Somali Minister Hails UAE Developmental Support

Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, today met with Ahmed Isse Awad, the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of

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German Military To End Role In EU Training Mission In Somalia

The German military will stop participating in a European Union training mission in Somalia at the end of March, a Foreign Ministry official said on

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Roadside Mine Blast Kills 3 Civilians Outside Mogadishu
- Feb 1, 2018
roadside bomb blast has killed at least three civilians on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Thursday morning. Eyewitnesses said the incident took place near Taredishe area along Mogadishu-Afgoye ...
EU NAVFOR Officer Receives EU Medal And Commendation
- Feb 1, 2018
An EU NAVFOR Staff Officer has received his EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Service Medal and a commendation for his contribution to Operation Atalanta. Lieutenant Commander Helmer Kerkhoff of ...
Al Shabaab Fires Mortars At AMISOM Base In Lower Shabelle ..
- Feb 1, 2018
Al Shabaab militants were reported to have fired a volley of mortar shells at a military base belonging to the African Union forces in Lower Shabelle region on Wednesday night. The ...
Somalia, UN Launch Initiative To Improve Lives Of IDPs
- Feb 1, 2018
Somalia and the United Nations on Wednesday launched a major innovation challenge to seek ideas from young Somalis on improving the living conditions of people in internally displaced persons (IDPs) ...
The AU Mission In Somalia Gets A New Force Commander
- Feb 1, 2018
A new Force Commander of the AU Mission in Somalia assumed office today, following a formal handover ceremony, held at the AMISOM Force Headquarters in Mogadishu. Lt. General Jim Besigye Owoyesigire ...
Al Shabaab Says Seized Surveillance Drone In Somalia
- Feb 1, 2018
Somali rebel group al-Shabab says it has seized an armed drone after it crashed in Somalia’s southern Lower Jubba region on Tuesday. The unmarked drone, which the group said came down ...
PM Optimistic About Overcoming Recurring Droughts In ..
- Feb 1, 2018
One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to collective and unprecedented humanitarian action, and on Tuesday, the country marked a ...
Kenya Says Poor Communication, Low Morale Derail ..
- Feb 1, 2018
On January 19, then Coast regional coordinator Nelson Marwa said the operation must succeed. The presence of Al-Shabaab sympathisers and the increased number of Al-Shabaab returnees in the counties are also ...

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