IMF, World Bank Somalia Talks NAIROBI,
Kenya June 30 (AP) -- The International Monetary Fund and
World Bank have held talks with representatives of Somalia
for the first time in 10 years ......
Security Council praises Somalia peace effort
(From the newsroom of the BBC World Service )- (June 29) -
The United Nations Security Council has said it strongly supports
the peace initiative by Djibouti aimed ......
Djibouti Seeks Help for Somali Unification Talks
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - (June 29) - Little Djibouti said
on Thursday that the reconciliation process it started last
year for its giant Red Sea neighbor Somalia was attracting
more and more participants but required financial ......
Urged To Back Somali Peace UNITED
NATIONS (AP) - (June 29) - The Security Council gave strong
support Thursday to a proposal aimed at ending a decade of
violence in Somalia, and urged governments to provide political
and financial backing to the process ......
China Calls for Full Participation of Somali Factions in Peace
Process UNITED NATIONS (June 29)
XINHUA - China Thursday strongly urged the Somali faction
leaders, who remain outside the peace process, to join the
others in the peace efforts to ......
Leader Calls for World Support to Djibouti on Somalia
UNITED NATIONS (June 29) XINHUA - A senior U.N. official Thursday
called on the international community to assist Djibouti financially
in its peace ......
rises to 59 in south Somalia clashes: witnesses
MOGADISHU, June 28 (AFP) - A week of factional clashes in
southern Somalia's Lower Shabelle region has left some 59
people dead ......
toll rises to 40 in southern Somalia clashes
MOGADISHU, June 27 (AFP) - At least 13 people have been killed
in factional fighting in southern Somalia's Lower Shabelle
region, bringing the death toll in ......
Somaliland says Djibouti conference misguided
From the newsroom of the BBC World Service , 26 June (BBC)
- Hundreds of people have been on the streets of Hargeisa,
in the self-declared republic of Somaliland, celebrating independence
Somalia: Djibouti delegates secure two more weeks for debate
DJIBOUTI, 26 June (IRIN) - Somali delegates attending peace
talks in Djibouti won more time in which to agree on steps
towards the ......
toll rises to 28 in interclan battle in southern Somalia
MOGADISHU, June 26 (AFP) - The death toll from the four days
of fighting between two sub-clans in southern Somalia's Lower
Shabelle region has ......
Corrupt Leaders and Warlords Are a Menace to Sustainable Peace
Bossaso City (Somali Peace Rally, June 26, 2000) - (Somali
Peace Rally) - The Somali Peace Rally (SPR) still keeps the
believe that the Djibouti government's peace initiative for
Somalia is ......
Three more committees formed in Carte
Arte (DJIBOUTI), June 26-Somali delegations arriving from
Somalia and other parts of the world are still pouring into
dead in Somalia fighting Mogadishu,
June 25 (BBC) -More than thirty people have been killed in
Somalia in a battle between rival clans in the south ......
Somali girls coming of age are caught in cultural tug of war
Published Sunday, June 25, 2000
(startribune) -At gym time, teenage girls in the locker room
strip off T-shirts and jeans and squeeze into tank tops and
spandex shorts. But Fartun Nur, 17 ......
Mosques in America under attack
CALIFORNIA, June 23 (AROL) - In recent years American Muslims
have witnessed an increase in the incidence of attacks on
mosques by arsonists and vandals ......
Somali Refugees in Zambia Face Starvation
LUSAKA (June 22) XINHUA - Thousands of refugees in Zambia
face starvation because of a sharp decline of food supplies,
Lutheran World Federation (LWF) said ......
Peace conference tackles status of Mogadishu
NAIROBI, 21 June (IRIN) - Somali delegates in Arta, Djibouti,
formed committees on Wednesday to discuss key issues related
to the political crisis in Somalia ......
PRESS RELEASE FROM CARTA JABUUTI
June 20 (From SomaliaRebirth Web) - The Delegates of the Somali
national Conference in Arta, Djibouti, would like to express
their whole hearted support for the popular uprising in many
parts of Somalia ......
Heavy fighting at Baidoa airport
Somalia, June 19 (IRIN) - Heavy fighting broke out at Baidoa
airport on Saturday, and resumed again on Monday, humanitarian
sources told IRIN ......
Puntland rejects Djibouti peace process
Somalia, June 19 (IRIN) - The Puntland authorities have officially
rejected the Somali peace talks currently underway in Djibouti......
After Horn peace deal, shift sights to relief: UNICEF chief
RABDURE, Somalia, June 19 (AFP)
- UNICEF chief Carol Bellamy has welcomed the weekend peace
agreement between ......
urges all somalis to join and support Djibouti Peace Initiative
(June 17) The following statement
was issued by the Office of the Spokesman for the Secretary-General:
Somalia Well under Way to Form New Government
MOGADISHU (June 17) XINHUA - The Djibouti peace conference
for Somali is well under its way to establish a new government
for the war-torn country as the delegates participating ......
Annan Hails Progress in Peace Process in Somalia
UNITED NATIONS (June 16) XINHUA - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi
Annan Friday welcomed the development that the Somalia National
Peace Conference has moved into its second phase ......
