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AMISOM, UN handover new police headquarters to Jubbaland state

Kismayo, Somalia | AMISOM | African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the United Nations have handed over a new police headquarters and a vehicle to Jubbaland state to help boost security in the region. Speaking at the ceremony, Jubbaland Police Commissioner Ahmednasir Guled Hassan commended the support provided by AMISOM …

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First Mogadishu night-time football match in decades

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP |  Football fans in Mogadishu were preparing Friday to cheer on their teams in the first night-time match since chaos descended on the Somali capital nearly three decades ago. The tournament for 16- and 18-year-olds at the Konis Stadium, renovated by FIFA, will be played under …

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THIS WEEK: Ugandan police officers set for AMISOM duty

THIS WEEK: Ugandan police officers set for AMISOM duty Newly deployed Ugandan police peacekeepers have concluded their induction into the AU Mission in Somalia, following an eight-day orientation workshop, held in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. The police officers from the Formed Police Unit arrived in Somalia early August and will be …

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UPDF confirms 12 dead in Somalia ambush

Mogadishu, Somalia |  THE INDEPENDENT & AFP |  Uganda has confirmed that 12 of her solidiers, part of the African Union (AU) troops in Somalia, were killed in an ambush by Shabaab militants on Sunday. “From the battlefield, it is now confirmed that UPDF lost 12 gallant soldiers with 7 …

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COMMENT: AMISOM needs a mandate for peace and development

COMMENT: Providing security and fighting al-Shabaab isn’t enough – AMISOM can do much more in Somalia By Meressa K Dessu and Omar S Mahmood Addis, Ethiopia| ISSAFRICA|  The mandate of the African Union (AU) Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) officially expires today, 31 May. Although the AU Peace and Security Council …

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MUSEVENI: Somalia can heal completely and stand on its own

President Yoweri Museveni has said Somalia can heal completely and stand on its own feet if the country’s business class is supported, patriotic pan-Somalia political parties emerge and a truly national army is recruited and equipped. Museveni outlined eight key achievements brought about by the intervention of the African Union Mission to Somalia …

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