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  • US confirms al-Shabab leader's death

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 06 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    The United States has confirmed that Ahmed Abdi Godane, a founder of Somalia's al-Shabab group, was killed in a US air strike this week. "We have confirmed that Ahmed Godane, the co-founder of al-Shabab, has been killed," the Pentagon press secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement on...
  • AU troops accused of raping Somali women

    news Agencies, 08 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Internationally funded African Union troops in Somalia have gang-raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food aid for sex, Human Rights Watch, the US-based rights group, says. The 22,000 AU force, called AMISOM, with soldiers drawn from six nations, have been fighting alongside government...
  • Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia bombing

    news Aljazeera., 08 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    At least 12 people, including four Americans, were killed and 27 others wounded when a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into an African Union convoy southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu. The attack, the latest in a wave of violence, comes exactly one week after a US air...
  • Uganda foils 'terrorist' attack

    news Agencies, 13 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Ugandan security forces have claimed to have foiled an imminent al-Shabab 'terror' attack inside the capital Kampala, as the US has warned its citizens to seek shelter amid anti-terror operations. "Joint security agencies in Uganda have foiled a terrorist attempt at one of its installations ... w...
  • Over 130,000 people displaced in Somalia so far this year as IDPs bear brunt of food insecurity crisis

    news UNHCR - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:45 GMT, 16 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Forced displacement within Somalia and across its borders shows no signs of easing, as forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihoods have forced over 130,000 people from their homes si...
  • People with disabilities hold peace dialogue in Mogadishu

    news UNSOM, 11 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 11 September 2014 - People with Disabilities in Mogadishu have today made an appeal to fellow citizens in Somalia to bring to an end all acts of conflict, as they sought to highlight their plight. According to the Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN), there are an estimated 30,0...
  • Human and child rights advocates benefit from online course on ending child statelessness

    news By Caroline Opile in Nairobi, Kenya | 12 February 2021, 21 Feb 2021 (3 years ago )
    UNHCR teams up with the African Committee on Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child to help eradicate childhood statelessness through an online course.
  • Secretary-General's remarks at High-Level Meeting on Somalia

    news UNSOM, 24 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    New York, 24 September 2014 - Thank you for your commitment to Somalia, and thank you for your participation discussing the situation in Somalia. I am glad to see so many partners, including the leaders from Ethiopia, Italy and the United Kingdom who jointly suggested this meeting. I am delight...
  • UN: Facing unprecedented challenges?

    news Aljazeera, 24 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    The United Nations is facing unprecedented demand for humanitarian assistance, and says it has less than half the money required to meet its needs. Crises from Syria, Iraq and Libya to Ukraine, Somalia and Central African Republic are stretching the UN to breaking point. They have also generat...
  • ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Drought and Food insecurity in Somalia

    news ACT Alliance - Switzerland - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:43 GMT, 14 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    Preliminary Appeal Somalia Drought and Food insecurity in Somalia – SOM141 Preliminary Appeal Target: US${esc.dollar} 2,797,367 Balance Requested: US${esc.dollar} 2,732,767 Geneva, 14 October 2014 The humanitarian situation in Somalia remains dire with drought alerts being sounded....