16 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Dhobley, 13 October 2019 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has conducted an awareness training for its military personnel in Dhobley, southern Somalia, to protect civilians against conflict-related sexual violence and mainstream gender into their operations. The three-day training organised by the AMISOM Force Headquarters Gender Of...

15 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia A five-day training programme on human rights and child protection for Somali security forces commenced in Mogadishu on Monday, October 13. The training is organized by AMISOM with the support of the Romeo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiatives (RDCSI) and is aimed at enhancing compliance with International Human Rights Law. At the opening, the Depu...

13 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu — This afternoon at about 13:15hrs, al-Shabaab fired several mortar bombs into the Halane base camp, which houses AMISOM, UN and other international agencies committed to serving the people of Somalia. Three AMISOM staff were slightly injured and have received treatment. The situation has since been contained. Necessary precautionary me...

11 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Dhobley, 11 October 2019 – As Somalia recovers from decades of civil war, there is a need to create opportunities that enable women to participate meaningfully in economic development through income generation activities. Female soldiers from the Kenyan contingent under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) were in unison when they donate...

11 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 10 October 2019 – As Uganda marked 57 years of independence, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has recognised the country’s contribution to ensuring peace and security on the continent. The Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia, Simon Mulongo, on Wednesday offic...

08 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 08 October—A cross section of Somali women met on Monday in Mogadishu to kick start a process towards the development of a National Action Plan (NAP) to strengthen their participation in peacebuilding and socio-economic progress in the stabilization and rebuilding efforts for Somalia. Representing women in politics, civil society and s...

07 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 07 October—A five-day conference to guide activities and operations of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) from 2019 to 2021 has concluded in Mogadishu, with new agreements reached upon to guide the activities of the mission. One of the key outcomes of the conference, which was attended by senior AMISOM and the United Nations...

07 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 07 October—The main road linking the towns of Dhobley and Tabta in the Lower Jubba region of Somalia is set to receive a major facelift, following the launch of road rehabilitation works by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Somali National Army (SNA). The joint renovation works by AMISOM Kenyan troops based in Dhobl...

07 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 07 October—The Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Lieutenant General Tigabu Yilma on Saturday visited Baidoa, the headquarters of troops from Ethiopia, where he was briefed on the overall security situation and progress being made in implementing the Concept of Operations and the Somali Transition Plan. L...

03 Oct 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 03 October—The Somalia Partnership Forum ended in Mogadishu on Wednesday with an agreement by the Federal Government of Somalia and its partners to work together to address the challenges that still daunt Somalia, including the need to generate jobs and economic growth, continue with the fight against Al Shabaab, respond to humanitaria...