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  • Government Forces And AMISOM Repulse Al-Shabaab In Qoryooley Attack

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 08 Sep 2015 (8 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...
  • Saudi-led coalition drops weapons for allies in Yemeni city

    news Reuters, 28 Oct 2015 (8 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 (8 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...
  • KDF Aids Illicit Sugar Trade In Kismayu, Says UN

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 27 Oct 2015 (8 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...
  • Do not risk your lives, Grandi tells Eritrean refugees

    news UNHCR, 04 Feb 2016 (8 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...
  • MSF urges Kenya not to shut down Dadaab refugee camp

    news Al Jazeera And Agencies, 07 May 2016 (7 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...
  • Lack Of Funds Pushes Al-Shabaab Towards ISIL-Puntland

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 27 Oct 2015 (8 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...
  • UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, in Dollo Ado

    news UNHCR, 18 Dec 2015 (8 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...
  • AMISOM Acting Force Commander and Somalia Military Chief hold security meeting in Mogadishu

    news AMISOM News, 06 Jan 2016 (8 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...
  • AMISOM Condemns terrorist attack on its base at El Adde, Gedo region

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 15 Jan 2016 (8 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...