Somali Forces Kill Three Al-Shabaab Operatives as Forces Launch Offensive in Gedo

Saturday 18/2/2017, Somali launched an offensive in Gedo region near Somalia border with Kenya. At least three Al-Shabaab operatives were killed in the offensive aimed at pacifying the region which mostly has been used by the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab as attacks launching pad. According to Lt Col. Farah Abdi, three terror operatives were More...

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By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Former UN Chief Lauds Kenya on Promoting Regional Peace

Former UN chief, Ban Ki-moon lauded Kenya for playing a pivotal role in promoting regional peace especially in Somalia and South Sudan. The former UN Secretary General thanked President Uhuru Kenyatta for his More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Kenyan President Invited to Farmajo’s Inauguration

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta received a message from Somalia’s President-elect Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo urging him to attend his inauguration ceremony. Farmajo inauguration ceremony will take More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Burundi & African Union Resolve AMISOM Salary Dispute

Burundi and the African Union (AU) on Thursday 17/2/2017 reached an agreement on modalities of payment of Burundian troops battling Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab in Somalia. According to First Vice President of More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Mortar Shelling Lands Near Villa Somalia, Kills 2 Children

At least three people including two children have been killed after several mortar shelling were fired, landing around Villa Somalia, the Presidential Palace of Somalia in Mogadishu on Thursday noon. The shelling More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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AU Mission Hopeful of Progress in Somalia after Farmajo Win

AU envoy in Somalia said that there is hope for Somalia after successful election that saw former Prime Minister assume highest office in the land. According to the Special Representative of the African Union More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Ethiopian Army Vehicle Escape Landmine Blast in Beledweyne, Central Somalia

Ethiopian army managed to escape a landmine blast that targeted their vehicle in Beledweyne in Central Somalia on Wednesday. According to reports published open sources in Somalia, Ethiopian vehicle driving More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome Praise Defense Forces for War on Al-Shabaab

President Mulatu Teshome of Ethiopia has praised country defense forces for the selfless fight against the Islamist Al-Shabaab in Somalia. The president speaking at the celebration of the fifth Defense Forces More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Security Agencies on Alert Following Intelligence on Injured Terrorists in KDF-Kolbiyow Camp

Kenya’s security agencies are on high alert following intelligence on the injured terrorists in KDF-Kolbiyow camp plans to be sneaked into the country for medical care. Ramadhan Kungwa and Erick Achayo More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Burundi Sends Fresh Contingent to AU Mission in Somalia

Burundi has deployed a fresh contingent to AU Mission in Somalia. The troop arrived in Mogadishu to replace soldiers of the 34th battalion who are rotating after completing one year of duty in Somalia battling More...

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