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Somali kidnappers release two journalists§ionid=351020501
Tuesday, January 06, 2009
British reporter Colin Freeman of The Sunday Telegraph (R) and Spanish freelance photographer Jose Cendon Somali abductors have released two foreign...

Ethiopia begins withdrawal from Somalia
Friday, January 02, 2009
Ethiopia has started pulling its troops out of Somalia, where they have been helping the Western-backed government fight an Islamist insurgency for...

Reporter killed in Somali shootout
Friday, January 02, 2009
A reporter for Somalia's Shabelle Radio was shot and killed Thursday during a gun battle south of Mogadishu, the network reported.Hassan Mayow Hassan...

An innovative approach to prevent child malnutrition in Somalia
Friday, January 02, 2009
UNICEF has introduced an emergency food supplement to prevent malnutrition in over 100,000 of the most vulnerable children in Somalia. ‘Plumpy’Doz’,...

SOMALIA: Women in Puntland demand greater role in government
Saturday, December 06, 2008
NAIROBI Wednesday, December 03, 2008 (IRIN) - Women in the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland, north-eastern Somalia, are calling for...

SOMALIA: “Highest levels of malnutrition in the world”
Saturday, December 06, 2008
NAIROBI Friday, December 05, 2008 (IRIN) - “Somalia has the highest levels of malnutrition in the world”, with up to 300,000 children acutely...

SOMALIA: Civil society support is key to success of $919 m relief plan
Monday, December 01, 2008
NAIROBI Monday, December 01, 2008 (IRIN) - Greater resources and international support for civil society working in Somalia are needed to reach more...

SOMALIA: Children from minority communities miss out on school
Friday, November 28, 2008
HARGEISA Friday, November 28, 2008 (IRIN) - Children in parts of Somalia's self-declared republic of Somaliland have never gone to school because...

SOMALIA: Power-sharing deal reached in Djibouti as TFG split widens
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
NAIROBI Wednesday, November 26, 2008 (IRIN) - The parties to the peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Somalia have reached a power-sharing...

Journalists kidnapped in Somalia
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
A British and Spanish journalist in Somalia have been kidnapped from the north-eastern Puntland region, local authorities say. Government officials...
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