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SOMALIA / ZERROUGUI VISIT

Concluding her four-day visit to Somalia, the UN Special Representative on Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, called for the full implementation of the Action Plan signed by Somali Government to end recruitment of child soldiers.  UNSOM

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HUMANITARIAN ASSESSMENT

AMISOM travelled to Garbaharrey and Bulo Bute to assess the  worsening humanitarian situation inSomaliaand met with elders, women, local administration and other stakeholders to understand the reality on the ground. AMISOM  

14 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

Somalis joined the rest of the world in marking the International Youth Day in Mogadishu. In a ceremony held at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, young Somalis entertained guests with dance, drama and martial arts. UNSOM

13 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / SECURITY COUNCIL

Members of the Security Council arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia to review progress made by the Federal Government and to demonstrate their continued support for the country's efforts to ensure a sustainable peace. UNSOM

13 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / ARMY TRAINING

At the graduation ceremony that have concluded training for 250 Somali soldiers and was provided by the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) together with the European Union, the AMISOM Force Commander urged the Somali soldiers to "make a difference" and lead by example. AMISOM

2 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / AL SHABAAB WEAPONS

AMISOM troops together with the Somali National Army have confiscated an assortment of weapons and ammunition from al Shabaab suspects in the capital Mogadishu. AMISOM

29 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / BELET WEYNE EID

In Belet Weyne, South-Central of Somalia, multitudes headed Monday to the mosques to mark Eid-ul-Futr. They were joined in prayer by AMISOM Djiboutian troops working together with the Somali National Army to ensure peace and stability in the area. AMISOM

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / CHILD RECRUITS

In light of the recent United Nation Report that alleged the presence of child soldiers within the Somali National Army (SNA) and militias allied with the army, the Somali government and the United Nation Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) begun the screening of recruits hoping to join the military. UNSOM

19 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / LOWER SHABELLE CLASHES

The UN humanitarian agency visited the town of Marka in theLower Shabelleregion in an effort to assess living conditions in the area following ethnic clashes in the last few weeks between two clans in the area. The conflict has led to the displacement of thousands of civilians and the risk of disease and starvation remains [...]

10 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA /MALNUTRITION

The rural areas of Somalia were the epicenter of the famine in 2011.  Now due to poor rains and lack of access because of security issues – the number of children suffering malnutrition is growing. There are 200,000 acutely malnourished children in Somalia including 50,000 who are severely malnourished and require immediate treatment.  UNICEF

5 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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