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War in Somalia

Summary

Conflict between Ethiopia-backed provisional government and Union of Islamic Courts
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Stats:

Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 114.2 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 5
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Global Statistics : 1,100,000 IDPs
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged
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somalilandpress.com Somalia: Somali Police Force Basic Recruit Curriculum Validation Workshop organized in Mogadishu 01/24
sudantribune.com Sudan's RSF arrests 64 illegal migrants near Libyan border 01/24
allafrica.com What President Trump's Policies Mean for Somalia and Security in Greater East Africa 01/24
voanews.com Mind-Body Wellness Program Helps Trauma Survivors in Somalia 01/24
voanews.com WFP Makes Drastic Cuts to Food Aid Across Africa 01/24
voanews.com African Leaders to Choose New AU Chair at Busy Summit 01/24
businessdailyafrica.com US greenlights Sh43.5bn arms deal to Kenya to boost terror fight 01/24
nation.co.ke Trump's administration approves sh43.5 bn arms deal to KDF 01/24
allafrica.com Galmudug VP Meets Int'l Aid Agencies Amid Famine 01/24
allafrica.com Afgoye Deputy DC Alarms Over Rise of Shabaab Raids 01/24
theeastafrican.co.ke US gives nod for $418m military aircraft sale to Kenya 01/24
allafrica.com KDF, Foreign Forces Take Badhadhe From Al Shabaab 01/24
dailynews.lk Chinese warships tour Gulf Arab states for first time since 2010 01/24
monitor.co.ug Danish man jailed 12 years for narcotics 01/24
voanews.com Explosion Kills 7 Somali Policemen Just West of Mogadishu 01/24
kbctv.co.ke Roadside bomb kills at least 4 troops in Somalia town 01/24
somalilandpress.com Africa House holds workshop Linking up Startups,... 01/24
nation.co.ke Police reservist killed in Mandera Shabaab attack - VIDEO 01/23
allafrica.com Africa: African Press Review 23 January 2017 01/23
allafrica.com Kenyan Police Officer Killed in Mandera Al-Shabaab Attack 01/23
voanews.com CAR Becomes Most Dangerous Spot for Aid Workers 01/23
allafrica.com Burundi: UN Says Delayed Peacekeeper Salaries Soon to Be Paid 01/23
allafrica.com Kenya: Police Reservist Killed in Mandera Al-Shabaab Attack 01/23
allafrica.com Somalia's Upper House Senate Picks New Speaker 01/23
allafrica.com Somali Candidate Applauds New Senate Leadership 01/23
sabanews.net Aggression targets Souk al-Aqeq in Sa'ada, kills two, injures five 01/23
voanews.com Mind-body Wellness Helps Trauma Survivors in Somalia 01/23
sudantribune.com Businesses close as South Sudan’s economic crisis worsens 01/23
monitor.co.ug US government to continue HIV/AIDS, Security support to Africa 01/22
voanews.com Turkish President Targets Cleric's Schools on Africa Visit 01/22
voanews.com Somalia Upper House Elects New Speaker 01/22
allafrica.com Kenya: Kenyatta's Hopes for Relations With Trump's U.S. 01/22
allafrica.com Africa: The Problem With Photojournalism and Africa 01/21
allafrica.com Herders Hard Hit As Drought Strikes 01/21
theeastafrican.co.ke Sanctions lifted, but is Sudan out of the woods? 01/21
theeastafrican.co.ke What President Trump’s policies mean for Somalia and security in greater East Africa 01/21
theeastafrican.co.ke Burundi troops to remain in Somalia, payments resume 01/21
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:WorldRemit founder: 'I lost my job to uncover UN fraud 01/21
dailytimes.com.pk Is terrorism a real problem for the world? 01/21
voanews.com Police Commander Killed in Attack in Somalia's Middle Shebelle Region 01/21
somalilandpress.com Somaliland:Mercy Corps moves to enhance teachers skills 01/21
stripes.com Former head of southern fleet appointed to lead China's navy 01/21
allafrica.com Africa: Counterterrorism Efforts Dominated Africa Policy During Obama Years 01/20
allafrica.com Amisom, Somali Forces Killed 92 Civilians in Last Four Months - UN 01/20
aljazeera.com UN chief: Thousands of children fighting in Somalia 01/20
allafrica.com Ethiopian Amisom Troops Donate Food to Needy Gobwein Residents 01/20
africa-newsroom.com Press Statement on the Drought Appeal 01/20
theeastafrican.co.ke Burundi drops threat to quit peacekeeping in Somalia 01/20
appablog.wordpress.com Press Statement on the Drought Appeal 01/20
