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Breaking News: Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi dies after illness

Breaking News: Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi dies after illness

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died at the age of 57, state media say, after weeks of speculation about his health. Mr Meles was admitted to hospital in July. The nature of his condition has not been made public. Speculation about his health began when he missed an African Union summit in Addis Ababa [...]

August 21 2012 | Posted in News in Eglish, warar | Read More »

Laasqoray Champions a Working Model (FDI’s), to Rebuild Somalia’s Devastated Infrastructure

Laasqoray Champions a Working Model (FDI’s), to Rebuild Somalia’s Devastated Infrastructure

Dark clouds of misfortune loomed over Somalia the beautiful, darkening her once bright face and gorgeous body of flowing rivers and settled nature. Hopelessness weighs heavy on her heart as poverty unfolds a new row of violence while the scars of old grievances are left in itching pain. Desperation infinitely evolves into devious syndicates, the [...]

June 17 2012 | Posted in News in Eglish, warar | Read More »

Somalia: Alshabab fighters retreat from Dhusamareb

Somalia: Alshabab fighters retreat from Dhusamareb

            Intense fighting between government allied Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a (ASJ) fighters and Al Shabab claimed the lives of at least 20 people and injured 30 more in the latest clash for Dhusamareb. Al Shabab launched a surprise attack on Dhusamareb, the capital of Galgadud region in central Somalia in the early [...]

March 20 2012 | Posted in News in Eglish | Read More »

David Cameron leads the Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London

David Cameron leads the Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London

David Cameron has vowed there would be “no impunity” for Somali pirates as international leaders agreed to tighten the net on the sea raiders menacing international shipping . Britain signed a series of memoranda which will enable pirates captured by Royal Navy warships to be put on trial in countries in the region. The London [...]

February 24 2012 | Posted in News in Eglish, warar | Read More »

Despite the efforts of the African Union, the United Nations and the international community,

Despite the efforts of the African Union, the United Nations and the international community,

Despite the efforts of the African Union, the United Nations and the international community, international policy towards Somalia is not succeeding. After 20 years of sliding backwards, Somalia needs a step-change in effort – both from the international community, but also Somalia’s political leaders. On 23 February senior representatives from over 40 governments and multi-lateral [...]

February 17 2012 | Posted in News in Eglish | Read More »

Somali women defy danger to write basketball history

Somali women defy danger to write basketball history

It’s just a few minutes after the final whistle has blown and the shiny basketball court of the Al Gharafa Sports Hall in Doha is filled with shouts and cheers. The sky blue-clad national women’s basketball team from war-ravaged Somalia has just beaten Qatar, the host nation, at the 2011 Arab Games, in a hotly-contested [...]

December 23 2011 | Posted in News in Eglish | Read More »

25 former Hertz drivers in Seattle sue, saying they were targeted as Somali Muslims

25 former Hertz drivers in Seattle sue, saying they were targeted as Somali Muslims

Twenty-five former Hertz drivers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport have filed a lawsuit claiming they were fired based on their race, religion and nationality. The former employees are Muslims who were born in Somalia. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in King County Superior Court claims Hertz Corp. terminated them after they refused to clock out for prayers. [...]

December 9 2011 | Posted in News in Eglish, warar | Read More »

Khartoum, Somalia to dominate East African Community summit

Khartoum, Somalia to dominate East African Community summit

The forthcoming summit of the East African Community Heads of State in Bujumbura, Burundi has its plate full of complex issues that will determine the fate of the integration process. The 13th Ordinary Summit slated for November 30 under its chairman, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi, will be attended by all the regional presidents, officials [...]

November 21 2011 | Posted in News in Eglish, warar | Read More »

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has urged fans to support Famine hit- Somali children

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has urged fans to support Famine hit- Somali children

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has urged fans to support Famine hit- Somali children, “During the 90 minutes it will take to play the first match of the season, 15 children will die in Somalia,” Ferguson said. “When children are facing famine, because crops have failed, because food is scarce, it is time to [...]

August 14 2011 | Posted in Cayaaraha, News in Eglish, warar | Read More »

FIFA donates $1million for Somalia relief

FIFA donates $1million for Somalia relief

Football’s governing body said Thursday it will donate $1 million to the international Red Cross to support its famine relief efforts in Somalia. “Approximately one-third of the donation will be used to finance the purchase and transportation of food, representing standard food rations for 25,000 families … over a period of one month,” FIFA said [...]

August 12 2011 | Posted in News in Eglish, warar | Read More »