Ugandan officer killed, 6 injured by roadside bomb in Somalia
  • Author: Reuters
  • Date: 2024-07-08 18:35:23

Ugandan officer killed, 6 injured by roadside bomb in Somalia

Uganda has about 5,000 troops serving in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) peacekeeping mission.

AU council endorses Somalia request for slowed withdrawal of ATMIS troops
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-06-22 10:16:15

AU council endorses Somalia request for slowed withdrawal of ATMIS troops

The council expressed concerns that the full implementation of phase three drawdown could lead to capability gaps that may have significant implications for the security of Somalia and the wider region.

Ethiopian troops should remain in Somalia, Jubaland and South West states say
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-06-05 15:14:13

Ethiopian troops should remain in Somalia, Jubaland and South West states say

The two states declared their positions after Hussein Sheikh Ali, the National Security Adviser to Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, said the government expected all Ethiopian troops to withdraw by the end of the year.

Post-ATMIS: Somalia to expel Ethiopian troops by December 2024
  • Author: Hanifa Adan
  • Date: 2024-06-02 13:34:29

Post-ATMIS: Somalia to expel Ethiopian troops by December 2024

Ethiopian forces will not be included in the African Union-led contingent set to operate in Somalia once the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) concludes.

Somali President, US Secretary of State discuss post-ATMIS security plans
  • Author: Hanifa Adan
  • Date: 2024-06-02 12:45:46

Somali President, US Secretary of State discuss post-ATMIS security plans

The talks centred on the ongoing fight against terrorist groups and the Somali government's strategic plans following the drawdown of the ATMIS forces.

Four million children affected by conflict, climate crisis in Somalia - UN expert
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-05-12 13:03:13

Four million children affected by conflict, climate crisis in Somalia - UN expert

Isha noted that some of the most important issues that children and other vulnerable people are facing include forced evictions, as well as inadequate clearance of mines and hazardous materials in liberated areas.

Somalia assures commitment to stability, economic growth as G7 praises key progress
  • Author: Hanifa Adan
  • Date: 2024-04-20 08:27:26

Somalia assures commitment to stability, economic growth as G7 praises key progress

The G7 commended Somalia on its progress in the institutional, macroeconomic and security sectors.

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