Al-Qaeda-linked Somali militants vowed Saturday to intensify the war against government and African Union troops, despite the fall of their key stronghold of Afgoye, the latest in a string of military losses.
Mogadishu - AMISOM troops have today crossed the Shabelle River and secured all the major roads leading into and out of Afgooye town. The town is strategically located 30km from the capital, Mogadishu, and governing routes to the port town of Marka, as well as the towns of Baidoa and Jowhar.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A radio station producer says that gunmen in Somalia have killed a Somali journalist, the sixth to be slain in the country this year
Two Regina teens have argued their way to becoming one of the top debate teams in the country. Nasra Moumin and Areeb Salim, who are both 15 and attend Campbell Collegiate, placed second at the 2012 Canadian Senior Debating Tournament held in Montreal last weekend.
African Union and Somali troops launched a long-awaited assault Tuesday against the Al-Qaeda linked Shebab stronghold of Afgoye, the world’s largest displaced people’s camp, officials said.