Nabbed With 8 Passports Issued In Netherlands
Dar Es Salaam (TOMRIC Agency, April 28, 2000) - A Kenyan resident
Abduel Fatah Mohammed, is being held by police in Mbeya region
Southern Tanzania for possessing 15 passports including 8
issued in Netherlands .....
Somali clan leaders divided over Djibouti peace initiative
MOGADISHU, April 28 (AFP) - Leaders of
one of Somalia's main clans were divided Friday over whether
to support a bid by President .....
Delegates from Djibouti pursue peace talk agenda
MOGADISHU, April 28 (IRIN-CEA) - Two delegations from Djibouti
arrived in Somalia in an attempt to persuade Somali leaders
to participate in a peace .....
Aid agencies working to control cholera in southern Somalia
MOGADISHU, April 28 (IRIN-CEA) - Aid
agencies are working to control this year's cholera outbreak
in parts of Somalia, and to date, far fewer cases have been
delegations welcomed in southern Somalia
From the newsroom of the BBC World Service , April 26 (BBC)
-Two senior delegations from Djibouti have been holding talks
in southern Somalia as preparations continue for the Somali
Aideed complains of Ethiopian military activities
MOGADISHU, April 26 (IRIN-CEA) - Mogadishu-based faction leader
Hussein Aideed has charged that Ethiopian troops are providing
military training and logistics .....
Held talks in Ethiopia MOGADISHU, April
26 (IRIN-CEA) - The Rahanweyn Resistance Army (RRA) chairman,
Mohamed Hasan Nur, reportedly held talks .....
delegation visits Somaliland airports
MOGADISHU, April 26 (IRIN-CEA) - An Ethiopian delegation,
including representatives from the ministries of foreign affairs
and transport, visited Somaliland .....
Puntland seizes ships MOGADISHU, April
26 (IRIN-CEA) - Puntland officials say they have seized a
Spanish trawler fishing illegally in northwestern Somalia
Minimall Gives Somali Businesses a Place to Start Minneapolis
, Apr. 26 (Saint Paul Pioneer Press/KRTBN)--In business, it
often pays to be first. Faduma Farah hopes so .....
aid reaches Baidoa on hostile highway in southern Somalia
MOGADISHU, April 25 (AFP) - An aid shipment
from the Somali capital has reached the south-central town
of Baidoa for the first time since the main highway .....
Hundreds dead in Somalia cholera epidemic
MOGADISHU, April 25 (Reuters) - A cholera epidemic in drought-hit
southern Somalia has killed hundreds of people, including
at least 80 .....
Over 100 die of cholera Nairobi, April
21 (IRIN) - Local authorities in Bay region, southern Somalia,
say more than 110 people have died this week of cholera, compounded
by drought .....
SOMALIA: Situation deteriorating in southern regions
Nairobi, April 21 (IRIN) - The FAO has warned that the food
supply in southern Somalia is deteriorating rapidly, describing
the situation as "very alarming" .....
than 10,000 Somali refugees repatriated to Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, April 20 (AFP) - More than 10,000 Somali refugees
who lived in three camps in eastern Ethiopia have returned
home voluntarily since March .....
gets easy 3-0 win over Somalia YAOUNDE,
Cameroon 19 April (AP) -- Cameroon scored all its goals in
an 11-minute span of the first half to defeat a young and
inexperienced Somalia team 3-0 in their World Cup qualifying
Police Search for Armed Somali Bandits
DAR ES SALAAM (April 19) XINHUA - Tanzanian paramilitary police
are searching for about 12 Somali bandits hiding in forests
in the northern .....
Cholera Hits Southern Somalia MOGADISHU,
Somalia April 19(AP) -- Cholera compounded by drought has
swept through villages in southern Somalia, leaving more than
110 people dead in the last two days .....
peace conference postponed to May 2 DJIBOUTI,
April 19 (AFP) - A major conference scheduled to convene Thursday
to restore civil rule in Somalia has been postponed to May
Djibouti delegation welcomed in Puntland MOGADISHU,
April 19 (AFP) - A Djibouti delegation, led by deputy parliament
speaker Idris Farah Harbi, arrived in Somalia's northeastern
GM to sell Isuzu cars in Somalia Nairobi,
April 19 (The Daily Nation) -General Motors (Kenya) Ltd have
been granted exclusive marketing rights for Isuzu vehicles
in Somalia .....
