Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Reuters
June 18 2010

KAMPALA (Reuters) – The Ugandan government will compensate about 10,000 people in the country’s northern region, who were maimed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels over two decades, ahead of elections next year. (more…)

Read Full Post »

Source: IRIN

NAIROBI – Locals told IRIN fresh fighting between pro-government Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a – a traditional Sufi movement – and Al-Shabab broke out in Galgadud region on 3 June and continued for two days. (more…)

Read Full Post »

03 Jun 2010 11:25:06 GMT

Source: Reuters
By Ibrahim Mohamed

MOGADISHU – Fighting in the north of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu killed at least 11 people on Thursday as government troops and Islamist fighters battled for control of the area, an ambulance official said. (more…)

Read Full Post »

By Abdi Guled and Abdi Sheikh

MOGADISHU, June 2 (Reuters) – Fighting in two central Somali towns left least 24 people dead and 50 wounded as rebels clashed with a pro-government militia, a rights group said on Wednesday. (more…)

Read Full Post »

October 28, 2009 (CNN) — Somalia’s president escaped an opportunistic attack by Islamic militants Wednesday as deadly fighting erupted in the center of Mogadishu, officials said.

Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed was returning from a trip to Yemen when insurgents began firing mortars, resulted in a clash with African Union peacekeepers, the president’s director of communications told CNN.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

MOGADISHU, Somalia Oct 26 (Garowe Online) – At least 5 people were killed in shelling in the Somali capital Mogadishu, as a new military court was opened to address military cases, Radio Garowe reports.

According to witnesses, the shelling started Sunday afternoon following insurgent mortars launched at the bases of Somali government forces and African Union peacekeepers (AMISOM), who responded by shelling the launching areas.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

MOGADISHU Oct 22 (Reuters) – Artillery battles between Islamist insurgents, Somali government forces and African Union (AU) peacekeepers killed at least 30 people in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, residents and medical workers said.

Witnesses said the rebels launched volleys of mortar bombs at the heavily guarded international airport as President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed left for a summit in Uganda, prompting AU soldiers there to respond with artillery fire. Ahmed was not hurt, but medical sources and residents said at least 30 people were killed and scores more injured in one of the heaviest exchanges to rock the lawless city for weeks.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »