Maxkamad ku taala dalka Fransiiska ayaa sideed sano oo xarig ah ku xukuntay hooyo u dhalatay dalkaasi, kadib markii ay biyaha ku hafisay shan caruur ah markaasi ay dhashay. Haweeneydan ayaa sidoo kale meydka caruurta ku qarisay firinjeer ama qaboojiye.
Weerarkan ayey dadka qaarkood waxay ku tilmaameen inuusan ahayn mid caadi ah. Qaar ka mid ah gabdhahaas xaaladdooda waxaa la soo sheegay in ay liidato, sida laga soo xigtay mas'uuliyiin ka tirsan maamulka gobolka Banaadir.
This week, as part the UK’s Presidency of the G8, Foreign Ministers will meet to discuss the need to encourage the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to re-engage in Somalia. The G8 countries are some of the largest shareholders in both the World Bank and the IMF. As a result, the UK is using its Presidency […]
Last Thursday, the Federal Government of Somalia, together with the UK, hosted the latest meeting with a number of key international partners in Mogadishu. The location was significant. This was the first time such a meeting had been held in Mogadishu since the Federal Government came to power last year. It was a real demonstration […]
International Women’s Day is a global opportunity to celebrate and promote the rights of women. It is a chance for all of us, men and women, to unite under a single, common aim – gender equality. This is particularly pertinent in Somalia. Everyone in Somalia has suffered from decades of often unrelenting conflict. But Somalia’s […]
In the lead up to International Women’s Day on Friday, we are featuring the stories of women who work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as guest posts across the FCO bloggers’ network. Jane Stevens and Tracey McLelland are a successful job sharing duo who are part of the communications team working on the upcoming […]
A year ago, few predicted that Somalia would see such significant changes; yet 2012 saw some real progress in Somalia – including the end of the Transition; a new Parliament (with a significant number of new MPs); the election of a new, reform-minded Speaker and President and a desire for a different type of politics. […]
Earlier this year, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague MP, announced a new initiative to prevent sexual violence against women. It aims to strengthen international efforts and coordination to prevent and respond to sexual violence, to erode the existing culture of impunity, to increase the number of perpetrators brought to justice and to support stat […]
So the final piece of the post-Transition jigsaw has finally fallen into place. Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon’s 10-person Council of Minister is now approved – overwhelmingly – by Parliament and with it, the final act of a two-month process to find Somalia’s new leaders. Put before Parliament last week, their near-unanimous approval of the […] […]
Yesterday, Somalia marked a major milestone in its recent history. After two decades of civil war, and a year after the Roadmap was agreed, the Transitional Period finally concluded with the election by MPs of new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. This was the first such election inside Somalia for many years and came just weeks after […]
On Monday, Somalia marked a significant milestone in its history. Twenty years after the country fell into conflict, a new Federal Parliament was inaugurated – paving the way to end the Transition in the next few days, and opening the first legislature to be formed inside Somalia since 1991. This is a huge achievement, both for the […]
The following is a guest blog by Fionna Gibb, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Office for Somalia. As Ambassador Matt Baugh is on leave, last Friday I had the pleasure of hosting the British Office for Somalia’s reception in Mogadishu to celebrate the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. As the sun set […]
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Waxaa caawa ka dhici doona dalal badan oo dunida ah kulamo cayaareed oo saaxiibtiimo, oo ay cayaari doonaan qaar ka mid ah xulalka dunida. Kulamadan ayaa waxaa badankood la isugu diyaarinayaa koobka kubadda cagta adduunka ee bisha June ee sanadka lagu qabanayo dalka Ruushka. Cayaaraha dhacaya ayaa ah kuwan Japan vs Mali Azerbaijan vs Belarus Cyprus vs Monte […]
Khamiistii (March, 22) dunidu waxey xustay maalinta biyaha aduunka oo ah maalin loo asteeyay wacyi galinta, ahmiyadda biyaha ee nolosha. Waxay sidoo kale sheegtay in helista biyo nadiif ah oo la cabo aysan aheyn wax qof walba uu heli karo.
Qaramada Midoobay ayaa sheegtay in duqeynta isbaheysiga uu Sacuudigu hormuudka ka yahay ay ka wadaan Yemen ay leedahay sababta ugu badan ee dhimashada iyo dhaawaca dadka rayidka ah ka soo gaaraya colaadda Yemen
Madaxweynaha Mareykanka Donald Trump ayaa beddalay la taliyihiisii dhanka ammaanka qaranka oo noqonaya kii ugu danbeeyey saraakiil sar sare oo ka mid ha maamulkiisa oo shaqada ka tegay muddada 14kii bil ee uu xilka hayo ah.
Weerar loo adeegsaday gaari waxyaabaha qarxa laga soo buuxiyay inay ahaayeen mooto bajaaj wax yaabaha qarxa laga soo buuxiyay ayaa ku qarxay agagaarka Hotel Wehliye ee magaalada Muqdisho, gelinkii dambe ee maanta.
Urur ay ku mideysanyihiin ciidamada booliska Soomaali-Mareykanka ee gobolka Minnesota oo (SAPA) loo soo gaabiyo ayaa ayaa sheegay inay ka xunyihiin eedaha loo soo jeediyay Maxamed Noor oo horey uga tirsanaa booliska Magaalada Minneapolis.
Weeraryahan Zlatan Ibrahimovic ayaa la filayaa inuu ka tago kooxda kubadda cagta Manchester United, sida ugu dhaqsaha badan. Inkasta oo kooxda Man United aysan si rasmi ah ugu dhawaaqin, haddana waxaa la rumeysan yahay in macallin Jose Mourinho uu ogolaaday inuu Ibrahimovic kasii daayo qandaraaskiisa kooxda ee ku eg 30-ka June. Illaa iyo hadda ma cadda halka […]
Xisbiga mucaaradka ee Waddani ayaa maanta sheegay in ay kalsoonidii kala noqdeen guddida doorashada Somaliland, waxaanay qoraal ay u gudbiyeen madaxweyne Muuse Biixi ay kaga dalbadeen in la kala diro guddigaasi.
Taliyaha ciidanka booliska magaalada Austin ee caasimadda gobolka Texas ee dalkan Mareykanka, Brian Manley, ayaa sheegay in ninka looga shakisanyahay inuu ka danbeeyay bambooyin lagu qarxiyay Austin uu moobeylkiisa ku duubay muuqaal 25 daqiiqo ah ka hor inta uusan is dilin.
The Syrian army paused its bombardment of Douma, the last rebel bastion near Damascus, after midnight, a war monitor said on Saturday, as insurgents prepared to leave the rest of their former enclave of eastern Ghouta. Thousands of fighters and their families departed neighboring Harasta by bus on Friday after a deal with the government to surrender the town […]
Separatist violence in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon along the border with Nigeria have completely stalled trade between the two countries. Buses no longer ply the Bamenda-Enugu road corridor as attacks and kidnappings continue. About 70 men and women have assembled at Kandem, a village in southwestern Cameroon on the border with Nigeria to discus […]
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of an island of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, officials said, but the tremor posed no tsunami threat to the region. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which was centered in a much more remote region than a magnitude 7.5 tremor that rocke […]
Australian actress Cate Blanchett says she is bewildered by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence over the atrocities being committed against Rohingya Muslims. More than 670,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have sought safety across the border in Bangladesh since August 2017, after a military campaign against the minority group that a U.N. official has […]
Australian scientists say a powerful ground-based laser targeting space junk will be ready for use next year. They say there are hundreds of thousands of pieces of debris circling the Earth that have the potential to damage or destroy satellites. Reducing the amount of space junk in orbit has been the focus of a meeting of scientists this week in Canberra o […]
A bomb placed under a car exploded in Egypt's second city Alexandria on Saturday, killing two people including a policeman, state news agency MENA reported. The bombing, which also wounded four policemen, had targeted Alexandria's security chief police Major General Mostafa al-Nemr, the interior ministry said. MENA quoted Nemr as saying that two pe […]
H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died. He was 80. Huizenga died Thursday night at his home, said Valerie Hinkell, a longtime assistant. The cause was cancer, said Bob Henninger, executive vice president of Huizenga Holdings. Start […]
Investigators are working around the clock to determine why a man with no apparent ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan full of propane tanks and gasoline cans through the main gate of a major Northern California Air Force Base this week. Hafiz Kazi, 51, died in the Kia minivan Wednesday night after veering through the gate at Travis Air Force Base and […]
In a surreal scene from the 2001 film Vanilla Sky, Tom Cruise runs through a deserted Times Square before screaming in despair. In a satirical version widely shared in Egypt, the square is filled with campaign billboards for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Open your eyes anywhere in Egypt these days, and you’ll see billboards, banners and posters hailing th […]
