Reports

Somalia: AMISOM hands over Security of Warsheikh district to Somali police

0 Visits: 107 | Monday September 02, 2019 - 19:29:22
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) AMISOM has on Monday handed over the security of Warsheikh District in Somalia's middle Shabelle region to Somali police, officials said.

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IMF forecasts Somalia's GDP unchanged at 2.9 pct in 2019

0 Visits: 228 | Friday August 02, 2019 - 18:52:16
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said Somalia's gross domestic product (GDP) could remain broadly unchanged at around 2.9 percent in 2019 if normal rains resume later this year.

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UN Special Representative James Swan visits Somaliland

0 Visits: 121 | Sunday July 28, 2019 - 14:48:22
Hargeisa, 28 July 2019 – On his first visit to Somaliland since taking office, the United Nations Secretary-General's new Special Representative underlined the importance of dialogue in addressing the region's challenges.

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152 Somali soldiers graduate from Turkish military camp in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 381 | Sunday July 28, 2019 - 10:48:32
Some 152 soldiers graduated from Turkey's largest overseas military training camp in Somalia, Turkish Defense Ministry announced Thursday. 

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'There is much more to do' - UN independent expert on human rights in Somalia

0 Visits: 138 | Saturday July 27, 2019 - 10:02:52
Mogadishu, – Despite "considerable progress" in its political, economic, social and human rights situation over the past six years, "there is much more to do" in Somalia, a United Nations expert said today, while calling on the international community and Somali authorities for greater…

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UN envoy to Somalia highlights importance of collaboration in visit to South West State

0 Visits: 330 | Thursday July 18, 2019 - 18:07:02
Baidoa, 18 July 2019 (Horn Observer)– Continuing his inaugural visits to regional centres following his recent arrival in the country, the United Nations envoy to Somalia, James Swan, visited South West State (SWS) today, where he met with President Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed 'Laftagareen.' …

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AMISOM, Somali commanders to enhance coordination in operations

0 Visits: 169 | Wednesday July 10, 2019 - 02:26:32
MOGADISHU(Horn Observer) – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) contingent commanders have resolved to further enhance coordination with the Somali security forces to implement the Somali Transition Plan.

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Somalia calls on states to respect their sovereignty and non-interference in their affairs

0 Visits: 282 | Sunday July 07, 2019 - 00:47:03
MOGADISHU — Somalia: The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad, held a briefing session today with the accredited ambassadors residing in the capital to explain more about the political, security and social developments in the country, declaring that…

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Somalia marks 59th Independence Anniversary

0 Visits: 158 | Tuesday July 02, 2019 - 19:36:55
MOGADISHU, 2 July 2019 – Somalia yesterday marked its 59th Independence Day, during which President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmajo' called on international partners to prioritise development support rather than aid for the country.

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DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province

0 Visits: 185 | Tuesday July 02, 2019 - 19:23:16
Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world's second largest hunger crisis in the world, after Yemen.

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AU Special Representative visits AMISOM personnel undergoing treatment in Nairobi hospitals

0 Visits: 183 | Monday July 01, 2019 - 20:01:48
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, yesterday visited African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) personnel admitted in various hospitals in Nairobi.

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Two ISIS militants killed in US airstrike in Puntland

0 Visits: 192 | Saturday May 25, 2019 - 18:20:00
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Somalia terrorists in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 22, 2019. This is the fifth precision airstrike against ISIS-Somalia since April 14 in a deliberate campaign to limit and disrupt…

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Somalia appeals Qatar for urgent financial support to pay unpaid soldiers

0 Visits: 494 | Sunday March 24, 2019 - 18:04:55
Somalia Federal Government has appealed Qatari Government for urgent financial support to pay its unpaid soldiers who have been striking since past week, according to a letter seen by Horn Globe News and sources familiar with the request.

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UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts

0 Visits: 246 | Monday March 18, 2019 - 07:25:44
The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to latest news reports.

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Many dead in New Zealand shooting at two mosques during Friday prayers

0 Visits: 262 | Friday March 15, 2019 - 08:14:00
WELLINGTON - A gunman opened fire on Friday prayers at a mosque in New Zealand killing many worshippers and forcing the city of Christchurch into lockdown as police launched a massive manhunt.

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Ethiopian Airlines flight enroute to Nairobi with 157 people aboard crashes

0 Visits: 420 | Sunday March 10, 2019 - 14:20:28
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, Ethiopian airlines said in a statement.

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Children are still dying in Yemen war, despite partial ceasefire, says UNICEF chief

0 Visits: 242 | Sunday March 03, 2019 - 10:40:31
Responding to the violent deaths of five children in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on Thursday, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), said that Yemen's civil war continues to take a "horrific toll" on children.

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Somali Lawmaker demands Kenyan forces out of AMISOM

0 Visits: 419 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 11:17:56
Somalia Member of Parliament has called for Kenyan forces be removed from the more than 22,000 strong African Union Forces in Somalia (AMISOM) as a diplomatic row between Kenya and Somalia simmers.

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725,000 people face hunger in Somaliland drought - reports

0 Visits: 239 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 10:23:29
Severe lack of rain has worsened the drought in parts of Somaliland leaving 725,000 people at risk of hunger and in urgent need of humanitarian support, the Norwegian Refugee Council  has said Friday.

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Chinese fishing deal ruinous to Somali fisher's catch

0 Visits: 364 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 09:57:25
Somali fishermen have the right to worry now after their government signed a destructive Chinese fishing deal granting 31 Chinese companies the right to fish in Somalia late last year.

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