Tag Archives: Somalia

24 January 20

Somalia, South Sudan named world’s most corrupt countries

Somalia has been named as the world’s most corrupt country in Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

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16 January 20

Four elections in 2020 that will shape East Africa for the next decade

There are four key elections taking place in East Africa this year: Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Somalia. Each of these countries faces its own unique set of political and security challenges that risk boiling over. Even if all four of
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30 December 19

Somalia turns to security cameras in fight against terrorism

Somalian authorities are installing security cameras along major roads in the capital of Mogadishu in the hope they will deter terrorist attacks in the volatile city.

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28 December 19

Somalia: At least 90 killed in Mogadishu bombing

At least 90 people have been killed after a bomb exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday morning.

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05 December 19

Kenya vows to remain in AU Mission in Somalia

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his country’s forces will remain part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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25 November 19

Somalia: Government launches new campaign against measles and polio

Somalia’s government on Sunday launched a new campaign to vaccinate some 1.7 million children in Somalia against measles and polio.

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21 November 19

Somalia: More than half a million people affected by floods

More than half a million people have been affected by floods in Somalia, according to the latest figures from the United Nations.

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05 November 19

The complexity of Somalia’s war on terror

It’s been 13 years since al-Shabaab was formed as a resistance group against the federal government of Somalia and the AU peacekeeping troops of AMISOM. Long before the rise of al-Shabaab, Somalia has suffered the plight of civil wars, clan-based
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30 October 19

Somalia: People feared dead, 182,000 displaced by floods

Numerous people are feared dead and an estimated 182,000 have been forced from their homes by floods in Somalia.

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16 October 19

Somalia: Mortar bombs strike Mogadishu airport

At least three mortar bombs were fired at Mogadishu’s international airport, authorities have confirmed.

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