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  • 6 Killed In Heavy Clashes In Southern Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media, 14 Jul 2015 (6 years ago )
    At least six people, including four Al-Shabaab militants and two Somali military officers were killed on Tuesday after attacks by Al-Shabaab in Bay town in southern Somalia, officials and witnesses said. Senior military officer Adow Jim’ale said the deceased were killed in an attack on a military ba...
  • UAE troops free British hostage from al-Qaeda in Yemen

    news Aljazeera-Agencies, 23 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said that its troops have rescued a British oil engineer being held hostage by al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen. UAE troops rescued Douglas Semple from an undisclosed location in Yemen, the official Emirates News Agency reported on Sunday. Semple, 64, was brought b...
  • Yemen’s refugees pose a threat to Somalia.

    news NCRI-Washintonpost, 25 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    As if Somalia wasn’t faced with enough challenges as of late, a new crisis is brewing on the horizon. Some brief background: The fragile country of 10 million continues to be plagued by the terrorism of the Islamist group al-Shabab, is facing a serious threat to its financial lifeline due to bank...
  • AU Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on Somali National Army recruits at a training camp in Kismayo

    news AMISOM Daily Monitoring Report, 24 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    Mogadishu – August 23rd, 2015; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou strongly condemns the attack on Somali Army recruits at their training camp at the old airport in Kismayo on Saturday, 22 August...
  • KDF Aids Illicit Sugar Trade In Kismayu, Says UN

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 27 Oct 2015 (5 years ago )
    The United Nations has once again accused Kenya of aiding a flourishing illicit sugar trade at the port of Kismayu in Somalia. UN Monitoring Group for Somalia and Eritrea, in its report released last Friday, said the trade is worth more than $800,000 (Sh81.8 million) annually. The report says this p...
  • AMISOM On The Spot As AU Leaders Meet In Ethiopia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 25 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    The structure of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is expected to come under sharp focus when the AU discusses a report on peace and security in Africa. AU heads of state and government converge in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for a summit this Saturday. The meeting comes in the wake of repeat...
  • Do not risk your lives, Grandi tells Eritrean refugees

    news UNHCR, 04 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    SHIRE, Ethiopia, Feb 2 (UNHCR) – Improving conditions for refugees in camps and expanding programmes for legal pathways outside Ethiopia were both key to reducing the numbers who attempt perilous journeys to reach safety, Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said as he met Eritrean...
  • Al Shabaab planning to commit atrocities and blame it on AMISOM, warns AU Special Representative to Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 10 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 10 February, 2016 – The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira has warned of a sinister plot by Al-Shabaab terrorists aimed at discrediting AMISOM and turning the public against its forces serving in Somal...
  • UAE soldier killed in Yemen fighting: state news

    news Reuters:Writing by Yara Bayoumy, 14 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    A United Arab Emirates soldier was killed and another was wounded while fighting in Yemen as part of a Saudi-led military coalition, state news agency WAM reported on Sunday, citing the army general command. The coalition is fighting to stop the Houthis, allies of Riyadh's main regional foe Iran,...
  • Saudi warns aid workers to leave rebel areas in Yemen

    news Reuters: Aljazeera, 12 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    Saudi Arabia, which is leading air strikes against rebels in neighbouring Yemen, has warned the United Nations and international aid groups to protect staff by removing them from areas held by Houthi rebels. A short note sent by the Saudi Embassy in London on Friday said the intention was to "pro...