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Residents of Mogadishu and surrounding areas meet for peacebuilding dialogue

At the training was elder Mohamed Sheikh Mohamed Abdirahman, who urged that as many people as possible are trained in peace building initiatives and reconciliation

A peacebuilding and conflict resolution dialogue opened in Mogadishu yesterday with the aim of fostering cohesion and stability between local communities in Mogadishu and the surrounding regions, notably Afgoye, Warsheikh and Bal’ad districts. Focusing on conflict dynamics, conflict resolution mechanisms, the psychology of peace, managing intra-state conflict, negotiations in peace…

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Southwest State police trained on tackling gender-based violence

The training focused on children rights, aspects of child protection and how to handle children who come into conflict with the law, among other issues

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has concluded a training for 30 police officers from the Southwest State of Somalia, to enable them to effectively enforce laws that protect women and girls from sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), and stem the crime. Organized by the AMISOM police component, the…

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Hundreds of households in Jowhar receive assistance following recent floods

Sourced by AMISOM, the funds for the purchase of the donated items came from the government of India

Hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in Jowhar in the Middle Shabelle region of Somalia, have received relief items including food and non-food items to help them in the aftermath of heavy rains that washed away homes and destroyed crops and livestock. In the recent weeks, persistent heavy rains…

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Chairperson of the African Union Commission calls for the Resolution of the Somali Electoral Impasse

The Chairperson stresses that the stability of Somalia is at stake and calls on all Somali stakeholders to put national interest first

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat continues to closely monitor the developments in Somalia. The Chairperson calls on the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, the Federal member state leaders and the entire Somali national leadership, to work constructively together to…

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Coronavirus - Somalia: African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) donates medical supplies to HirShabelle State

Officers from the Burundi National Defense Forces (BNDF) handed over cartons of the medical supplies to HirShabelle authorities

Burundian soldiers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday donated medical supplies to HirShabelle state, to help improve access to medical care by local communities and mitigate hardships brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Officers from the Burundi National Defense Forces (BNDF) handed over cartons of…

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Coronavirus - Somalia: African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) supports Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) with Personal Protective Equipment against Coronavirus

The items distributed by AMISOM were donated by the Italian National Support Element’s Civil-Military Cooperation Cell (CIMIC) through funds provided by Italian NGO, CARITAS

As part of efforts to support communities in its Areas of Responsibility, AoR, in the fight against COVID-19, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), on Friday presented a range of personal protection and hygiene supplies to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and vulnerable civilians in the Banadir region. The…

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Coronavirus - Somalia: Joint Statement on COVID-19

The virus requires unity not only within countries but between neighbours and the region

Somalia’s international partners* express their solidarity with the Somali people and government at all levels in facing the global pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19). They commend the Somali authorities for the measures they have taken to date to contain the spread of the virus, including awareness raising, quarantine measures, and…

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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…