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Omar Wardere


Omar Wardere is a Somali researcher, reporter and editor. He is a committee member of National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and member of Foreign Correspondents Association of East Africa.

Anti Al-Shabaab Demonstrations Held Across Kenya

Omar Wardere reports on the state sponsored anti-Al-shabaab protests in Kenya, after the terrorist group killed 147 students at Garissa.

Mohamed Kuno, The Most Wanted Terrorist!

Kenyan authorities identified the mastermind behind the deadly terror attack on Garissa college in Kenya, as Mohamed Kuno, known as Gamadhere.

Gunmen Kill Nearly 150 In Attack At Garissa College, Kenya

About 150 people were killed in the attack on the Garissa College campus. Alshabaab claimed responsibility for the attack, killing or capturing christians.
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African Union Peacekeepers to Withdraw From Districts in Somalia

The AMISOM mission has been operating in Bariire and aw Dheegle villages in southern Somalia and the AU armored battle vehicles abandoned the area according to officials and residents.

Somalia Makes Progress in TB Treatment

Due to conflict displacement, lack of food and long distances, some patients are simply unable to maintain these regular visits and as such forgo treatment

Ten Die After Al Shabaab Attacks Hotel in Mogadishu

A car bomb explosion followed by fierce gunfire targeted at the back of Maka Al-Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu left ten people dead and many more injured.
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Somali Government Not ‘Favorable’ on Kenya’s Wall Project

The neighboring Kenyan government is planning to set up a new wall on its border along Somalia for security reasons.
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Kenya To Build 200 Km Wall Along Somali Border

Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said the security wall will help secure the border and reduce Alshabaab terrorist attacks.

EU and World Vision Mission Launch Livelihood Project in Somalia

3 million EUR in funding helps the project over three years, for training and non-formal education programs, small business support and community awareness around livelihood and human rights.
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Kenyan Fighter Jets Hit Al Shabaab Base

The casualties is still unclear. But the move comes after Al Shabaab said it will respond to Kenyan MP Suggestion for negotiations to stop attacks inside Kenya.

US Drone Kills Westgate Terror Main Suspect

The attack took place on Thursday evening in the village of Abaq-Xaluul, outside the town of Bardhere. Witnesses said the vehicle was destroyed in the drone strike.

UK Appoints New Ambassador To Somalia

Ms Harriet Mathews OBE is appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Somalia to succeed Mr Neil Wigan, extending the relationship between the UK and Somalia.

Masked Terror Fighter Threatens to Attack US, Canada and UK

Al Shabab video calls for an attack on Mall of America, West Edmonton Mall in Canada and the Oxford Street shopping area in London.

Double Deadly Attack Kills Scores in The Capital of Somalia

Al-Shabaab Islamists kill 25 and injure 40 in two explosions in Mogadishu, Somalia. Among the dead were two members of parliament and senior government officials.
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Alleged Terrorists Arrested While Wearing Female Muslim Dress in Somalia

The two men were captured without weapons or any devices but are suspected to be an operational cell for the facilitation of activities by Alshabab.
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Somali Government on a Mission to Annihilate Al Shabaab

Drone strikes have weakened Al Shabaab's ability near the capital Mogadishu and the same should be applied in central Somalia where militants are gaining some strength.
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New and Stable Government Vital for a ‘Peaceful’ Somalia

The next established government in September 2012 after the transitional period has coped with fulfilling some important strategies of hope and life in the country.

Shakespeare’s ‘Globe to Globe Hamlet’ Play Invades Somaliland

The company of 12 actors rotates roles across the course of the tour, and together with their 4 stage managers travel with a completely portable set.

Somali King of Pirates Now in Jail!

Somali pirates were well-organized criminals exploiting the horrible deterioration of the country.

Somalia Media Freedom Landscape Remains in Turmoil

In 2014, efforts to silence the independent media have been brutally effective, including politically motivated deaths; imprisonments and other attacks.