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  • UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, in Dollo Ado

    news UNHCR, 18 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    In Dollo Ado, UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, a multi-media library, for Somali refugee children and youth. The project is implemented by Save the Children and Libraries without Borders, in coordination with UNHCR Innovations Unit in Geneva. Facilitated by the governmen...
  • UNHCR awards Somali refugees who won regional art competition

    news UNHCR, 24 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 24 (UNHCR)-At a brief ceremony held here earlier this week, the UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia, Mrs. Clementine Nkweta-Salami, awarded prizes to three talented Somali refugees who won a regional art competition under the theme ‘Home’, reflecting on ‘Durable Solution...
  • AMISOM Condemns terrorist attack on its base at El Adde, Gedo region

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 15 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 22 January 2016- The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira strongly condemns the attack by terrorist group Al Shabaab, on a beachfront restaurant at Liddo beach in Mogadishu, last night. The heinous at...
  • Deadly bombing targets police in Yemen's Mukalla

    news Agencies: Aljazeera, 15 May 2016 (5 years ago )
    A suicide bomber has killed at least 25 people and injured 54 others by his explosives to target police recruits at a security compound in the southern Yemen city of Mukalla, security officials say. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity on Sunday because they are not authorised to speak t...
  • MSF urges Kenya not to shut down Dadaab refugee camp

    news Al Jazeera And Agencies, 07 May 2016 (5 years ago )
    Medical charity Doctors without Borders (MSF) has urged the Kenyan government to reconsider its decision to shut down the Dadaab refugee camp, warning that closure would risk the lives of more than 300,000 refugees. In a statement released late on Friday, Liesbeth Aelbrecht, MSF head of mission i...
  • Saudi-led coalition drops weapons for allies in Yemeni city

    news Reuters, 28 Oct 2015 (6 years ago )
    Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed the Iran-allied Houthi movement across Yemen on Wednesday and dropped weapons to Islamist militias battling the group, a day after being accused of bombing the hospital of an international medical aid charity. The sorties showed the coalition was determ...
  • AMISOM Force Commander and SNA Chief of Defence Forces Pledge Stronger Partnership

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 28 Oct 2015 (6 years ago )
    The Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Lt. Gen. Jonathan Rono today met with the new Somali National Army (SNA) Chief of Defence Forces Maj. Gen. Mohamed Adan Ahmed, with discussions focussing on how to strengthen working relations between the two organizations they re...
  • Lack Of Funds Pushes Al-Shabaab Towards ISIL-Puntland

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 27 Oct 2015 (6 years ago )
    Funding crises have pushed Somali terror group, Al Shabaab to shift balance towards the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Puntland Government in Northern Somalia claimed on Tuesday. The remarks come less than a week after key Al Shabaab ideologue Abdulkadir Mumin defected to Islamic State...
  • US releases five Yemeni prisoners from Guantanamo

    news Al Jazeera, 16 Nov 2015 (6 years ago )
    The US defence department has announced the release of five Yemeni men held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba. Al Jazeera Correspondent - Growing Up Guantanamo The group, who had spent more than a decade in Guantanamo, were transferred to the UAE, the Pentagon said in a statement publish...
  • AMISOM condemns terrorist attack at beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 22 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 22 January 2016- The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira strongly condemns the attack by terrorist group Al Shabaab, on a beachfront restaurant at Liddo beach in Mogadishu, last night. The heinous at...