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  • UNSG & World Bank President arrive in Mogadishu, pledge support for regional peace & development

    news UNSOM website, 29 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    UNSG & World Bank President arrive in Mogadishu, pledge support for regional peace & development
  • UN Envoy to Somalia expresses deep concern over political tensions, urges unity and continuity

    news UNSOM website, 02 Nov 2014 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 2 November 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has expressed deep concern over the political tensions between President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, which puts at risk the country’s efforts to a...
  • UN expert calls for accountability “in the midst of a very serious crisis” of attacks on journalists

    news UNSOM website, 02 Nov 2014 (9 years ago )
    Geneva, 2 November 2014 – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, calls upon all governments to take steps to prevent attacks on journalists and to hold accountable those who commit them.
  • Somalia donors warn spat between president and PM risks recovery

    news Source: Reuters - Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:49 GMT, 04 Nov 2014 (9 years ago )
    Refugee pupils stand near pieces of wood with Quranic verses written on them at a makeshift madrasa, or Islamic school, under a tree at the IFO 2 east camp within the Dadaab refugee complex, near the Kenya-Somalia border, October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
  • In pasture-scarce North Kenya, feuding pastoralists seek peace

    news Source: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 20 Mar 2014 (10 years ago )
    A Maasai herdsman walks with his goats past a road construction project near Isiolo town, 320 km (200 miles) north from the Kenyan capital Nairobi on July 7, 2008. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna
  • Gunmen ambush police in northwest Kenya, at least 10 dead

    news Source: Reuters - Sat, 1 Nov 2014 19:10 GMT, 01 Nov 2014 (9 years ago )
    NAIROBI, Nov 1(Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen ambushed and killed at least eight Kenyan police officers in Turkana county in the northwest of Kenya early on Saturday, with another 12 officers were feared dead, police said. Two civilians were also killed, the police said, but did not provide detai...
  • Congo crowd kills man, eats him after militant massacres -witnesses

    news Source: Reuters - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:55 GMT, 31 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo, Oct 31 (Reuters) - A crowd stoned to death a young man in northeast Congo on Friday before burning and eating his corpse, witnesses said, in apparent revenge for a series of attacks by Ugandan rebels. The incident in the town of Beni followed a number of overni...
  • Somali pirates free Indian sailors after 4 years in captivity

    news Source: Reuters - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:46 GMT, 31 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    (Corrects to make clear in penultimate paragraph that the merchant ship boarded earlier this year was not hijacked) MOGADISHU, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Somali pirates have freed seven Indian sailors detained for close to four years in exchange for an undisclosed ransom, Somali officials and a maritime ...
  • Kenyan police shoot dead man and make arrests in mosque raids

    news Source: Reuters - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:17 GMT, 17 Nov 2014 (9 years ago )
    MOMBASA, Kenya, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Kenyan police shot dead one man and arrested about 250 others when they searched two mosques in the city of Mombasa that they said had been used to recruit militants and stash weapons, senior officials said on Monday. The raid sparked a disturbance in the port c...
  • Terrorism fears cripple rotten aid system in hungry Somalia -expert

    news Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:26 GMT, 17 Nov 2014 (9 years ago )
    Recovering malnourished children sit along the corridors of the paediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, August 25, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar