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  • The UN Secretary-General's Message on United Nations Day

    news UNSOM website, 24 Oct 2014 (7 years ago )
    New York, 24 October, 2014 - The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises. Poverty, disease, terrorism, discrimination and climate change are exacting a heavy toll. Millions of people continue to suffer deplorable exploitation through bonded labour, human trafficking...
  • UN chief Ban Ki-moon lauds Somali refugees in Dadaab camp

    news Source: UNHCR - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:57 GMT, 30 Oct 2014 (7 years ago )
    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. NAIROBI, Kenya, October 30 (UNHCR) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday visited the sprawling Dadaab refugee complex and praised the resilience of more than 350,000 Somali refugees there w...
  • In pasture-scarce North Kenya, feuding pastoralists seek peace

    news Source: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 20 Mar 2014 (7 years ago )
    A Maasai herdsman walks with his goats past a road construction project near Isiolo town, 320 km (200 miles) north from the Kenyan capital Nairobi on July 7, 2008. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna
  • SRSG Kay expresses concern over violence in Somaliland, urges parties to exercise restraint

    news UNSOM website, 15 Nov 2014 (7 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 15 November 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has expressed concern over the violence on 15 November during preparations for the parliamentary elections in Somaliland. There have been reports that some members of parliament may...
  • AMISOM Daily Monitoring Report – Dec. 16, 2014

    news AMISOM Daily Monitoring Report, 16 Dec 2014 (7 years ago )
    Somalia’s ambassador to US arrives Mogadishu 16 Dec – Source: Radio Goobjoog – 96 Words A special plane carrying Somalia ambassador to United states Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmaarke who is expected to be named the new prime minister of federal government landed at Adan Adde international airport on ...
  • Gunmen launch attack on Somalia's government offices

    news Aljazeera: Agencies, 12 Mar 2015 (6 years ago )
    Suspected members of Somalia's al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabab fighters have attacked a fortified area housing regional government headquarters, an airport and a United Nations compound in the central town of Baidoa, security officials said. "They are Shebab disguised in Somali military uniforms. T...
  • Qatar Airways to resume flights to Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 18 Mar 2015 (6 years ago )
    Qatar Airways is set to start direct flights from Doha to Mogadishu in coming weeks to rejuvenate already growing international carrier market in Somalia. Somali PM Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke who has reached Qatari capital Doha on Tuesday will attend the ceremony to welcome Arab world airline gia...
  • Artillery fire kills 26 as battle for Aden rages

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 31 Mar 2015 (6 years ago )
    Artillery shelling in Aden has killed 26 people, medical officials have said, as Houthi fighters and forces loyal to Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi battled over control of the southern port city. The deaths on Tuesday came as Saudi-led coalition fighter planes continued raids on Houthi po...
  • Somali refugees urge Kenya not to close Dadaab camp

    news Al Jazeera, 13 Apr 2015 (6 years ago )
    Somalis living in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp are asking the government to reconsider its decision to close it. The Kenyan government has given the UN three months to move the camp into Somalia. The move comes only days after fighters of al-Shabab, the Somali-based armed group, killed 148 peop...
  • Saudi-led coalition declares end to Yemen air strikes

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 22 Apr 2015 (6 years ago )
    The Saudi-led coalition that has been bombing Yemen for almost a month says its military operation "Decisive Storm" has ended and a new campaign aimed at protecting civilians and preventing Houthi fighters from operating has begun. Brigadier-General Ahmed al-Asiri, the coalition's spokesperson, s...