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AMISOM, SNA military commanders meet over transition to new mission

Effective April 1, AMISOM, which has operated in Somalia since 2007, will be replaced by a new mission to be called the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS)

Top African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Federal Government of Somalia officials are meeting in Mogadishu over the next five days to discuss modalities ahead of the new AU peace support operation in Somalia. Effective April 1, AMISOM, which has operated in Somalia since 2007, will be replaced by…

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On International Women’s Day, AMISOM celebrates Role of Female Peacekeepers

This year’s International Women’s Day was observed under the theme: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Tuesday celebrated International Women’s Day by paying special tribute to the role of female peacekeepers for their contribution towards a peaceful, safe and secure Somalia.  This year’s International Women’s Day was observed under the theme: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.”…

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Top AU official optimistic about new Somalia peacekeeping mission

The AU and the Federal Government of Somalia have adopted a roadmap to replace the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) with a new mission to be called the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS)

Following three days of high-level engagements with government officials, civil society members and Somalia’s international partners, the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security has said that the new AU mission will focus on stabilization and state building processes but with a clear end goal in sight.…

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Somali security officers undergo intelligence training to secure elections

The training was attended by 120 officers who work on the Joint Operations and Centres (JOCs) and Women’s Situation Desks in Mogadishu and the federal member states

Over 100 Somali security officers have undergone a five-day Intelligence Data Management and Reporting training to equip them with skills to secure the ongoing electoral process. The training, which ended in Mogadishu on Friday, was attended by 120 officers who work on the Joint Operations and Centres (JOCs) and Women’s…

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Djiboutian Troops under AMISOM receive AU Service Medals

The Djiboutian troops from the seventh battalion on Tuesday received service medals at the end of two and a half years of service with the Mission

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has hailed Djiboutian troops for contributing to efforts to restore peace and security in Somalia. The Djiboutian troops from the seventh battalion on Tuesday received service medals at the end of two and a half years of service with the Mission. Djibouti is…

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Uganda Police personnel honoured for service in Somalia

A ceremony to award the medals took place in Mogadishu on Sunday, witnessed by AMISOM Police leadership

The African Union Mission (AMISOM) has awarded medals to a contingent of Uganda Formed Police Unit (FPU) personnel to recognise their contribution to peace and security in Somalia. The 160 police personnel from the Uganda FPU 9th contingent are set to return home after completing one year and three months…

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Ugandan troops in Somalia celebrate ‘Tarehe Sita’

‘Tarehe Sita,’ is marked every 6th of February to remember the day the National Resistance Army (NRA) launched an armed struggle to end misrule in Uganda

Ugandan troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have carried out a community sanitation exercise and administered COVID-19 booster jabs to local communities as part of a series of activities to commemorate their Armed Forces’ Day.  The day, also known as ‘Tarehe Sita,’ is marked every 6th of February…

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AMISOM and partners conclude asset management training for Somali Police Force

AMISOM Police Commissioner, AIGP Kailie, noted that the training was important to developing a Database and accounting for assets within the SPF

A weeklong training for officers of the Somali Police Force (SPF), to develop and enhance effective and efficient control and management skills for all the police assets, has concluded in Mogadishu. The asset management technical training, organised by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and funded by the Joint…

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African Union, Federal Government of Somalia and partners start second phase of technical discussions on new AU mission in Somalia

The proposed mission, as agreed between the key stakeholders will focus on implementing the priorities of the Somalia Transition Plan (STP)

Officials of the African Union Commission, the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and international partners are meeting in Mogadishu, Somalia, to discuss the mandate, composition, size, structure, and the Concept of Operations (CONOPs) of a proposed new AU mission in Somalia – the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS),…

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AMISOM and Somali police secure elections in South West State

AMISOM Police Coordinator in South West State, Superintendent of Police (SP) Agbodeka Simon, congratulated the joint forces for their close collaboration

The Somali Police Force (SPF) in close collaboration with the police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have secured the election of eight Members of Parliament, including the youngest, 25-year-old Mohamed Abdi Mohamed, in the ongoing parliamentary elections in South West State of Somalia. The SPF and…