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November 16 - 22, 2012

 

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Mogadishu, SOMALIA -- A Ugandan police officer serving as part of a Formed Police Unit (FPU) with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) shakes hands with a group of Somali children during a foot patrol in the Kaa’ran district of the Somali capital Mogadishu. AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE

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Ugandan police officers on
foot patrols in Mogadishu

Ugandan police officers are working with their
counterparts in the Somali Police Force in helping
to provide security in SOMALI CAPITAL OF Mogadishu

SPECIAL REPORT BY AMISOM PHOTOGRAPHER STUART PRICE
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Mogadishu, SOMALIA -- On foot patrol in the Somali capital Mogadishu with Ugandan police officers serving as part of a Formed Police Unit (FPU) with the African Union Mission in Somalia

AMISOM’s FPUs are working with their counterparts in the Somali Police Force (SPF) in helping to provide security in Mogadishu in addition to training and mentoring the SPF on policing techniques and practises.

The United Nations Security Council on November 07 renewed the mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) peacekeeping force for a further four months to continue providing support to the Government of Somalia in its efforts to bring peace and stability to the Horn of African country.

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Mogadishu, SOMALIA -- An armoured personnel carrier belonging to an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Formed Police Unit (FPU) passes a group of Somali civilians standing in front of a mosque during a foot patrol conducted by Ugandan police officers serving with AMISOM’s FPUs in the Kaa’ran district of the Somali capital Mogadishu. AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE

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Mogadishu, SOMALIA -- A Somali woman stands in front of a derelict building in the Abdul-Aziz district of the Somali capital Mogadishu. AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE

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Mogadishu, SOMALIA -- Somali civilians look on as a Ugandan police officer serving as part of a Formed Police Unit (FPU) with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) walks past during a foot patrol in the Kaa’ran district in the Somali capital Mogadishu. AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE

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Mogadishu, SOMALIA -- People are seen on Lido Beach in the Abdul-Aziz district of the Somali capital Mogadishu. Lido Beach has become a popular spot on Friday’s with hundreds of Somalis since the withdrawal in August 2011 of the Al-Qaeda affiliated extremist group Al Shabaab who had banned any such social gatherings between men and women. AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE

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Mogadishu, SOMALIA -- A Somali boy sits on building materials in front of a derelict building in the Abdul-Aziz district of the Somali capital Mogadishu. AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE

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