Tag Archives: Somalia

31 January 16

Somalia, AU Troops Arrest 50 Al-Shabaab Supsects

At least 50 A-Shabaab suspects have been arrested by Somalia and African Union (AU) forces in a joint operation this week.

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31 January 16

Terrorism, Burundi Crisis Dominates AU Summit Talks

The Burundi crisis and wider terrorism across Africa have been the dominant topics between leaders and officials at African Union (AU) talks held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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28 January 16

Kenya Defence Forces Will Stay in Somalia, Says President Kenyatta

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed that Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will remain in Somalia, despite the withdrawal of troops from key bases within the country.

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27 January 16

Kenyan Troops Pull out of Two Somali Military Bases

Kenyan forces have pulled out of two military bases in Somalia, according to local residents, including one recently attacked by Al-Shabaab militants.

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25 January 16

Al-Shabaab Kills 20 in Somalia Beach Attack

An estimated 20 people have been killed in the latest Al-Shabaab attack carried out in the Somalia capital Mogadishu.

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25 January 16

Somalia: Cholera Outbreak Kills 17, El Niño Blamed

An outbreak of cholera in southern Somalia has killed at least 17 people, including children, over the last two weeks.

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21 January 16

Somalia: Kenyan Troops Killed in Al-Shabaab Army Base Attack

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed several troops from the East African nation were killed in an Al-Shabaab attack on an army base in neighbouring Somalia on Friday.

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