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AU Vows To Strengthen Training Of Somali Police Ahead Of Exit

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) vowed on Sunday to intensify training and mentoring of Somali security forces (SPF) to assume more security responsibilities in the Horn of Africa nation. Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Simon Mulongo said the plan is aimed at building the capacity of the SPF to ...

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Somali Community Helps Fight Cholera

The Somali Community in Zambia has donated 35 trucks to the government which will be used for garbage collection. Community Chairperson Mohamud Mohamed says of the 35 trucks donated 10 have been allocated to Ndola while 25 to Lusaka Mr. Mohamed says the Somali community is concerned with the increase in cholera cases hence the donation of trucks to supplement ...

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President Farmajo Visits Garawe Town

President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdulahi Farmajo has today on Sunday landed at the airport of Garawe town, the administrative capital of Puntland State. Puntland State President, cabinet and a large people welcomed the president and his delegation when arrived there. President Farmajo is expected to cut the ribbon to the new airport of Garawe, hold ...

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Eight Women Migrants Die As 86 Rescued In Mediterranean Sea

At least eight migrants have died and 86 have been rescued after a smugglers’ boat started to sink in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya. Video footage of the rescue attempt has been released, which shows a number of migrants holding onto lifesaving floats in the sea. A search and rescue mission is now underway to find any possible survivors, with ...

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Miraa Transporters Change Route Over Threat From Al-Shabaab

Transporters have changed the route they use to ferry miraa from Nyambene Hills in Meru County to North-Eastern and southern Somalia due to fear of Al-Shabaab attacks. From the previous route of Maua via Garba Tula-Modogashe and Wajir road, the traders now use the Isiolo town-Marsabit and Moyale highway before getting to Mandera via Takaba and Bute. Nyambene Miraa Growers’ ...

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US Designates Al-Shabaab Deputy Leader As ‘Global Terrorist’

The United States government has designated the deputy leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabaab extremist group a “global terrorist.” A State Department statement says the designation of Abukar Ali Adan blocks any assets of his that are subject to US jurisdiction and prohibits US citizens from making any transactions with him. The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab is the deadliest Islamic extremist group in ...

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Al Shabaab Gunmen Carry Out Killings In Somalia

Al shabaab takes responsibility of last killings in Banadir Region particularly Hamar-Weyne Distract after gunmen shot dead two relative teenagers on last night. The scene which the attack happened was well security alert as Somali forces close the area. Since 2018 Al shabaab doubled their assassinations as Somali forces failed to protect al shabaab Attacks.

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Al Shabaab Shot Dead Ali Nur Shute In Mogadishu.

Al-Shabab claimed the responsibility of Colonel Hassan Ali Nur Shute,’s father who is the chairman of the Somali military court. The late father Ali Nur Shute was killed in near Bo’le Market in dharkenley district by two men armed with pistols. Somali security minister spokesman Abdulaziz Ali Ibrahim Known as(Xildhibaan) who spoke Radio Simba in Muqdisho  said investigations against the ...

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Shabaab kills 5 police officers in northern Kenya

Somali-based al-Shabaab militants killed five police officers Tuesday and burnt a police vehicle in the town of El-Wak close to the Kenya-Somali border. “We lost five security officers in the attack while on patrol on Elwak-Kotulo road. A team responding to the attack was also attacked and their lorry burnt.” Mandera South Deputy County Commissioner Daniel Bundotich told local media. ...

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