ECOSOCC Discusses Peace and Security in Africa
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ECOSOCC Discusses Peace and Security in Africa

The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) this week held an African Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs) meeting  on the sharing of experiences and lessons learnt in the field of peace and security; and to assess the progress and challenges in governance, peace and security interventions. The meeting in Nairobi, held in collaboration with the Common Market for Eastern and […]

Protecting Children Affected by Armed Conflict in Africa
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Protecting Children Affected by Armed Conflict in Africa

Lusaka, Sunday, 27 November 2022: COMESA working with Save the Children, the African Child Policy and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) have convened a three-day conference on reinvigorating commitment by Member States and relevant stakeholders towards providing all-rounded protection to children in situations of conflict in Africa. Specifically, the conference aims to advocate for stronger […]

Somali Government Launches Anti-Al Shabaab TV
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Somali Government Launches Anti-Al Shabaab TV

Somalia has launched a new TV channel named Daljir to counter al-Shabab’s propaganda as the government intensifies its media campaign against the al-Qaeda-allied militant group. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud inaugurated the SNTV Daljir (Somali National TV Daljir) channel – which “will focus on anti-Khawarij (al-Shabab) operations”. This comes just days after the government said it […]

Embrace Direct Elections, Somalia Told-International Partners
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Embrace Direct Elections, Somalia Told-International Partners

The United Nations and international partners are committed to continuing to provide political, financial, technical and logistical support to Somalia’s electoral process. In a public forum carried out by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) that brought together members of civil society representing women, youth, elders, persons with disabilities, minorities and marginalised groups, as well […]