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Somali Currency Drops Dramatically MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A sudden influx of new banknotes into Somalia's anarchic currency system on Wednesday dropped the shilling to its lowest level against . . ..

Governing Somalia from a hotel Mogadishu, Somalia - Nearly two months after Somalia got its first president and parliament in nearly a decade, the country's new government is having to operate from a hotel . ..

New Somali Government Demobilises Militia Dakar, Senegal - In Somalia, which has had no central government for a decade, the new transitional national government is making . ..

Kenya, Somali Set To Resume Diplomatic Ties Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) ( November 21, 2000) - Kenya has agreed to support and re-open diplomatic ties with the new government in Mogadishu. ..

Kenya Hails New Government In Somalia Nairobi, Kenya (PANA)- Kenya has announced that it fully supports the recently inaugurated provisional government in Somalia . ..

Somalia Offers Olive Branch to Warring Factions MOGADISHU, Somalia (PANA) -- Somalia's new government of President Abdiqassim Salat Hassan has offered an olive branch to all the warring groups . ..

Somali embassies to reopen MOGADISHU, Somalia (BBC) -- The new Somali prime minister, Ali Khalif Galayr, says Kenya and Uganda have agreed to the reopening of the Somali embassies in . ..

After Years of Chaos, Somalia Is Open for Business EL-MA'AN, Somalia, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Hundreds of men wade waist-high into the ocean, hauling heavy sacks onto their shoulders and dragging them ...

Death toll rising from Somalia cholera outbreak MOGADISHU, Somalia (Reuters) -- The death toll in Somalia's latest cholera outbreak is increasing, health authorities in Adaleh...

After 10 Years of Chaos, Somalia Prefers a Government MOGADISHU, Somalia (November 27, 2000 ) - Somalia is preparing to govern itself once again, leaving behind 10 years of anarchy. A provisional - not to say transient - government has taken up quarters ...

Libyan, Somali leaders meet MOGADISHU, Somalia(November 27, 2000 ) - The Libyan leader, Moamer Gaddafi has met the Somali interim president, Abdulkassim Salat Hassan in Tripoli. ...

Regional body "excuses" Somali loans KHARTOUM(November 25, 2000 ) - The 8th summit of the IGAD [Inter Governmental Authority on Development] heads of states concluded its sessions at the Friendship ...

Father says miscarriage over Somali killings MOGADISHU, Somalia (November 25, 2000 ) - The father of a Somali man convicted of killing two Italian journalists in Mogadishu six years ago has described ..

Cholera kills at least 25 in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia (November 25, 2000 ) - Cholera has killed as many as 25 people in southern Somalia in the past two days ....

Somali convicted in 1994 killing of Italian journalist in Somalia ROME (AP) A year after he was acquitted in the same case, a Somali was convicted Friday of killing ....

IGAD Summit Wraps Up in Sudan KHARTOUM, Nov 24 (AFP) - A one-day summit of the Inter-government Authority for Development or IGAD wound up Thursday . ....

East Africa welcomes Somalia back to fold, encourages dialogue KHARTOUM, Nov 24 (AFP) - East African leaders welcomed Somalia back into their fold at a summit this week while encouraging the country's new president . ....

SOMALIA: Minority group to be resettled NAIROBI, 23 November (IRIN) - Over 8,000 Somali Bantus from Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya, are to be resettled in the United States next year ....

Building a Government From Scratch MOGADISHU, Somalia, Nov 24 (Washington Post) After 10 years of anarchy, Somalia is preparing to govern itself once again. ....

Floods in Somalia Threatens Leprosy Victims MOGADISHU (Nov. 24) XINHUA - Floods are endangering the lives of nearly 1000 leprosy victims in Middle Jubba region of Southern Somalia ....

Somali Government Vows to Stabilize Country KAMPALA (Nov. 23) XINHUA - Visiting Prime Minister of the Somali transitional government Ali Khalif Galaydh said here Thursday that the new Somali leaders . ....

