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The al-Qaeda-linked militant group has abducted two aid workers near Dollow town in Somalia’s Gedo region, local officials said on Tuesday.  The two aid workers were employees Trocaire, church-owned Ireland international development NGO and World vision, which is an international Christian humanitarian organisation helping children and families.  According to
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Dhobley, 10 May 2019 – The Kenyan military serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), has held a medical camp in Dhobley town, southern Somalia. The medical camp, held on Thursday, coincided with the start of the holy month of Ramadan and provided free health services to the community living within AMISOM’s area […]
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The US Africa Command said it carried out an airstrike that targetted at ISIS-Somalia encampment in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 8, 2019, killing at least 13 militants. The airstrikes which are coordinated with the Federal Government of Somalia are said to degrade violent extremist organizations in Somalia, according to a statement from US […]
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(Mogadishu – April 2019) Ministry of Post, Telecom and Technology launched a consultation process for the draft National ICT Policy and Strategy expected to guide the economic development through a coordinated use of ICTs. Relevant ministers at federal and state levels that attended the consultation meeting lauded the draft as a well-written strategy that sets […]
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Beira/Nairobi/Geneva, 14 April 2019 – One month after the worst disaster in Mozambique’s recent history, signs of recovery are beginning to emerge as people return home and as the deadly cholera outbreak appears to be starting to abate. However, hundreds of thousands of people need sustained support over the coming months if recovery is to […]
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Mogadishu April 13, 2019—Mr. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng.Yarisow), Mayor of Mogadishu and governor of Banadir Regional Administration has, while condoling with the families of those two civilians killed in the shooting by the Security Forces in Mogadishu, said that the public transport sector operating in Mogadishu remains critical to the survival of those residing in […]
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Mogadishu, 12 April 2019 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is advocating for the deployment of more women in peacekeeping operations on the continent, saying their role has been critical in stabilising Somalia. “The participation of women in peacekeeping operations is not simply desirable but critical and very important for the success of […]