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Sierra Leone Deploys 160 Police Officers To Somalia

A contingent of 145 police officers from Sierra Leone arrived in Somalia yesterday as part of a surge capacity that will implement policing programmes in south central Somalia. All the 145 officers from the Formed Police Unit (FPU), travelled to the port city of Kismayo to join an advance team of 15 officers who had […]

April 18th, 2018 | Posted in english | Read More »

Yemen: Detained African Migrants Tortured, Raped

(New York) –Yemeni government officials have tortured, raped, and executed migrants and asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa in a detention center in the southern port city of Aden, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities have denied asylum seekers an opportunity to seek refugee protection and deported migrants en masse to dangerous conditions […]

April 18th, 2018 | Posted in english | Read More »

Constitutional Review Process civil society Discussion Meeting in Jowhar

Jowhar: Hir-Shabelle State of Somalia Civil Society Representatives had a constitutional review process discussion meeting in Jowhar organized by Somalia South Central Non State Actors (SOSCENSA0). The meeting was attended by members of Hir-Shabelle CSO including Religious Leaders, Traditional Elders, Women Groups, Youth Organizations, CSO key Members, media and representatives from Universities. The objectives of […]

April 18th, 2018 | Posted in english | Read More »

Japan gives US$3million to keep Somalia’s drought affected children healthy, in school and protected

MOGADISHU- The Government of Japan is providing generous funding to UNICEF to support children with proper sanitation facilities in schools, keep them in education and provide abused women and children with support services, UNICEF said today. The US$3million grant will, over the course of the next year, help some of the communities worst affected by […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in english | Read More »

AMISOM Campaigns Against Roadside Bombs In Somalia

The African Union in Somalia is calling for concerted efforts to end use of roadside bombs by Al Shabaab insurgents who use the mines to target peacekeepers. Ambassador Francisco Madeira, the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia said in a Monday statement that the Improvised Explosive Devices [IEDs] […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in english | Read More »

Turkey teaches Somalis valuable skills through tangible projects

For the past seven years the Turkish state has been mobilizing all governmental and nongovernmental organizations to lend a helping hand to Somalia, a country that has been reeling under the weight of a decades-long civil war, drought and poverty. Basic humanitarian needs, camps for internally displaced people, food and such efforts have been delivered. […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in english | Read More »

UAE stops training Somalia’s military after cash seizure

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates says it will end its military training mission to Somalia after an incident that saw its soldiers assaulted and $9.6 million seized at an airport in Mogadishu. The announcement by the UAE’s Foreign Ministry marks the latest decision by a Gulf nation that affects East Africa, […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in english | Read More »

Somalia Changes Position On Millions Of Cash From UAE

The Somali government has said it will utilise millions of dollars from United Arab Emirates seized last week at the Aden Adde International Airport for their intended purpose. The country’s Foreign Affairs ministry acknowledged that there was a misunderstanding earlier between the two countries concerning UAE’s intention of transporting $9.6 million to the country, but […]

April 16th, 2018 | Posted in english | Read More »

Ethiopia docked points for fielding ineligible players: Somalia 3 Ethiopia 0

Ethiopia has been deducted the three points from Sunday’s CECAFA U-17 match against Somalia, for fielding ineligible players. The initial result of the match was Somalia 1 Ethiopia 3, but for breaking the regulations of the competition the result has now turned into the other side Somalia 3 Ethiopia 0. Following an emergency meeting by […]

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UAE disbands training mission in Somalia

ABU DHABI, 15th April, 2018 (WAM) — The UAE has decided to disband its military training programme in Somalia which started in 2014 to build the capabilities of the Somali army. The decision comes in response to Somali security forces’ seizure of a UAE-registered civil aircraft at Mogadishu Airport and confiscation of money destined to […]

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