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Talking Point: "BLACK HAWK DOWN" MOVIE - A HOAX? - PART THREE (Toronto) (By M.M.Afrah) Oct 24 ,2003 - On the 10th anniversary and high demand of our respected readers, the webmaster has re-publish this creative three part series of Talking Points by M.M.Afrah about ... THE TRUE SCENARIO AS WITNESSED BY THIS WRITER

UN Security Council Panel to Visit Somalia on Nov. 11 (Al Jaziira) JEDDAH, 24 October 2003 — A UN Security Council Committee which was established to implement and

Somali enclave targets foreigners in crackdown HARGEISA, Somalia, Oct. 23 — The leader of Somalia's breakaway enclave Somaliland on Thursday ordere

COFFINS OF SOMALI MIGRANTS TO BE TRANSFERRED TO ROME (AGI) - Agrigento, Italy, Oct. 23 - The request made yesterday by the consular of Somalia to Italy

Bush tells Muslims he disagrees with general's remarks (by tribnet.com) WASHINGTON - President Bush said Wednesday that he disagreed with comments by a top Pentagon general

70 Somalis die during voyage of desperation (Cape Times) (Rome) As many as 70 Somali nationals are believed to have died of hunger and dehydration during their

UN envoy condemns aid workers' murder in Somalia NAIROBI, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The U.N. official in charge of security for Somalia on Wednesday condemn

Powell, Kibaki Focus On Sudan, Somalia Peace Talks, Anti-Terrorism Efforts October 22, 2003 United States Department of State (Washington, DC) Sudan has suffered too long, too many people have died. It is now an opportunity for them to resolve

British couple murdered at Somali school HARGEISA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen have killed a British couple working as teachers in Somalia as

Somali talks delegates slam Djibouti's withdrawal (Reuters) NAIROBI, Oct. 21 — Leaders representing various factions at a Somali peace conference in Kenya on

Djibouti quits Somalia talks (Daily Nation) (October 21, 2003 ) Djibouti yesterday pulled out of the Igad technical committee negotiating peace for Somalia, accusin

Three Somali delegates at peace talks murdered in Kenya NAIROBI, Oct. 19 (Xinhuanet) Three Somali delegates, among them a member of parliament in the Somali Transitional National Govern

Djibouti wants wider involvement in Somalia talks (MSNBC) NAIROBI, Oct. 19 — Djibouti criticised regional mediation in a year-long Somali peace talks on

Somali peace talks a laughing stock (DPA , NAIROBI ) Sunday, Oct 19, 2003, An old woman with a Somali flag wrapped around her takes a swing at a member of parliament.

U.S. General Backtracks On Anti-Allah Remarks (THIS ARTICLE WAS SENT TO US BY A. DIRSHE) WASHINGTON, October 17 (IslamOnline.net & News Agencies) – A senior U.S. Defense official came under
Talking Point: "BLACK HAWK DOWN" MOVIE - A HOAX? - PART TWO (Toronto) (By M.M.Afrah) Oct 18 ,2003 - On the 10th anniversary and high demand of our respected readers, the webmaster has re-publish this creative three part series of Talking Points by M.M.Afrah about ... THE TRUE SCENARIO AS WITNESSED BY THIS WRITER

Hundreds Fleeing Baidoa ! Baidoa AllAfrica.com(IRIN) ( 16/10/2003) Hundreds of people are fleeing their homes and businesses in the southwestern town of Baidoa after

Muqdisho oo laga furey waxbarsho sare ! Mogadishu Xasan Bariise (BBC) ( 16/10/2003) Wararka ka imaanaya Muqdisho ayaa sheegaya in markii ugu horreysay Soomaaliya tan iyo intii ay....

Somali peace talks hailed EAS Thursday, October 16, 2003 The Somali National Reconciliation conference has despite various disagreements achieved five major

Meddling mars Somalia peace talks (Oct 16/2003) (The Star) The peace conference in Kenya neither reconciles Somali factions nor does it re-establish a Somali

Italian Aid Worker in Somalia Mourned NAIROBI - By TOM MALITI, Associated Press Writer ( 15th October 2003) Several hundred aid workers, diplomats and Kenyans gathered at a church Tuesday to remember an....

Kahin trip set to strengthen Somaliland-Djibouti relations NAIROBI, 15 Oct 2003 Relations between Djibouti and the self-declared republic of Somaliland, northwestern Somalia

Italian Aid Worker in Somalia Mourned NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) Several hundred aid workers, diplomats and Kenyans gathered at a church Tuesday

Medics Quit Cushy Lives to Help Mogadishu's Sick MOGADISHU, Somalia (Reuters) - A doctor slices a scalpel into AbdiFatah's bleeding groin to repair a

Talks in Kenya "on course", says official NAIROBI, 14 Oct 2003 (IRIN) Organisers say the Somali peace talks underway in Kenya are on course, and contrary to reports, have

THE FOX & THE HEDGEHOG (By Prof. Mahamud Siad Togane togane@progression.net ) (Oct 12/ 2003) The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.

UN Security Council postpones mission to Horn of Africa region: official NAIROBI (AFP) Oct 12, 2003 A visit by a UN Security Council team to the Horn of Africa region to look into violations of an arm

The pen is mightier than the gun Sunday October 12, 2003- Mogadishu University and an affiliated school network have done more to rebuild the morale of Somali

Somali bodyguards arrested over thwarted VIP trip MOGADISHU, Oct. 12 Officials of Mogadishu's Islamic courts arrested 10 bodyguards after they stopped a former Somali
Talking Point: "BLACK HAWK DOWN" MOVIE - A HOAX? TALKING POINT (Toronto) (By M.M.Afrah) Oct 11 ,2003 - On the 10th anniversary and high demand of our respected readers, the webmaster has re-publish this creative three part series of Talking Points by M.M.Afrah about ...

‘Effective Govt Will Help End Terrorism’ WASHINGTON DC, Salad F. Duhul, Special to Arab News ( 10th October 2003 ) US President George W. Bush has said the formation of an effective Somali government will help....

Specter of Somalia Haunts U.N. Role in Iraq ! Mogadishu - By William Maclean ( (Reuters) ( 10th October 2003 ) Charred engine parts overgrown by cactus are all that remain today of two U.S. Black Hawk.......

FEATURE-Medics quit cushy lives to help Mogadishu's sick ! Mogadishu - By William Maclean ( (Reuters) ( 10th October 2003 ) A doctor slices a scalpel into AbdiFatah's bleeding groin to repair a botched circumcision.

Thousands of Would-Be Refugees Languishing in Dire Conditions ! Aour Aousa centre,Djibouti - AllAfrica.com(IRIN) ( 10th October 2003 ) Thousands of would-be refugees are languishing at a transit centre, some 100 km southwest of ....

Muqdisho:Golaha Samatabixinta Soomaalida oo shirey ! Mogadishu - Xasan Barise - BBCSomali.com ( 10th October 2003 ) Wararka ka imaanaya magaalada Muqdisho ayaa sheegaya in Khamiistii uu isbahaysiga Cusub ee Golaha..

Residents say Bantus might not adapt (Midlands) (Fri, Oct. 10, 2003) (The state.com) Many people in the Midlands say they’ve heard the Somali Bantus slated to move to Columbia don’t

Thousands at risk of malnutrition in Sool area NAIROBI, 10 Oct 2003 (IRIN) - Thousands of people in northern Somalia are in need of urgent humanita

Efforts To Jump Start Somali Peace Talks (Oct 09/2003) (VOA) (Nairobi) Mediators in peace talks aimed at restoring a government to war-shattered Somalia, say they are

Somali leader blocked at airport (Oct 09/2003) (BBC) (Mogadishu) Militiamen have prevented the head of Somalia's transitional national government, Abdulkassim Salad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : (CRD) in partnership with Somali Business Groups / Civil Societies .... (Oct 09/2003) (Mogadshu-Somalia) On October 9, 03, Center for Research and Dialogue (CRD) in partnership with Somali Business Groups

Mediators try to repair troubled Somalia talks NAIROBI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Mediators trying to restore government to chaotic Somalia sought on Wedne

2 Arrested for Killing Italian Aid Worker ROME -- Two people have been arrested in Somalia in the shooting death of an Italian aid worker ther

FEATURE-Spectre of Somalia haunts U.N. role in Iraq MOGADISHU, Oct 8 (Reuters) Charred engine parts overgrown by cactus are all that remain today of two U.S. Black Hawk helicopter

Somali War Children Explore Life Without Guns MOGADISHU (Reuters) - It's an insult to ask Somali teen-ager Mohammed Ali whether he can use a gun.

Senior UN Relief Official Calls On Somali Factions to Ensure Safety of Civilians United Nations (New York) A senior United Nations relief official today expressed shock and outrage over the murder of an

Somali gunmen kill Italian aid worker HARGEISA, Somalia, Oct 6 (Reuters) An award-winning aid worker, nicknamed the Mother Teresa of Somalia, has been shot dead in the break
Talking Point: HOOYO LA’AANTA….(Toronto) (By M.M.Afrah) Oct 6,2003 - Our women are now trying hard to break the glass ceiling in politics. They are once again in the center of attention, a jumpstart to play a bigger role in a rebirth Somalia in the field of state affairs and leadership.

