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updated Mon. April 29, 2024

In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics. The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia's Galmudug state, once the epicenter of piracy that paralyzed Indian Ocean shipping lanes a decade ...

After capturing the Orna, the pirates forced the crew to sail to Harardhere, a pirate lair in Galmudug state. The pirates demanded ransom from the Emirati company that owned the ship. Meanwhile, Surasena and the rest of the crew struggled to survive, drinking fuel-contaminated water and subsisting on ...
In central regions, light rainfall was reported in coastal areas and in the Cowpea Belt livelihood zone in Harardhere District. In all other central regions, including most of Galgaduud and southern Mudug, no rainfall was reported. Despite this, pasture and water resources remain near average in most areas, ...
Rainfall was spatially well distributed in Cowpea Agropastoral livelihood zone and many areas of Hawd Pastoral and Addun Pastoral livelihood zones, and Coastal livelihood zones of Elder and Harardhere Districts. However, rainfall was below average and poorly distributed in Hobyo District, which ...
On Monday, the pirates who captured the Indian vessel demanded a ransom for the release of its crew, Mr. Abdulle said, adding that the ship had been diverted to Harardhere, a small town in Mudug Province, which has been used as a staging ground for Somali pirates in the past. The hijacking of the small ...
ELHUR, Somalia- Al Shabaab fighters have recaptured Elhur district, located about 30 km south of the port town of Hobyo in Mudug region on Thursday, Garowe Online reports. According to the local residents and Al Shabaab affiliated media outlets, the town of Elhur has falled to the militants without ...
A resident, speaking on a condition of anonymity said Al Shabaab rebels stormed the main building of Telecommunication Company in Harardhere town and ordered the staff to cut off the phone services throughout the region. The service blackout came after deadly clashes between Al Shabaab fighters ...
At least 10 people were killed and dozens of others wounded in fighting that erupted over a tax dispute between al-Shabab and armed residents in Somalia's central state of Galmudug. The clashes on Monday started after al-Shabab members, who control the port town of Harardhere, tried to impose taxes ...
Cash from Afweyne's ransom spoils, according to a 2011 U.N. report, was poured into khat procurement in Kenya. The produce was then flown back to Harardhere and sold up and down the Somali coast, with pirates willing to pay three times the street price. By 2010, Afweyne had handed the reins of piracy ...
Local elders in Amara village near the Islamist-controlled Harardhere town said Judith Tebbutt's kidnappers brought her to the village by sea and transferred ... "I think the kidnappers are pirates because they brought the British hostage near Harardhere where residents have spotted her today," Dahir said.


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