Flood Hits Somalia MOGADISHU (Nov. 23) XINHUA - A new wave of floods has devastated dozens of villages in the Southern Lower and Middle Jubba regions of Somalia after the main Jubba river started . . ....

Somaliland Leader Denounces New Mogadishu Govt HARGEISA, Somalia, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The president of the breakaway republic of Somaliland said on Thursday he would not talk . ....

IRIN interview with Prime Minister Ali Khalif Galeyr - Part 2 NAIROBI, 22 November (IRIN) - Somalia's newly appointed Prime Minister Ali Khalif Galeyr is in Nairobi for the first official meeting . ....

Insecurity increases in Mogadishu NAIROBI, 22 November (IRIN) - There has been an increase in the level of security incidents in Mogadishu. Radio Benadir, based in north Mogadishu ....

Disease Outbreaks Reported: Cholera in Somalia NAIROBI, Nov 22 (WHO) - As of 15 November, the Ministry of Health of Somalia has reported a total of 272 cases, . ....

November 13th Municipal Election Mayor and City Council Toronto (Nov. 22) According to the Municipal Elections Act, 1969 Section 83 of the Controverted Elections, I am challenging the results because ....

Participants arrive for African regional summit KHARTOUM, Nov 22 (AFP) - Participants began arriving here Wednesday for the summit meeting of the regional Inter-Governmental Authority on Development which is expected to be attended by Somalia . ....

African summit marks Somalia's comeback NAIROBI, Nov 22 (AFP) - For the first time since 1991, Somalia will attend a summit meeting of a prominent African grouping, the Inter-Governmental Authority . ....

Kenya to Re-Open Embassy in Somalia NAIROBI (Nov. 22) XINHUA - Kenya is to re-open its embassy in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, by early next month ....

GOV'T Seeks to Redeem Image Abroad NAIROBI, IPS - The new provisional government of Somalia has embarked on a campaign to revamp the international image ....

Ethiopia pip Somalia NAIROBI, 22 November - Ethiopia beat Somalia 2-1 in a Challenge Cup Group 'A' match at Kampala's Nakivubo Stadium yesterday. ....

Governments Set to Resume Diplomatic Ties Nairobi, Kenya Kenya has agreed to support and re-open diplomatic ties with the new government in Mogadishu ....

SOMALIA: Faction leader reacts to deployment NAIROBI, 21 November (IRIN) - Muse Sudi Yallahow, one of the main Mogadishu faction leaders opposed to the new government, is reportedly ....

SOMALIA: Ethiopia talks deemed "successful" NAIROBI, 21 November (IRIN) - President Abdiqassim Salad Hassan has said his three-day official visit to Ethiopia last week....

SOMALIA: Attack on government hotel NAIROBI, 21 November (IRIN) - Gunmen launched a rocket propelled grenade at the Laf-weyn Hotel occupied by members of parliament ....

Somalia's peace process incomplete: Addis Ababa ADDIS ABABA, Nov 20 (AFP) - The establishment of Somalia's transition government was a "major achievement" but the peace process there remains ....

Kenyan President Meets Somali Prime Minister NAIROBI (Nov. 20) XINHUA - Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi said here Monday that there would be greater understanding and harmony between East Africa ....

Somali prime minister' s family living in southern Minnesota OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) -- The wife and children of Somalia' s newly appointed prime minister are living in the southern Minnesota ....

Somalia-Ethiopia relations improve NAIROBI (Nov. 20) BBC, Ethiopia has moved a step closer to formally recognising the newly established government of Somalia, which was elected it ....

Somali New Premier Visits Kenya NAIROBI (Nov. 20) XINHUA - Somalia's newly-appointed Prime Minister Ali Khalif Galer arrived here on Sunday for a two- day visit ....

Officials probe Somali money MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Somali refugees in Minnesota have been wiring millions of dollars back to their troubled homeland and federal officials ...-

Somaliland prisoners pardoned NAIROBI (Nov. 20) BBC - The president of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland, Mohamed Egal, has issued decrees giving qualified pardons ..

Dadaab An 'Arms Centre' Nairobi (The Nation ) - The Dadaab refugee camps have become a "nerve centre for arms trafficking" throughout East Africa, an investigator ..

