Mandera governor vows to intensify war on Al-shabaab

Mandera County will step up the fight against Al-Shabaab fighters who interrupted the region’s development, it’s governor said on Saturday. The region on Kenya’s border with Somalia has been facing security threat posed by Al-Shabaab. Speaking during Mashujaa  (Heroes) Day celebrations, Ali Roba pledged to work with the national government More...

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By Shamso Macalin On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Senior AMISOM military officers meet to review operations

Senior military officers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are meeting in Mogadishu to review security operations in the Horn of Africa country, ahead of an upcoming Concept of Operations (CONOPs) More...

By Shamso Macalin On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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UK denies funding Ethiopia’s notorious Liyu police

The United Kingdom has officially addressed reports that it had at a point supported Ethiopia’s notorious paramilitary unit, the Liyu Police. The head of the British Department for International Development, More...

By Shamso Macalin On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Somali army chief meets with Jubbaland leader in Kismayo city

A delegation led by Somali National Army (SNA) chief Gen, Dahir Adan Elmi is paying his first visit to Kismayo, the administrative capital of Jubbaland State since he took office. Gen. Elmi and his delegation More...

By Shamso Macalin On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Three civilians killed in an airstrike in southern Somalia

At least three people, all civilians are reported to have been killed and several wounded in a fresh airstrike carried out by unidentified warplanes in southern Somalia on Frida. The aerial bombardment which More...

By Shamso Macalin On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Somali president asks cabinet to spearhead nation rebuilding

The President of The Federal Government of Somalia has called upon the cabinet to speed up the approval of the election laws which is still pending. Speaking during weekly cabinet meeting on Thursday in which More...

By Shamso Macalin On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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President Farmajo chairs weekly cabinet

Somali president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is chairing today’s Cabinet meeting which takes place at the presidential palace in Mogadishu. The meeting is focusing on the achievements of the federal government More...

By Shamso Macalin On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Somalia working on strategy for countering violent extremism

Somalia is in the process of developing a national communication strategy, to stem the tide in radicalization and violent extremism in the Horn of Africa country. The process of developing the strategy is being More...

By Shamso Macalin On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Two Ugandan soldiers killed in Al-Shabaab attack in Somalia

At least two Ugandan soldiers working under the umbrella of African Union Mission In Somalia  (AMISOM) were killed in an ambush by Al-Shabaab fighters in Lower Shabelle, Ugandan military said on Wednesday. AMISOM More...

By Shamso Macalin On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Somalia’s Deputy minister for Trade and Industry suspended

Somali prime minister, Hassan Ali Kheire has suspended the country’s deputy minister for Trade amid the government intensified its fight against graft. In a statement on Wednesday, Kheire has directed Mohamed More...

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