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  • Displaced families arrive in Baidoa

    news, 15 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    More than 150 families displaced from Tiyeglow and its surroundings have settled in a new IDP camp on the outskirts of Baidoa. The IDPs, who are mostly women and children, have been displaced by fighting between Al-Shabaab fighters and the Somali government troops in parts of Bakol region. The...
  • Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia

    news Hamza Mohamed Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 10:27, 20 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu, Somalia - Feysal Mohamed Ahmed is a man living in fear. He is tasked with the unenviable job of collecting taxes in a city awash with small arms and where people aren't accustomed to paying government taxes.
  • UNSG & World Bank President arrive in Mogadishu, pledge support for regional peace & development

    news UNSOM website, 29 Oct 2014 (8 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 (8 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...
  • Congo crowd kills man, eats him after militant massacres -witnesses

    news Source: Reuters - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:55 GMT, 31 Oct 2014 (8 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 (8 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 ...
  • Remarks by UN Envoy to Somalia at joint HLPF-SDRF meeting

    news UNSOM website, 18 Nov 2014 (8 years ago )
    Your Excellency Mr President, the co-chair, Your Excellency Mr Prime Minister, Honourable Ministers, Members of Parliament, distinguished representatives from the Puntland, the Interim Jubba Administration, Benadir, Galmadug and civil society. I want to add my welcome to all our partners, Somali and...
  • AMISOM Daily Monitoring Report – Dec. 12, 2014

    news Radio Mustaqbal, 12 Dec 2014 (7 years ago )
    Commissioner of Tyeglow district in Bakool region Mohamed Abdille Hassan told Mustaqbal radio that the security forces apprehended a soldier suspected to be behind the murder of five women in the district.The soldier is the husband to one of the two women killed by Al-shabab in the area and as reven...
  • AMISOM Daily Monitoring Report – Dec. 15, 2014

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 15 Dec 2014 (7 years ago )
    Ambassador Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke favourite to be next Somali PM 15 Dec – Source: Hiiraan Online – 131 Words Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, current Somali Ambassador to United States and the former holder of the premiership appears to be the top choice to replace outgoing Somali Prime Minis...
  • Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia car bombing

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 05 Jan 2015 (7 years ago )
    A suicide bombing has struck Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing five people including the bomber, with the armed group al-Shabab quickly claiming responsibility. Witnesses reported a loud explosion, followed by gunfire and plumes of smoke, in Waaberi district on Sunday.