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Ugandan Soldier Wounded in Grenade Explosion
Issue 301
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Government Led “Coup D'état” against Shuro Net

President Rayale Holds Talks With Visiting French Embassy Officials

Planning & Coordination Minister Refutes UNDP Deportation

Somaliland cabinet meets to discuss the needs of Sool

Somaliland Attempting To Silence Human Rights Network

Somali Government Harassing Media

Zenawi Says Favorable To Keep Ethiopian Troops In Somalia

Opposition Political Party Formed In Somalia Parliament

France Looking For Way Out Of ‘Walled Meadow’ In Africa

Radio shut in Somalia amid escalating attacks on media

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Somalia: Situation Report - 26 Oct 2007

Special Report

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Abdirahman Aw Ali Farah - Coast to Coast Candidate

Letter From Djibouti

US Horn of Africa Policy at odds with the Declaration of Independence

The Somali Land Birthed?

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Food for thought


Premier Gedi of Somalia cracks under political pressure

Somaliland Government: Hands-Off Human Rights Defenders

Somaliland vs. Puntland: More Terror Accusations, More Crying Wolf

Somaliland Doesn’t Need Advice From Mr. Gedi

Without A Doubt KULMIYE Party Is The Only Hope For Our Country And Its People

Somaliland: Wrong policy on the Ogaden

Rayale’s Hostages In Mandera

Proper Hiring And Justified Firing Of Employees


Mogadishu, 24 October 2007 - At least one of Ugandan peacekeeping forces in Somalia has been injured after unidentified armed men hurled two hand grenades on a Ugandan base at Km4 intersection in the capital Mogadishu, on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Paddy Ankunda, the AU mission's spokesman, one of their soldiers received minor injures in the grenade attack.

A Shabelle correspondent, Hassan Kalkata asked Mr. Paddy if he knows who carried out the grenade attack against their soldiers, Mr. Akunda replied "no, we are still investigating,"

Three Ugandan peacekeepers were injured by mortar shells in Mogadishu yesterday evening as they guarded the Somali capital's seaport, the spokesman for the African Union (AU) force said.

Meanwhile, three Ugandan African Union (AU) troops were flown to a hospital in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday after their base at Mogadishu's port was shelled Tuesday, said Paddy Ankunda, the AU mission's spokesman.

According to Jamac sheik, a local resident, one civilian has also been injured in the grenade attack.

Ugandan sent, at least 200 peacekeeping soldiers to Somalia.

The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, confirmed that Uganda would maintain its force in Mogadishu.

"We will stay the course. We will wait for either the AU to complete its deployment or the UN to take over in six months."

Source: Shabelle Media Network

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