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Saturday, February 23, 2019

More Than 130 Somali Refugees Repatriated from Yemen

In a joint operation funded by the United States, the U.N. migration and refugee agencies have repatriated 134 Somali refugees from war-torn Yemen. A refugee...

Somalia, UN agency launch major nutrition survey for children, women

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Somali health ministry on Wednesday launched the first major nutrition survey in the country since 2009. Both the...

Al-Shabaab frees two Kenyan herders after negotiations

Two herders from Wajir County, who were kidnapped Al-Shabaab militants a week ago, have been released after five days of negotiation between two clans...

Gunmen kill a civilian in Somalia capital

Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a civilian in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Tuesday, the latest in a string of assassinations in the...

More than 10 Somali migrants return home from Uganda, Tanzania

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has helped 14 Somali migrants to voluntarily return home from Tanzania and Uganda following months of confinement in...

Al-Shabaab launches attack on SNA, AMISOM bases in Hiiraan

Several soldiers are feared dead after al-Shabaab militants attacked military bases belonging to Somali and African Union forces near Jalalaqsi town in Hiiraan region. Abukar...

Zambia calls for swift assistance to Somali refugees

The President of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu visited Kenani Transit Centre in the northern Zambia to assess the situation of over 6,000 refugees fleeing...

US warns on Somalia travel due to ‘crime and terror’

The State Department has urged US citizens to "exercise increased caution" whilst in Tanzania due to concerns over crime, terrorism and official actions targeting...

Ethiopia reaffirms open door policy for Somali refugees

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reaffirmed the country’s open door policy for refugees, highlighting the efforts made by the government in the management...

Somali man found guilty in kidnapping of Canadian journalist

A Somali national has been convicted in an Ontario court for his role in the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout, who was held...