No new Horn border commission ! New York, BBC News ( 3rd October 2003 ) The United Nations Security Council has rejected an Ethiopian request for a new body to decide on..

Anarchy rules Somalia (News24) (03/10/2003) Mogadishu, Somalia - Ali Shera and Musa Hussein point to the wreckage of an American Black Hawk

The Other Mogadishu: Ruled by the Pen, Not the Gun (Oct 3, 03) MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The pot-holed route from the airstrip winds through streets lined with wrecked

Terror fall-out from US Somali failure (Mogadishu Oct 3, 03) (BBC) Ten years ago, on 3 October 1993, Somalia hit the headlines when 18 United States soldiers died in a

Somalia: Surgical care remains a priority ( 3-10-2003 ICRC News ) Somalia is currently neither at war nor at peace. The participants in the new peace talks started up

Mogadishu memories fresh for Easton native (The Express Times) (Friday, October 03, 2003) FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Sgt. 1st Class David Schumacher, an Easton native, was a young private on Oct. 3

Somalia Peace Talks Run Into Fresh Trouble (Thu October 2,2003) NAIROBI, Kenya (Reuters) - Somali peace talks were in fresh disarray Thursday after a group of power

More twists in peace process NAIROBI, 2 Oct 2003 - Members of Somalia's Transitional National Government (TNG) attending

Security Council Sanctions Committee to Visit Somalia in Bid to Boost Arms Ban (United Nations (New York)) Members of the United Nations Security Council committee overseeing sanctions against Somalia will

Mogadishu warlords still reign supreme (By William Maclean) (Mogadishu) (Oct. 1/03) Clad in wraparound skirts and flip-flops, 10 Somali gunmen cradling assault rifles parade for

Arms, miraa trade keep Somalia aflame (Comment By PETER MWAURA on Daily News) (Wednesday, October 1, 2003 ) United Nations sanctions busters, miraa-traders, property grabbers – these are the people who fuel

FEATURE-The other Mogadishu: Ruled by the pen, not the gun Mogadishu - By William Maclean ( (Reuters) ( 1st October 2003) The pot-holed route from the airstrip winds through streets lined with wrecked cars and alleys ...

Security Council Sanctions Committee to Visit Somalia in Bid to Boost Arms Ban New York, UN (AllAfrica.com) ( 30th September 2003 ) Members of the United Nations Security Council committee overseeing sanctions against Somalia will

Djibouti camp gets aid to fight cholera Djibouti, cnn.com ( 30th September 2003 ) Aid agencies rushed 28 tonnes of relief supplies to 9,000 refugees at a camp in Djibouti on Tuesday

Emergency Repairs Keep Hargeisa Airport, Somalia Lifeline, Open Hargeisa, UNDP (Africa.com) ( 30th September 2003 ) Emergency repairs to the landing strip will enable Hargeisa airport, an important transport link...

'Male leaders have only created wars' (September 30 2003 ) Nairobi - Somali women broke into song and dance to mark Asha Abdi's decision to declare her

Diplomat tells Igad to review document (Nairobi) (Tuesday, September 30, 2003 ) (Daily Nation) A former UN diplomat for Somalia has appealed to the Igad technical committee mediating Somalia's

FEATURE-Decade after US debacle, Mogadishu warlords falter MOGADISHU, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Clad in wraparound skirts and flip-flops, 10 Somali gunmen cradling a

Ethiopia Says Djibouti Pullout Will Have No Impact (September 29, 2003 ) Djibouti has pulled out of the Somali peace talks saying the technical committee, which is meant to

A delicate balance as Somali clan lords dominate talks (COMMENT By CHEGE MBITIRU on Daily Nation) (Monday, September 29, 2003 ) Former US ambassador to Kenya, Smith Hempstone, once described Somalis as natural guerrillas.
Talking Point: SOMALIA'S SEASON OF DESPAIR…THERE'S ALSO A BRIGHT SIDE TO IT - PART TWO (Toronto) (By M.M.Afrah) (Sep 28, 03) Ways of life can change gradually for many newcomers in North America, and their old ways of life in the old country came to a grinding halt. Many changed their names and even their religion. Thus Dino Martini became Dean Martin and Franco Sinatra became Frank Sinatra

Talyaaniga oo korontadii ka go'dey Rome, BBC News ( 28th September 2003 ) Malaayiin Talyaani ah ayaa saaka koronto la'aani qabsatey ka dib markii waddanka ay ka dhacdey ..