U.S. Company Signs Deal with New Government of Somalia ADDIS ABABA (Nov. 19) XINHUA - WorldWater, a company of the United States, has become the first western corporation to sign an economic deal with the newly established government of Somalia ...

Somali Delegation Leaves for Talks ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- A Somali delegation headed by President Abdiqasim Salad Hassan left Saturday for talks in Yemen with faction leaders ...

Somali refugees send big share of income back home Dee DePass and Joy Powell / Star Tribune Abshir Ahmed used to work three jobs to support 11 relatives who landed in Ethiopia and in Kenyan refugee camps after fleeing Somalia's civil war in 1991.

Somalia Leader Envisages "New Common Future" In Horn Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA, November 18, 2000) Somalia President Abdulkassim Salat Hassan, on a goodwill visit . ..

Ethiopia Pledges To Support Reconciliation In Somalia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA, November 17, 2000) - Ethiopia Friday pledged to contribute further to the process of national reconciliation and unity in Somalia by continuing to maintain contact with all parties in the country. . ..

Security, development of Somalia, Ethiopia 'interdependent' ADDIS ABABA, Nov 17 (AFP) - The security and development of Ethiopia and Somalia, which share a militarily porous frontier, are . ..

Another Somali Lawmaker Attacked MOGADISHU (Nov. 17) XINHUA - A convoy of battle wagons escorting a Somali lawmaker were ambushed by unidentified gunmen on Friday, leaving seven people . . ..

Somalia Leader Envisages "New Common Future" in Horn Panafrican News Agency, November 17, 2000 Addis Ababa Somalia President Abdulkassim Salat Hassan, on a goodwill visit to Ethiopia, has informed Prime Minister Meles . ..

Somalis return home The Illegal Tide - Saturday 18 November 2000 Three Somali men who have received asylum in Australia for the past three years left Port Hedland detention centre yesterday to return home. . ..

Church urges mercy for Somali trio From AAP 17nov (AEDT) THE Uniting Church has made a last-ditch plea for the government to show mercy to three Somali asylum-seekers who are being . ...

HORN OF AFRICA: IRIN Update MOGADISHU (Nov. 16) SOMALIA: Confusion in Baidoa undermines security . ..

Somalia Resumes Banana Trade MOGADISHU (Nov. 16) XINHUA - Somalia's lucrative banana trade, stopped for years by the country's devastating civil war, resumed on Thursday. . ..

Somali interim president visits Ethiopia NAIROBI, 16 November (BBC) - The new president of Somalia arrived in Addis Ababa last night for his first visit to Ethiopia since he was elected almost three months ago . ..

The Assassination of MP Hassan Ahmed Elmi Pan-Somali Council for Peace and Democracy (Israaca) Press Release .

SOMALIA: President to meet Ethiopian prime minister NAIROBI, 15 November (IRIN) - Somali President Abdiqasim Salad Hasan was expected to arrive in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on ..

SOMALIA: Yemen invites faction leaders NAIROBI, 15 November (IRIN) - The President of Yemen, Ali Abdalla Saleh, has invited Mogadishu faction leaders to travel to the Yemeni capital Sanaa for talks ..

Two reported killed in Somaliland protestTitle NAIROBI, 15 November (IRIN) - Two people died on Saturday following protests in Hargeisa, the capital of the self-declared state of .

Somali Goverment Plans to Give Militiamen Food and Cash for Guns NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Somalia's new government will offer thousands of militiamen food, vocational training ..

Somalis, international partners to discuss demobilisation NAIROBI, Nov 14 (AFP) - Delegates from around Somalia open a meeting here Monday with UN staff, aid agencies, donors and international ..

BBC trains Mogadishu's Radio Banaadir staff MOGADISHU (Nov. 14) BBC - A senior producer in the Somali Service section, Mr Yusuf Garad Umar Ahmad, has commended Radio Banaadir for its objective . ...

Funeral for Assassinated Somali Lawmaker Held in Mogadishu MOGADISHU (Nov. 13) XINHUA - A funeral was held here Monday for a newly elected Somali lawmaker who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen . ...

Somali MP gunned down MOGADISHU (Nov. 13) XINHUA (BBC) -- Gunmen in the Somali capital Mogadishu have killed a member of Somalia's new transitional parliament less than ..

Somaliland, Ethiopia sign trade accord HARGEISA (Reuters) -- The self-declared Somaliland Republic, which has yet to gain international recognition...

Finland Confronts Challenge to Overcome Racism HELSINKI (Reuters) - Television footage of Finnish and Somali youths fighting in a Helsinki suburb has ...

Somalia's New Army Attracts Thousands to Re-Enlist THE ASSOCIATED PRESS -MOGADISHU, Somalia -- They came by the thousands to the main soccer stadium in this city ...

Former Somalian Armymen Registered in Mogadishu MOGADISHU (Nov. 11) XINHUA - The new interim government of Somalia Saturday took its first step to register the former national armymen ...

Somaliland Seeks Economic Ties With Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) ( November 10, 2000) - A high-level delegation of break-away Somaliland led by President Ibrahim Igal, is in Addis Ababa . ...

Ottawa Conference: Rebirth of the Somali State "Policy Options and Programme Opportunities for Canada" Machadka Som-Can Institute for Research and Development iyo Xarrunta Partnership Africa Canada oo saldhigoodu yahay magaalada Ottawa ...

Ethiopia Plans Monument For Cubans Killed In War With Somalia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) (Panafrican News Agency, November 9, 2000) - Ethiopia plans to build a monument in Addis Ababa to honour some 160 Cuban soldiers killed fighting on the side of Ethiopia during the 1975 . ...

Breakaway republic rules out union with Somalia ADDIS ABABA, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The foreign minister of the self-declared republic of Somaliland on Friday ruled out reunification with Somalia, . ...

IRIN Horn of Africa Update, 9 November - Warlords reject call for renewal of army . ...

Riots Over Fake Currency Notes Rock Mogadishu Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) ( November 8, 2000) - Riots have rocked the Somali capital Mogadishu, in the past few days as small-scale traders protested . ...

Annan urges continued international aid to "disaster-prone" Somalia (DPI) ( Nov. 8, 2000) - Despite positive political developments in Somalia, the country will remain "disaster-prone" and "vulnerable to ...

Mafia 'Cashing in on waste' (November 8, 2000, Rome, Italy) -- The Mafia controls about 30 percent of Italy's waste disposal companies, including toxic waste, according to a parliamentary study. ...

Somali Clan People Celebrate Peace Deal MOGADISHU (Nov. 8) XINHUA - A large and colorful celebration with traditional dances attended by hundreds of people Wednesday took place in Jowhar town, ...

Shir Taageerid ah oo lagu qaban doono Toronto Toronto, Canada (Nov. 8, 2000) Dhamaan Jaaliyada Somaaliyeed ee ku nool TORONTO IYO HARERAHEEDA, waxaa la ogeysiinayaa in laqaban ...

Confusion over age of slain boy traced to his time as refugee UNION-TRIBUNE November 7, 2000 It may be impossible to verify the age of the Somalia-born youth shot dead by a county sheriff's deputy after ...

New Somali government gets go-ahead for transition MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somalia's assembly has approved the new government's program to lead the Horn of Africa nation through a three-year transitional period. ...

Somali National Assembly Okays Govt. Program MOGADISHU (Nov. 7) XINHUA - Somalia's national transitional assembly Monday night gave its voice of confidence to the interim government and its 15-page program ...

The Illiterate Soldier Who Rose To Power By The Gun Nairobi (November 6, 2000) - Title: The Cost of Dictatorship; The Somali Experience Author: Jama Mohamed Ghalib Publishers: Lilian Barber Press, New York ...

Somalia's New Defence Min Calls up Former Soldiers MOGADISHU , Nov 6 (Reuters) - Somalia's newly appointed defence minister on Monday ordered all former soldiers to register at ....

WorldWater Corp. Signs Agreement for water/energy programs with Somali Gov. MOGADISHU, Somalia, Nov 6, 2000 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- WORLDWATER CORP. (OTC Bulletin Board: WWAT), a full-service U.S. based water management and solar ..

Feuds tearing fabric of Portland's Somali community By MARK SHANAHAN, Portland Press Herald Writer - When she fled Somalia four years ago, Fatuma Ahmed thought she'd left her country's civil war behind. ..

New Somali government destabilized by fighting MOGADISHU, Somalia (November 5, 2000 2:16 p.m.Associated Press )- Clashes between gunmen and government supporters killed two Mogadishu. ..

2 Die, 5 Injured in Somalia Fighting MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Weekend clashes between gunmen and government supporters killed two people and injured five. ..

Somali militia threaten government MOGADISHU, Somalia (BBC) - A group of militia leaders in Somalia has criticised the decision by the new interim administration to re-open the port in the capital, Mogadishu. ..

Stone-throwing protesters attack currency dealers in Somalian capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Protesters angry over the depreciation of the Somali shilling after new banknotes flooded ..

Protest Staged in Somalia Against Currency Depreciation MOGADISHU (Oct. 30) XINHUA - Tension rose high in the main business center in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, early Monday morning ..

Businessmen import billions in Somalian currency printed in Canada MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Hundreds of armed militiamen escorted 30 billion Somali shillings printed in Canada from an airport into

Wasiirka 1aad oo magacaabay intii ka hartay Golihiisa Wasiirrada Mogashishu Oct. 28 - Xaflad ballaara oo si heer sare ah loo soo agaasimay oo ka dhacday guriga Madaxweynaha

Somali factions call for 'federal government' NAIROBI, Oct 27 (AFP) - Three Somali factions meeting in the northeastern city of Garowe on Friday called for the formation of four regional

Yesterday In Parliament: Members Seek Stand On Somalia Nairobi (The Nation, October 26, 2000) - The Government was yesterday challenged to state its stand on the establishment of a parliament and election of a President in Somalia.

Security Council Welcomes Reconciliation Efforts in Somalia UNITED NATIONS (Oct. 26) XINHUA - The Untied Nations Security Council welcomes the efforts of the transitional government of Somalia to promote

Somalia: 2 killed in Puntland NAIROBI,( October 26, 2000)- BBC Reports from the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland in Somalia say two people have been killed and five others seriously . . .

SOMALIA: Focus on charcoal trade MOGADISHU, 25 October (IRIN) - Swaying unsteadily from side to side, the truck carrying the enormous load of charcoal comes .

Members seek stand on Somalia NAIROBI,( October 26, 2000) The Government was yesterday challenged to state its stand on the establishment of a parliament and election of a President in Somalia. .

Saudi Arabia Donates to Somali Refugees in Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Oct. 25)- The government of Saudi Arabia Wednesday donated 1,000 metric tonnes of dates to some 135,000 Somalia .

Botswana Supports New Somali Leader Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) (Panafrican News Agency, October 24, 2000) - Botswana's foreign minister, Lt. Gen. Mompati Merafhe, has expressed government's . .

Many Somalians Can't Afford Fuel MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Mogadishu's streets, usually packed with beat-up cars, taxis and minibuses, came to a standstill Tuesday after the cost of gasoline more . ..

President Hassan courts Arab leaders NAIROBI, 24 October (IRIN) - President Abdiqasim Salad Hassan has had several meetings in Egypt with key . ..

Somali Capital Hit by Fuel Crisis MOGADISHU (Oct. 24) XINHUA - Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, has since Monday been almost paralyzed in terms of traffic after fuel prices in the country sky rocketed to . .

Kenya urged to recognise Somali government MOGADISHU (Oct. 24) BBC - A leading opposition politician in Kenya has called on his government to recognise immediately the new interim ..

Three Killed in Road Accident in Somalia MOGADISHU (Oct. 23) XINHUA - Three people was killed and 14 others wounded Monday when a truck mounted with heavy machine guns overturned on its way to ..

