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UN chief Ban Ki Moon visits war ravaged Somalia

(October 29, 2014)

MOGADISHU, Oct 29 – UN chief Ban Ki-moon met the president of Somalia, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, under heavy security Wednesday in Mogadishu, his first visit to the dangerous capital

Uganda sends new troops to Somalia

Uganda has started sending 2,700 new troops to war-torn Somalia, a military spokesman said on Tuesday, as African Union peacekeeping troops continue efforts to stabilize the nation. The fresh troops will reinforce the security of
(October 29, 2014)

Joint Security Update by the Federal Government of Somalia and the African Union Mission in Somalia on Operation Indian Ocean

Mogadishu, 27 October 2014: President of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, and the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM,
(October 27, 2014)

Kenya army says killed 80 Shabaab militants in Somalia

Kenyan aircraft have struck two hideouts belonging to the Al-Shabaab militant group near Somalia’s Indian Ocean port town of Kismayu, killing more than 80 group members, the military said Friday. “Our aircraft carried out an
(October 25, 2014)

UN authorises ship inspections near Somalia

The United Nations Security Council authorised the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of charcoal or weapons to and from Somalia on Friday, though Russia and Jordan abstained from the vote over concerns
(October 25, 2014)

Court Adjourned and Shabelle Owner and Newscaster Released on bail

The Hearing of the case of Shabelle and SkyFM journalists started at the regional Court on Tuesday morning around 10:00am and lasted for an hour. Judge Hashi Elmi Nor opened the hearing as scheduled and
(October 21, 2014)

AU Special Representative Saddened by Attack on AMISOM Peacekeepers

Mogadishu-October 19, 2014: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou is saddened by news coming in from the central Hiiran region that armed men and
(October 19, 2014)

Police officer shot dead in Kenya’s northern border

Unknown gunmen killed a police officer near Kenya’s border with Somalia on Friday night in the latest incident of insecurity in the northern region. Regional CID commander Musa Yego who confirmed the incident on Saturday
(October 18, 2014)

Somalia leader says his advisers not helping Islamist militants

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 investigators linked to the arms trade
(October 18, 2014)

Platini proposes football sin bins

UEFA president Michel Platini believes football should introduce sin bins for players who protest excessively after proposing a new white-card punishment. The French head of European football’s governing body claims there is a case for
(October 17, 2014)

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