Tag archive for ‘Aid’
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By MGoth On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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Somaliland:IOM distributes aid to displaced families in Somaliland

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – IOM has distributed 103 non-food relief item kits including clothes, kitchen utensils, shoes, and jerry cans to some 462 internally displaced More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, March 14th, 2013
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Somaliland:Turkish Foreign Minister Pledges More Aid

Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu has pledged to increase aid efforts to Somaliland during a meeting with Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo, president of Somaliland. Five ministers who were part of the Presidents entrounge More...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
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U.S. to recognize Somali government, opening door to new aid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will on Thursday officially recognize the Somali government in Mogadishu, ending a hiatus of more than 20 years and opening the door to increased U.S. and international More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Concerned Somali Diaspora and Civil Society Groups Demand Accountability in Somalia

Friday, July 27, 2012 To: H.E. Ban Ki Moon UN Secretary General Cc: H.E. Dr. Augustine P. Mahiga Special Representative toSomalia(SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Political Office forSomalia(UNPOS) Your Excellency: newOn More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 21st, 2012
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US cuts military aid to Rwanda over Congo rebel support

Central African country will see aid slashed by $200,000 amid evidence it is aiding rebel groups in neighbouring Congo WASHINGTON — The US government said Saturday it will cut military aid to Rwanda for this More...

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By goth Mohamed On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Somaliland: Call for Urgent Response to Drought

  Ref: SONSAF/86/18 Date: 09/07/2012 PRESS RELEASE Call for Urgent Response to Drought The Somaliland Non State Actors Forum (SONAF) calls on the International Community and the Somaliland Government to provide More...

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) welcomes Somalia’s President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed during an international conference on Somalia, in Istanbul last week
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Turkey succeeds where Western nations failed

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) welcomes Somalia’s President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed during an international conference on Somalia, in Istanbul last week. (Osman Orsal/Reuters) MOGADISHU — In More...

Turkey's Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somalia's Prime Minister in Istanbul, Turkey
By Hassan Ali On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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SOMALIA: Water, Energy, Roads and Sustainability

Photo: Turkey’s Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somalia’s Prime Minister in Istanbul, Turkey (Hiiraan Online) ISTANBUL — Representatives from 54 countries gathered in Istanbul More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, January 27th, 2012
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Turkey challenges Iran in Somalia

Turkey’s relatively newfound interest in engaging with Somalia was triggered by a combination of different events, from the extension of humanitarian assistance during a time of great famine to the desire More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Somaliland: Speaker of Elders Meets with Dutch Delegation

HARGEISA(Somalilandpress) — The speakers of Council of Elders and the Council of Representatives held a meeting with delegation from Holland today that have been in the country for the last few days and held More...

Cars clog a main road in Hargeisa, capital of the breakaway region of Somaliland. Photograph: Shashank Bengali/Getty Images
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 26th, 2011
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In Somaliland, less money has brought more democracy

Unable to access foreign aid, Somaliland’s government has had to negotiate with citizens and business leaders for financial support – and provide stability and democracy in return HARGEISA — As the More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 19th, 2011
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Iran’s Foreign Minister set to visit Somalia

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s Agriculture Minister Abdullahi Hagi Mohamed Nuur has praised Iran for its prompt dispatch of humanitarian relief aid to the drought-hit nation, where millions are on the brink of More...

A malnourished Somali child sits next to makeshift tents at a camp for people who have been displaced by drought in Mogadishu on August 9, 2011.  AFP/Getty Images
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 12th, 2011
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Somaliland finally comes out of its shameful silence

A malnourished Somali child sits next to makeshift tents at a camp for people who have been displaced by drought in Mogadishu on August 9, 2011. AFP/Getty Images Somaliland has finally spoken. It says it is ready More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, August 11th, 2011
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Somaliland ready to aid famine-hit Somalia

HARGEISA — The vice President of Somaliland, Abdirahman A. Ismail (Saylici), chaired a Ministerial Meeting at the Presidential Palace on Thursday to discuss providing aid to famine-stricken Somalia. The gathering More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, March 11th, 2011
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SOMALIA: Minister storms out of UN summit and orders demonstrations against WFP

HARGEISA — Somalia’s transitional health minister Dr. Adam Haji Ibrahim stormed out of a Special High Level Meeting on Somalia that was conveyed by the United Nations in Nairobi this week. The minister More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, October 11th, 2010
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International Donors Meet With Somaliland Officials

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation told VOA a delegation of international donors will meet with his administration Monday to find More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, March 11th, 2010
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UN Food Agency Welcomes Any Probe Into Somalia Aid

ROME, 11 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A U.N. food agency said Thursday it will cooperate with any independent probe into its food operations in Somalia, after a report found that up to half the food aid More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, February 26th, 2010
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Somali pirates seize Somaliland aid trucks

MOGADISHU (Somalilandpress) — Somali pirates in Puntland seized food aid trucks and their drivers to obtain the release of detained comrades, officials said Friday, in a rare land attack by the sea bandits. The More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, January 31st, 2010
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Somali ‘Pirates’ want to send loot confiscated from rich countries to Haiti

Spokesmen for the so-called “Somali pirates” have expressed willingness to transfer part of their loot captured from transnational boats and send it to Haiti. Leaders of these groups have declared they have More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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World Vision Somaliland is The Most Corrupt Agency in The Country

Borama, 13 January 2010 (Somalilandpress) – We, the human being, belong the same species that must unite its perceptions and its ways of conduct. Acting on this point, the ultimate vision of all highly civilized More...