At least 10 killed, 15 injured in fight over Somali land MOGADISHU , Oct 23 (AP) - Fighting with assault rifles and grenades over land south of Mogadishu left at least 10 people dead and 15 ..

Somali warlord steps up attack on new president MOGADISHU, Oct 22 (AFP) - Somali warlord Hussein Mohamed Aidid on Sunday accused President Abdulkassim Salat Hassan of violating both ..

Caano daateyna waa la dabo qabtaa By Ebyan Salah, Canada .

Somali cabinet list MOGADIHSU, Oct 20 (BBC) - The new Prime Minister of Somalia, Ali Khalif Galaydh, has announced his government, the first in the country since e. ..

Somalia's landmark government MOGADIHSU, Oct 20 (BBC) - The new Prime Minister of Somalia, Ali Khalif Galaydh, has announced his government, the first in the country since e. ..

PM Completes Somalia's Government MOGADIHSU, Oct. 20 (AP) - Prime Minister Ali Khalif Galaydh appointed a 25-member cabinet Friday, completing Somalia's first government in almost a decade. ..

Killers of Somali president's ally identified, sought MOGADISHU, Oct 19 (AFP) - Security officials in Somalia know who assassinated a close ally of President Abdulkassim Salat Hassan and are looking . . ..

4 GUNMEN FLEE AFTER KILLING ALLY OF NEW GOVERNMENT MOGADISHU, Oct 19 (Tribune News Services) - A former army general allied to Somalia's new government was shot to death Wednesday in .. ..

Kenya admits mistakes over 'massacre' MOGADISHU, Oct 19 (BBC) - The Kenyan government has for the first time admitted making mistakes sixteen years ago . . ..

IRIN Horn of Africa Update, 18 October MOGADISHU, Oct 18 - Sheikh Malaq Osman, a highly regarded traditional leader in the Bakol area, told AFP that "Nur (Shatigudud) can no longer represent the .." . . ...

Somali peace supporter shot in Mogadishu MOGADISHU, Oct 18 (BBC) - A supporter of the peace process in Somalia has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the capital, Mogadishu. . . ...

Capitalism is alive and well amid the ruins of Mogadishu MOGADISHU, Oct 18 (AFP) - Bereft of the usual structures of state for the better part of a decade, Somalia's capital is a city of contrasts, where commerce and trade thrive amid the scars of clan war. . . ...

Somalis criticise militia leader LONDON , 17 Oct. (BBC)- There've been demonstrations in the Baidoa region of Somalia in support of the new interim President, Abdulkassim Salad Hassan. . ...

Warlord leaves new Somali Government LONDON , 17 Oct. (BBC)- The leader of Somalia's Rahanwein Resistance Army (RRA), Hassan Mohamed Nur Shargudud, says he no longer recognises the authority . ...

SOMALIA'S FOREIGN MINISTER TRANSITS THROUGH SHARJAH/DUBAI AIRPORTS ON HIS WAY TO CAIRO SHARJAH,Tuesday 17 Oct.- The newly named Foreign Minister of Somalia Mr. Ismail Mohamoud Hurre (BUBA) transited today the 17th of October through the. ...

Somalia, Afghanistan, Haiti top U.N. hunger list LONDON , 17 Oct. (AP)- Somalia, Afghanistan, and Haiti rank as the hungriest countries in the world, according . ...

Day of warlord over, says Somali leader MOGADISHU Tuesday 17 October 2000- Somali President Abulkassim Salat declared an end to the era of the warlord at the weekend and . ...

President settles in south Mogadishu NAIROBI, 16 October (IRIN)- Interim President Abdiqasim Salad Hasan settled in at a private villa in south Mogadishu after arriving on . . ...

Somalia: IRIN Special - Establishing the interim government NAIROBI, 16 October (IRIN)- Interim president Abdiqasim Salad Hasan arrived in Somalia's devastated capital on Saturday to an ecstatic . . ...

Somalia's PM Appoints Cabinet MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- On his first full day in Somalia as prime minister, Ali Khalif Galaydh appointed his foreign minister Sunday and acknowledged that . . ...

