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Senior Somali commander killed in suicide car bomb attack

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP | A senior Somali military commander and four of his security guards were killed when a suicide bomber rammed a car loaded with explosives into a military vehicle, officials and witnesses said. “There was a heavy blast caused by a car loaded with explosives alongside the …

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Kenya refugee return scheme flouts international law: HRW

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | As Kenya prepares to close the world’s largest refugee camp, a rights watchdog said the repatriation of Somalis from the sprawling Dadaab camp is based on misinformation and violates international standards. Human Rights Watch, which interviewed scores of people in the vast camp last month, …

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VIDEO: Court Martial sentences 9 UPDF over misconduct in Somalia

NBS: Nine Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) soldiers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have been sentenced to prison for misconduct. The soldiers were found guilty of pursuing personal interest and endangering operational efficiency of the UPDF, contrary to section 124 of the UPDF Act. The nine …

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FUEL: Nine UPDF soldiers serving in AMISOM sent to prison

Nine soldiers found guilty of pursuing personal interest and endangering operational efficiency of the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) in Somalia, have been sentenced to prison for misconduct. The nine were part of a group of soldiers implicated in a fuel racket that was busted by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) officials …

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JOBS: Consortium Manager Nairobi

Organization: Save the Children Country: Kenya Closing date: 08 Aug 2016 TITLE:Consortium Manager for Challenging Harmful Attitudes and Norms for Gender Equality and Empowerment in Somalia (CHANGES) TEAM/PROGRAMME:Consortium Management Team LOCATION: Nairobi or Hargeisa at least 50% of time will be spent in Somalia/Somaliland GRADE: TBC POST TYPE:National or International …

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