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AU’s peacekeeping force in Somalia says investigating civilian deaths

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The African Union's peacekeeping mission in Somalia said it had started investigating reports that civilians were killed during a gunfight between its troops and...

Blast hits bus carrying soccer team in Somalia’s Kismayo, 5 dead...

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An explosive planted on a bus carrying soccer players in Somalia's port city of Kismayo killed at least five players, a police officer said...

US military carries out second strike in Somalia this week

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The US military said it carried out an airstrike on Friday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, in the second such action this week. The...

US military carries out first air strike in Somalia under Biden

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The United States on Tuesday carried out an air strike against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, the first strike in the country since President...

US provides Puma APCs to Somalia

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The United States has handed over six Puma M36 Mk 6 armoured personnel carriers to the Somali Defence Forces to bolster its efforts in...

Somalia to hold indirect election on 10 October, Prime Minister says

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Somalia will indirectly pick a new president on 10 October, the prime minister said on Tuesday, potentially easing a political crisis brought on by...

At least 30 killed in al Shabaab attack in Somalia –...

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An estimated 30 people died on Sunday when Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab group launched an attack in a town in the country's semi-autonomous state...

At least 15 killed in Somalia suicide bombing claimed by militants

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At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing in the Somali capital that targeted recruits who were lined up outside...

At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at army camp in...

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At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing as recruits lined up outside an army camp in the Somali capital...

ISS: Somaliland’s election boosted its theoretical case for recognition

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The obstacles to actual recognition still seem insurmountable – unless Somalia relents and regional bodies give their blessing. Somaliland is increasing its push to win...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...