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Somali security forces, AMISOM troops in joint civil-military coordination training

Beletweyne(SONNA) The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has conducted a workshop to improve working relations with humanitarian actors, Somali security forces and the civilian population.The four-day training took place in Beletweyne, Hirshabel…

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UNSOS hands over 400-bed facility to AMISOM

The United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) on Thursday handed over a 400-bed facility to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to be used as a Transit Camp for both military and police personnel prior to their deployment into the sect…

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Iranian Student Denied Re-Entry to US

An Iranian student returning to university in Boston was denied entry to the United States and sent out of the country, immigration lawyers said.Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein, a 24-year-old undergraduate student at Northeastern University, arrived o…

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300 SPF officers begin special tactics training

Mogadishu(SONNA)-About three hundred (300) Somali police officers are undergoing specialized training at the General Kahiye Police Training Academy in Mogadishu, Somalia, after which they will form part of the Federal Darwish Police�a special tactics u…

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Cholera situation in Somalia, November 2019

In November 2019, a total of 326 suspected cholera cases and two related deaths with CFR 0.61%, was reported from Banadir region. From December 2017 to November 2019, a total of 9,238 suspected cholera cases including 48 related deaths (CFR: 0.52 %) w…

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab gunmen attack Mogadishu hotel

MOGADISHU, Somali security forces were trying to dislodge a group of jihadist fighters who stormed a hotel in the capital Mogadishu popular with politicians and army officers, police said.The attack began at around 7 pm, when a gun battle broke out bet…

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SONNA Editor : 2019 Media Exchange in China was very useful

Mogadishu(SONNA)-English Service Editor of the Somali National News Agency, Mohamed Osman Abdi was on Wednesday honored to deliver speech on behalf of 34 African Journalists at closing a ceremony in Beijing, China after completing 10 months Media Exch…

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Somalia Rainfall Forecast and Shabelle Flood Update – Issued: 11 December 2019

The cumulative rainfall forecast for the next three and seven days (Map 1 and 2) indicates light to moderate rainfall in parts of southern regions and within the Ethiopian highlands.River levels along the Shabelle continued to rise and are currently ve…

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Somalia: Tropical storm Pawan – Snapshot (As of 11 December 2019)

Tropical storm Pawan made landfall on 6 December, bringing moderate to heavy rainfall, strong winds and flash floods to parts of Bari and Nugaal regions of Puntland. The authorities estimate that 5,400 households (32,400 people) have lost livelihoods; …

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Hundreds of people affected by floods in Afgooye district, Lower Shabelle Region

Heavy rains in last 5 days in Afgooye district have caused flooding across a large swath of AFGOI district has left more than 1500 People there have left their homes and have gone to seek for shelter, food, and other basic essential life needs And It c…