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  • Somalia tries to sway Al-Shabab stronghold

    news Al Jazeera, 07 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    Somali forces have called on the people of Barawe to support the government, now that it is back in control of the southern coastal town. The port in the Lower Shebelle region had been a stronghold of the armed group Al Shabab for six years. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Barawe in so...
  • Sierra Leone residents clash with police over Ebola response

    news Reuters - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:12 GMT, 14 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    A woman bleeds from the head after being struck by a police officer after residents placed roadblocks on a street to demand faster removal of dead bodies infected with Ebola virus in the Aberdeen district of Freetown, Sierra Leone, October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Josephus Olu-Mammah
  • ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Drought and Food insecurity in Somalia

    news ACT Alliance - Switzerland - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:43 GMT, 14 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    Preliminary Appeal Somalia Drought and Food insecurity in Somalia – SOM141 Preliminary Appeal Target: US${esc.dollar} 2,797,367 Balance Requested: US${esc.dollar} 2,732,767 Geneva, 14 October 2014 The humanitarian situation in Somalia remains dire with drought alerts being sounded....
  • Sierra Leone peacekeepers bound for Somalia quarantined over Ebola

    news Reuters - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:47 GMT, 14 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    FREETOWN, Oct 14 (Reuters) - A battalion of 800 Sierra Leone soldiers awaiting deployment as peacekeepers in Somalia has been placed in quarantine after one of its members tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, military officials said on Tuesday. The soldiers were due to relieve the West Afr...
  • Somalia presidential adviser linked to militants -UN monitors

    news Reuters - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:49 GMT, 14 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    A Somali government soldier holds his position against suspected militants during an attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, August 31, 2014. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
  • Displaced families arrive in Baidoa

    news, 15 Oct 2014 (9 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 (9 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.
  • Somalia leader says his advisers not helping Islamist militants

    news Source: Reuters - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:02 GMT, 17 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    (Adds U.N. monitoring group recommendations, diplomats, paragraphs 7-9) By John Irish PARIS, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Somalia's president said on Friday that nobody close to him had been involved in the unauthorised diversion of government weapons to Islamist militants and denied that a man U.N inve...
  • EU launched a 13 M Euro project in Benadir region aimed at integrating displaced people

    news Reliefweb, 15 Sep 2017 (6 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...
  • Drought Related Displacement in Somalia up by 187,000 in March 2017

    news UNHCR Somalia, 30 Mar 2017 (7 years ago )
    Mogadishu-30 March 2017-UNHCR Somalia has announced that over 187,000 people have been displaced in Somalia in March alone owing to the ongoing drought. According to an UNHCR’s Protection & Return Monitoring Network (PRMN) interim report released today, more than 444,000 people have been displaced s...