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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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Somalia Federal and regional leaders have failed to reach consensus ending the political rift after a weeklong talks in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland, Jubbaland and Galmudug leaders stated. The talks started on Saturday last week ended on late Thursday after the leaders from both levels of government failed to agree on substantial components […]
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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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Somalia Federal Government will respond with counter sanctions the decision by the Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) to reimpose Wajir stopover for all Somalia flights bound to Nairobi, the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation said. Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Salad Omar said he has received the Kenyan decision later on Thursday but that he could […]
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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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Drought has left nearly two million Somalis in desperate need of food, a humanitarian agency warned Monday, as poor rainfall pushes communities to the brink across East Africa. The Norwegian Refugee Council said hundreds of thousands of children were already suffering malnutrition in Somalia and millions had abandoned their homes in search of