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Baidoa and Mogadishu have seen a surge in IDPs arriving from rural areas throughout 2017, particularly from hard-to-reach areas in southern and central Somalia that are controlled by the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab group. Although drought-related displacement declined towards the end of 2017, there ...
Today, Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack on Ethiopian troops near the city of Baidoa. While Shabaab claims to have killed 30 soldiers in the strike, local reporting has not confirmed that number. Shabaab quickly claimed credit for the attacks, saying its forces killed over 80 Somali troops in ...

(ERGO) – Somali refugee leaders from the Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya have been taken by the UN's refugee agency, UNHCR, on a 'Go and See' visit to Mogadishu and Baidoa in southern Somalia. UNHCR says the initiative is intended to inform refugees about the situation on the ground in Somalia ...
This week there were 589 new arrivals through Baidoa checkpoints and Zero Exits. The number of arrivals reported this week were lower than the numbers recorded last week, but current figures still remain high. The key driving factors for displacements in to Baidoa this week were as usual prolonged ...
(ERGO) – More than 1,000 desperate families from Tiyeglow in southern Somali's Bakool region have migrated to Baidoa in neighbouring Bay region, around 270 km away, in the last two weeks due to the scarcity of food at home as a result of prolonged drought. These families are joining the many IDP ...
Water scarcity in the southern Somali city of Baidoa has become critical over the past few weeks, with residents of urban areas and the surrounding camps for internally displaced families all relying on a single well. Three of the four main wells serving Baidoa have failed due to significantly reduced water ...

The 31-year-old journalist now works as the chief news editor at the Baidoa-based Warsan Radio station. He is also active in advocacy work for the Somali news media as vice-president of the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and chairperson of the South West Journalists Association ...
The talks at Baledogle airfield centered on plans to reopen the road linking Mogadishu and the town of Baidoa, according to Abdirahman. Somali officials say the Baledogle airfield is where U.S. military experts train Somali forces and help them launch attacks on al-Shabab positions. Other government ...
A group of refugees visiting Baidoa expressed a wish that return to Baidoa should resume by air, instead of by road. Furthermore, they expressed the need to improve access to education, health and other services and to allocate land for returnees by the State of South West (SSW). The President of SWS, ...
Somali refugee leaders from the Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya have been taken by the UN's refugee agency, UNHCR, on a 'Go and See' visit to Mogadishu and Baidoa in southern Somalia. UNHCR says the initiative is intended to inform refugees about the situation on the ground in Somalia to enable ...
This week there were 589 new arrivals through Baidoa checkpoints and Zero Exits. The number of arrivals reported this week were lower than the numbers recorded last week, but current figures still remain high. The key driving factors for displacements in to Baidoa this week were as usual prolonged ...
(ERGO) – More than 1,000 desperate families from Tiyeglow in southern Somali's Bakool region have migrated to Baidoa in neighbouring Bay region, around 270 km away, in the last two weeks due to the scarcity of food at home as a result of prolonged drought. These families are joining the many IDP ...
People who have fled their homes and are living in a sprawling camp in the central Somali city of Baidoa are screened by the UN and issued cash cards. Businessmen now truck food bought on the open market to places like Baidoa, where internally displaced people (IDPs) arrive every day. But, they must ...
Water scarcity in the southern Somali city of Baidoa has become critical over the past few weeks, with residents of urban areas and the surrounding camps for internally displaced families all relying on a single well. Three of the four main wells serving Baidoa have failed due to significantly reduced water ...
Speaking at a secret location on the outskirts of Baidoa, a former zaqat (tax) collector for al-Shabaab, who was captured in a recent raid by agents from Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency, confirmed that the extraction of tolls at roadblocks was one of the biggest sources of money for ...
Speaking at a secret location on the outskirts of Baidoa, a former zaqat (tax) collector for al-Shabaab, who was captured in a recent raid by agents from Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency, confirmed that the extraction of tolls at roadblocks was one of the biggest sources of money for ...
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom [UK] in Somalia, David Concar has paid a visit to Baidoa, the interim administrative capital of Southwest state on Sunday. During his visit to Baidoa, the Ambassador and his delegate held talks with Southwest State President, Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, his ministers ...