SOMALIA: Italian NGO compound attacked in Merka
MOGADISHU (June 16) IRIN - The Italian NGO COSVI (Coordinating
Committee of the Organisation for Volunteer Services) was
the subject of a grenade attack in the coastal town of Merka
meeting on Somalia peace a security threat: Somaliland
HARGEISA, Somalia, June 16 (AFP) - The meeting in Djibouti
on the Somali peace process is "hostile" and aimed at "undermining"
the prevailing peace in the self-declared ......
stage of Djibouti peace talks opens
MOGADISHU (June 15) IRIN -The Somalia National Peace Conference
opened on Thursday after completing its consultative phase.
Since early May clan elders have ....
agency pulls out of northeast Somalia after failed attack
MOGADISHU (June 15) IRIN - International
NGO Action Against Hunger have pulled out of northeastern
Somalia after a grenade was thrown over the compound wall
at nighte ....
Authorities ask for international observers at trial
MOGADISHU (June 15) IRIN - Following the killing of German
national Dieter Krasemann on 6 June, Somaliland authorities
have requested international assistance in bringing ....
Six Killed, 20 Wounded by Unknown Gunmen in Mogadishu
MOGADISHU (June 13) XINHUA - At least six people were killed
and nearly 20 others wounded when unidentified gunmen attacked
the Hararyalleh residential quarter in South Mogadishu, Somalia,
Monday night ....
Aideed faces militia protest MOGADISHU
(June 13) IRIN- Elders and local officials held talks on Monday
to try and end four days of sporadic gun battles and looting
by militia loyal to faction leader, Hussein Aideed ....
war hotting up in Mogadishu MOGADISHU
(June 13) IRIN - With new opportunities in private business,
lines of conflict are being drawn between rival spaghetti
entrepreneurs. A legacy from the Italian ....
Horn of Africa Update, 12 Jun 2000
MOGADISHU (June 12) IRIN- SOMALIA: Aid flights suspended in
Elders, Officials Meet in Somalia
MOGADISHU (June 12) AP- Elders and local officials held talks
Monday in a bid to end four days of sporadic gun battles and
looting around the former presidential residence in the capital,
says Somali conference progressing well
MOGADISHU (June 12) BBC- The Foreign Minister of Djibouti,
Ali Abdi Farah, has said the Somali national reconciliation
conference, which began in Djibouti in early May, is progressing
drowns in apartment pool (June
12) AP - A 15-year-old boy, whose family came to the United
States just two months ago from Somalia, drowned here in the
swimming pool of his apartment ....
Printed Currency Hits Somali Market
MOGADISHU (June 9) XINHUA - Somali businessmen are struggling
hard to take the profit of the last chance of printing Somali
notes before it is too late ....
SOMALILAND: Investigation results awaited over murder of aid
worker MOGADISHU (June 9) XINHUA
- The Somalia Aid Coordination Body (SACB) expressed its "deepest
regret" over the death of project manager Peter Krasemann
of German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) in Somaliland ....
Somalia at the bottom of African Football Rankings JOHANNESBURG
(June 8) XINHUA - Monthly African rankings from world governing
body FIFA ....
Recalls its delegation to the Djibouti Conference MOGUDISHU
,June 8 (QARAN) - The Puntand Federal State of Somalia recalls
its delegation to reconcilation talks in ...
Envisage Peace from Djibouti Talks MOGUDISHU
(June 8) XINHUA - Small and private industries are mushrooming
in Mogadishu with the growing hope for the rebirth of Somalia
as a result of the ongoing peace meeting in Djibouti . ...
Aid Worker Murdered in Somaliland HARGEISA,
Somalia June 7, 2000- (AFP)- A senior German aid worker was
murdered in the self-declared republic of Somaliland on Tuesday,
officials and witnesses said. ...
SOMALIA: First recognised meat market opened since 1991 Abu
Dhabi, June 7(IRIN-CEA) - Somalia's first officially recognised
meat market opened last month in Abu Dhabi, after Dubai's
municipality decided it could accept unlicenced meat with
assurances from the UN ...
Special Report: The Riverine Somali Community Reap the Fruits
of their long Struggle ( Article
is distributed via ArlaadiNet June 6, 2000)- June 6 is a historic
day for Riverine community of Somalia - it marks the first
anniversary of Baidoa liberation .....
Regional administration in Somalia bans the hiring of armed
guards MOGADISHU, June 5 (AFP)
- Authorities in northeastern Somalia's self-declared autonomous
region of Puntland told aid agencies there Monday to stop
18 FFU Injured In Hunting Somali Bandits Dar
Es Salaam (TOMRIC Agency, June 5, 2000) - About 18 policemen
on the mission to hunt notorious Somali bandits in Northern
Tanzania have serious injured ......
Somalis and others are arriving in Yemen (Sana,
Reuters , June 5, 2000) - More than 600 refugees from the
Horn of Africa region have arrived in Yemeni ports since fighting
between Ethiopia and Eritrea escalated in .....
will provide $4.4 million in aid to Somalia Washington,
DC (U.S. Agency for International Development, June 1, 2000)
- USAID will provide $4.4 million in aid to Somalia, for projects
to provide primary health care .....