WHAT: March For Our Lives is a planned demonstration created by, inspired by and led by students across the country to demand their lives become a priority and to end the epidemic of mass school shootings. Organized by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed Feb. 14 in a mass school shooting. WHEN: […]
Thousands of people are walking in a "March for Our Lives" in Washington Saturday, drawing attention to school violence in the U.S. and what they see as a need for stricter gun control. Organizers are hoping to draw half a million people. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed on Februa […]
When a Silicon Valley company in northern California asked Sumat Lam to transfer to Austin, Texas, common stereotypes came to mind. “I definitely was confused when I was offered the role out of college for Austin. You think about cowboys. You think a little bit about the barbecue. Everything is bigger in Texas,” Lam, a Cambodian-American, recalled. Texas cou […]
The French Interior Minister said Saturday that the French police officer who exchanged himself for a hostages held by a gunman in a supermarket in the southwestern town of Trebes has died. “Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame has passed away. He died for his country. France will never forget his heroism,” Interior Minister Gerard Collomb wrote Saturday on hi […]
Austin, Texas, is not California's Silicon Valley technology corridor. But companies from Silicon Valley and other major U.S. hubs are taking notice of Austin's growing tech scene. Austin's lower cost of living and doing business, combined with its smaller size, are just a few reasons that people are attracted to the area. VOA's Elizabeth […]
North Korea has agreed to meet with South Korea next week to coordinate the logistics and agendas for an inter-Korea summit in April, the South said Saturday. Each side will send a thee-member team Thursday to the border truce village of Panmunjom. Ri Son Gwon, chairman of North Korea’s committee for the peaceful reunification of the country, will lead the N […]
Two Asian-American photographers from New York traveled to the deep south — The Mississippi Delta — to explore the roots of a seldom-mentioned, but long-established Chinese community. Their images explore the diverse contributions and experiences of both native-born and immigrant residents. But the young photographers' journey is also a story of self-id […]
Adult film star Stormy Daniels is expected to discuss her alleged affair with President Donald Trump Sunday on the CBS program "60 Minutes." Trump has denied the affair, which Daniels says took place in 2006. Daniels is one of three women involved in court cases stemming from contacts with Trump that could become major distractions for a White Hous […]
European Union leaders have given their unqualified backing to Britain over its accusation that Russia used a nerve agent to try to kill a former double agent and his daughter in Southern England earlier this month. At a two-day summit in Brussels that ended Friday, EU leaders also demanded a permanent exemption from proposed U.S. tariffs on steel and alumin […]
Although cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, the World Health Organization reports that colorectal cancer is one of the cancers that can actually be prevented. VOA's Carol Pearson has more on that and the story of a woman who beat colon cancer.
A new opinion poll shows that 69 percent of Americans support stricter gun control measures in the weeks after a school shooting in Florida left 17 people dead. The poll by The Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research said the support for gun control is up from 61 percent in October 2016 and up from 55 percent since the poll first asked t […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
New VisionSomalia: Drought as the leading cause for displacement in 2017ReliefwebThe longstanding humanitarian crisis in Somalia has been exacerbated by the impact of consecutive seasons of below average rains, since early 2015. Simultaneously an intensification of conflict, particularly in South Central Somalia, has not only ...14 die in Somalia car blastNe […]
Aljazeera.comDeadly car bomb blast rocks Somalia's capital Mogadishu | Somalia ...Aljazeera.comExplosion outside popular hotel in Mogadishu kills at least 14 people and wounds 10, interior ministry spokesman says.US strikes Shabaab south of Somalia's capitalLong War JournalUS airstrike in Somalia kills 2 al-Shabab extremistsWashington PostSomalia: […]
ReliefwebSomalia Rainfall Forecast - Issued: 23 March 2018ReliefwebThe last 24 hours saw light to moderate rains in a few pockets of the southern and central regions of Somalia. The three days (Map 1) rainfall forecast is pointing towards moderate rains in the southern regions and parts of Galduud and Muddug regions ...