For Somalia's New President, Nothing Is Easy MOGADISHU, Oct. 15, (Reuters) - It took seven weeks of planning and an escort of more than 1,000 militiamen armed to the teeth just to get Somalia's new . . ...

Hero's welcome for Somali president MOGADISHU (BBC) - Somalia's new President Abdulkassim Salat Hassan, has arrived in Mogadishu to a hero's welcome and tight security. . ...

Somalia President Enters Capital in Show of Force MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalian President Abdiqassim Salad Hassan made his entry into Mogadishu with a massive show of force . . ...

Somali President leaves Djibouti for Mogadishu MOGADISHU, Oct 14 (AFP) - The man named as the new President of Somalia, Abdulkassim Salat Hassan, has flown to the Somali capital . . ...

Demobilisation Plans On in Preparation for New Start (Nairobi) October 13, 2000 . Some 2,000 militiamen have already been demobilised and are now undergoing retraining in special camps in the Somali capital, . ...

Parliament speaker calls for continued arms embargo in Somalia MOGADISHU, Oct 13 (AFP) - Somalia's speaker of parliament Abdlaah Issak Deerow on Friday urged UN member states to maintain an arms embargo to avert further violence in . . ...

Speaker of Somali parliament arrives in Mogadishu MOGADISHU , Oct 12 (AFP) - The speaker of Somalia's transitional parliament, Abdallah Issak Deerow, arrived here Thursday with . ...

Somali Central Authority to Move to Mogadishu This Weekend ADDIS ABABA (Oct. 12) XINHUA - Visiting Somali special advisor for foreign affairs Abdullahi Ahmed Addow said here Thursday that newly ...

Five dead as Somali MPs' escort returns fire in Mogadishu MOGADISHU, Oct 11 (AFP) - Five people were killed and six wounded here Wednesday when gunmen escorting a parliamentary convoy returned fire on unknown assailants, witnesses told AFP. ...

Attack on returning Somali parliamentarians Mogadishu, 11 October (BBC) - Reports from Somalia say there's been an attack on a group of Somali parliamentarians who'd just returned to Mogadishu. ...

SOMALIA: Parliamentarians leave for Mogadishu DJIBOUTI, 11 October (IRIN) - About 100 members of the Somali Transitional National Assembly (TNA) left Djibouti . ...

MOI DAY OR MASSACRE DAY? OCTOBER 11, 2000 PRESS RELEASE - The month of October has become a month impassioned with celebrations for Kenyans to mark . ...

New Somali PM to return home MOGADISHU, Oct 10 (BBC) - The newly-appointed Somali Prime Minister, Ali Khalifa Galad, says he plans to return to Mogadishu in a few days time. . ...

HORN OF AFRICA: IRIN Update Nairobi (UN Integrated Regional Information Network, October 10, 2000) - SOMALIA: Prime Minister appointed - Somalia's interim president Abdiqasim Salad Hasan appointed . . ...

Djibouti Deal Won't Bring Peace, Says Somaliland Foreign Minister Washington, D.C. - Mohamoud Saleh Nur, Foreign Minister of Somaliland, the tiny self-proclaimed northern republic that . . ...

New Somali prime minister will face mixed welcome on return MOGADISHU, Oct 9 (AFP) - Ali Khalif Galaydh, who at the weekend was named Somalia's first prime minister since 1991, is set to face a mixed . ...

New PM appointed in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia,Oct 8 (BBC) -The new President of Somalia, Abdulkassim Salat Hassan, has appointed Ali Khalif Galayadh as his prime minister and asked him to . ...

Somali President Appoints PM MOGADISHU, Somalia,Oct 8 (AP) -- Somali President Abdiqasim Salad Hassan appointed a prime minister Sunday to lead his government through a three-year . ...

U.N. Urges U.S. Money for Somalia WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (AP) - The U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Somalia urged the United States and other international donors to provide money and support to . ...

Demobilisation goes ahead in Mogadishu NAIROBI, 6 October (IRIN) - Some 2,000 militiamen have already been demobilised and are now undergoing retraining in special camps in the Somali capital . ...

