Gedo

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2013
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A fierce battle between Somali government troops backed by their Ethiopian counterparts and Alshabab militias started in different parts of Gedo. The government troops and the Ethiopian army moved from Garbaharey, a town in gedo region and attacked positions of Alshabab in the area. The first fight e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 9th, 2013
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With al Shabaab no longer a threat to the new government there are more calls from Somalis for less corruption and more law and order. While the government says it will address these problems, there is not a lot of enthusiasm among government officials to do so. A senior government job still tends to...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 6th, 2012
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Nairobi – Kenyan forces have squeezed al-Shabaab militants out of their entrenched positions in two Somali towns as they step up their offensive against the rebels, who have threatened to retaliate with fierce attacks in Kenya. Kenya sent troops into neighbouring Somalia last October after a st...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 26th, 2011
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At least 66 Somalis have died of starvation in south Somalia, where severe famine and drought threaten the lives of millions of people, Press TV reports. Starvation claimed the lives of over 66 women and children in the famine-stricken Gedo region, located in the southern Somali town of Garbaharey. P...
By benim
In East Africa
May 3rd, 2011
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MOGADISHU — Clashes between pro-government forces and Shebab rebels for control of a town in southwest Somalia claimed 26 lives, sources said Tuesday. Fighting broke out late Monday in in Garbaharey, a town in the Gedo region bordering on Ethiopia and Kenya. The Shebab had pulled out of the town last...
By benim
In East Africa
Mar 9th, 2011
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In its “A Week in the Horn” report , Ministry of Foreign Affairs raised issues on the need to build on successes against Al-Shabaab, the delegation of US Congress in Ethiopia, Fforeign Investment in Ethiopia’s Agriculture and Core Principles of Ethiopia’s Foreign Policy: Concluding Remarks The need t...