Japan contributes to Explosive Hazard Management in Somalia

UNMAS, The Embassy of Japan to Kenya Explosive hazards continue to have a detrimental impact on peacebuilding and state building in Somalia. Over the past years, extremist groups have used improvised explosive devices (IED) as their preferred weapon against the Read More …

Siege ends after wave of deadly car bombings rocks Somali capital – security sources

A nearly day-long standoff between Islamic militants and security forces in Somalia ended on Friday after three deadly car bomb explosions killed at least 30 people in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Thursday night, security sources said. Armed militants Read More …

Founder of Somalian Human Rights Journalists (HRJ) injured in targeted bomb attack

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) denounces an attempt by hooligans on the life of Somali journalist and Chairman of rights-based NGO, Human Rights Journalists (HRJ) in Somalia. According to a local media report, Ismail Sheikh Khalifa is seriously injured Read More …

Tripple Explosion, Heavy Gunfire In Mogadishu Somalia, Near CID Headquarters

Tension is high in Somalia’s Mogadishu after three bomb explosions were reported with heavy gunfire near the CID headquarters, at Sahafi Hotel. Reports from online sources indicate that militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for Friday’s triple bombing in Mogadishu. Read More …

AMISOM, Partners Meet To Devise Strategies on Countering Potent Threat From IEDs

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and key international partners have concluded a meeting in Mogadishu, convened to devise ways of reducing the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Somalia. The meeting, a follow-up to a similar Read More …

AMISOM and UNMAS pledge to work together to counter the threat of IEDs in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) have pledged to strengthen their collaboration to effectively counter the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) to the country’s stability. The pledge was made Read More …