theeastafrican.co.ke Somali herders hard hit as drought strikes 01/20
theeastafrican.co.ke Security checks at Wajir airport for Mogadishu-Nairobi flights to stay 01/20
globalsecurity.org US drone strikes killed 117 civilians during Obama's presidency: Report 01/20
allafrica.com President Appeals for Assistance as Drought Worsens 01/20
allafrica.com Executed Uganda Soldier Sends Last Message to Uhuru Kenyatta Warning of Execution of 2 KDF Pows 01/19
allafrica.com Ethiopia Think Thank Warns a Darood Presidency May Lead to Anarchy 01/19
voanews.com Counterterrorism Efforts Dominated Africa Policy During Obama Years 01/19
allafrica.com 260 Civilians Killed in Somalia Conflict Involving AMISOM, SNA and Al-Shabaab, UN Report Says 01/19
allafrica.com SNA, AMISON Killed 92 Civilians in Last 4 Months - UN 01/19
allafrica.com "I Am Not Broke. I Will Be the Next President" Sheikh Shariff Says As He Returns to Somalia to Face Elections 01/19
allafrica.com AU Pays Tribute to Burundian Soldiers Killed in Somalia 01/19
interactive.aljazeera.com What has each US president left for their successor? 01/19
voanews.com AFCON Soccer Fever Sweeps South Africa 01/19
monitor.co.ug Gen Katumba warns over Burundi exit from Somalia 01/19
af.reuters.com Somali gang rape video sparks call for justice, not fine of camels 01/19
economist.com A boom in qat in Ethiopia and Kenya 01/19
economist.com One Zuma to another Zuma? 01/19
voanews.com Somali President Appeals for Assistance as Drought Worsens 01/19
monitor.co.ug UPDF vows retaliation for al-Shabaab killing of captured Ugandan soldier 01/19
allafrica.com Senior AU Official Begins Visit in Burundi 01/19
allafrica.com Uhuru Says Al Shabaab Defeated in Somalia Battle 01/19
stripes.com UN alarmed that most of al-Shabab's force in Somalia are kids 01/19
nzherald.co.nz UN alarm that most of al-Shabab's force in Somalia are kids 01/19
globalsecurity.org Yemen: Ongoing humanitarian crisis adding to migrants woes, says UN migration agency 01/18
allafrica.com Africa: 'Wait and See' No Longer an Option for Disaster Response - IFRC Chief 01/18
allafrica.com Kenya Sees Progress in Counter-Terrorism Amid Reduced Attacks 01/18
allafrica.com Africa: Popular British TV Drama to Feature Female Genital Mutilation Plotline 01/18
allafrica.com Security Forces, Amisom Killed 92 Civilians in Last Four Months of 2016 - UN 01/18
allafrica.com East Africa: Al-Shabaab Executes Ugandan Soldier in Somalia 01/18
allafrica.com Somalia Seeks U.S.$864 Million in Humanitarian Aid As 3 Million People Face Biting Drought 01/18
af.reuters.com Ugandan soldier executed by Somalia's al Shabaab militants -video 01/18
allafrica.com New Drought Strikes Millions in Ethiopia, Still Reeling From El Nino 01/18
allafrica.com Early Action the Only Way to Avert Another Catastrophe, Says Senior UN Relief Official 01/18
aljazeera.com The problem with photojournalism and Africa 01/18
allafrica.com Somalia: SNA, AMISOM Forces Drive Al Shabaab Out of Town 01/18
telegraph.co.uk Istanbul NYE attacker was directed by Isil commander who changed target at last minute 01/18
af.reuters.com Ugandan soldier executed by Somalia's al Shabaab militants -video 01/18
af.reuters.com Ugandan soldier executed by Somalia's al Shabaab militants -video 01/18
foxnews.com Video posted of sexual assault sparks outrage in Somalia 01/18
af.reuters.com Ugandan soldier executed by Somalia's al Shabaab militants -video 01/18
allafrica.com Somali Girl Arrested Over Istanbul Nightclub Attack 01/18
allafrica.com Updated - 3 Dead, 4 Injured in Adado Fighting 01/18
allafrica.com UN Warns Millions of Somalis Are At Risk of Famine 01/18
allafrica.com AMISOM Regrets Tragic Road Incident in Somalia 01/18
allafrica.com UN Warns of Famine Risk in Somalia Amid Worsening Drought 01/18
scmp.com ‘An order came from Raqqa’: suspect in Istanbul nightclub attack claims he received orders from Islamic State 01/18
theeastafrican.co.ke What is at stake as Somalia votes for new president 01/18
theeastafrican.co.ke Amisom, Somali forces killed 92 civilians in last four months -UN 01/18
telegraph.co.uk Refugees tortured and raped in squalid desert camps, arrest of Somali 'sadist' reveals 01/18
allafrica.com Burundi Soon Withdrawing its Troops From Somalia... 01/17
khaleejtimes.com Watch: Moment when Istanbul attacker was arrested 01/17