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Somali President Urges Norwegian Diaspora to Reinforce Battle Against al-Shabab

Oslo (AX) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud declared that his administration has reclaimed vast territories from al-Shabab in the past two years, even though the militant group has stepped up attacks on military installations in Galmudug and Hirshabelle States. Speaking to the Somali diaspora in Oslo on Tuesday, President Mohamud touched on issues of security, politics, national progress, constitutional amendments, and the ongoing battle against al-Shabab across different regions. "Securing the nation, finalizing…

Women Battle the Destructive Trend of Skin Bleaching

Because of a gnarly skin condition, she started dodging public spots, shackled by humiliation. “My mental health plummeted 'cause folks bailed on me, shocked by my veins popping like that. I fell ill multiple times. Docs told me to ditch the products—said they'd cause permanent damage,” she lamented. Saido's medics predicted healing would take roughly three years, triggering serious anxiety. She’s been searching high and low for another doctor to suggest an alternative but has come up empty-handed. She’s shelled out about…

Somali Troops Perish in Fierce Clash with Jihadist Militants

Police officers stand next to the alleged Al-Shabab militants’ bodies slain after the siege at the Mogadishu Municipality Headquarters in Mogadishu on January 22, 2023. (AFP)Somalia’s government reported that in a clash where they annihilated nearly 50 Al-Shabab fighters, they lost five soldiers on Saturday, roughly 350 kilometers (215 miles) north of Mogadishu.Government troops and allied militia got a heads-up regarding an Al-Shabab assault planned in Ceeldheer, Galgadud region, laid a trap, and “wiped them out,” the…

Somalia’s Prime Minister Urges Unity: Battle Al-Shabaab, Not Clan Conflicts

Prime Minister of Somalia: Halt Clan Feuds, Al-Shabaab Remains the True Adversary MOGADISHU, Somalia - Prime Minister Hamsa Abdi Barre has called upon the Somali people to put an end to clan disputes which have significantly hindered the battle against Al-Shabaab insurgents, who control extensive territories in central and southern rural parts of the country. Barre emphasized the necessity for Somalis to unite and forgo tribal schisms to bolster the fight against Al-Shabaab. This militant group has often manipulated clan…

Somalia’s NISA Chief urges Hawadle clan to reignite battle against Al-Shabaab

The gathering, led by the Ali Madahweyne subclan of the Hawadle clan, was attended by various groups such as peacekeepers, scholars, academics, young people, women, merchants, politicians, MPs, and officials. Notable participants included the chief of the Macawisley militia and the Vice President of Hirshabelle. Sanbaloolshe stressed the importance of unity within the community and the need for established leadership, highlighting the significance of securing the Hop 58 parliamentary seat. "I call upon this assembly to…

Modric views upcoming Champions League final as an evenly matched battle

Real Madrid are heavily favored to win the Champions League, but Luka Modric warns against underestimating Borussia Dortmund. Modric disputes the idea that Real Madrid will easily beat Borussia Dortmund, calling the matchup a toss-up. On Saturday, Modric has a chance to win his sixth Champions League title as Madrid faces Dortmund at Wembley Stadium. Despite Madrid dominating LaLiga and Dortmund struggling in the Bundesliga, Modric emphasizes focused gameplay. Modric expresses that winning will require concentration and…

South Africa’s Most Hotly Contested Election Post-Apartheid: A Battle for Change

If the ANC falls short again, they'll have to partner with smaller parties to govern. This is uncharted territory for a democracy long dominated by one party. However, the ANC is still likely to win the majority vote, keeping President Cyril Ramaphosa in power unless internal challenges arise due to poor performance. Voter discontent over high unemployment, crime, power outages, and corruption has tarnished the ANC's reputation. Over 27 million South Africans are set to vote at thousands of polling stations. They will elect…

Atletico Struggles to Keep Up with Rival Madrid: A Tough Battle Ahead

Diego Simeone acknowledges that Atletico Madrid fell short this season due to Real Madrid's dominance, making it hard to compete with the best team in the world. Even though Atleti is on track for fourth place in LaLiga, they are 21 points behind Carlo Ancelotti's title-winning team. Atletico faced defeat in the Champions League quarter-finals against Borussia Dortmund and a loss in the Copa del Rey semi-finals to Athletic Club. Simeone recognizes this as their third consecutive season without a trophy and believes they…

Onana Embarks on a Courageous Battle Against Man Utd Criticism

Andre Onana defied early criticism after transitioning to Manchester United, proving his decision-wise after initial setbacks. The Red Devils gear up to battle Manchester City in the FA Cup finale for the second year in a row amidst a disheartening season. Several players faced scrutiny for their on-field performances throughout the season, including Onana, who encountered backlash due to a series of errors after taking the reigns from David de Gea last summer. Despite the challenges, the goalkeeper remained unfazed by the…

Revolutionary Showdown: Porter’s unwavering dedication to New England’s battle against New York City FC

Caleb Porter must rally New England to salvage their season in the Eastern Conference. With just two wins in 12 matches, they're at the bottom, putting immense pressure on Porter to turn things around against New York City FC. Porter praised New England's resilience and unity, despite their unfavorable standing in the league. The team is determined to improve their performance and climb the rankings. Porter remains committed to the club's success and is unwavering in his dedication. New York City FC is currently in third…

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