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MOGADISHU / FIRE FIGHTERS

Mogadishu aviation firefighters have completed training aimed at boosting their skills and ability to respond to emergency situations in Mogadishu and Somalia in general. AMISOM

22 Apr 2015 | Read More »

ITALY / SURVIVORS IN SICILY

The 28 survivors of what is expected to be the biggest migration sea tragedy in the Mediterranean   landed ashore in Sicily, Italy. Earlier in the day the recovered bodies of those who lost their lives were taken to Malta. Around 800 people lost their lives in the tragedy, only 24 bodies were recovered.  UNHCR

21 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN ON SOMALIA DEATHS

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for the perpetrators of an attack on UN personnel in Somalia to be brought to justice. UNIFEED UNTV

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / DADAAB CAMP

The Kenyan Government has been asked to reconsider its decision to close the Dadaab refugee camps in the country amid fears that a closure would lead to great hardship for 350,000 Somali refugees who live in the complex, the UN Refugee Agency, (UNHCR) said Tuesday. UNTV CH / FILE

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / ELECTORAL COMMISSION RECRUITMENT

Somalia's government is urging qualified citizens to apply for the 18 vacant seats of the National Independent Election Commission (NIEC) and the Boundaries and Federal Commission (BFC) with the deadline for applications to the two Commissions extended to 30th March 2015. UNSOM

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / KAY VISIT BAIDOA

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay on Sunday paid a visit to Baidoa, where Al-Shabaab staged an attack on Thursday, which was thwarted by the Somali National Army and the African Union. UNSOM

16 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / KAY VISIT

The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay concluded Thursday a two-day visit to Puntland, where he discussed a roadmap towards federalism for Somalia and elections in 2016 with President Gaas. UNSOM

13 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Somali women joined hands with the global community to mark this years' International Women's Day celebrations with song and dance. UNSOM

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA

The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, warned that the political and security challenges and risks continue to be significant in the African country. UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FOOD SECURITY

A new United Nations report revealed that roughly 731,000 people in Somalia face acute food insecurity. A further 2.3 million people risk sliding into acute food insecurity in 2015. UNSOM

30 Jan 2015 | Read More »

 

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