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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 »

SOMALIA / INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Hundreds of Somalis gathered at the General Kaahiye Police Academy on the eve of Somalia's Independence Day. On 1st July 1960, Somalia gained independence from colonial power Italy. UNSOM

4 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GING

The United Nations called on international community to step up its efforts to mitigate worsening humanitarian crises in Yemen as well as in Somalia. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

2 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FUNDING

Three United Nations (UN) emergency directors have called for more sustained funding for Somalia nearly three year after the worst famine hit the Horn of Africa nation. UNICEF

30 Jun 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PIRACY YOUTH

For years, the quick money promised by piracy has lured many Somali youth into criminal networks, and may have disappeared, been jailed and even lost their lives. Determined to reverse this state of affairs, young Somalis are getting involved in the fight against piracy, raising awareness and seeking alternative ways to make a living. UNSOM [...]

27 Jun 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INTERIM AGREEMENT

Somalia has taken another step towards establishing inclusive federal states key to the country's political processes, with warring factions in the South West regions of Somalia reaching an interim agreement. AMISON

23 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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