Previous Governments
[Shabelle] Drs Maryan Hajji Elmi, one of Somali politicians has accused the current federal government of widespread corruption as the nation is facing transitional period.

2016-08-29 The Fragile Balance Between Life and Death During Somali Drought
[IFRC] In a dimly lit, stone-walled hut in the drought stricken Somali village of Dhob, women with colourful shawls and infants in their laps wait patiently for a rare opportunity to access medical care.

2016-08-29 Govt to Boost Mogadishu Security After Deadly Attack
[Shabelle] The internal security ministry of the federal government of Somalia said it will put in place new measures to tackle escalating Al Shabaab attack in Mogadishu.

2016-08-29 AU Says Securing Election is Top Priority for AMISOM
[Shabelle] The Somali National Army and the African Union Mission In Somalia will halt any attempts by the militant insurgent group Al Shabaab to disrupt the upcoming electoral process, the African Union Special Representative for Somalia, Francisco Madeira said Friday.

2016-08-29 Public Consultation On the Second Draft of the National P/CVE Strategy
[Dalsan Radio] Mogadish -Tubta Toosan Initiative today launched an online 2 weeks public consultation on the second draft of the National Strategy on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) in Somalia. Tubta Toosan Initiatives understands the importance of engaging with communities so that they will be given opportunities to take part decision-making processes on key issues that matter to our community such as P/CVE, so that citizens inside and outside of Somalia can provide their views, comments and feedback.

2016-08-29 Over U.S.$ Half a Million Stolen From Central Bank
[Dalsan Radio] Approximately US$ 530,000 has been stolen from the Somali Central Bank, bank governor, Mr. Bashir Isse Ali has confirmed on Thursday.

2016-08-28 President Calls for Support in Defeating Al Shabaab
[Shabelle] Somali president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has urged African leaders to find lasting solutions to combat threats of terrorism in the continent to achieve Pan-African development agenda.

2016-08-28 MP Voices Concern Over Money Theft At Central Bank
[Shabelle] A member of Somali parliament Sharif Mohamed Abdalla, has voiced concern over the central bank scandal of money theft by a teller who is now on run after stealing $530,000 last week.

2016-08-29 Employees Working for Favori LLC Go On Strike
[Shabelle] Hundreds of Somali employees working for Favori LLC, the Turkish company running Mogadishu airport went on strike over lowering their monthly salaries from the payment given to the foreign staff.

2016-08-29 AU Condemns Attack On Banadir Beach Restaurant
[Shabelle] African Union has strongly condemned a deadly Al Shabaab attack on beach-front restaurant near Turkish embassy in Somali capital on Thursday night.

2016-08-29 Fire Razes Down Somali Houses in Cape Town
[Shabelle] A Massive fire broke out at predominantly Somali area in Cape town in South Africa on Friday night, destroying 3 house belonging by Somalis, reports said.

2016-08-29 UN Slams Beach Restaurant Attack in Somali Capital
[Shabelle] United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has strongly condemned a deadly car bomb, and gun attack on beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu on Thursday night by Al Shabaab militants.

2016-08-29 Huge Fire Engulfs Patrol Station in Mogadishu
[Shabelle] A huge fire has razed down a patrol station in Mogadishu's Suqa Holaha village on Friday, according to local residents.

2016-08-29 Al Shabaab Stages Ambush On SNA Forces Near Wajid
[Shabelle] Fighters with the Somalia-based Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab have staged an ambush raid on Somali government troops near Wajid district in Bakol region.

2016-08-29 MP - There is Corruption in the Government Institutions
[Shabelle] A member of Somali parliament Mohamed Idle Geedi said on Friday that there is a widespread corruption in the government installations, including central bank.

2016-08-29 U.S. Condemns Attack On Mogadishu Beach Restaurant
[Dalsan Radio] The United States has strongly condemned what it termed as the senseless and brutal attack on the Banadir Beach Restaurant at Lido Beach in Mogadishu on Thursday night.

2016-08-28 One Killed As Ied Blows Up Police Car in Lamu, Kenya
[Shabelle] One person has been killed after the TGF car which they were traveling in from Raskiamboni to Kiunga was blown by a IED on Saturday.

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