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HRW: Ethiopia’s refugees unsafe in Kenya

Wako” fled Ethiopia for Kenya in 2012, after his release from prison. He had been locked up for two years after campaigning for the Oromo

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AMISOM ends training for Somali security officers

The AU Mission in Somalia has trained sixty officers from the Somali security forces in the prevention of recruitment and use of child soldiers in

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Museveni rallies UK to join fight against Al-Shabaab
- Sep 21, 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has called for more support to Africa as the continent moves to root out ferocious rebel forces in war-torn countries like Nigeria, Somalia, DR Congo and Burundi ...
EUCAP Somalia Maritime Law and Crime Workshop in Garowe
- Sep 21, 2017
UCAP Somalia organised a Maritime Law and Crime Workshop for judges, prosecutors and police officers in Garowe, Puntland State of Somalia, on 17 and 19 September. The aim of the workshop ...
200 Somali refugees detained in Yemen
- Sep 21, 2017
Detainees later sent to refugee camp in Yemen’s southern Shabwa province, local authorities say20.09.2017 Scores of refugees from Somalia were detained in Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province on Wednesday, according to the ...
Somali refugees in Yemen return home
- Sep 20, 2017
ADEN PORT, Yemen – For nearly a decade, Yemen was a place of refuge for Abaya Mursal and her family who had fled their homes in Somalia owing to conflict. “We ...
Kenyan troops pull out of Bardere town
- Sep 20, 2017
BARDERE ---Kenyan forces have withdrawn from army camp in Bardere town in west of Somalia. The Kenyan troops with armored vehicles and tanks were seen in the town after pulling out ...
Three people killed in central Somalia
- Sep 20, 2017
GALKACYO --- Three civilian people have been killed and 7 others wounded by gunmen near Galkacyo town in central Somalia. The incident happened after gunmen opened fire on civilian bus travelling ...
Somalia: Car bomb kills one in Mogadishu
- Sep 20, 2017
MOGADISHU---At least one person has been killed and two others injured in car bomb explosion in Mogadishu. The blast happened in the city's Bondhere area, when explosives fitted into airport official's ...
Al Shabaab poses threat to Kenya
- Sep 20, 2017
The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the biggest threat to Kenya’s national security and development. In a report presented during the induction of MPs Wednesday, NIS Deputy ...
Somalia loses vote in UNGA over non-payment of dues
- Sep 20, 2017
NEW-York -- Four African countries have lost their voting rights at the the United Nations General Assembly. The vote ban is over their lack of payment of membership dues. A Voice ...
Ugand and UK discuss war on Al Shabaab
- Sep 20, 2017
NEW YORK –President Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia South Sudan and Burundi. Mr Museveni told Boris that there ...
Hundreds of families flee as drought hit Somalia
- Sep 19, 2017
MOGADISHU -- Hundreds of people are abandoning their homes across drought-stricken Somalia in search of food, water and viable grazing land amid alarming indications of the breadth of the food ...
US rumps up strikes against Al Shabaab
- Sep 19, 2017
An intensifying U.S. airstrike campaign against Somalia is unlikely by itself to defeat a resilient band of al-Qaida-aligned militants, a fact that could tempt the U.S. to wade deeper into ...
AU hands over office tools to Somali Police Force
- Sep 19, 2017
The Police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) today handed over an assortment of critical office equipment to the Somali Police Force. The equipment donated by the Danish ...
Suu Kyi ‘burying head in sand’ over Rohingya crisis
- Sep 19, 2017
Refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's claim that Rohingya are safe in Myanmar, as Amnesty accuses her of victim blaming. Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar have dismissed leader Aung ...
US and Ugand discuss on Somalia situation
- Sep 19, 2017
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that the conflict in South Sudan is caused by lack of ideology and politicians who push forward identity politics and forget the interests of ...
UN General Assembly Kicks-Off In New York
- Sep 19, 2017
World leaders have gathered in the U.S. of New York for the 72nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA72) which began on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The general ...
Roadside explosion hits AMISOM vehicle in south of Somalia
- Sep 18, 2017
DANOW -- A huge explosion hit an armored vehicle carrying African Union peacekeepers in south of Somalia. Monday's explosion damaged the AMISOM convoy as it was travelling near Danow and Golweyn ...
Somalia: Female official shot dead in Mogadishu
- Sep 18, 2017
MOGADISHU -- Uknown gunmen have shot and killed a local female official in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. The victim, whose name has been released as Fos Mohamed Hussein was gunned down near ...

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