Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Mogadishu

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack of 28 December 2019 at the Ex-control Afgoye Junction in Mogadishu, which killed and injured innocent people. 

Somalia Seizes Nearly $10M From UAE Plane in Mogadishu

Somali security officials said they have seized a large cache of money that arrived Sunday at Mogadishu airport from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Senior security officials said thar three suitcases containing $9.6 million have been put In storage in...

Deadly car-bomb blast near Somalia’s parliament in Mogadishu

A car bomb detonated near Somalia's parliament in the capital Mogadishu, killing at least two people and wounding several others, a senior police officer said. The bomb exploded at a security checkpoint after soldiers intercepted and stopped a suspicious vehicle,...

Deadly car bomb blast rocks Somalia’s capital Mogadishu

At least 14 people have been killed in a car bomb blast outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, according to a government official. The explosion on Thursday happened near Weheliye hotel on the busy Maka Al-Mukarrama Road. A spokesman for...

Military Intelligence and Information Sharing Conference opens in Mogadishu

Mogadishu, 19 March 2018 – The third intelligence and information sharing conference, aimed at forging closer working ties between various intelligence actors in Somalia, opened in the capital Mogadishu today. The Deputy Force Commander of the AU Mission in Somalia, Maj-Gen...

A Tech Hub in Mogadishu Aspires to Link Investors and Innovators

Joblessness among young Somali adults is a chronic issue confronting Somalia. Their unemployment rate is at staggering 67%. And the issue of youth joblessness is exacerbated by the large number of Somali students who graduate—from secondary schools and from...

Somalia intensifies security operations after twin blasts

The Somali government has ordered security operation in Mogadishu and its environs after Friday's twin explosions that killed at least 32 people and injured several others, local media reported on Monday. Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and Security Minister Mohamed...

UPDF Spokesman on Somali Shooting: We Acted in Self Defence

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has broken silence on the shooting incident in Somalia, warning its combatants have a right of self defence once fired upon. Three Somali soldiers were killed as they tried to block an Amisom convoy...

Somali Prime Minister demands Intensified Security in Mogadishu

Somalia's Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has ordered police and intelligence agents to immediately intensify security "a hundred percent" in the capital of Mogadishu after attacks by Al-Shabab killed nearly 40 people on Friday. Friday's attacks were the first by...

Death toll from Somalia blasts rises to 45: government official

The death toll from twin car bomb blasts in the Somali capital late on Friday has risen to 45 from the initially reported 18, a senior government official said on Saturday. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants claimed responsibility for the...
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US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...