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Dahabshiil builds recovery ward for Madina hospital, starts blood bank

Dahabshiil Group pledged to build a recovery ward for Mogadishu's Madina Hospital and to give a helping hand in the construction of a blood...

Kenyan troops complicit with Al Shabaab charcoal exports says UN

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) units assigned to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) are complicit in the militant group Al Shabaab exports of...
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US Targets al-Shabab Militants in Somalia Airstrike

U.S. airstrikes coordinated with local government killed "several" al-Shabab militants in Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said in a statement released Wednesday. The operation, conducted...

Islamic State thriving in Somalia: UN report

An Islamic State faction in Somalia has grown significantly over the past year, carrying out attacks in Puntland and receiving some funding from Syria...

Horn of Africa Feels Geopolitical Impact of Qatar Crisis

Extensive web of alignments and divisions across the Horn of Africa puts pressure on countries to declare solidarity with either side of the Qatar...

African Union force begins troop withdrawal from Somalia

The African Union says it has begun its withdrawal from Somalia and will cut 1,000 troops by the end of this year as security...

AMISOM to handover security to somali forces ahead of its withdrawal from the country

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday said it would start a series of troop movements in various forward operation bases (FOB)  to...

U.S. Mission to Somalia directs employees to leave capital over security

The U.S. Mission to Somalia on Saturday issued a directive for its non-essential American employees to leave the east African country's capital of Mogadishu. In...

Dahabshiil waives charges in aid of Mogadishu blast victims

Money transfer company Dahabshiil has waived all commission charged on money sent to aid victims of Mogadishu terror attack. "We stand with our community and...

The Business of Fear in Boomtown Mogadishu

Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, is a city with little functioning infrastructure and a relentless cascade of violence. But some inhabitants of the city...

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Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...