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Kenya army says killed 80 Shabaab militants in Somalia

(October 25, 2014)

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.

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)

At least 5 killed in car bomb attack in Somalia’s capital

At least five people were killed late Wednesday in a car bomb blast in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, local officials said. The attack — the second in three days in the city — occurred in the
(October 16, 2014)

Somalia presidential adviser linked to militants -UN monitors

U.N. investigators have accused an advisor to Somalia’s president of involvement in the unauthorized diversion of Somali government weapons to Islamist militants with ties to al Qaeda, according to a confidential new report seen by
(October 14, 2014)

Somalia army weapons sold on open market – U.N. monitors

Somali army weapons and ammunition continue to be diverted to open markets despite the government’s pledges to prevent its arms from leaking and ending up in the hands of Islamist militants, U.N. investigators said in
(October 12, 2014)

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