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  • 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...
  • Yemen conflict: MSF hospital destroyed by air strikes

    news BBC, 27 Oct 2015 (8 years ago )
    The first, which occurred around 22:30 (19:30 GMT) on Monday, hit part of the facility in Saada province that was not being used, according to the charity. All staff and patients had been evacuated by the time the second strike hit about 10 minutes later. However, the Saudi-led coalition battling ...
  • Growing Tension In Beledweyne Town After UN Official Is Killed

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 15 Nov 2015 (8 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 ...
  • Puntland Government To Host Consultative Meeting In Seven Towns

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 13 Nov 2015 (8 years ago )
    The administration of Puntland State has said it will hold consultative meetings in seven towns to discuss the future of Somalia and the ways to hold election in 2016. The Federal government has in the past revealed that due to financial constraints, the consultative meeting cannot be held in all o...
  • US releases five Yemeni prisoners from Guantanamo

    news Al Jazeera, 16 Nov 2015 (8 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...
  • Yemeni refugees seek shelter in Djibouti

    news Oualid Khelifi/UNHCR - Aljazeera, 14 Nov 2015 (8 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...
  • 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...
  • UNHCR awards Somali refugees who won regional art competition

    news UNHCR, 24 Dec 2015 (8 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...
  • 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...
  • Al-Shabab storms beachside restaurant in Somali capital

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 21 Jan 2016 (8 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...