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Jubbaland Police Officers complete Traffic Management Training

The 12-day training at Kismayo Central Police Station, organized by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), was designed to improve safety and order on Jubbaland’s public roads

Twenty-Five Jubbaland police officers have undergone training to hone their skills in traffic management, road traffic rules and regulations, road accident investigations and public order management. The 12-day training at Kismayo Central Police Station, organized by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), was designed to improve safety and order…

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) hands over Out-Patient Department (OPD) near Halane to the govt of Somalia

Also handed over to the Somali authorities were a security administration office block, guard towers, two 50 KVA power generators, metal detectors and keys to the community’s main gate

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has handed over the security responsibilities of a community near the Halane basecamp back to the Federal Government of Somalia. The handover is part of the Somalia Transition Plan, which is a gradual transfer of security responsibilities from AMISOM to the Somali security…

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25 Police Officers receive African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Induction Training

Zambia, Uganda, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Sierra Leone are the six Police Contributing Countries (PCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) concluded a weeklong induction training for 25 newly deployed Individual Police Officers (IPOs) from Ghana, Zambia, Uganda and Sierra Leone. The officers will be in Somalia for one year. The induction training is designed to familiarize the officers on Human Rights, Improvised Explosive…

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Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism Staff receive Specialized Training in Kenya

The training was organized by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to equip the senior management team from the ministry with skills that the country needs

Fourteen directors and senior officials of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia on Saturday, March 14, returned to Mogadishu following a week of intensive strategic communications and public management training in Nairobi, Kenya. The training was organized by the African Union Mission in…

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Somalia marks International Women’s Day

Hundreds of women, youth, elders, politicians attended the day’s celebrations in the cities of Baidoa, Beletweyne, Dhobley, Jowhar, Kismayo, and Mogadishu

Women across Somalia on Sunday joined the rest of the world to mark the International Women’s Day, during which they highlighted the role of women in the advancement of peace and stability in Africa. Hundreds of women, youth, elders, politicians attended the day’s celebrations in the cities of Baidoa, Beletweyne,…

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African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Sector II command hands over to new contingent

A ceremony to mark the command handover took place at the AMISOM Sector II Headquarters in Dhobley, which is under the responsibility of the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF)

The outgoing commander of the AMISOM Kenyan contingent, Brig. Dickson Rutto has officially handed over office to the incoming commander, Brigadier Paul Njema. A ceremony to mark the command handover took place at the AMISOM Sector II Headquarters in Dhobley, which is under the responsibility of the Kenyan Defence Forces…

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School revives dreams, reignites hope for Mogadishu neighbourhood

The school was built by the African Union in Somalia, AMISOM in 2013. The ten classroom facility has a total of 460 pupils – 174 of them are girls

When a stray bullet hit his uncle, the desperate search for a hospital in Somalia that could quickly operate on him to save his life had the entire family anxious. That was to birth Ali Abas’ dream to study medicine and become a doctor. Ali is currently a Class Seven…

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Newly deployed African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) police officers inducted into the mission

The seven-day course also acquainted the officers with the AMISOM mandate, concept of operations, Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) awareness, gender awareness and code of conduct

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has completed an induction course into the mission for 22 AMISOM Police Officers from Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda as part of a mandatory training to help them understand Somali culture and operating environment. The seven-day course also acquainted the officers with the…

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300 Somali Police Force (SPF) officers begin special tactics training

The Federal Government of Somalia has embarked on a drive to revive the Darwish special police unit by extensive recruitment and refresher training throughout 2020

About three hundred (300) Somali police officers are undergoing specialized training at the General Kahiye Police Training Academy in Mogadishu, Somalia, after which they will form part of the Federal Darwish Police—a special tactics unit of the police. “At the end of this training, our police special forces including the…