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Raging Storm Lali Claims 7 Children in Southern Somalia: Rescuers Save 2, 4 Still Missing

In Merca, Somalia, seven children were swept into the sea during a storm, leaving four missing and two critically injured. The kids were having a fun day at the beach when strong waves dragged them away, as explained by Abdalla Bashir Abdi, a local elder. Two of the children are siblings. The National Disaster Management Authority of Somalia issued a warning about a powerful storm named Lali affecting the southern coastal areas. Mohamud Macallin, the agency's chairman, highlighted the challenges they face due to limited…

Over 100 Migrants Liberated from Captivity in Southern Libya, Official Reports

The North African nation of Libya serves as a crucial passage for migrants attempting to reach Europe in search of better opportunities, according to TRT Afrika. A total of 107 migrants, including women and children, were rescued from confinement in a southeastern Libyan town, as per a security officer's statements on Monday. Spokesperson Walid Alorafi of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Benghazi revealed that the migrants had been held captive for as long as seven months with the desire to travel to Europe.…

Kenyan troops repel Al-Shabaab assault in southern Somalia

Kenyan troops repel Al-Shabaab assault in southern Somalia KISMAYO, Somalia - Al-Shabaab militants suffered a big setback on Thursday after the Kenya Defense Forces managed to repel an organized assault, which might have been relatively devastating in accordance with eyewitnesses. Senior officers who spoke to the media confirmed that the KDF group answerable for Sector II succeeded in clearing…

Al-Shabaab seizes town in southern Somalia after UPDF exit

Al-Shabaab seizes town in southern Somalia after UPDF exit MOGADISHU, Somalia - A contingent of the Ugandan People's Defense Force walked out of the Mariaguwaay Forward Operating Base in Lower Shabelle, handing the land over to the Somali federal government, but only for Al-Shabaab militants to take control of the city. Ugandan troops serving in AMISOM have been relocated as part of the troop…

Tributes were poured in southern Africa after

Zambia has declared 21 days of national mourning following the death of father Kenneth Kaunda on Thursday at the age of 97. And tributes follow each other from especially southern Africa. Like Zambia, South Africa has declared a period of national mourning: ten days of immediate effect in memory, says Cyril Ramaphosa, of…

civil society in southern kivu mobilizes the following

Civil society in southern Kivu demands an apology from Rwandan President Paul Kagame, following comments to RFI and France 24 during his visit to Paris two weeks ago. Paul Kagame considered the UN survey report to be controversial, and that other reports had concluded that there was no crime in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Words that shocked civil society in southern Kivu, which organized a seat in…

Southern Libya, a lawless space of ​​concern

Since 2018, Chad, Niger, Libya and Sudan have tried to coordinate safety at their borders over what they name the "risk from southern Libya". However this coordination is struggling to get in place. Southern Libya continues to be "a risk to critical threats". The Chadian and Sudanese armed teams pose a significant safety…

Al-Shabaab celebrates Eid al-Fitr in central and southern Somalia

Al-Shabaab celebrates Eid al-Fitr in central and southern Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - A number of areas below the management of Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia have began the Eid Al-Fitr festivities, marking the tip of the holy month of Ramadan, the place Muslim devoted quick for a full month. A test by Axadlehas proven that areas in central and southern Somalia, the place the…

uncertainty remains in Shabunda, southern Kivu

Monusco is worried that insecurity will continue in Shabunda, this vast territory in southern Kivu. Insecurity due to the activism of armed groups illustrated by attacks, looting and sexual violence in this mineral-rich forest area. This is especially the case for the village of Kigulube. With our return correspondent from…

Somali military kills over 10 Al-Shabab militants in southern area

Somali army kills over 10 Al-Shabab militants in southern region MOGADISHU, Somalia -The Special Forces of the Somali National Army (SNA) killed more than 10 al-Shabab militants, including three commanders in the recent onslaught of terrorist group fighters. The SNA-owned radio station reported Saturday night that the successful operation of the Special Forces (Dahab) was aimed at…

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