Somalia: Flowing water brings livestock herders together - ReliefWebReliefWebSounds of bleating goats and sheep, camel bells ringing and running water signals the onset of a busy morning in Qodqod village, located in Galgaduud region. Herders fill their jerry cans with water as goats, sheep and camels jostle for room along the ...altro »
ReliefWebUNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report #2: 1-28 February 2018ReliefWebThe humanitarian situation in Somalia remains critical due to ongoing impacts of drought, displacement and conflict. As per the FSNAU-FEWSNET 2017 Post Deyr findings, 5.4 million people are still in need of urgent assistance, including 2.8 million ...
Garowe OnlineSomalia: Corruption prompts suspension of EU funded road project ...Garowe OnlineGAROWE, Puntland - Road maintenance project to rehabilitate part of Garowe-Galkayo corridor in Somalia's northeastern Federal Member State has been completely suspended over corruption and irregularities, Garowe Online reports. The EU funded project ...altro » […]
www.thecattlesite.comMassive Cattle Deaths Pose Threat to Food Security in Somaliawww.thecattlesite.comSOMALIA - The United Nations Organization (UNO) for Food and Agriculture (FAO) warned this week that the mass death of cattle due to intense drought threatens livelihoods and food security in Somalia. According to Prensa Latina, the UN-specialized ...
Aljazeera.comPorts war: Somalia bans Dubai ports operatorAljazeera.comMPs in Somalia have voted to declare a contract with the United Arab Emirates null and void - endangering plans to develop a port in the Horn of Africa. Dubai-based shipping giant DP World wants to enlarge the port of Berberra in the breakaway state of ...Somalia Protests DP World Deal for […]
PBS NewsHourAs climate change parches Somalia, frequent drought comes with ...PBS NewsHourDesert sand is slowly taking over Somalia. Just six years after the last major drought emergency, the rains have failed again -- a devastating trend in a country where around 80 percent of people make their living on the land. Special correspondent ...altro »
Number of victims rises to four with death in hospital of Lt Col Arnaud Beltrame following attacks in Carcassonne, southern FranceA gendarme who exchanged himself for a hostage during the French supermarket siege has died, bringing the number of victims to four. Police shot dead the attacker after a series of attacks claimed by Islamic State in Carcassonne, […]
Thousands of civilians and fighters will be evacuated under Russian guarantees or remain and accept Bashar al-Assad’s regimeA ceasefire deal that will allow the evacuation of tens of thousands of civilians and fighters under Russian guarantees has been reached in the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta. The agreement, which was confirmed by the spokesm […]
Judge says 13 Catalan leaders, including Jordi Turull and Carles Puigdemont, will be charged with rebellionA Spanish supreme court judge has charged Jordi Turull, Catalonia’s presidential candidate, with rebellion and ordered him to remain in custody less than 24 hours before he was due to attend an investiture debate.On Friday morning, Judge Pablo Llarena a […]
Vizcarra, former regional governor, vows to tackle corruptionCongress accepts resignation of scandal-hit Kuczynski, 79A low-profile former regional governor has been sworn in as Peru’s president after his predecessor became the latest of the country’s leaders to resign amid corruption scandals and public repudiation. Related: Peru president Pedro Pablo Kuczy […]
Trump announces McMaster’s departure on TwitterFormer UN ambassador John Bolton named as replacementHR McMaster has resigned as Donald Trump’s national security adviser and will be replaced by John Bolton, the hawkish former US ambassador to the United Nations, the president announced on Thursday night. Related: 'I love the president': John Dowd qu […]
Ed Pilkington in New York and Julian Borger in Washington
US president said he would sign bill to avert shutdown of the federal government because of the need to strengthen the militaryDonald Trump announced on Friday that he had reluctantly signed Congress’s $1.3tn spending bill, despite a threat he made hours earlier to veto the budget and shut down the federal government. Related: Senate passes $1.3tn budget bil […]
Ben Jacobs and David Smith in Washington and Martin Pengelly in New York
US teachers receive routine training on what to do when a gunman attacks – but chaos during the Florida shooting threw procedure into disarrayParkland students take over the GuardianWith the crack of bullets still ringing around the corridors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, Mary Trizzino unlocked the door to her classroom to see who else she could s […]
