Latest Somali people Stories

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. The aim was to promote Somali culture and to educate other communities about the...

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...

2011-01-27 08:56:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from The US European Media Hub, US Department of State at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=80e1e0d9-b5a9-45cb-8672-1bb3df0399b5 Somali American community leaders discuss anti-radicalization methods for Somali youth, their success in Minnesota, and the need to build Somali political participation. Available material includes soundbites of Somali American leaders. About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com...

2011-01-26 15:02:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from The US European Media Hub, US Department of State at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=80e1e0d9-b5a9-45cb-8672-1bb3df0399b5&bhcp=1 Somali American community leaders discuss anti-radicalization methods for Somali youth, the success in Minnesota, and need to build Somali political participation. Available material includes soundbites. About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com delivers free...

2010-11-24 10:05:34

The study, by Dr Lavinia Mitton and Mr Peter Aspinall of the University of Kent, finds that 'Black Africans' in the UK are a diverse group with a wide range of experience and needs depending on country of birth, religion and native language. Understanding these distinctions between different Black Africans is the first step to providing better support, improving their quality of life and helping integration into society. There are now 737,000 'Black Africans' in England and Wales (according...

2009-11-13 14:46:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CPJ's 2009 International Press Freedom Award Winners, family members and experts will discuss cases in Sri Lanka, Somalia, Tunisia and Azerbaijan. The journalists are: J.S. Tissainayagam is a Sri Lankan newspaper columnist who was singled out in May on World Press Freedom Day by President Barrack Obama. Since then Sri Lankan courts sentenced "Tissa," as he is known, to a 20-year sentence for allegedly "inciting communal disharmony" over...

2009-11-03 16:07:00

BOSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Nur will be hosting a screening of "Tea or Coffee" on November 6th 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Harvard University's Fong Auditorium, Boylston 110. