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United Nations Conducts Weapons Cutting Training For The Somali Police Force

United Nations Conducts Weapons Cutting Training For The Somali Police Force

Faarax September 18, 2014 0

Mogadishu, 18 September 2014 – This morning, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Somalia facilitated a demonstration in ‘Weapons Cutting’, held by the Somali Police Force (SPF) in Mogadishu. In response to

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Deputy UN Special Representative for Somalia welcomes Kismayo Reconciliation Conference

Deputy UN Special Representative for Somalia welcomes Kismayo Reconciliation Conference

Faarax September 17, 2014 0

Kismayo, 17 September 2014 – The Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (DSRSG) for Somalia, Fatiha Serour, welcomed the start of a reconciliation conference in Kismayo as a positive step towards consolidating peace

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In Somalia, emergency airlifts supply towns unreachable by road

In Somalia, emergency airlifts supply towns unreachable by road

Faarax September 16, 2014 0

By Athanas Makundi Cargo flights to previously cut-off areas of Somalia have enabled UNICEF to provide essential vaccines, therapeutic food and medicine for malnutrition, and school supplies for thousands of children. HUDUR, Somalia, 15

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Somalia: Hassan’s Presidency two years after 2012 election

Somalia: Hassan’s Presidency two years after 2012 election

Faarax September 15, 2014 0

After eight years of transitional governments, Somalia got a permanent government that enjoys wider recognition in September 2012. Civil society activist and novice in politics Hassan Sheikh Mohamud swept to power but at public

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Somalia: The largest East African market for Weapons Top Secret

Somalia: The largest East African market for Weapons Top Secret

Faarax September 10, 2014 1

Dozens of commercial boats carrying up heavy arms is due to reach some of Somali port cities in the war-ravaged horn African nation, reliable sources indicate. Weapons that end up at the hands of

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Federal Government is concerned by Human Rights Watch allegations

Federal Government is concerned by Human Rights Watch allegations

Dalka September 10, 2014 0

Mogadishu, 09 September, 2014 — The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed notes with concern the grave allegations of sexual exploitation made by Human Rights Watch in their

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The Power These Men Have Over Us”

The Power These Men Have Over Us”

Dalka September 9, 2014 0

his 71-page report documents the sexual exploitation and abuse of Somali women and girls on two AMISOM bases in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, since 2013. The AU soldiers, relying on Somali intermediaries, have used a

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Somalia: Sexual Abuse by African Union Soldiers

Somalia: Sexual Abuse by African Union Soldiers

Dalka September 8, 2014 2

(Nairobi, September 8, 2014) – Soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have sexually abused and exploited vulnerable Somali women and girls on their bases in Mogadishu, Human Rights Watch said in

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Puntland President Addresses Al Shabaab Leader’s Death

Puntland President Addresses Al Shabaab Leader’s Death

Faarax September 7, 2014 0

PRESS RELEASE 07 September 2014 The President of Puntland State of Somalia H.E. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas welcomed the death of Al Shabaab leader Mukhtar Abu Zubeyr also known as Ahmed Abdi Godane who

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Ten feared dead in Colombia plane crash

Ten feared dead in Colombia plane crash

Dalka September 7, 2014 0

Colombian authorities said there was little chance of finding survivors after a small plane with 10 people on board crashed in the Amazon jungle. The aircraft with registration number HK-4755 PA 34 Navajo took

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