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SOMALIA / JOURNALISTS FOR PEACE

Dialogue on the importance of peace to the Somali people continued in the capital Mogadishu ahead of  International Peace Day, with members of the country's media fraternity stepping up to address their role in peace-building. UNSOM

20 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / EMERGENCY AIRLIFT

A major logistics operation to bring urgent humanitarian aid to areas cut off from international help is underway in Somalia. Critical supplies are brought in on special chartered flights due to the unstable security situation. UNICEF

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / DISABLED PEACE

People with Disabilities in Mogadishu have appealed their fellow Somalis to bring to an end all acts of conflict, as a way to highlight their plight. According to the Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN), there are 30,000 people living with disabilities in Mogadishu whoa re particularly vulnerable to the effects of war. UNSOM

13 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA AU SOLDIERS

Secretary-General's spokesperson said United Nations welcomed the steps that have been taken by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to investigate the allegations about sexual abuse and exploitation against vulnerable women and girls perpetrated by soldiers from the AU Mission. UNIFEED-UNTV / RECENT

8 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PM IN TIYEEGLOW

The Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has appealed for urgent humanitarian assistance for the people of town of Tiyeeglow, in Bakool region, recently recaptured from Al-Shabaab militants. AMISOM

5 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FOOD INSECURITY

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that more than one million people in Somalia are facing acute food insecurity. According to the UN agency, the situation has worsened by delayed and erratic rains, conflict, trade disruptions and reduced humanitarian assistance.

3 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / AL SHABAAB

As part of the ongoing joint military offensive, the Somalia National Army (SNA) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops have liberated several towns in Middle Shabelle and Hiiran regions. AMISOM

3 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / BULO MARER

Residents returned to the strategic town of Bulo Marer, under al-Shabaab control for years,  after it was captured from  the insurgents by joint forces of the Somali National Army and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM.)  

2 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / KURTUNWAAREY LIBERATION

The Somali army and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have liberated the town of Kurtunwaarey from al-Shabaab militants. This move comes after the liberation of three other towns in the region, as the troops advance to Barawe continues. AMISOM

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / BULO MARER LIBERATION

The Somali army and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have liberated the town of Bulo Marer from al-Shabaab militants. The town served as a major route for al-Shabaab insurgents and provided them with steady income obtained through extortion and forceful taxation of residents and travellers.

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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