IRIN interview with faction leader Aydid NAIROBI, 6 October (IRIN) - Mogadishu faction leader Husayn Muhammad Farah Aydid was interviewed ...

UN to beef up Somali security NAIROBI (Oct. 6) XINHUA - Kenya and Somali has formed a security elders committee to check the spate of cross . ...

Kenya, Somali Form Security Committee New York -(Oct. 6) - The UN humanitarian co-ordinator for Somalia has urged international donors to provide money ...

UN says 2,000 former militias being trained as police in Somalia UNITED NATIONS, Oct 5 (AFP) - A top UN official for Somalia expressed optimism Wednesday about the chances of demobilisation there . . ...

UN pledges to continue Somali support Mogadishu, 5 Oct. (BBC) A senior United Nations official has pledged continuing support for Somalia's transition to peaceful democracy. ...

XAFLADA TAAGEERO JAALIYADDA SOOMAALIYEED EE MALAYSIA Kuala Lumpur, 05/10/2000 - Waxaa 1dii bishan Oktober ka dhacay magaalada Kaula Lumpur xafalad ay soo qaban qaabiyeen ururka ardayda Soomaaliyeed ee Malaysia ...

IRIN Horn of Africa Update, 4 October Mogadishu, 4 Oct. (IRIN) - In the town of Buhoodle, in the self-declared state of Somaliland, eight visiting members of the Somaliland Administration were attacked ...

Somali parliamentarian freed in Somaliland Mogadishu, 4 October (BBC) - A member of the new interim parliament for Somalia has been freed from a seven-year prison term he was serving ...

Baidoa "disappointed" with new government NAIROBI, 3 October (IRIN) - Optimism in Baidoa for the newly elected Somali government is turning into disappointment because the interim president...

SOMALIA: Demobilisation complaints NAIROBI, 3 October (IRIN) - The newly elected government is concentrating on demobilising militias formerly serving the business community ...

'City of death' symbolizes the hopes of war-weary Somalia BAIDOA, Somalia (AP) -- At a derelict military base in Baidoa, a beheaded statue of a soldier stands guard next to a toothless statue ...

IRIN interview with H. Sheik, co-director of Dr Ismail Juma'le Human Rights Centre, Mogadishu NAIROBI, 2 October (IRIN) - The Dr Ismail Juma'le Human Rights Centre was first established in Mogadishu ...

Somalia's gunmen consider peace after decade of war MOGADISHU, Somalia (Reuters) -- Strolling down the middle of the street as bullets fly all around him, Salad Hashi appears perfectly at ease with ...

Somali warlord denies pact with new president Mogadishu, (Oct. 2) Reuters - Hussein Aideed, Somalia's most prominent warlord, has denied signing a reconciliation pact with the country's recently elected president ...

Aydid to meet president in Mogadishu Mogadishu, (Oct. 2) IRIN- In an interview with IRIN, Somali faction leader Husayn Muhammad Aydid said he had agreed to meet interim president Salad in Mogadishu ...

Malaysia Welcomes New Government in Somalia KUALA LUMPUR (Oct. 2) XINHUA - Malaysia welcomes the choice of Abdulqasim Salad Hassan as President of Somalia and is confident that his new government ...

UAE Calls for Disinfecting East African Goods Due to Rift Valley Fevert DAR ES SALAAM (Oct. 2) XINHUA - The United Arab Emirates ( UAE) has ordered all coming ships, planes, vehicles ...

Somalia Looks To Make Fresh Start (Oct. 2) Associated Press Writer - BAIDOA, Somalia At a derelict military base in Baidoa, a beheaded statue of a soldier stands guard next to a toothless statue ...

Somali Faction Leaders Mull Talks NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Faction leaders who have opposed the Somali peace process are willing to hold talks with the man selected to ...

Send us home, plead Somali refugees (Sunday 1 October 2000) THEAGE.COM - Three of Australia's longest-held asylum seekers have written to immigration authorities saying they would ...

 





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