07 Dec 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Kismayo, 7 December 2019 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has trained members of civil society organisations in Jubbaland State to address gender-based violence in society. The one-day training held in Kismayo on Wednesday was part of activities to mark the ongoing 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The 16 Days of A...

06 Dec 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 6 December 2019 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has concluded a two-day awareness workshop on the dangers of recruitment and use of children in armed conflict. The event held in Kismayo was attended by representatives from the civil societies and officials from Jubaland State responsible for child protection. Participa...

05 Dec 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 5 December 2019 – Twenty-two AMISOM Police officers on Wednesday completed a three-day long training on Gender and Human Rights Protection. Training, mentoring and giving advice to the Somali Police officers forms an integral part of the AMISOM Police mandate, and the just-completed gender, human rights and child protection workshop wi...

04 Dec 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia MOGADISHU, 04 DECEMBER 2019 – Mogadishu is coming to life, again. These days, Mogadishu’s beautiful beaches are a hive of activity. Nestled in northern Mogadishu, the popular hangout spot, Liido Beach, is surrounded by beautiful beach hotels and restaurants, which are a favourite weekend getaway for many local residents who go there to relax and ...

04 Dec 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 04 December—Seventeen police officers from Uganda have completed their one-year tour of duty, where they served under the police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). AMISOM Police Commissioner Augustine Magnus Kailie on Sunday presided over the send-off medal parade in Mogadishu, and paid glowing tribute to the o...

29 Nov 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 29 November – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Sunday reiterated its commitment to ensuring that Somalia holds peaceful parliamentary and presidential elections in 2020/2021 at a public awareness forum in Mogadishu. AMISOM Police Commissioner, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Augustine Magnus Kailie told mem...

29 Nov 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 29 November 2019—The Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Ambassador Francisco Madeira, has pledged to work closely with the new Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Banadir Region, Omar Mohamud Mohamed, to ensure the mayor’s vision of a more secure and peaceful Mogadishu is realized. Mayor Mohamud Mohamed assumed offi...

28 Nov 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu 28 November–The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Tuesday conducted an awareness training for Somalia National Army (SNA) personnel in Kismayo, the administrative capital of Jubbaland State, to educate soldiers on human rights as well as mainstreaming gender into their operations. The training was attended by over 60 SNA sold...

26 Nov 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia AMISOM’s Senior Policy Officer conducted a three days awareness raising and sensitization programme with the Military and Police Components in Baidoa (AMISOM’s Sector III) on relevant procedures for environmental protection and management across AMISOM’s Area of Responsibility (AoR). The three days programme was centred on familiarising the milit...

26 Nov 2019

AMISOM - African Union Mission in Somalia Mogadishu, 26 November—Officers of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Government of Somalia have been told that use of strategic communication tools is vital if they are to win the hearts and minds of the people they serve. The Deputy Special Representative of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Soma...