Tag Archives: Somalia

24 February 18

Somalia: 27 people killed in Mogadishu explosions

At least 27 people have been killed in two explosions in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

23 February 18

Al-Shabaab demanding money child recruits from Somali villages

Militant group al-Shabaab is extorting large sums of money and forcibly recruiting children from villages in Somalia.

08 February 18

Somalia: Mogadishu truck bomber sentenced to death

Somalia’s military courts on Tuesday sentenced a man to death over his role in the deadliest bomb attack to take place in the country.

30 January 18

30 African refugees drown off the coast of Yemen

At least 30 African refugees have drowned off the coast of Yemen after their boat capsized.

03 January 18

Kenya: 5 policemen killed in suspected Al-Shabaab attack

Five Kenyan policemen have been killed in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack, a government official confirmed this week.

29 December 17

Somalia retakes control of its own airspace

The Somali government has retaken control of the country’s airspace for the first time in more than two decades.

22 December 17

How can Somalia win the war against Al-Shabaab?

In February 2007, the United Nations approved the proposed mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The peacekeeping mission was tasked with supporting the government with national security operations, training the country’s army, assisting in the delivery of
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22 December 17

Somali: Up to 30 percent of national forces unarmed

Up to 30 percent of Somalia’s national military is unarmed, according to the government’s “Operational Readiness Assessment”.

08 December 17

Somalia, Djibouti criticise Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem

Somalia and Djibouti have criticised US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

18 November 17

UN: Islamic State growing in Somalia

The Islamic State’s presence in Somalia is growing, according to a new report from the United Nations.


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