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  • Somalia is Making a Comeback, says President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

    news Amisom media, 29 Jun 2015 (9 years ago )
    Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says the country is making a comeback. President Mohamud spoke ahead of the country’s July 1st Independence Day celebrations. As Somalia counts down to the day it gained self-rule 55 years ago, the President speaks candidly about how far Somalia has come, the p...
  • ISWA President visits AMISOM Headquarters as troops return to Leego camp

    news Amisom news portal, 29 Jun 2015 (9 years ago )
    AMISOM troops returned to their outpost in Leego on Sunday, repossessed the camp and started bolstering security. In Mogadishu, the President of the Interim South West Administration (ISWA) Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden visited AMISOM Force Headquarters to commiserate with the troops over the Friday ...
  • AMISOM Chief of Staff Visits Injured Troops

    news Amisom news portal, 27 Jun 2015 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, Somalia 27th June, 2015: The AMISOM Chief of Staff (CoS) Ambassador Epiphanie Kabushemeye on Saturday visited AMISOM soldiers admitted at the AMISOM Level 2 Hospital in Mogadishu. She also delivered a get well message from the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the AU Commission...
  • Clashes erupt between Yemen's Houthis and rivals

    news Al Jazeera And Agencies, 28 Jun 2015 (9 years ago )
    At least 21 people have died in Yemen after clashes between Houthi fighters and forces loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the cities of Aden and Taiz, reports say. Witnesses said 14 were killed when Houthi forces launched an assault on a major oil refinery in Aden on Saturday, fi...
  • IKEA Foundation donates €38 million to UNHCR for refugees in Africa

    news UNHCR, 08 Jul 2015 (9 years ago )
    The €38 million grant will support the socio-economic wellbeing of refugee families and the communities hosting them in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. Addis Ababa, JULY 8, 2015: The UN refugee agency announced today that it has received a grant of €38¬ million from the IKEA Foundation, its largest priv...
  • Saudi-led air raids in Yemen kill 21 two days into truce

    news Reuters, 13 Jul 2015 (9 years ago )
    Saudi-led air raids killed 21 civilians in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Monday morning, relatives of the victims and medics told Reuters, two days after the start of a United Nations-brokered humanitarian truce that Riyadh does not recognize. "Three missiles targeted the neighborhood, destroying 15 h...
  • Houthi attack sets refinery ablaze in Yemeni city Aden

    news Reuters, 13 Jul 2015 (9 years ago )
    Houthi forces fired mortar rounds at an oil refinery in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Monday, starting a huge fire, witnesses and local officials said. The mortar barrage hit three full storage tanks, in an incident sure to add to the fuel crisis in the southern port. After months of confli...
  • Somalia takes Kenya to ICJ over sea border

    news BBC, 13 Jul 2015 (9 years ago )
    The Somali government has submitted its dispute with Kenya over their sea border to the International Court of Justice. The disputed ocean territory stretches for more than 100,000 sq km. Tests have shown potential reserves of gas in the area. The dispute has been going on for the last six ...
  • UN Somalia envoy condemns latest terrorist attacks in Mogadishu

    news UN news center, 11 Jul 2015 (9 years ago )
    11 July 2015 – The top United Nations official in Somalia has condemned “in the strongest terms” a series of deadly terrorist attacks against an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base and two hotels in the country capital of Mogadishu which resulted in numerous casualties. The attacks – c...
  • Somali Militants Attack Base, Kill At Least Four Soldiers

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 13 Jul 2015 (9 years ago )
    Gunmen from Somali militant group Al-Shabaab on Monday attacked a military base in central Somalia, killing at least four soldiers, officials and militants said. Al-Shabaab, which wants to topple a Western-backed government in Mogadishu, has in the past stepped up the number of raids during the Musl...