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SOMALIA HOTEL EXPLOSIONS: Another Al Shabaab Attack

On Sunday, the 31st of January,2021, there was a suspected suicide car bomb explosion in Somalia‘s capital of Mogadishu. The explosion was followed by a shootout between militants and security forces at a hotel, causing an initially unknown number of casualties. According to reports, a vehicle loaded with explosives crashed into the entrance gate of …

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Somalia: Shock as lawmaker wants marriage of girls at 10 legalised

A bill introduced in Somali parliament by a presidential ally caused a storm of criticism from other lawmakers when they realised it wants to legalise marriage at puberty – as early as 10 for some girls. According to reports by Reuters, Deputy speaker Abdiweli Mudeey, who presented the bill, did not return  various calls seeking comments …

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