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  • AU Delegation Visits Somalia to Assess the State of AMISOM

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 12 Feb 2016 (8 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...
  • AU Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on Somali National Army recruits at a training camp in Kismayo

    news AMISOM Daily Monitoring Report, 24 Aug 2015 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu – August 23rd, 2015; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou strongly condemns the attack on Somali Army recruits at their training camp at the old airport in Kismayo on Saturday, 22 August...
  • AU soldiers 'fire on Somalia protesters'

    news Al Jazeera, 11 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    At least six people have been injured and more than a dozen properties destroyed after African Union forces opened fire on demonstrators in the Somali coastal town of Marka, witnesses and officials have told Al Jazeera. "It is the second day we are been attacked by them. We are protesting because...
  • 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...
  • Aden Adde Airport In Mogadishu Left Flooding After Heavy Rainfall

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 16 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu and surrounding areas witnessed heavy rainfall this morning and Aden Adde airport was one of the institution damaged in the rains. Rains at Aden Adde are affecting many parts of the airport including the runway and the new terminal. flights have been cancelled, a source confirmed. There a...
  • Africa Al-Shabab claims deadly Kenya attack

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 17 Jun 2014 (10 years ago )
    The Somalia-based armed group al-Shabab has said it carried out a deadly attack on a town in Kenya in which 48 people were killed and several buildings burned down. In a statement sent to Al Jazeera on Monday, the group said that the attacks would continue, adding that the Kenyan government was "...
  • African force advances on al-Shabab fighters

    news Al Jazeera, 04 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    In Somalia, government forces backed by African Union troops have stepped up their fight against the al-Shabab rebels. In recent months, the group has suffered significant losses in the south of the country. And, on Friday, Burundian and Somali forces took the port town of Cadale in Middle Shabel...
  • African forces close in on Shabab-held town

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 05 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    Somali troops backed by African Union forces have launched an assault to retake the al-Shabab stronghold of Barawe, key to the financing of al-Shabab fighters. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi, embedded with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Barawe, said "some al-Shabab fighters were fle...
  • African migrants face death at sea in Yemen

    news Al Jazeera, 02 Jan 2015 (9 years ago )
    Sanaa - Yemen has witnessed a considerable increase in the number of African migrants and asylum-seekers arriving in 2014 despite growing insecurity in the country, UN officials have said.
  • African migrants suffocate on voyage to Italy

    news Aljazeera: AFP, 19 Jul 2014 (9 years ago )
    talian rescuers have found 18 bodies on a boat carrying hundreds of asylum-seekers and another died while being evacuated, the ANSA news agency reports. All were apparently killed by toxic fumes from the boat's engine. The boat, with 600 people on board, was intercepted on Saturday south of th...