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Friday, 05-22-15, 13:27Illegal Roadblocks Mount in South of Somalia-Governor[Shabelle] Mogadishu -Somalia's regional governor of lower Shabelle region, Abdukadir Mohamed Nur said that illegal roadblock has been mounted an area between Burhakaba and Afgoye towns in south of Somalia. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 7:43Somalia Listed As Worst Country for Maternal Health[Shabelle] The British aid group Save the Children ranks Somalia as the worst country on Earth for being a mother. The ranking is based on statistics for maternal health, child mortality, education and women's income in Somalia. read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 8:59Burundi Might Leave Somalia As U.S. Cuts Aid[Observer] The African Union Mission to Somalia might have to work without Burundian soldiers who form the second largest contingent there. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 14:14Kenya Jets Bomb Al Shabaab Base in Gedo[Dalsan Radio] Kenyan air force fighter jets is reportedly to have hit Al Shabaab base in Gadoon-Dhawe in Gedo region inside Somalia. It is not immediately clear the damages caused by the strike. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 12:57UN Envoy Tells Security Council Opportunity in Somalia[Shabelle] Adds Ababa -While it is too soon to celebrate definitive success in Somalia, and while the situation remains challenging, progress is being made and the international community would be missing a strategic opportunity if it failed to realize how much is being achieved, the top United Nations in the country told the Security Council today. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 12:01World Must Not 'Squander' Opportunity in Somalia, UN Envoy Tells Security Council[UN News] While it is too soon to celebrate definitive success in Somalia, and while the situation remains challenging, progress is being made and the international community would be missing a strategic opportunity if it failed to realize how much is being achieved, the top United Nations in the country told the Security Council today. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 9:14Somalia - Meeting Maternal and Child Health Needs in a Complex Operating Environment[IFRC] "About two months ago a teenage girl committed suicide. She was pregnant. Pregnancy before marriage is not acceptable in this society. Even if the girl was to go to a clinic, she would have been turned away. She simply would not have been able to access the required care. Talking about sexual and reproductive health is still regarded as a taboo in my society, young people need increased access to education in reproductive health", says Mahmuud Suleiman Mohamed, a volunteer with the Somali Red Crescent Soci read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 8:07U.S. Funding Cuts to Burundi Military Forces in Somalia[Shabelle] The African Union Mission to Somalia might have to work without the support of their second largest contingent of soldiers after the African Union and the United States proposed a cut in funding to the Burundian soldiers fighting in Somalia. read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 7:30Alleged Shabaab Recruiter Arrested in Mombasa[Capital FM] Detectives from the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) have arrested a suspected Al-Shabaab recruiter in Mombasa. read more...
Friday, 05-15-15, 14:22Dutch Warship HNLMS Johan De Witt Completes Deployment On Operation Atalanta[EU Navfor] On Wednesday 6 May Dutch warship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, completed three and half months as the flag ship for Operation Atalanta. Under the command of Captain René Lyuckx, she carried out counter-piracy patrols and gave support to EU sister mission, EUCAP Nestor, by providing Local Maritime Capacity Building training to regional state navies and coast guards. She also hosted Rear Admiral Jonas Haggren's international Force HQ staff. read more...

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