"We have killed seven al-Shabaab militants, injured several others and recovered four guns after fighting that lasted several hours in Lug-habar location, along the road which joins Burhakaba and Baidoa town in this region," Ibrahim said. He said the Somali National Army (SNA) conducted the operation ...
Out in the cocoa-colored wastes of north-central Niger, people have been running around in circles. Exactly who has been jogging or walking around this compound outside the town of Arlit is unclear. But there's a good chance it has something to do with U.S. Africa Command's “Analysis Office” there, the ...
Abrone's convoy came under heavy fire in an ambush by Islamists shortly after leaving Burhakabo for Baidoa early in the day. The Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabab has immediately claimed responsibility for the Colonel's killing through a message carried out by its mouthpiece radio Andalus channel. Southwest ...
BAIDOA, Somalia — On the outskirts of the city of Baidoa, in southwestern Somalia, lies a tent city of small dome shelters that have been cobbled together with branches, plastic tarp, pieces of cloth, and old grain bags, held in place with a random assortment of string. The shelters are home to Somalis, many ...
This factsheet presents information collected from 36 waterpoints in the Bay region in December, all located in Baidoa town. • Prices of water in Baidoa decreased by an average of 12% from November to December. • The majority of the waterpoints (67%) showed no price change from November to ...
MOGADISHU, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Several Al-Shabaab militants were killed on Tuesday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army and the militant group near Baidoa town, southwest Somalia, officials said. Security Minister of Southwest State in Somalia Hassan Hussein Mohamed told Xinhua by ...
Former Superintendent William Kirk, who is based on the Gold Coast, served with the Federal Police in Baidoa in 1993-94 and was tasked with rebuilding law and order. "A lot of their police had been trained in the Soviet Union. They were above average when you come to developing countries and the ...
On a recent trip to Baidoa, the capital of Bay region, Human Rights Watch spoke to 15 residents from three districts in Bay region largely under Al-Shabab control – Berdale, Baidoa, and Burhakaba districts – as well as child protection advocates and United Nations officials. The findings match similar trends ...
This week there were 374 new arrivals and only 21 exits at the Baidoa checkpoints. This represents the fourth week in a row that the number of exits has remained below 100. In general, since midNovember all movements in and out Baidoa IDP sites have remained relatively low compared with previous ...
Mahad Abdalla Awad, the second deputy speaker of the house of the people is accompanying Jawari on his trip to Baidoa, the interim capital of Southwest state. Jawari and his entourage are scheduled to participate in a consultative meeting between Federal and regional parliaments discussing ways to ...
Sunatimes:- A former Alshabaab insurgent commander who defected to the Somali government was flown to Baidoa on Sunday evening. The militant commander who has not yet been named did not mention had surrendered to Somali government last Month. The plane carrying the commander landed at ...
BAIDOA, Somalia - A high-level Parliamentary delegation led by the Speaker of the House of the People, Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari has arrived in the southern city of Baidoa on Monday, Garowe Online reports. Speaker Jawari accompanied by his second deputy Mahad Awad Abdalla and a number ...
Alshabab has executed five young men in the suburbs of Baidoa, the capital of Somalia's Bay region yesterday afternoon accusing them of working with the regional states, Somali and American governments. The young men were all shot in a public gathering in Idale which is about 60 kilometres from ...
Many Somalis in Baidoa say this drought is worse than the one in 2011, when famine was declared in parts of the country and more than 250,000 people died. A far lower death toll this time shows Somalia has been making progress against the odds - and the changing climate. 'I have two children and I live ...
MOGADISHU, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Somali National Army (SNA) captured five Al-Shabaab militants in an operation south of Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State, officials said Wednesday. Spokesman for the Southwest State Presidency Nuradin Yusuf Abukar said SNA and Southwest ...
MOGADISHU, (Xinhua) -- Several Al-Shabaab militants were killed on Tuesday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army and the militant group near Baidoa town, southwest Somalia, officials said. Security Minister of Southwest State in Somalia Hassan Hussein Mohamed told Xinhua by phone that ...
Majority of them are in and around Baidoa, Mogadishu and Afgoye corridor. • An additional 1.0 million are protracted displaced and require ...
Most of the displacement can be categorized as rural to urban, with Baidoa, Mogadishu and Kismayo hosting the majority of the drought ...
This week there were only 313 new arrivals through the Baidoa checkpoints, the fewest number ever recorded by MTT. All of the new entries ...
This week there were 647 new arrivals through the Baidoa checkpoints – the most recorded in the past five weeks. As usual, most new arrivals ...
While Barawe remains as the projected seat of the administration, the South West authorities are currently based in Baidoa, 245km from ...
To reach the highly strategic town of Baidoa in safety Forces News reporter Simon Newton and camera person Hannah King took to the air ...
In addition, an increase in new displacements (500 individuals) within Baidoa district was noted attributed to either Al Shabaab threats or the ...
This week witnessed significantly reduced numbers of new arrivals and a spike in exits. 333 IDPs were recorded arriving in Baidoa this week, ...
Sheikh Fanah arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday from the region's capital Baidoa where he headed the Judiciary. "I have fled ...
February 29: At least 30 people are killed and about 60 are wounded in twin bombings in the southwestern city of Baidoa, claimed by the ...
BAIDOA (Somali Update Online) — The United Nations Development ... and host communities in Baidoa, in the South West State of Somalia.
The officials who declined to be named told GO that the Federal Deputy Minister took bags of cash to Baidoa, the interim administrative capital ...
Baidoa – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is partnering with the Government of Somalia and the United Nations Development Programme ...
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mogadishu and other major Somali cities on Wednesday, condemning those behind the ...
Drought in Baidoa: The magnitude of the drought in South Central Somalia has become enormous, forcing many people to leave their homes.
This figure represents 52 percent of SAM admissions countrywide with over half of them reported from Mogadishu, Kismayo and Baidoa.
Al Shabaab fighters have attacked Southwest state forces and African Union troops at military bases near Baidoa city, the regional capital of ...


 

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