Tag Archives: Somalia

20 June 19

Somalia: US reopens permanent USAID mission

The United States is reopening its permanent US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, more than 28 years after it closed in 1991

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10 June 19

UN: Drought threatens 2 million lives in Somalia

More than 2 million people in Somalia face the threat of starvation this summer, unless an urgent humanitarian response is facilitated.

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04 June 19

UN to reduce AMISOM troops by 1,000

The United Nations Security Council has decided to reduce the number of troops serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by 1,000 personnel.

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03 June 19

Kenya bans fishing near Somalia border over security concerns

Kenya has banned fishing activities near its border with Somali over security concerns.

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28 May 19

Ethiopia apologises over Africa map without Somalia

Ethiopia’s foreign ministry has apologised after a map of Africa appeared on its website showing neighbouring Somalia as Ethiopian territory.

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19 April 19

Cuban president consults Kenya, Somalia over kidnapped doctors

Cuba President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez has said he is working with leaders from Kenya and Somalia to secure the return of two Cuban doctors abducted by gunmen last week.

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15 April 19

Somalia: Deputy leader of IS killed in airstrike

The deputy leader of Islamic State in Somalia has been killed during an airstrike.

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11 April 19

Somalia: 137,000 people forced to flee their homes this year

More than 137,000 people in Somalia have been forced to flee their homes during the first quarter of 2019, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said.

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26 March 19

Somalia: 11 killed in al-Shabaab attack on gov. ministry

At least 11 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu.

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20 March 19

US airstrikes are killing civilians in Somalia, Amnesty International says

Amnesty International says there is credible evidence that US airstrikes in Somalia are killing civilians.

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