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AU peacekeeping mission takes over command of Kenyan troops in Somalia

Saturday, July 7, 2012 Comments off

MOGADISHU, July 6 (Xinhua) — The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Friday formally assumes control of the Kenya forces currently fighting militant group of Al-Shabaab, the mission said in a statement received in Mogadishu. Read more…

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AU peacekeepers announce third phase of operation in Somalia

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Comments off

MOGADISHU, March 13 (Xinhua) — African Union peacekeeping mission supporting Somali government on Tuesday announced the military operation to oust Al-Shabaab from Somalia will soon commence, said Aronda Nyakairima, visiting Ugandan Chief of Defense Forces. Read more…

SOMALIA:Djibouti peacekeeping contingent arrives in Somalia

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 20, 2011

MOGADISHU, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — Somalia’s northern neighbor Djibouti sent 200 soldiers as part of the African Union peacekeeping mission in the war-torn Horn of African nation, a top government official said on Tuesday. Read more…

Somalia:Somali militants attack army base in Mogadishu

Saturday, October 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 29,2011
MOGADISHU, 29 (Xinhua) — Fighters from the Al Shabaab group on Saturday carried out coordinated attack against military base of the African Union peacekeeping troops and Somali government forces, AU and Somali officials said. Read more…

Somalia:16 soldiers (AMISOM) killed in Mogadishu

Saturday, October 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 22,2011
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16 soldiers killed in Mogadishu

African Union troops have lost 16 soldiers this week as they battle the last remnants of al Shabaab still holed up in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. Six soldiers died in last Sunday’s attack and 10 more on Thursday. Read more…

Somalia:AU to add 3,000 more troops in Somalia by December

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 21,2011
NAIROBI, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) — The African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) is planning to beef up its troops to the Horn of African with 3,000 more before December this year, a senior AU official said on Wednesday. Read more…

Somalia:Wasiirka Gaashaandhigga Ugandha Oo Muqdisho Soo Gaaray

Monday, September 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 19,2011
Muqdisho – Wasiirka Wasaaradda Gaashaandhigga ee dalka Ugandha ayaa maanta booqasho ku yimid magaalada Muqdisho kadib markii uu casuumad ka helay dhiggiisa dalka. Read more…

UGANDA:900 Somali troops complete training in southwestern Uganda

Thursday, September 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 1,2011
IBANDA, Uganda, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) — A total of 900 Somali troops on Wednesday completed their six month training here in the southwestern Ugandan district of Ibanda. Read more…

Somalia:AU says it requires quality military equipment for efficient operation of AMISOM

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 17,2011

ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) — The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) on Tuesday said it requires military equipment in quantity and quality to help the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) accomplish its mission efficiently. Read more…

Somalia:Xaflad Lagu Sagootinayey Taliyihii hore ee AMISOM oo Xalay Muqdisho ka Dhacday – SAWIRRO

Saturday, August 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 6,2011

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