Advertisements
Home Tags Mogadishu

Tag: Mogadishu

AMISOM

AMISOM strategize ways of defeating al-Shabab militants

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) senior leadership held a meeting with leaders of the Lower Shabelle region to exchange views on how they...
African standby force 1

Somalia, AU to intensify joint operations against Al-Shabaab terror group

Somalia and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are intensifying joint operations against the al-Shabab terror group, said Francisco Madeira, special representative of...
Hassan Ali Khaire

Somali PM appoints two ministers amid resignation

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed two ministers after the resignation of information minister. In a statement on Wednesday evening,...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

United States military kills 13 ISIS fighters in northern Somalia

The United States military said on Thursday that it conducted an airstrike against ISIS extremists in northern Somalia, killing 13 militants. The...
European Union (EU)

EU provides funding to help Somalis hit by severe drought

The EU has provided 140,000 U.S. dollars in humanitarian funding to assist families severely hit by drought in Somalia. The EU said...
Hassan Ali Khaire

Somalia PM makes two appointments

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed two ministers after the resignation of information minister. In a statement on Wednesday evening, Khaire appointed Mohammed...
ISIS

IS commander reported killed in Somalia

The Somali government on Monday confirmed the killing of the deputy leader of the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Somalia by U.S. and...
Somalia soldiers

Somalia forces thwart possible terror attack in southern region

Somali National Army (SNA) forces foiled a major terrorist attack in southern region late on Monday following heavy fighting between the army and al-Shabab...
Somalia

Somalia Pledges to End Terrorism Despite Increasing Attacks

The Somali government has vowed to step up efforts against terrorism and urged the international community to support Mogadishu in its stabilization efforts. Prime Minister...
Somalia soldiers

Somali Forces Abandoned Military Bases Over Salary Commotion

Somali government forces have vacated three military bases to protest non-payment of salaries, a move that may jeopardize years of security gains, officials and...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

U.S. army says it kills 3 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

The U.S. military said on Thursday night that it conducted a collective self-defense airstrike in southern Somalia on Wednesday, killing three al-Shabab militants. ...
UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS)

Japan provides US$1 million to UN to reduce mine threats in Somalia

Japan has renewed its commitment to promoting human security and stability in Somalia by contributing 1 million U.S. dollars to the UN Voluntary Trust...
AMISOM

Joint AU-UN team in Somalia to assess AMISOM’s transition plan

A joint team from the United Nations and the African Union (AU) is in Somalia to review progress made in implementing the transition plan...
Person voting

Top Somali Women Ask Parliament to Pass Electoral Bill

Somali women leaders have called on lawmakers to approve a pending electoral reform bill that would enshrine the principle of a 30 percent gender...
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest against Al shabab insurgents outside Lido beach in the Somali capital Mogadishu, on January 28, 2016. Al Shebab killed at least 19 people when five gunmen detonated a bomb before storming a restaurant in the at Lido beach on January 22, 2016. / AFP / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB

Aid agencies call for strict measures to protect women, girls in Somalia

Aid agencies operating in Somalia on Sunday called for stern measures to protect women and girls in the Horn of Africa nation. The Somalia NGO...
Somalia

AU says pro-government fighters contribute to enhancing security in Somalia

More than 20,000 pro-Somali government fighters have helped with the fight against al-Shabab terrorists across the Horn of Africa nation, the African Union Mission...
shot

Dep. Attorney General of Somalia Gunned Down in Mogadishu

Somali Deputy Attorney General was shot dead by two armed men while driving a car in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, officials said late Wednesday. Hassan...
SOMALIA

Somalia launches national strategy for public awareness

Somalia has launched a three-year national strategy to enhance awareness of key government policy agendas and initiatives among the citizens. The...
Somalia

AU Military Chief Discuss Somalia’s Exit Strategies

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) military commanders began a four-day meeting in Mogadishu on Monday to develop a comprehensive plan that will guide...
Somalia

Joint Operation in Southern Somalia Kills 30 Al-Shabab Militants

Somali National Armed Forces killed 30 al-Shabab militants in a joint operation in Jamame in Somalia's southern region of Lower Jubba, officials said on...
airstrike

U.S. army launches airstrike in Somalia

The United States military said Saturday that it conducted an airstrike in southern Somalia on Friday as part of efforts to degrade the extremist...
dollars

Somali police secure US$9 million from Germany to support projects

Somalia's Joint Police Programme (JPP), a joint policing model to strengthen peace and security at national and regional levels, has received 9 million U.S....
food aid

UN report says more than 1.5 million Somalis are without food

More than 1.5 million people in Somalia are still facing acute food insecurity through June due to impacts of below-average Deyr season rainfall, said...
AMISOM

AU withdraw 1,000 troops from HirShabelle this February

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it is expected to draw down soldiers by 1,000 this month in Somalia's HirShabelle State, where...
Somalia

Ugandan Top Police Official Conducts Assessment on Somalia Security

A senior Ugandan police official is on a week-long working visit to Somalia to carry out assessment of personnel and audit the status of...
Somalia

Senior Ugandan police official in Somalia for security assessment

A senior Ugandan police official is on a week-long working visit to Somalia to carry out assessment of personnel and audit the status of...
A man displays money at the exchange market in Suq Bacad market in Mogadishu, Somalia, Nov. 18, 2015. (Xinhua/ Faisal Isse)

Aid Organisations Solicit for US$1.08 Billion to Help Somalia

Somalia and aid agencies operating in the country on Monday launched 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), seeking 1.08 billion U.S. dollars to provide support...
al-Shabaab

Top 3 Al-Shabaab Militants Apprehended in S. Somalia

Somali National Army (SNA) have arrested three senior Al-Shabaab members in an operation conducted on Sunday evening in the country's southern region of Bakol,...
US-Airstrike-in-Syria

Southern Somalia: 52 Al Shabaab Rebels Killed by U.S. Airstrike

The United States army said it conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorists in southern Somalia on Saturday, killing 52 militants. The U.S. Africa Command...
AMISOM

AU’s Peace Efforts in Somalia Commended

The European Union senior military official has lauded peace and stabilization efforts being spearheaded by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in the...