MOGADISHU, Jan 30 -Somalia's new interim authorities, the
first semblance of a national government since the collapse
of Siad Barre's regime in 1992, not only face the immense
. .. .
town falls to rebels
MOGADISHU, Jan 30 (BBC) - A faction opposed to the interim
government in Somalia has seized the southern town of Garbaharey.
Gunmen attack minister's delegation, MP missing
MOGADISHU, Jan 30 (BBC) - Report received on VHF radio say
there were clashes yesterday in Garbahaarrey, in Gedo Region
. .. .
Four reportedly killed in clashes in southwest
MOGADISHU, Reports received from Buulo Berde in Hiiran Region
[southwestern Somalia], which is gripped by fighting, say
there were . .. .
Somali group capture town: official
MOGADISHU, Jan 30 (AFP) - An Ethiopian-backed Somali faction
opposed to the transitional government in Mogadishu seized
the southwestern town .. .
Anti-Ethiopian demonstrations in southern towns
NAIROBI, 29 January (IRIN) - Public demonstrations protesting
the alleged presence of Ethiopian troops have been held in
Kismayo, Lower Juba ... .
Somalia flights suspended
Nairobi, (BBC) -- Flights between Kenya and the Somali port
of Kismayu have been suspended after Somali gunmen destroyed
a small aircraft making a delivery ... .
help support new teaching hospital in Somalia
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A new maternity hospital built in Somalia
is now close to opening, thanks to some Minnesota support.
gunmen blow up Kenyan plane over row
Nairobi, January 29, (AFP) Somali gunmen blasted a Kenyan-registered
light aircraft with rocket fire in the southern Somali port
town of Kismayu ... .
the general conditions in Somalia
Somalia, Politics (ArabNews) News reports issued on Friday
said that the International community has not succeeded since
ten years, either in using the policy .
Still Riven 10 Years After Siad Barre
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ten years after the overthrow of dictator
Mohammed Siad Barre plunged Somalia into chaos, the newly
established administration . .
Somalia - The El-Berde Meeting of four Somali political organizations
and Puntland State of Somalia has decided to establish the
National Restoration Council (NRC). . ...
destabilising Somalia -- Somali PM
NAIROBI, Jan 25 (BBC) - The Somali Prime Minister, Ali Khalif
Galaydh, has repeated allegations that Ethiopia is trying
to destabilise his country and . ...
Ethiopian troops' in Somalia
NAIROBI, Jan 25 (BBC) - Ethiopia has rejected accusations
from the government in Mogadishu that it has troops in Somalia.
meeting planned for regional state
NAIROBI, 25 January (IRIN) - Mohamed Ibrahim Mohamed, the
second deputy chairman of the Rahanwein Resistance Army (RRA)
leaders object to planned UN presence
NAIROBI, 25 January (IRIN) - Opposition leaders in Somalia
have sent a joint letter to the UN Secretary-General Kofi
Annan, and representatives of UN . ...
of parliament abducted
NAIROBI, 25 January (IRIN) - Gunmen continue to hold a member
of parliament (MP) from the interim government. Abdrihman
Du'ale Ali, a member of the Transitional . ...
a decade of hell, Somalia offers faint glimmers of hope
NAIROBI, Jan 25 (AFP) - Ten years after the fall of dictator
Mohammed Said Barre, Somalia seems a shade, just a shade,
closer than it ever ...
warlords in thumbnail sketches
NAIROBI, Jan 25 (AFP) - Somali society and politics has always
been dominated by the clan system, kinship ties that lie at
the heart of the armed factions which have . . ...
decade of turmoil in Somalia
NAIROBI, Jan 25 (AFP) - In the decade since civil war prompted
the fall of Somali president Mohamed Siad Barre, the country
has been ravaged not only by more factional . . ...
wayn ayaa Somalida Degan London , UK ay uga soo hor jeedan
Faragelinta Shisheeye ka dhigi doonaan fagaaraha Hyde
Park corner (Dhanka knightsbridge xiga) London , UK ,
2-da bisha Febraayo, 2-da duhumimo (2 pm).
escalates row with Ethiopia
NAIROBI, 25 January (BBC) - Somalia's Prime Minister Ali Khalif
Galaydh has said that the Ethiopians have a policy of "suppressing,
of shooting, of killing [and] of maiming" . ...
Speaker condemns proposed southern region
NAIROBI, 25 January (IRIN) - The Speaker of the Transitional
National Assembly (TNA), Abdallah Derow Isaq, criticised the
French companies to explore for oil
NAIROBI, 25 January (IRIN) - A consortium of French oil companies
plans to prospect for oil in Somalia. The cabinet of the TNG
had approved plans by a French ...
leaders ponder breakaway
Mogadishu , January
24 (AFP) - Clan leaders in southwest Somalia met this
week to discuss setting up a regional government for a large
swathe of the war-ravaged country ...
UN "concerned" over reports
NAIROBI, 24 January (IRIN) - The UN Secretary-General's Special
Representative to Somalia, David Stephen, has said he is concerned
over persistent . ...
on a strange continent
January 24, 2001 By JOHN GITTELSOHN The Orange County Register
In the faraway land of Somalia, red-bearded Hussein Osman
lived as men did long ago. . ...
militiamen defect to pro-government forces
NAIROBI, 24 January - Latest reports about the tense situation
in Gedo Region [western Somalia] say at about 2.30 p.m. yesterday,
a group of militiamen loyal ...
president protests to UN over "inaccuracies"
NAIROBI, 24 January (IRIN) - The UN Secretary-General's Report
to the Security Council of 19 December contained inadequate
and . ...
accuses Ethiopia of continued occupation
NAIROBI, 23 January (BBC) - The interim government in Somalia
has said Ethiopian troops are continuing to occupy areas of
southern Somalia. . ...
