Month: October 2022

Zoobe 2

Terror attacks on Soobe: All you need to know

More details are emerging from yesterday’s terror attacks that rocked Mogadishu. The two explosions that took place outside the Department of Education at the busy Soobe intersection were reportedly carried out by Al-Shabab suicide bombers who detonated their car bombs. The site of the twin blasts is near the Somali Ministry of Education, but the […]

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1969 Revolutionary Council

Why the 1969 Revolution is still relevant today

Today is the anniversary of the October 21, 1969 revolution that put the armed forces in control of Somalia. It all started with a bloodless coup after the assassination of the first democratically elected president, Abdirashi Ali Sharmarke, on October 15, 1969. President Sharmarke was elected in 1967 amid controversy over an election marred by […]

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The assassination of Farhan Qarole

Farhan Qarole: The Tragic Loss of a Hero

General Farhan was mostly on the front line whether leading a fight against terrorists and other criminal organizations or working with the people and his superior to improve the national security. He was one the rare officials who did not spend his time meeting foreign diplomats in Halane.

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