Delegation Optimistic About Somali Peace Conference MOGADISHU
(April 18) XINHUA - A top level Djiboutian delegation expressed
tangible optimism Tuesday for a broader participation by the
Somalis in the forthcoming reconciliation conference due to
open in Djibouti on Thursday .....
aid spread thinly in drought-hit southern Somalia WAJID,
Somalia, April 18 (AFP) - Starving children are not fully
benefitting from UN-supplied rations to drought-hit southern
Somalia: Should foreign countries broker peace? MOGADISHU,
April 17 (BBC) - Since the fall of the former dictator Siad
Barre in 1991 Somalia has been riven by ethnic conflict between
competing clans .....
for Djibouti's conference is going as planned Mogadishu,
17 April - The political adviser to Djibouti's President,
Mr. Osman Ahmed Yusuf, informed the Somali community that
the preparation for Djibouti's conference is going as planned
Somaliland discusses Djibouti expulsion From
the newsroom of the BBC World Service , April 17 (BBC) - The
leaders of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland have met
to discuss the weekend expulsion .....
Somali community mourns the death of Abdulle Rage, a well-known
and respected poet Toronto, April 17 -
The daily papers in Mogadishu are reporting that the Somali
communities in .....
Famine threat across the Horn MOGADISHU,
April 17 (BBC) - Nearly 16 million people in the Horn of Africa
are threatened with starvation, according to the United Nations
Flares in Somali Battle for Territory MOGADISHU,
April 16 (Reuters) - Rival Somali clans exchanged gunfire,
killing at least eight and wounding 15, in a battle for territory
warlord Ali Mahdi supported Djibouti's peace initiative MOGADISHU,
April 16 (AFP) - Somali warlord Ali Mahdi Mohamed said Saturday
he supported Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh's peace
initiatives for .....
braced for emergency MOGADISHU (April
14) BBC- Food stocks are being pre-positioned in Somalia in
anticipation of a major emergency .....
Djibouti leaders arrive in Somalia MOGADISHU
(April 13) BBC- A high-level delegation from Djibouti has
arrived in Somalia to try and win support for its Peace and
Reconciliation conference to be held in Djibouti .....
Somali Peace Conference to be Held in Djibouti Next Thursday
MOGADISHU (April 13) XINHUA - The reconciliation
conference aimed at giving Somalia a central government will
start on April 20 in Djibouti .....
Famine devastates Somali family MOGADISHU
, April 13 ( BBC)- Aday spoke as she suckled her severely
malnourished one-year-old son: "I have six children", she
said, "and two have died from hunger" .....
Nomad mother glimpses another world GODE
, April 13 ( Sunday Times)- ZAHRA SHEIK can tell of many strange
things: clan war, prophetic shooting stars, the will of God
re-opens border with Somalia MOGADISHU
(April 12) BBC- Kenya has announced the re-opening of its
border with Somalia .....
Claims 53 Lives in South Somalia MOGADISHU
(April 12) XINHUA - At least 53 people have died of cholera
in the drought-hit southern Somali region of Bay in the past
three days .....
relief operation begins in Gode GODE,
Ethiopia (April 12) XINHUA - An ICRC-chartered Hercules C-130
landed this morning at Gode airport carrying 15metric tonnes
of emergency food .....
Ethiopian Cycle of Famine Continues GODE,
Ethiopia April 11 (AP) -- Sakorey Faday and Adan Mohammed
are young women from two different African countries, but
they share experiences as similar as they are tragic ....
One Million Somalis Face Starvation MOGADISHU,
April 10 (Xinhua)-- More than one million people are estimated
to be at high risk of dying for starvation and lack of water
due to a long spell of drought in Somalia .....
Kenyan border shut over clashes Nairobi
(April 10) Daily Nation - Kenya has temporarily closed its
border with Ethiopia following three days of armed violence
and civil strife in the northern border town of Moyale .....
IRIN News Briefs 7 April about Somalia Nairobi
(April 7) IRIN - cholera outbreak that claimed 23 lives in
Dodale and neighbouring villages in Burhakaba district, in
the south-central Bay region .....
Wajir North MP demands transfer of official Nairobi
(April 7) XINHUA - Dr Abdulahi Ali yesterday claimed that
Mr Stephen Kipkembut was taking sides in clashes between the
Gare and Ajuran .....
Somalis Demonstrate to Back Djibouti Peace Conference MOGADISHU
(April 5) XINHUA - More than 3,000 people Wednesday marched
into the street of the capital city and gathered in the municipal
Stadium of Mogadishu .....
Famine threat across the Horn MOGADISHU
(April 4) BBC-Nearly 16 million people in the Horn of Africa
are now threatened with starvation, according to the United
Nations. . .....
Livestock Movement Banned Between Kenya, Somalia Nairobi,
Kenya (PANA) (Panafrican News Agency, April 3, 2000) - Kenya
has banned the movement of livestock between it and Somalia,
in a bid to curb the illegal .....
More Than 20 Somalis Killed by Cholera MOGADISHU
(April 3) XINHUA - Cholera is being reported in several villages
in the famine and drought stricken region of Bay, Somalia,
with the worst hit being Bulo Fullay .....