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Friday, 04-24-15, 9:14UN Refugee Chief to Visit to Discuss Return of Somali Refugees[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -The head of the U.N. refugee agency will visit Kenya in early May to discuss plans to repatriate more than 335,800 Somali refugees following a massacre by Somali Islamists at a Kenyan university. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 14:09EU to Wrestle With Migration At Leaders' Summit[Shabelle] The deaths of shipwrecked African migrants off the Italian coast appear to have goaded European policymakers into action. Meetings are being held but it is uncertain whether they presage change in immigration policy. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 14:02Suspected Al Shabaab Gunmen Kidnap Kenyan Government Official[Dalsan Radio] Gunmen believed to be Al Shabaab hijacked a miraa van and kidnapped a chief in an attack in Arabia near the border town of Mandera. The attack took place early on Thursday; security agencies said they are pursuing gunmen. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 11:07Human Rights Watch Researcher Talks to Radio Dalsan On Amisom Denial of Rights Violations in Somalia[Dalsan Radio] The African Union (AU) has rejected the conclusions in the report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) accusing AMISOM soldiers of raping Somali women. AU described September last year Human rights watch report dubbed " The Power These Men have Over Us," as allegations that misrepresent the sacrifices, achievements and commitment of AMISOM peacekeeping mission in Somalia. Radio Dalsan posed some key questions to Human Rights Watch Researcher, Laetitia Bader and bellow is an excerpt of the short read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 20:40Respect for Aid Workers Disappearing, UN Aid Chief Says After Somalia Deaths[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Respect for United Nations and Red Cross staff is "disappearing", the U.N. aid chief has said following the killing of four U.N. workers in Somalia, as other agencies raised concern about aid workers in Yemen and South Sudan. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 12:50Somaliland - Activist Who Decried Executions Detained[HRW] Nairobi -Somaliland authorities on April 18, 2015, detained a prominent human rights activist, apparently for criticizing the government's execution of six prisoners, Human Rights Watch said today. Police arrested Guleid Ahmed Jama after he made statements on the radio denouncing the executions, the first in Somaliland in nearly a decade. The authorities should immediately release him and drop the charges against him. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 12:48Kenyan Opposition Figure Wants Troops Pulled Out of Somalia[Dalsan Radio] Kenyan opposition figure Raila Odinga has called on the Government to work on a strategy to pull Kenyan troops out of Somalia as a way to curb increasing insecurity crisis facing the country. read more...
Tuesday, 04-21-15, 13:57Deadly Explosion Hits Mogadishu Restaurant[Al Jazeera] At least four people were killed and 10 others wounded when a car rammed into a busy restaurant and exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu, local sources told Al Jazeera. read more...
Monday, 04-20-15, 13:36We Grieve With the UN Family and Condemn the Horrific Brutality of Al Shabaab[Dalsan Radio] HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia today condemned in the strongest possible terms, the attack on a United Nations convoy in Garowe, Somalia. read more...
Monday, 04-20-15, 11:09Car Blast a Sign of Al-Shabaab Moving to North?[Deutsche Welle] At least nine people have been killed in an attack on a UN vehicle in Somalia's Puntland region. There is concern that this may be a sign that al-Shabab rebels are spreading to the North. read more...

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