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  • 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...
  • AMISOM Condemns terrorist attack on its base at El Adde, Gedo region

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 15 Jan 2016 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 22 January 2016- The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira strongly condemns the attack by terrorist group Al Shabaab, on a beachfront restaurant at Liddo beach in Mogadishu, last night. The heinous at...
  • AMISOM condemns terrorist attack at beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 22 Jan 2016 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 22 January 2016- The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira strongly condemns the attack by terrorist group Al Shabaab, on a beachfront restaurant at Liddo beach in Mogadishu, last night. The heinous at...
  • AMISOM On The Spot As AU Leaders Meet In Ethiopia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 25 Jan 2016 (8 years ago )
    The structure of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is expected to come under sharp focus when the AU discusses a report on peace and security in Africa. AU heads of state and government converge in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for a summit this Saturday. The meeting comes in the wake of repeat...
  • Al-Shabab Tells Kenya To Pull Out Of Somalia, Threatens More Attacks

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 24 Jan 2016 (8 years ago )
    The Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabaab group in Somalia has warned Kenya to pull its troops out of Somalia days after its fighters overran a Kenyan military base in southwestern Somalia in a complex attack, killing tens of soldiers. Al Shabaab claimed it killed more than 100 soldiers during the attack in El...
  • Do not risk your lives, Grandi tells Eritrean refugees

    news UNHCR, 04 Feb 2016 (8 years ago )
    SHIRE, Ethiopia, Feb 2 (UNHCR) – Improving conditions for refugees in camps and expanding programmes for legal pathways outside Ethiopia were both key to reducing the numbers who attempt perilous journeys to reach safety, Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said as he met Eritrean...
  • Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack

    news BBC, 13 Feb 2016 (8 years ago )
    Somalia's Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it carried out a bomb attack on a plane that blew a huge hole in its fuselage earlier this month. In an emailed statement, al-Shabab said the attack was revenge for Western intelligence operations in Somalia. The Daallo Airlines Airbus 321 with ...
  • AU Delegation Visits Somalia to Assess the State of AMISOM

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 12 Feb 2016 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 12 February, 2016 – A delegation from the African Union Commission has carried out an assessment on the state of the Somalia-based peacekeeping mission to identify areas that need urgent support from the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia. The delegation from the AU Commission’s Pe...