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The Late Abdillahi Yusuf gets state funeral

Somalia's President Ahmed leads crowd after arrival of casket of former President Ahmed in Mogadishu

MOGADISHO(somalilandpress) A plane carrying the remains of the late president Abdillahi Yusuf Ahmed arrived at the Adan Adde international airport where top officials in Somalia government including the president Sheikh Sharif Ahmed, the Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, MPs awaited the remains, the coffin was wrapped in the blue Somalia flag, at the airport […]


Private firm flouts UN embargo in Somalia

Eight months after SA-linked private military company Saracen International was fingered in a UN Security Council as the “most egregious threat” to peace and security in the failed state of Somalia, Saracen continues to run and train a private army in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. Saracen, one of a cluster of shadowy private […]


Somalia Food Aid Bypasses Needy, U.N. Study Finds

As much as half the food aid sent to Somalia is diverted from needy people to a web of corrupt contractors, radical Islamist militants and local United Nations staff members, according to a new Security Council report. Sacks of food in a warehouse in Mogadishu. A United Nations report suggests an overhaul in the food […]


Abusive Behavior in Puntland – Congressman Donald Payne

United States Congress (Washington, DC) Somalia: Abusive Behavior in Puntland Congressman Donald Payne Press Release WASHINGTON, 21 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — In late October, the Puntland government arrested five men of Ogadeni origin. These men came to Puntland using Somali travel documents provided by Somali authorities in Yemen. Puntland and Ethiopian security personnel, invited by […]


Puntland leader in talks with US officials

Washington (Somalilandpress)- The President of the Puntland Administration, Dr. Abdirahman Muhammad Mahmud, alias Farole, who is on an official visit in the United States, has held talks with officials of the American government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and members of Congress. President Farole held talks with diplomats in the Obama Administration and discussed the situation […]