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AU Special Representative Welcomes the Appointment of Mr. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke as Somalia’s Prime Minister

(December 18, 2014)

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou has welcomed the appointment of Mr. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke as Somalia’s new
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The President of ‪‎Somalia‬ appointed new Prime Minister

Mogadishu, 17 December 2014- The President, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, today appoints Mr. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, as Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia. “I am very pleased today to appoint Ambassador Sharmarke
(December 17, 2014)
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Kenya Shuts Down Hundreds Of NGOs Amid Increasing Al-Shabab Attacks

Hundreds of Kenyan charity organizations had their bank accounts frozen this week amid heightened government efforts to cut funding sources to militant groups such as Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabab. Officials said the 510 nongovernmental
(December 17, 2014)
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Al-Shabaab captures key town in central Somalia

Al-Shabaab militant group on Monday captured the strategic town of Wabho in Galguduud region in central Somalia after Ethiopian troops pulled out. “Wabho has been retaken by Al-Shabaab; it is now under the control of
(December 16, 2014)
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Kenya: Khaemba Wants KDF Pulled Out of Somalia

The Kenya Defence Forces should not keep peace in Somalia when Kenya is not safe, Trans Nzoia Governor Patrick Khaemba has said. Khaemba said there is a need to safeguard Kenyan borders first before sending
(December 15, 2014)
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UN agencies seek $863m for Somalia aid

UN humanitarian agencies in Somalia will require $863 million to meet the most urgent needs of 2.76 million Somalis in 2015, a UN relief official has said. Mr Philippe Lazzarini, Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, said
(December 15, 2014)
UNHCR says voluntary repatriation of Somali refugees to proceed

UNHCR set to repatriate 100 Somali refugees from Kenya

Nairobi: The UN refugee agency said it will voluntarily repatriate 100 Somali refugees living in Dadaab camp in northern Kenya Monday.   The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a weekly report published Saturday that
(December 7, 2014)
Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) Nicholas Kay. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Parliamentary Vote of Confidence in the Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) notes today’s parliamentary vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister of the Federal Government, pays tribute to his work for peacebuilding in Somalia and urges the
(December 6, 2014)
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2 Journalists Killed, three Others Wounded, One Missing, at a Café Attack in the Southern Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is saddened to learn the murder of two journalists, while three others were wounded at Café attack that killed several people in the town of Baidoa around 5:30pm
(December 6, 2014)
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UNSG BAN KI- MOON APPOINTS NEW DEPUTY FOR UN ENVOY TO SOMALIA

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has appointed Raisedon Zenenga of Zimbabwe as his deputy special representative of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here Friday. Zenenga will succeed
(December 6, 2014)

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