Djibouti pulls out of Somalia talks NAIROBI - cnn.com ( 28th September 2003 ) Djibouti has withdrawn as one of the mediators in efforts to bring peace in Somalia to protest

Jabuuti oo hakad galisey doorkii ay kaga jirtey shirka Soomaalida NAIROBI - Yusuf Xasan - BBCSomali. Com ( 26th September 2003 ) Dowladda Jabuuti ayaa maanta BBC-da u sheegtey in aysan taageeri doonin shir aysan Soomaalidu u ...

Washington Urges Somalis to Advance Peace Process Jeddah, Salad F. Duhul, Special to Arab News - ( 26th September 2003 ) The United States has urged all Somalia’s clan-based political factions to advance the peace.....

Hargeisa airport averts closure NAIROBI, 26 Sep 2003 (IRIN) - The imminent threat of closure to Hargeisa airport in the self-declare

Kenya names new vice-president Nairobi(Kenya), BBC News ( 25th September 2003 ) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has named his close ally and veteran politician Moody Awori as.....

Somalia Peace Process ( Press Statement by State Department Deputy Spokesman) ! WASHINGTON DC, Adam Ereli, Deputy Spokesman of the State Department ( 25th September 2003 ) The United States commends the ongoing work of Somali leaders and civil society representatives to

Nin Somaali ah oo lagu diley Baqdaad ! Baqdaad, BBC News ( 25th September 2003 ) Qarax ayaa maanta ka dhacey caasimadda dalka Ciraaq ee Baqdaad kaas oo loo maleenayo in loo wadey

Merger of Two Regional Organisations is Proposed ! NAIROBI - Nation Reporter - ( 25th September 2003 ) The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) may soon be merged with the Desert Locust...

SOMALIA’S ABSENSE FROM THE 2003 ANNUAL MEETINGS OF IMF AND WORLD BANK GROUPS NOTICED! Dubai , UAE By Banadir.com ( 25th September 2003 ) The request of the official delegation from the TNG of Somalia to participate the 2003 Annual.....

Ethiopia seeks new Horn ruling New York, BBC News ( 24th September 2003 ) Ethiopia has said that it wants a new commission set up to rule on what it sees as the contested...

UNICEF: Somalia Has Unique Chance to Halt AIDS ! NAIROBI - By James Macharia ( Reuters) ( 24th September 2003 ) War-torn Somalia has one of the lowest AIDS (news - web sites) infection rates in sub-Saharan....

Annan believes UN now at “decisive” moment after Iraq crisis ! New York, Khaleejtimes(AFP) ( 23rd September 2003) The split at the United Nations over the Iraq war has brought the world body to a crossroads that

Waa sidee amaanka wadada isku xirta Muqdisho iyo magaalada Kismaayo? Mogadishu BBC News ( 23rd September 2003) Waxaa maanta la soo afjaray hawlgal laba-geesood ahaa oo lagu sugayey amniga waddada dheer ee isku

Rare plants under siege in Africa Addis Ababa, cnn.com ( 23rd September 2003) Widespread deforestation and an ever-increasing demand for agricultural land threaten thousands of

In ruined Mogadishu, Somalis rally for peace ! Mogadishu - By William Maclean ( 21st September 2003 ) More than 3,000 Somalis staged a rare anti-war demonstration on Sunday in Mogadishu, the city that

UN day of peace to be observed worldwide ! Nairobi, By SUNDAY NATION Correspondent - ( 22nd September 2003 ) The world marks the International Day of Peace today. The day is set aside by the United Nations..

CABDIQASSIM OO U MAGACAABAY SAFIIR CUSUB SALDANADA CUMAAN ! Mogadishu - By Banadir.com ( 22nd September 2003 ) Madaxweynaha Dawladda KMG ah Cabdiqassim Salaad Xasan ayaa dhowaan u soo magacaabay inuu Safiir....

Why peace is so elusive for Somalia (East African Standard) (Sunday, September 21, 2003) Somalia’s interim President Abdiqassim Salat must have had an aim in mind when he met with faction
Talking Point: SOMALIA'S SEASON OF DESPAIR…THERE'S ALSO A BRIGHT SIDE TO IT(Toronto) (By M.M.Afrah) (Sep 20, 03) No one doubts that the next President of Somalia will be in an extraordinary position to deal with-a full plate of troubles and desolation. I sympathize with him the more because new and more aggressive faction leaders had entered into the situation to rock the boat.


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