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Uganda To Pull Army Out Of Somalia And CAR

AFRICANGLOBE - Uganda is set to withdraw its troops from Somalia next year, ending a decade-long stay in the Horn of Africa country. The plan could worsen the security situation in the country that has been made ungovernable by terrorist groups, which have intensified attacks in the last few months.

SHAMEFUL: Africans Are Asking Their Enemies To Fund Their Army

AFRICANGLOBE - The African Union is reaching out to Gulf countries to support its peacekeeping missions, after the European Union reduced its annual $200 million funding by 20 per cent. The AU is also working with the United Nations Security Council to beg alternative funding for the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom).

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Suffer Dramatic New Losses

For the first time in four years, the terrorist group al-Shabaab is not the center of attention in Somalia. Since the fighters were ejected...

Al Shabaab Should be Charged With War Crimes

Kenyan Cabinet Minister Mutula Kilonzo says Al Shabaab commanders should be charged with war crimes by the International Criminal Court. Speaking at a UN conference...

African Union Troops Crush Al Shabaab in Afgoye

African Union and Somali government troops secured an aid corridor between Mogadishu and a former rebel stronghold close to the capital, the AU said,...

Somali and AU Forces March Toward Al Shabaab Stronghold

Somalia's Transitional Federal Government (TFG) troops alongside African Union forces successfully killed Al Shabaab agents while en route to Afgoye a town controlled by...

African Union Troops Launch Anti-Shebab Offensive

African Union troops backing Somali government forces say they have launched a carefully planned operation to bring security and stability to the people of...

Al-Shabaab’s Threat to Kenya

The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, released a message April 23 informing U.S. citizens in the country that it had received credible information regarding...

Al-Shabaab Targets Internally Displaced Persons

The international community yesterday called for respect of civilian life and humanitarian agencies in Mogadishu as Al-Shabaab mortar attacks continued in the Somali capital,...

U.S. Ponders Re-Arming Amisom Amid Al-Shabaab and Al-Qaeda Merger

The United States is considering additional assistance to the African Union military mission in Somalia (Amisom) in the wake of an announced merger between...

AU Troops Delivers Food and Supplies To IDP Camps in Mogadishu

The African Union Mission in Somalia has on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day handed over food and supplies to local officials for distribution to internally displaced persons in the famine-stricken Somali capital.

African Union to Meet Over Somalia

The African Union Commission will next week meet in Addis Ababa to examine the achievement of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the challenges ahead.