Jowhar

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 30th, 2012
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The Somali government has given the local Al-Shabaab fighter group a 100 days ultimatum to end fighting and lay down its arms. The country’s Interior and National Security Minister issued the ultimatum and called on the people to join hands in fighting extremism and militancy in Somalia. The group ha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2012
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By: Jim Kouri Somali and African Union security forces drove members of a powerful Islamic terrorist group out of the town of Jowhar on Sunday, according to a report from a counterterrorism expert in Israel. The government and AU troops surprisingly encountered little or no resistance from the member...
By benim
In East Africa
Jan 8th, 2011
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Al-Qaida-linked militants in war-torn southern Somalia have banned unrelated men and women from shaking hands, speaking or walking together in public, residents said Saturday. People who break the rules could be imprisoned, whipped or even executed. The insurgents already have banned women from worki...