The authorities in Jubaland state dismissed claims that Ethiopian troops under the framework of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have taken over security in Kismayu from Kenyan forces.
At least six soldiers from East African country of Burundi, were killed in an attack near Somali capital Mogadishu, an official said.
On his first visit to Somaliland since taking office, the United Nations Secretary-General’s new Special Representative underlined the importance of dialogue in addressing the region’s challenges.
Hours after taking charge of U.S. Africa Command Friday, Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, was at work assessing the state of operations on the continent where he now leads military efforts.
Zarah Ali (not her real name) remembers how things changed for the better. “In 2014, I received a loan of 40 000 Djiboutian francs (US$ 250) that I used to develop and improve my garment business. I was also trained in business entrepreneurship