Archive for April 2012

April 30, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Security forces in Dharkenley foil al Shabaab attacks 29 Apr – Source: Radio Mogadishu – 165 words Somali forces stationed in Dharkenley district have foiled al Shabaab attacks in that district and killed several militants, officials confirm. “Al Qaeda and their affiliates al Shabaab tried to attack government bases but we repelled them and killed […]



April 30, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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Ministry of constitution: Traditional elders’ meeting to take place in May 29 Apr- Source: Radio Mogadishu- 147 words The ministry of constitution, federal affairs and reconciliation of thee Somali government has declared that most traditional elders, who are supposed to approve the constitution, will be all brought together in Mogadishu. State minister of the constitution, […]



April 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Fighting in Gedo region leaves 11 dead 27 Apr – Source: Shabelle/Kulmiye – 176 words Eleven people were slained and many more others sustained injuries in a battle between Somali soldiers backed by Kenyan military and al Shabaab in the south western Somali region of Gedo, officials said today. Local residents confirmed that the fighting started […]



April 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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Newly appointed Labour minister sworn-in 26 Apr – Source: Bar-kulan – 96 words Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, on Wednesday night at the speaker of the parliament’s office, Mogadishu, witnessed the swearing-in of the newly appointed Labour, Youth and Sports Minister Mohamoud Jirde Hussein. Congratulating the newly appointed cabinet member, Prime Minister Ali expressed confidence […]



April 26, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Fresh violence in Somalia kills at least 6 people‎ 26 Apr – Source: Shabelle – 161 words At least six people were killed and many others injured in a heavy fighting between Ethiopian troops along with fighters from the pro-government militia Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa and al Shabaab fighters in central Somalia, witnesses said on […]



April 26, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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AMISOM soldier accused of murdering colleague 25 Apr – Source: Daily Monitor – 246 words A Military Court yesterday remanded a junior soldier who allegedly murdered his colleague in the war-torn Somalia in February this year. Cpl. Samuel Katwesigye appeared before the General Court Martial (GCM) at Makindye chaired by Brig. Charles Angina for plea […]



April 25, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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AU troops deny reports of refusing to treat wounded Somali counterparts 25 Apr – Source: Jowhar Online – 287 words The Spokesman for AMISOM [African Union Mission in Somalia] troops, Lt. Colonel Paddy Ankunda, has denied reports that they have refused to offer treatment to wounded Transitional Federal Government of Somalia [TFG] soldiers at their […]



April 25, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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New AMISOM commander arrives in Mogadishu 24 Apr- Source: Radio Kulmiye- 158 words The spokesman of the African Union peacekeepers of AMISOM captain Paddy Ankunda says the arrival of the newly appointed commander Mr. Andrew Gutti is related to an initial orientation with the Somali government’s leadership. Andrew Gutti Is is related to start orientation […]



April 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

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Somali president speaks out against parliament infighting, draft constitution 24 Apr – Source: Hiiraan Online/Shabelle/ Bar-kulan – 165 words Somali president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, spoken out against the ongoing dispute within the country’s parliament, the firs statement since the MPs split into two opposing sides at the end of last year. “The current political dispute […]



April 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

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Uganda deploys additional 1,700 troops in volatile Somalia 23 Apr – Source: Xinhua – 200 words Uganda has deployed an additional 1,700 troops in volatile Somalia, bringing the total number of Ugandan peacekeepers in the Horn of African country to 8,000, a military spokesman said here on Monday. Col. Felix Kulayigye, spokesman of the Uganda […]