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2011-04-18 08:50:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has partnered with Dahabshiil, the largest international money transfer company in Africa, to host the first ever Somali community event in Kenya. The event, themed 'Now I Know', saw high profile Kenyan and Somali artists and musicians celebrate stories of the Somali Diaspora living in Kenya.

2011-02-03 10:27:00

LONDON, February 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By handling remittances from the international Somali diaspora, Dahabshiil provides a vital source of income for African communities and in doing so, has become Africa's largest money transfer company, according to a recent article by the BBC. In the interview by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC, Dahabshiil's CEO, Abdirashid Duale, speaks about his company's operations in Somaliland and of the difficulties in doing business abroad that arise from the...

2009-04-09 14:32:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Somali Justice Advocacy Center has been in contact with Somali pirates in the northeastern region of Somalia and is currently talking to them about the release of a Nigerian ship that has been held hostage for a couple of months.

2008-10-07 15:00:28

Excerpt from report by independent Somaliland newspaper Waaheen on 7 October A plane from Saudi Arabia which was carrying Somalis who had been deported from that country is said to have been denied clearance to land at Hargeysa airport.

2008-10-02 06:00:17

Excerpt from report by Somalia's private commercial Radio Shabeelle on 2 October [Presenter] Deputy speaker of the Somali parliament has said Somali pirates are being supported by powerful nations so that they can use them as an excuse to invade Somali waters. Bashir Qalif Gani has more details.

2008-09-27 15:15:00

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Somali Shabeelle Media Network website on 27 September Somali pirates have released two of the ships they had abducted after they received ransom.

2008-09-16 03:00:19

Text of report by Somali Union of Islamic Courts website Qaadisiya.com on 14 September, subheading as published This press release was issued after one of the mujahidin factions [Islamist group Mujahidin Youth Movement, MYM] issued a statement demanding the closure of Adan Adde Airport [Mogadishu Airport].


Latest Somali language Reference Libraries

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2007-12-21 13:23:50

The Somali Wild Ass (Equus asinus somalicus), is a subspecies of the African Wild Ass. It is found in the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea, the Afar Region of Ethiopia, and Somalia. The legs of the Somali Wild Ass are horizontally striped with black, resembling those of a zebra. Photo Credit: Robert Lawton

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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