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Somalis balk at plans for Ethiopian troops
Thousands of Ethiopians will be deployed as part of an African Union peacekeeping mission, worrying many in Somalia.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 12:42 GMT
Somali refugees in Kenya fear early return
A plan to reintegrate some of the 600,000 Somalis in Kenya worries refugees and some local businesses.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2013 06:06 GMT
Somalis die 'making bomb' in Ethiopia
Two men who were in the country illegally were killed in a rented house when the bomb detonated, officials say.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2013 21:47 GMT
The fight against al-Shabab
A false and premature sense of security regarding al-Shabab's capabilities led to the tragedy in Nairobi, Dersso writes.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 13:39 GMT
Senseless [and sensible] violence: Mourning the dead at Westgate Mall
Placing these tragic events in a wider context, suggests a need to reassess the 'war on terror' in the horn of Africa.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 08:43 GMT
Dozens killed in battle for Somali port city
Clashes between rival warlords for control of Kismayo left at least 71 people dead last month, UN officials say.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2013 20:28 GMT
More deaths in battles over Somali port city
Latest fighting between armed groups for control of Kismayo leaves seven, including three civilians, dead.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 09:03 GMT
UN envoy sizes up Somalia challenges
New special representative sees restoring peace in the country's southern city of Kismayo as key mission.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2013 01:41 GMT
Somalia's president names newcomer as PM
Abdi Shirdon has been a businessman in Kenya and is believed to be untainted by the country's volatile clan politics.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2012 15:09 GMT
Explosions rock Somalia's Kismayo
Al-Shabab claims responsiblity but AU peacekeepers say they carried out two controlled expolisions near airport.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2012 15:47 GMT
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