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Somali 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 reported .....

Djibouti 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 peace .....

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 .....

RRA Held talks in Ethiopia MOGADISHU, April 26 (IRIN-CEA) - The Rahanweyn Resistance Army (RRA) chairman, Mohamed Hasan Nur, reportedly held talks .....

Ethiopian 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 .....

Minneapolis 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 .....

Food 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 .....

SOMALIA: 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" .....

More 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 .....

Cameroon 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 match .....

Tanzanian 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 .....

Somalia 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 2 .....

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 regional .....

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 .....

Djiboutian 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 .....

Children's 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 .....

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 .....

Preparation 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 .....

Fighting 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 near Brava.....

Somali 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 .....

Somalia 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 .....

Kenya re-opens border with Somalia MOGADISHU (April 12) BBC- Kenya has announced the re-opening of its border with Somalia .....

Cholera 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 .....

ICRC 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 .....

The 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 .....

 




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