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UN: Terrorism won’t derail efforts to stabilise Somalia

The UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) says increased terror attacks will not derail efforts to stabilise the Horn of Africa nation.

AU rejects allegations of rights violations by its troops in Somalia

The African Union Commission on Wednesday rejected allegations of human rights violations by its peacekeepers in Somalia, saying the United Nations did not carry out thorough probe into certain incidents on its mission’s operations.

UN extends AU-led mission in Somalia

The UN Security Council has extended its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until May 31, 2018.

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