Follow @Medeshi - HARGEISA, Somaliland (By JASON STRAZIUSO AP) -- An American volunteer gently brushes away dirt to reveal the bones of a Somali victim buried in a mass grave some 30 years ago.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Follow @Medeshi - FARGO, N.D. — A North Dakota bank is the latest financial institution in the U.S. and elsewhere that has decided to close the accounts of companies that transfer or convert money, a trend that has upset Somalis who want to send money home.
Follow @Medeshi - 5 March 2014 – The United Nations Security Council today unanimously agreed to extend a partial weapons ban on Somalia for eight months amid reports that Al-Shabaab and other armed groups are able to divert arms and ammunition intended for Government forces.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Follow @Medeshi - A 12-year-old boy who drowned in a St. Louis Park school swimming pool was part of a class of about 30 children being supervised by a teacher who was not a certified lifeguard, the family’s attorney said Monday.
Follow @Medeshi - Somalia - February 2014 actions - There were no reported US operations in Somalia this month, but the US is reportedly increasing operations in the Horn of Africa.
UK Home Office press release : Guidance Notice of rights and entitlements of a person in police custody : Somali
Follow @Medeshi - Updated March 4 , 2014 - UK Gov - Following is a press release by the UK Home office which sets out the rights and entitlements of a person while in police custody.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Follow @Medeshi - ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — St. Paul Police welcomed the first Somali female officer to the department on Saturday.
Follow @Medeshi - On 4th March 2014 London, the Metropolitan police will be running an all-day East African Community Engagement Event on behalf of SC&O3 Drugs Directorate in the at Empress State Building, Earls Court SW6 1TR.
Follow @Medeshi - The remains of Rugiya Said Ayaanle was found today in a freshly dug grave in Ga’an Libaah district of Hargeisa .
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Follow @Medeshi - NRC in collaboration with the Somaliland Ministry of Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction held a successful handing over of the Digaale resettlement project in a ceremony held at the Digaale Community Centre in Hargeisa this week.
Follow @Medeshi - HARGEISA, Somaliland - By Jason Straziuso - AP -- The 30 Somali teenagers -- both boys and girls -- all agreed: Female genital mutilation is harmful and the practice should be abandoned. But what they really meant, they revealed moments later, is that girls should have their genitalia cut -- just not sewn shut.