Tag Archives: Somalia

10 December 18

Somalia: Motion filed to impeach President Mohamed Farmaajo

The leading official of Somalia’s parliament administration has filed a motion for the impeachment of President Mohamed Farmaajo, he said on Sunday.

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22 November 18

Kenya: Gunmen kidnap Italian aid worker

Unidentified gunmen in Kenya have kidnapped an Italian aid worker, police in the African nation say.

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10 November 18

Former Somali refugee elected to Congress in US midterms

Former refugee Ilhan Omar became the first Somali American to be elected to Congress in this week’s UK midterm elections.

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02 November 18

Somalia: UN calls for end to ‘stand-off’ between federal, state authorities

UN Special Representative for Somalia and head of the Assistance Mission UNSOM, Nicholas Haysom, has called for an end to a political “stand-off” between federal and state authorities in Somalia.

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15 October 18

Somalia: 20 killed in Baidoa suicide bombing

At least 20 people have been killed by two suspected suicide bombings in the southern Somali city of Baidoa.

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28 September 18

Somalia: UK urges donors to increase support for AMISOM

The United Kingdom is calling upon international donors to support the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to help the Horn of Africa nation achieve long-term stability.

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28 September 18

EU approves €100 million budget to support Somalia for the first time

The European Union (EU) has approved a €100 million ($116m) budget to support Somalia’s government – the first time the EU has dedicated funds to the Horn of Africa nation.

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27 September 18

Somalia secures first World Bank grant in 30 years

The World Bank has approved $80 million in grants for Somalia to fund public finance reforms – the organisation’s first disbursement to the conflict-ridden country in 30 years.

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06 September 18

Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea leaders meet in Asmara

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki hosted a meeting with Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo on Wednesday.

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04 September 18

Somalia: At least 6 killed in Mogadishu blast, causing school to collapse

At least six people have been killed in a major explosion in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, according to police.

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