Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Worst hit was Moore, south of the city, where neighbourhoods were flattened and schools destroyed by winds of up to 200mph (320km/h).
About 120 people are being treated in hospitals.
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Oklahoma.
Monday, May 20, 2013
(Medeshi)- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared bi-partisan support for Somaliland in the case of military action against the threat from neighboring Somalia and other external militants such as al Shabab.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
|Photo : Somaliland army in parade on May 18, 2013|
(Medeshi)- • Despite the improvements in the current food security conditions due to good Gu rains since March, over onemillion people estimated by the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit-Somalia (FSNAU), FEWS NET, and partners during January 2013 will likely still remain food insecure through September, primarily at Stressed or Crisis (IPC Phases 2 or 3) .
Saturday, May 18, 2013
(Medeshi)- By Jen Lynds - PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — At college commencement ceremonies across the country, it is not unusual to hear stories about students who have overcome tremendous obstacles in order to receive their degrees. Some have fled war-torn countries, worked several jobs to pay for school or attended college in an area where they didn’t really know anyone at all.
(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU: Somalia’s prime minister is expected to face a vote of confidence next week, lawmakers said on Friday, and backers of the challenge said they were frustrated with the pace of political reform.
Ahmed Mahamoud Silany, the region’s president, told Al Jazeera on Friday that, despite Somalia's calls to be united with the region, Somaliland is determined to retain its independence.
(Medeshi)-Somalia New Deal and Somaliland Independence
Now 51 and retired, he has passed his camels to his son to pursue this centuries-old trade in “white gold” from the Danakil Depression, where rain almost never falls and the average temperature is 94 degrees Fahrenheit (34.4 Celsius).
(Medeshi)- Following are videos and photos from the web of May 18 celebrations in Somaliland :
Friday, May 17, 2013
(Medeshi) - The Horn of Africa has been ravaged by war and famine for decades, and now one of Somalia's regions, hopes to become an independent state.
Video of Toronto mayor Rob Ford 'caught smoking crack on video' offered for sale by a group of Somali men
The video, which has not yet been purchased, has been viewed by journalists with the Toronto Star and the news website Gawker. The owners of the video are reported to have hoped to sell it for as much as $1 million.
Amhara regional police commissioner, Mulgeta Worku, said the shooter randomly opened fire on Sunday evening at around 9pm local time against residents of Abay Mado vicinity and against passers by.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU: A warlord in southern Somalia’s Jubaland has named himself “president” of the volatile self-declared region, clan leaders said on Thursday, shortly after the election of another militia commander to the post.
(Medeshi)- Video about the opening of the new Hargeisa livestock market after its rehabilitation . the project was funded by the United Kingdom through SEED programme.
( Medeshi)- Mogadishu - A warlord in southern Somalia's Jubaland region has declared himself "president" of the region, leaders said on Thursday, shortly after the election of another militia commander to the post.
London, United Kingdom – In their new book “Developing The Ministerial Mindset: A Global View” (published by AuthorHouse) authors Aliar Hossain and Mark T Jones tackle the always-thorny issue of governmental competence and training. They present clear strategies for improving the decision-making and effectiveness of government ministers across the globe.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
London : 11 year old Hani Haji Hassan dies after being hit by lorry after getting off the school bus
Hani Haji Hassan, who had dreamt of being a doctor, suffered severe head injuries when she stepped out into the path of a food delivery lorry in Streatham yesterday afternoon.
The self-declared republic located in north-western Somalia is protesting Sunday's move by Mogadishu to assume full control of Somali's entire airspace, including that of Somaliland.
It is the first time the Somalia is taking control of its airspace following two decades of anarchy triggered by the collapse of the central government in 1991.
|Madobe's powerful militia controls sea port at Kismayo|
The vote in the southern port city of Kismayo was opposed by the central government in the capital Mogadishu, which is keen to stamp its authority on the lawless and war-ravaged nation, not to see further regional splits.
attached letter on May 15, 2013 to the United Nations Secretary general in response to comments by the UN Deputy Chief which contained a demand for support to Somalia government to assert its authority over the region including Somaliland . The UN deputy Chief has mentioned in his comments Quote " Somaliland decided not to join the delegation( London conference 2013). They were asked by the President to join, and given all the good reasons to join but they have ambitions that go beyond autonomy, that go beyond a taking part of a federal structure." Unquote .