Somalia Preparing Offensive Against Militants - Officials
Government officials say the national arm and their AU allies are preparing a large-scale offensive against Al-Shabaab militants in retaliation for the truck bombing on October 14 that killed more than 300 people.
VOA, 27 October 2017
Somali government troops and their African Union allies are preparing a large-scale offensive against al-Shabab militants, according to multiple witnesses and government officials. Read more »
President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed Farmaajo and Turkey’s Health Minister Ahmet Demircan visited those injured in the massive Mogadishu attack.
Shabelle, 26 October 2017
Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre on Thursday met the injured victims of the recent Mogadishu blast who have been receiving treatment in a hospital in Ankara Read more »
Monitor, 26 October 2017
President Museveni has told United States officials that Uganda is ready to deploy 5,000 additional troops to bolster military operations of the African Union Mission for Somalia… Read more »
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has ended his visit to three East African countries. Ethiopia, Uganda and Djibouti have pledged military support as President Farmaajo ... Read more »