AMISOM probes killing of civilians by its soldiers
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Friday it had launched a probe into the circumstances of a shooting by its soldiers that killed a driver and injured two others in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday evening.
uesday was yet another bittersweet day for journalists in Somalia. The National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) released Abdi Adan Guled, the editor of Xog-Ogaal, one of the country’s oldest newspapers.
Int’l partners welcome the successful conclusion of HirShabelle
The United Nations, African Union Mission in Somalia, European Union (EU), Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom welcomed the successful conclusion of the state-formation process for the newly-formed HirShabelle Administration and congratulated President Ali Abdullahi Osoble and Vice President Ali Abdullahi Hussein as they take up their heavy responsibilities.
Pentonville knife killing prompts call for inquiry into state of UK jails
Calls for an inquiry into the state of jails in England and Wales have intensified after a prisoner died and two others were injured in a stabbing. Jamal Mahmoud, a 21-year-old of Somali descent who had just become a father, was killed in the attack at HMP Pentonville on Tuesday and his family have hit out at the prison for “neglecting him”.