AFP | July 31, 2011
Armed men shot and killed a Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu on Sunday, officials and witnesses said, in the latest violence to hit Somalia’s war-ravaged capital.
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AMISOM troop surge pledged by Burundi and Uganda could make a difference in fight against Somali militants and ultimately, in the lives of civilians caught in the crossfire:
MOGADISHU, March 26 (Reuters)
by George Obulutsa; editing by Mark Heinrich
Uganda and Burundi said on Saturday they have committed 3,000 extra troops to the African Union mission in Somalia, bolstering the fight against insurgents. (more…)