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  • EXCLUSIVE-U.S. to spend up to ${esc.dollar}550 mln on African rapid response forces

    news Reuters, 07 Aug 2014 (8 years ago )
    By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - The United States announced on Wednesday plans to spend $110 million a year over the next three to five years to help African nations develop peacekeeping forces that can be rapidly deployed to head off militant threats and other crises. President ...
  • INTERVIEW-Somalia donors must act now to avoid famine 'catastrophe' -U.N.

    news Reuters: Thomson Reuters Foundation, 10 Aug 2014 (8 years ago )
    By Drazen Jorgic NAIROBI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - War-ravaged Somalia is hurtling towards a second famine in three years that could be prevented if donors increased funding, Philippe Lazzarini, United Nations' humanitarian coordinator for Somalia said on Sunday. Lazzarini said rapidly rising malnut...
  • Somalia famine: 'We only have days to live'

    news Al Jazeera, 30 Aug 2014 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu, Somalia - President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has no doubt about who is to blame for the suffering from the latest drought to hit the Horn of Africa country. "Al-Shabab have restricted the movement of goods and people so people are isolated and cannot receive aid or even the normal trade,"...
  • UN alleges 'plot' to steal Somali assets

    news Al Jazeera, 08 Sep 2014 (8 years ago )
    Nairobi, Kenya - A confidential UN report alleges that Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, his former foreign minister and an American law firm conspired to steal public funds by engaging in secret contracts that gave them hefty percentages from the country's recovered overseas assets.
  • Uganda foils 'terrorist' attack

    news Agencies, 13 Sep 2014 (8 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...
  • EU launched a 13 M Euro project in Benadir region aimed at integrating displaced people

    news Reliefweb, 15 Sep 2017 (5 years ago )
    The Benadir Regional Administration (BRA) officially started implementation of a €13.3 million project funded by the European Union to assist displaced people to integrate into communities, which will be carried out in partnership with UN agencies and NGOs. This EU-funded project, directly aligned...