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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Somaliland : New Year greetings and a call to the younger generations

(Medeshi)- Another new year is on the horizon as usual with little change as to how my people live and the progress made in the  overall development and the infra structure in the country . I may have done little but have tried my best for the last 36 years to contribute towards this cause.

Video : Xafladii Waddani ee Toronto , Canada

(Medeshi )-Halkan ka daawo xafladii Waddani ee Toronto Canada:

Mo Farah awarded CBE

MSN-Distance runner Mo Farah won golds in the 5,000m and 10,000m finals in the London 2012 Olympic Games. He has been awarded a CBE which means Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE). The two other gold medal-winning GB athletes who triumphed on the same night as Mo's 5,000m victory - heptathlete Jessica Ennis and long jumper Greg Rutherford - get a CBE and MBE respectively.

Friday, December 28, 2012

India gang-rape victim dies in Singapore

AJZ- Doctors have announced that a young Indian woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in India's capital, New Delhi, has died at their Singapore hospital.

Saudi Arabia : Maid kills her sponsor in Jeddah

(AN)-JEDDAH: Investigators are questioning an African maidservant for killing her Saudi sponsor in Jeddah on Tuesday by stabbing him several times while he was sleeping in his home.

Khartoum detains two Eritrean opposition journalists

(ST)-By Tesfa-Alem Tekle  (ADDIS ABABA) - Authorities in Sudan have detained two Eritrean opposition journalists according to local reporters, and opposition groups.

Indian gang-rape victim commits suicide

RT-Amid widespread outrage over a gang rape in Delhi, another victim of sexual assault in India has committed suicide after police and suspects from an influential cast pressured her to drop the case.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Picture of the day - Shared water resources in Liboi, Kenya

IRIN- Drought-affected Liboi residents have to share their limited resources like water with Somali refugees

LA gun owners turn in weapons for up to $200 worth of groceries

AFP- VAN NUYS, California: Long lines formed as Los Angeles gun owners turned in weapons for up to $200 worth of groceries, in a gun buyback event brought forward after the Connecticut school shooting.

The Irish building an army in Africa

Irish Independent -Our boys are helping these men to become good soldiers, says Declan Power
If you spent a portion of Christmas Day listening to the radio or watching TV, chances are you came across a variety of adverts to help the Third World.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

US Travel Warning to Somalia

US Gov -December 26, 2012
The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Somalia. This replaces the Travel Warning dated June 15, 2012, to update information on security concerns.

Somalia : Pirate Base Captured By Police

Strategy Page : While the new, elected, Somali government is technically a democracy it is actually the result of a compromise by the most powerful clans and warlords. The concept of a true democracy is not well understood in Somalia. But a council of clan leaders and warlords working out deals is.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Jobs - Technical Specialist – Health Somalia/Somaliland country office

RW- The Technical Specialist – ( Save The Children ) - Health will provide overall technical support to all projects related to health in Somalia/Somaliland, both in emergencies and development.

Somaliland’s stable image under threat

By Kevin J. Kelley | The East African | Somaliland's reputation as a stable and democratic entity has been shaken by violent disputes over the outcome of local elections held late last month.

Monday, December 24, 2012

London : Beautiful photos from Kingston upon Thames

(Medeshi) - The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames is located at zone 6 in the South-West of Greater London . The city has a population of approximately 148,000 and is considered among the wealthiest Boroughs in England .

Tropical Cyclone Threatens Somalia

By Rob Miller | Accu Weather | A recently developed tropical cyclone will threaten portions of Somalia with heavy rain early this week.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Journalist killed as India gripped by anti-rape and anti-molestation protests

RT-A reporter was killed in eastern India as police fired on a violent rally which called for the arrest of a man accused of molesting a film star. In New Delhi, police used tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters angered over a recent gang-rape.

Somali pirates release longest-held hostages after 33 months

By Abdiqani Hassan |BOSASSO, Somalia | Sun Dec 23, 2012 
(Reuters) - A ship and its crew of 22 sailors held by Somali pirates for almost three years have been freed after a two-week-long siege by maritime police, the government of the breakaway region of Puntland said on Sunday.

The ONLF in Ethiopia says it wants peace talks

By Aaron Maasho | ADDIS ABABA | (Reuters) - A faction of a separatist rebel group said on Sunday it was seeking peace talks with the Ethiopian government, a development that could help stabilize a region with potential reserves of oil and gas.

Tropical storm Four is forecast to strike Somalia

Alert Net -Tropical storm Four is forecast to strike Somalia at about 00:00 GMT on 25 December.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfall will be near8.2 N,51.0 E.Four is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around 101 km/h (63 mph).Wind gusts in the area may be considerably higher.