In a city plagued with emergencies, it takes a unique combination of courage, determination and compassion to respond to a crisis call in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.
“He crept into our house, held me down and forced himself on me repeatedly.”
So Amina Ibrahim* recalls the terrifying night when an intruder entered her house in south-central Somalia as she slept with her children, among them a four-day-old newborn, and violently raped her.
Mogadishu – A Joint Policing Programme (JPP) that supports the two-tier policing structure and sets the next stage in the development of strong national and state-level police services has been unveiled by the Federal Government of Somalia in close cooperation with the Federal M
The UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo concluded a day-long visit to Somalia today, her first field trip since her appointment to the position one month ago.
Ms. DiCarlo’s visit to Somalia is part of a regional tour of three countries in the East Africa.
The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States welcome the significant outcomes of the June 3-5 National Security Council meeting in Baidoa, capital of South West State.
Mogadishu – Following several months of confinement in detention centres in Libya, 150 Somali migrants returned voluntarily to their home country today with transportation organized by the United Nations migration agency.