Chronology of Events

  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia, Dr. Shamsul Bari, issues a strong warning on the security, human rights and humanitarian situation in the country. He urged the international community and the UN to strengthen international...
  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    The International Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia meets in New York. A Communiqué is attached.
  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    A remote controlled bomb targets the Governor of Sool in Somaliland, injuring him and three others, killing one guard and a civilian.
  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    Somalia's Transitional Federal Government celebrates its first anniversary in Mogadishu as a government of national unity.
  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    Al-Shabab confirms officially for the first time that it had joined Al-Qaida's "international jihad".
  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    UNHCR reports that since 1 January 2010, 82,000 people have been displaced countrywide, with the majority resulting from the ongoing conflicts as of 29 January. The major areas of the recent displacement are Belet Weyen, Galgaduud and Mogadishu. UNHCR...
  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    The 34th Ministerial Summit of IGAD Member States is held in Addis Ababa. The...
  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    An explosion near a hotel where a group of "Somaliland" ministers and MPs on a fact-find mission are staying kills the bomber. Following this event, officials impose a curfew and arrest 65 individuals including 20 women some them Quranic school teachers....
  • 26 Mar 2010 - TFG reportedly deploy more than 2,000 troops at various locations in Mogadishu
  • 26 Mar 2010 -
    AGEs reportedly fire mortar rounds at Villa Somalia prompting retaliations from TFG/AMISOM. Three civilians are reportedly killed.

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