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MISOM takes precautionary measures to minimize the risk of Ebola transmission by AU troops in Somalia

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Listen Mogadishu, 2 August 2014-The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) continues to closely monitor the ongoing epidemic of the Ebola virus disease that has spread throughout Guinea and beyond the nation’s borders in West Africa. The outbreak, which began in Guinea in February 2014, has spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. AMISOM is […]

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Ebola moving faster than control efforts

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Listen An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea’s capital. Dr. Margaret Chan, the WHO’s director-general, said the meeting in Conakry ”must be […]

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UN Special Representative for Somalia deeply concerned by murder of Somali MPs

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Listen The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG) Nicholas Kay has condemned the murder of Sheikh Aden Madeer a Member of the Somali Federal Parliament and expressed his concern over the continued attacks on MPs. Mr. Madeer was killed in Mogadishu. He served as Chairperson of the Finance Committee of the Federal […]

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Somalia’s police boss called ‘war criminal’ in Canada

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Listen Mogadishu’s new police commissioner was once wanted in Canada as a “war criminal” after a refugee and immigration board concluded he was “responsible for the ruthless torture of prisoners” while serving with Somalia’s police force during the 1980s. Mohammed Hassan Ismail Farah fled Somalia as the Siad Barre government collapsed in 1991, living for […]

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The Acting AU Special Representative strongly condemns the assassination of a Somali Member of Parliament

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Listen The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Lydia Wanyoto Mutende, has condemned the killing yesterday of Sheick Aden Madeer, a Member of the Federal Parliament of Somalia. Honorable Mutende said that the continuous assassination of MPs is heinous and inhuman attempt of undermining legislative progress in the country. […]

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