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  • AU Delegation Visits Somalia to Assess the State of AMISOM

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 12 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 12 February, 2016 – A delegation from the African Union Commission has carried out an assessment on the state of the Somalia-based peacekeeping mission to identify areas that need urgent support from the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia. The delegation from the AU Commission’s Pe...
  • Government Forces And AMISOM Repulse Al-Shabaab In Qoryooley Attack

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 08 Sep 2015 (6 years ago )
    Reports reaching us from Qoryoole town in lower Shabeele region indicate that Al-Shabaab fighters attacked government forces and AMISOM bases in the town. Locals told the media the militants raided a local government forces base leading to a fierce gun battle that lasted for hours. The forces howeve...
  • The CEO of IKEA Foundation visits the Dollo Ado camps

    news UNHCR, 10 Sep 2015 (6 years ago )
    Ethiopia-15 September 2015 (UNHCR)-The Chief Executive Officer of the IKEA Foundation, Mr. Per Heggenes, last week visited the five Dollo Ado refugee camps as part of a periodic programme review of different projects funded by the IKEA Foundation. Accompanied by UNHCR Representative Clementine Nkwet...
  • Puntland Government To Host Consultative Meeting In Seven Towns

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 13 Nov 2015 (6 years ago )
    The administration of Puntland State has said it will hold consultative meetings in seven towns to discuss the future of Somalia and the ways to hold election in 2016. The Federal government has in the past revealed that due to financial constraints, the consultative meeting cannot be held in all o...
  • AMISOM Acting Force Commander and Somalia Military Chief hold security meeting in Mogadishu

    news AMISOM News, 06 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    Somalia Chief of Defence Forces, Major General Mohamed Aden, and AMISOM Acting Force Commander, Major General Mohammedesha Zeyinu, yesterday held a security meeting at the Ministry of defence headquarters in Mogadishu. The closed door meeting focused on the state of security in the country and h...
  • Al-Shabab storms beachside restaurant in Somali capital

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 21 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    Up to 20 people were killed when al-Shabab suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a seafront hotel and restaurant in the heart of the Somali capital. A car packed with explosives rammed into the Beach View Hotel on Lido beach in Mogadishu on Thursday evening, after which several al-Shabab fighters o...
  • Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack

    news BBC, 13 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    Somalia's Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it carried out a bomb attack on a plane that blew a huge hole in its fuselage earlier this month. In an emailed statement, al-Shabab said the attack was revenge for Western intelligence operations in Somalia. The Daallo Airlines Airbus 321 with ...
  • Yemen: Warring parties agree on prisoner swap

    news AFP: Aljazeera, 11 May 2016 (5 years ago )
    Yemen's government and Houthi rebels have agreed to free half of the prisoners and detainees held by either side in the first breakthrough of the peace talks that began last month. Officials from the two delegations have said that a working group formed by the UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh ...
  • KDF Aids Illicit Sugar Trade In Kismayu, Says UN

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 27 Oct 2015 (6 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...