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Al-Shabaab militants kidnap girl in Somalia's Gedo -

The Star, Kenya – Al shabaab militants during a past training in Somalia. /FILEA SIX-year-old girl with albinism was kidnapped by Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants from her family residence in the town of Harbole in Somalia’s Gedo region on 3 August, Somaliweyn reported. Reports added that

GNNLIBERIA.COM - 2018-08-18 11:52:31

Gen Muhoozi to Soldiers Returning from Somalia: Avoid Trouble

At the same function, hosted at PSO-TC Singo Nakaseke District, the CDF presented a lecture of opportunity and closed a political and ideological seminar.

CHIMPREPORTS.COM - 2018-08-18 08:33:10

Meet Zakia Hussein, Somalia's youngest and first ever female deputy police chief - Face2Face Africa

With over 14 years of experience, Zakia has had many firsts. She was appointed the new Director of Community Policing at the Somali Police Force in 2014, making her the first woman in many years to hold such a senior position. Before that, she had been the chief commander of community policing and p

FACE2FACEAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-18 05:46:56

Somalia: Status of River Breakages along Shabelle River, August 2018

Four types of breakages have been identified along Shabelle River namely;Open,Overflow,PotentialandClosed. The open[...][Published inAidNews- Readthe original article]

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-08-17 11:40:00

Somalia: Providing Somali youth hope through job creation

Mogadishu, Somalia, 16 August 2018 (Mogadishu, Somalia) – UN-Habitat has launched a new training programme for youth in Somalia named ‘Project Rajo’, after the Somali word for ‘hope’, Project Rajo will provide training 400 young women and men aged between 15-35 years in construction, business, entre

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-08-17 11:40:00

Somalia: Ilhan Omar Could Become the First Somali-American Elected to Congress

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ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-17 11:25:27

Somalia:Will She Be the First Ethio-Somali Region President?

The Somali region of Ethiopia has lately been in the news in the Horn of Africa since guards changed hands in the capital Addis Ababa with Prime Minister's Ahmed Abiy ascending to power in April following the unexpected resignation of HaileMariam Desalegn.[...]

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-08-17 11:10:00

Quick Read: Somalia President Shakes Up Security Posts Amid Islamist Threat - Safe Travels Magazine

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SAFETRAVELSMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-08-17 10:44:35

Somalia: Mandera Leaders Meet to Address Al-Shabaab Attacks

Mandera South MP Adan Kullow held a meeting with the local security leaders and community elders to address the insecurity problem that has pervaded the region stifling development.op on the list of deliberation was the Tuesday terror attack, which left two people dead and two others critically inju


Somalia: Military Court Sentences Soldier to Death for Killing

A Somali military court in Mogadishu on Thursday sentenced a government soldier to death for killing a colleague in the army, Hassan Abshir Warsame in February this year.Osman was reported to have escaped the crime scene after shooting dead Warsame in Beledweyne city, the regional capital of Hiran.B


Somalia: AMISOM Force Commander Tours Bases in South Central Somalia

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Somalia President Shakes Up Security Posts Amid Islamist Threat

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed reshuffled key security officials including the army chief, a move authorities said is part of a new strategy to quell a wave of attacks by al-Qaeda-affiliated militants.Dahir Adan Elmi, who previously commanded the Horn of Africa nation’s army, was reappo


2 Billion People Live in Poverty: Report - Tasnim News Agency

The situation of helpless people suffering from famine, drought, clashes and natural disasters has come up as the World Humanitarian Day, marked each year on Aug. 19, approaches.

TASNIMNEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 10:45:00

Honouring the fallen humanitarian heroes

Islamic Relief operates in some of the most difficult and dangerous places for delivering aid, including war-torn Yemen, Syria and Somalia. But it is always a terrible shock when we lose a member of staff who is killed in the service of humanity, and something I feel very personally.

TRUST.ORG - 2018-08-19 07:46:00

Kofi Annan struggled to escape the curse of history

GENEVA (Reuters) - Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died on Saturday, will be remembered as a dedicated humanitarian whose career was tarnished by ugly conflicts that spun out of control.

REUTERS - 2018-08-18 11:19:27

Somali Puntland forces recapture strategic town from al Shabaab:...

GAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) - Military forces of Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region have retaken a strategic town from Islamic militant group al Shabaab, an officer said on Friday.

REUTERS - 2018-08-17 17:36:57

Somalia: Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhoea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 32 (06th -12th Aug 2018)

• In 2018 new outbreaks were reported in Banadir, kismayo, Jowhar, Bulobarde, Merka, Brava, kurtunwy and Afgoye


Somalia: Farmajo Shakes Security Chiefs to Rump Up War On Al-Shabaab

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Somalia: Farmaajo Appoints 3th Army Chief Since Taking Office

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Somalia: Senior Eritrean Delegation Concludes Visit to Somalia

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