Oliver Laughland and Lois Beckett in Parkland, Florida
Prof Thomas Hildebrandt has been collecting the samples with colleagues for about 15 yearsFor over 20 years, Thomas Hildebrandt has harboured a dream: to save the northern white rhinoceros, the world’s rarest large mammal.On Monday the scientist received the devastating news that Sudan, the last male of the species, had been put down in his northern Kenyan h […]
Emmanuel Macron condemns ‘attack on European sovereignty’ as EU leaders back Theresa MayRussian intelligence agents and diplomats across the European Union will be expelled next week in response to the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury, described by Emmanuel Macron as an “attack on European sovereignty”.At least 10 EU member states will order Russian officia […]
French ex-president says there is no proof he received millions in illegal election campaigning The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has denounced allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal election campaign funding from the regime of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi as “crazy” and “monstrous”.“There is no proof ... not even the […]
McDougal tells CNN she had sex with Donald Trump ‘dozens of times’ during a year-long affair, including at his family home in Trump Tower A former Playboy model has given her first televised account of the affair that she alleges she sustained with Donald Trump for almost a year, beginning just three months after the birth of his and Melania’s son Barron. Re […]
Riyadh silent on why it granted access but flight signals a tacit improvement in relationsSaudi Arabia has opened its airspace for the first time to an Israel-bound passenger plane, breaking a 70-year-ban on commercial jets flying over the Arab kingdom to reach the Jewish state.While Riyadh does not formally recognise Israel, Thursday night’s touchdown by th […]
US president calls on Brussels to respond in kind to temporary amnesty, while move against Beijing hits stock marketsFinancial markets have taken fright after Donald Trump fired the latest shots in an escalating trade war between the world’s two biggest economies by announcing $60bn (£42.5bn) of further tariffs on China.Amid relief in Brussels that the EU ha […]
Mummified remains from Chilean ghost town revealed to be baby girl with malformations so bizarre they led to speculation over alien lifeWhen the mummified remains of a six-inch humanoid were found in an abandoned mining town in Chile’s Atacama desert 15 years ago, speculation on its origins ran wild. The skeleton, which was sold to a private collector in Spa […]
Leopards roaming the Sanjay Gandhi National Park could be helping to control the city’s dangerous stray dog population, study suggestsA fleeting glimpse of the black spots and gold fur of a leopard is not an uncommon sight at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in the Indian city of Mumbai.Leopards are often thought of as a threat to humans, but rather than being a […]
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Prof Alasdair Rae at the University of Sheffield has crunched data from the Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) to locate the densest square kilometre in every European country – the top 15 are shown below Continue reading...
Fifty years after the publication of his controversial book The Population Bomb, biologist Paul Ehrlich warns overpopulation and overconsumption are driving us over the edgeA shattering collapse of civilisation is a “near certainty” in the next few decades due to humanity’s continuing destruction of the natural world that sustains all life on Earth, accordin […]
In the poorly serviced capital of the Philippines, the poorest citizens have taken to living where no one else will – alongside the dead“I have lived here for 51 years – and I have been trying to leave for 51 years,” says Elvira Miranda. “The government want us gone, and we also want to go. But we need somewhere to go.”Miranda, 68, has been living with her h […]
Trump’s new national security adviser will drive the White House down a more confrontational road in two crucial regionsDonald Trump has hired an unwavering and radical advocate of war against both North Korea and Iran to oversee his administration’s national security policy.John Bolton has made a career of deriding diplomacy as a sign of weakness, and has d […]
Met Office forecasts freezing temperatures as Britain enters another spring cold spellSnow and freezing weather could return to parts of the UK in time for Easter if the “beast from the east” returns for a third time. The Met Office said a white Easter in Scotland and the east coast of England was increasingly likely, with cold air from Scandinavia expected […]