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SOMALIA / LIFEGUARDS

With thousands of city residents finally able to enjoy their country's seashores, a team of lifeguards have been trained by the municipality to ensure their safety and reduce the number of drowning cases that have occurred in the past. UN AU IST

1 Feb 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / UNIVERSITY GRADUATION

With the relative peace enjoyed in Somalia, universities are gaining ground and the youths now have a chance to acquire tertiary education. Over 700 students of SIMAD University were conferred with different degrees with the areas of study including Accountancy, Computer Science, Law, Economics, Statistics and Planning, Sharia As well as Banking and finance, among [...]

7 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA/ WOMEN PEACE AND SECURITY

The UN Mission in Somalia hosted the Women and Peace Security Open Day, an event meant to foster the role played by women in society, an  event that brought together several stakeholders and women from different walks of life who shared their experiences and ideas on how the lives of women in Somalia can be [...]

4 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / RADIO MOGADISHU ARCHIVE DIGITIZATION

After more than 60 years of analogue storage in an inadequate environment, the Radio Mogadishu audio archive is being digitized in order to save it from deterioration and introduce the unique Somali historical recordings to new audience. AU/UN IST

16 Nov 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / JOWHAR FLOODS

As Somalia recovers from a tropical cyclone that battered its north-east regions killing at least 100 people, another humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Jowhar in the south of the country. Following heavy rains in the Horn of Africa, the River Shabelle burst its banks, submerging entire villages and farms in its path. AU/UN IST

13 Nov 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / REMITTANCES

Millions of people in the Horn of Africa nation Somalia rely on money sent from their relatives and friends abroad in order to survive. These remittances have been the lifeline for many in a country that is struggling to recover from its failed state status after two decades of civil war and conflict. But it [...]

2 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA WRAP

UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said that without adequate security, the efforts of the Somali Government and people, and those of their partners, could be in vain, calling on the Security Council to support a temporary boost to national and international forces aiming to maintain basic security in the Horn of Africa nation. UNTV/ AU [...]

30 Oct 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / JAN ELIASSON

UN Deputy-Secretary-General Jan Eliasson was in Mogadishu,Somaliaover the weekend to assess the progress made and challenges faced in stabilizing the country following 22 years of conflict.  AU UN IST

28 Oct 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union held a meeting with President H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, who welcomed the Council's recent endorsement of the recommendations of a joint AU-UN assessment mission to have more support to the Somali National Security Forces (SNSF) and AMISOM.  AU UN IST  

25 Oct 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / KENYAN FORCES

Members of the Kenyan Defence Force serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), have ended their tour of duty and are being replaced by a new battalion from Kenya, to serve in the peacekeeping mission. AU-UN/IST  

16 Oct 2013 | Read More »

 

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