Preparations for southern autonomous region
NAIROBI, 23 January (IRIN) - Preparations are underway to
launch an autonomous southern regional state in Somalia. Delegates
from Bay . ...
Government condemns alleged action
NAIROBI, 23 January (IRIN) - Meanwhile, the interim Somali
Transitional National Government (TNG) said in a press statement
released in ...
denies press reports of shootings
NAIROBI, 23 January (IRIN) - Ethiopia has angrily denied press
reports that its troops shot and killed at least two Somali
demonstrators during anti-Ethiopian protests . . ...
gunmen kidnap MP
Mogadishu, 22 January (BBC) - Gunmen in the Somali capital,
Mogadishu, have kidnapped a member of the transitional parliament
who's alleged to owe them money. . . ...
says Ethiopian troops kill 5 demonstrators in occupied town
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Reuters) -- Ethiopian soldiers opened
fire on demonstrators in an occupied Somali border town over
the weekend. . . ...
UN official unwanted in Somaliland
NAIROBI, 22 January (IRIN) - The UN Secretary-General's special
representative for Somalia, David Stephen, has been declared
"persona non grata" . . ...
Down the Warlords
NEWSWEEK - January 22, 2001 Jan. 29 issue ó Ali Khalif Galaydh:
Well, you donít take anything for granted in my neck of the
woods, so staying alive is a measure of success, yes . . ...
January 22, 2001- Somali Circle Forum [SFS], a network of
Somali intellectuals in the Diaspora is honoured to address
your Excellencies to draw your attention "Ethiopiaís Involvement"
is . . ...
riot in Australian camp
BBC - January 22, 2001 - Scores of illegal immigrants, armed
with bricks and iron bars, have fought a battle with police
at a detention centre in north-west Australia . . ...
Looga soo horjeedo Faragalinta Itoobiya ay ku hayso dalka
Ottawa - Canada (SCI SCC) - Waxaa dhammaan dadweynaha Soomaliyeed
ee deggen Ottawa iyo guud ahaan dalkan Kanada la Ogeysiinayaa
in la qaban doono . ...
of refugees jailed under immigration law
NEW YORK (AP) - Undocumented asylum seekers - some fleeing
clan violence in Somalia, rape in Kosovo, or forced sterilization
in China . ...
Died in Road Accident in Somalia
MOGADISHU, (Xinhuanet) -- At least six people were killed
and more than 20 others were wounded in a tragic road accident
outside Mogadishu's . ...
Humiliate Somalia's Elman
Nairobi (The Nation, January 21, 2001) - Tusker 4 Elman (Somalia)
4 Defending East and Central Africa club champions Tusker
FC yesterday made a dream start in . ...
Telecom companies reduce charges
NAIROBI, 18 January (IRIN) - Mogadishu-based telecommunications
companies agreed to jointly reduce phone charges for international
hostages are released
By NATION Reporter Three Kenyans held by militiamen in Bulahawa,
Somalia, were released yesterday. ...
tell of their bloody lesson in plight of refugees
Cape Argus January 18, 2001 Jeannie van der Merwe and Johan
Schronen Cape Town Until the night of the police dog attack,
Somali refugees were ...
Prime Minister meets with Washington, D.C. community
Washington, D.C., January 18, 2001 On Monday, January 15,
the Somali Prime Minister of the Transitional National Government
met with the ...
Seyoum Mesfin " TNG Trying to make Ethiopia a scapegoat "
Adis Tribune - The Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs,
Seyoum Mesfin refuted the TNG's allegations saying those statements
are designed to ...
leader Muse Suudi refuses to recognize interim government
Mogadishu, Somalia - A Mogadishu faction leader, Muse Sudi
Yalahow, has said there was no official communication between
under way for Ethiopian-backed administration in Baydhabo
Mogadishu, Somalia - Reports reaching us from various sources
say a regional administration government is expected to be
Ethiopian Aggression in Somalia
Washington, DC. Waxaa la ogeysiinayaa dhammaan dadweynaha
Soomaaliyeed ee ku sugan Waqooyiga Amerika in ururka ISRAACA
. . ...
Case For A Strong Nation
Addis Ababa (The Monitor - Addis Ababa, January 17, 2001)
- It is alarming to hear that Somalis have burnt Ethiopian
flags in their stadium. It is very unsettling to have a .
New government now accepted
New York, 16 January - In a press briefing in New York, the
Secretary-General's representative for Somalia. . ...
strongly rebuts accusations of "meddling" in Somalia
NAIROBI, 15 January (IRIN) - On 2 January 2001, IRIN published
a two-part article entitled "Ethiopia-Somalia An uneasy relationship".
warlords warn UN over plans for new mission
MOGADISHU , Jan 15 (AFP) - Two faction leaders in Somalia
on Monday expressed grave reservations over plans by the United
Nations to . . ...
Stage Attack on Somali Court
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Gunmen attacked one of Mogadishu's
Islamic courts and released 48 prisoners, including five convicted
murderers, a court official . . . ...
BURN ETHIOPIAN FLAGS AT MOGADISHU RALLY
MOGADISHU, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Somalis burned Ethiopian flags
at a rally in Mogadishu's main sports stadium on Sunday and
accused Ethiopia . . ...
Seeks Funds to Rebuild After War New leaders ask for U.N.
help retraining soldiers
United Nations -- It was as if Rip Van Winkle had awakened
and walked through the door. . ...