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Opening Remarks By H. E. Dr Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Prime Minister Of Somalia.

0 Visits: 2324 | Thursday September 08, 2011 - 18:27:29
Opening Remarks by H. E. Dr Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Prime Minister of Somalia. SUMMIT ON THE HORN OF AFRICA Ending Drought Emergencies; A Commitment to Sustainable Solutions Nairobi, September, 8th, 2011.

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CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON ENDING THE TRANSITION IN SOMALIA

0 Visits: 3617 | Wednesday September 07, 2011 - 13:26:24
Mogadishu – Somali leaders have adopted a plan to replace the country's fragile transitional government by next August. President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed announced details of the so-called 'roadmap' after a three-day conference in the capital, Mogadishu. Under the plan signed Tuesday,…

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US drone attacks kill 35 in S Somalia..

0 Visits: 829 | Tuesday September 06, 2011 - 14:01:48
The attacks killed 35 al-Shabab fighters and destroyed stockpiles of heavy weapons in the city of Kismayu on Monday, the Press TV correspondent in Mogadishu reported.

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Consultative Conference Officially Opens In Mogadishu..

0 Visits: 4943 | Sunday September 04, 2011 - 21:16:48
The long a waited Somali consultative conference has officially opened at the Somali parliament building in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday at 1:00pm local time.

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One Journalist Killed, One Wounded In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1257 | Saturday September 03, 2011 - 16:00:53
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is today shocked by the death of Malaysian television cameraman in Mogadishu as another TV journalist was wounded in the attack.Noramfaizul Mohd Nor, 39, who arrived in Mogadishu with humanitarian aid organization was shot died around 18pm local time…

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Somali Leaders To Hold Rare Conference In Mogadishu..

0 Visits: 1519 | Saturday September 03, 2011 - 15:58:25
Somali leaders will hold a rare three-day conference in the war-torn capital Mogadishu next week in an effort to resolve 20 years of turmoil and set up plans for a new government.

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UNHCR chief visits Mogadishu, urges massive humanitarian assistance..

0 Visits: 1292 | Thursday September 01, 2011 - 14:22:07
MOGADISHU, Somalia, September 1 (UNHCR) — UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres urged the international community to rapidly increase aid to displaced Somalis during a landmark visit to the capital, Mogadishu.

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TFG forces uncovered arms kept ‘illegally’ in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1204 | Thursday September 01, 2011 - 14:17:03
Mogadishu, September 1 — General Abdihakim Dahir Saeed, the Deputy Commander of the Somali Police Force, displayed an assortment of weapons and ammunitions recovered from residential premises in Mogadishu on Wednesday.

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Lebanon among 1st Arab states to send aid to Somalia

0 Visits: 758 | Monday August 29, 2011 - 02:56:35
BEIRUT: A shipment of aid from Lebanon to famine-struck Somalia arrived in Mogadishu over the weekend and a Lebanese delegation has handed the much-needed supplies to local authorities. The humanitarian assistance includes 1,350 food ration packs each containing rice, sugar, baby milk and flour weighing…

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Lebanon among 1st Arab states to send aid to Somalia

0 Visits: 2115 | Monday August 29, 2011 - 02:56:28
BEIRUT: A shipment of aid from Lebanon to famine-struck Somalia arrived in Mogadishu over the weekend and a Lebanese delegation has handed the much-needed supplies to local authorities. The humanitarian assistance includes 1,350 food ration packs each containing rice, sugar, baby milk and flour weighing…

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Key to ending hunger in Africa

0 Visits: 911 | Sunday August 28, 2011 - 20:21:52
As I write, the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa continues to worsen. Figures from the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) show that the number of people affected by food shortages in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti has escalated from 10 million to 12.4 million.…

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Saudi prince in Mogadishu pledges aid

0 Visits: 1548 | Sunday August 28, 2011 - 20:20:13
Saturday, August 27, 2011-MOGADISHU - A delegation from the Saudi royal family arrived Saturday in Mogadishu on a one-day visit to see how best to assist the Horn of Africa country hit by famine and drought, officials said.The delegation, led by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a nephew of King Abdullah and…

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Help is on the way for Somalis

0 Visits: 945 | Sunday August 28, 2011 - 20:18:05
Saturday, August 27, 2011-Putera 1Malaysia Club will leave for Somalia with 40 tonnes of aid this Sunday.Club members and the supplies will be flown to the country's capital of Mogadishu in a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Charlie 130 aircraft. Its president Datuk Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim said…

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Iran to set up standard camp in Somalia

0 Visits: 746 | Sunday August 28, 2011 - 20:14:22
Saturday, August 27, 2011-Secretary General of Iran's Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Zaher Rostami says the IRCS plans to set up a standard camp in Somalia for famine-hit Somalis.He said that Somali officials first did not approve of the plan, but after negotiations between Iran's Foreign Minister…

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Somali famine victims flee to Yemen

0 Visits: 858 | Sunday August 28, 2011 - 20:12:31
Saturday, August 27, 2011-Nairobi - There has been a jump in the number of Somalis, hit by famine, instability and high food prices who are fleeing to Yemen instead of other countries in the drought-ridden Horn of Africa region, the UN refugee agency said.Some 3.7 million Somalis are at risk of starvation…

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Somali rapper K’naan visits famine-struck homeland..

0 Visits: 6349 | Sunday August 28, 2011 - 20:10:02
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) – Somali rapper K'naan has brought his waving flag back home to help his countrymen as they struggle with a devastating famine. The Somali-Canadian rapper made a brief visit Sunday to the capital, Mogadishu. He says he returned for the first time in decades to learn how he…

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