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2011-08-11 11:38:00

BOYTON BEACH, Fla., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SocInteract represents a new, unique and exciting way to raise funds and give back to the community. Targeting a global audience will allow people and organizations from all over the world to raise money for a good cause and raise awareness. This is an opportunity for the users on the website to socialize while raising money for the Somalia famine crisis. There are 2 ways that users will sign up for www.SocInteract.com: The United...

2011-07-23 06:04:54

Drought in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti is pushing tens of thousands of people from their homes as millions face food insecurity in a crisis visible from space. ESA's SMOS satellite shows that the region's soil is too dry to grow crops. Somalis, who already face war in their country, have been fleeing to neighboring countries in search of refuge. In Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp, for example, over 1000 people "“ mostly children "“ arrive daily, severely dehydrated and...

2011-07-11 10:00:00

Aid agency issues appeal for immediate international support NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's worst food crisis is devastating large areas of Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia--10 million people face extreme hunger. Concern Worldwide Overseas Director Paul O'Brien warns that Somalia in particular is on the brink of an emergency that could become as bad as the 1991 famine. "The region's worst drought in 60 years has been exacerbated by extreme spikes in fuel and...

2011-04-25 11:30:00

Known today for its bloody conflicts and instability, Somalia's little known history can be found in the colorful cave paintings of animals and humans discovered in 2002 by a French archaeology team. Laas Gaal, Somalia (also known as Laas Geel), just outside of Haregeisa, the capital of Somalia's self-declared Somaliland state, contains 10 caves that show vivid depictions of a pastoralist history which dates back to some 5,000 years or more, reports AFP. A French archaeology team was sent in...

Latest Somali people Reference Libraries

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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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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