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  • Al-Shabab Tells Kenya To Pull Out Of Somalia, Threatens More Attacks

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 24 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    The Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabaab group in Somalia has warned Kenya to pull its troops out of Somalia days after its fighters overran a Kenyan military base in southwestern Somalia in a complex attack, killing tens of soldiers. Al Shabaab claimed it killed more than 100 soldiers during the attack in El...
  • AMISOM condemns terrorist attack at beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 22 Jan 2016 (5 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...
  • 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...
  • AMISOM Condemns terrorist attack on its base at El Adde, Gedo region

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 15 Jan 2016 (5 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...
  • 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...
  • UNHCR awards Somali refugees who won regional art competition

    news UNHCR, 24 Dec 2015 (5 years ago )
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 24 (UNHCR)-At a brief ceremony held here earlier this week, the UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia, Mrs. Clementine Nkweta-Salami, awarded prizes to three talented Somali refugees who won a regional art competition under the theme ‘Home’, reflecting on ‘Durable Solution...
  • UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, in Dollo Ado

    news UNHCR, 18 Dec 2015 (5 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...
  • US releases five Yemeni prisoners from Guantanamo

    news Al Jazeera, 16 Nov 2015 (5 years ago )
    The US defence department has announced the release of five Yemeni men held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba. Al Jazeera Correspondent - Growing Up Guantanamo The group, who had spent more than a decade in Guantanamo, were transferred to the UAE, the Pentagon said in a statement publish...
  • Growing Tension In Beledweyne Town After UN Official Is Killed

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 15 Nov 2015 (5 years ago )
    Tension ran high in the central Somali town of Beledweyne after government troops shot dead a UN official in the town on Saturday, residents said on Sunday.Mahdi Hussein Shekhal, a field officer with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) was killed after armed troops opened fire at his car ...
  • Yemeni refugees seek shelter in Djibouti

    news Oualid Khelifi/UNHCR - Aljazeera, 14 Nov 2015 (5 years ago )
    Markazi refugee camp, Djibouti - As fighting intensifies in Yemen, over 120,000 people have fled since April. Around 30,000 of those have sought safety across the Gulf of Aden in Djibouti. Since late September, the population of Markazi camp near the Djiboutian coastal town of Obock has quadruple...