Posts Tagged ‘African Union Mission to Somalia’

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…

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: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…

Somali leader calls for international solidarity to help Somalia at critical time

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 15,2011

Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, adresses the Security Council. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas Read more…

SOMALIA:Somali deputy prime minister urges African countries to deploy troops in Somalia

Thursday, September 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 1,2011

IBANDA, Uganda, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) — Somali Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Hussein Arab Issa on Wednesday urged African countries to deploy troops in the Horn of African country to consolidate gains made against Islamic militants al Shabaab. 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:South Africa to deliver 18 tons of supplies to Somalia + More Related News

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 16,2011
Security Council shows support for building Somali government, helping those impacted by famine 
Somalia’s president visits Burundi to request more peacekeepers
 Humanitarian aid stolen in Somalia
Somali pirates release Maltese vessel
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Somalia:World must aid Somalia at historic juncture on its road to stability – UN envoy

Friday, August 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 12,2011

Ambassador Augustine Mahiga, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Representative for Somalia

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Somalia at “critical moment” amid challenges: UN envoy

Thursday, August 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 11,2011
By Rebekah Mintzer
UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — Augustine Mahiga, special representative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Somalia, said here Wednesday that Somalia faces a critical juncture due to recent political, security, and humanitarian developments.

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Somalia:AU lauds exit of Al Shabaab from Mogadishu

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 9,2011
NAIROBI, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — The Africa Union envoy for Somalia on Monday welcomed the news that the Islamic insurgent group in Somalia al Shabaab has begun to leave the capital of Mogadishu. Read more…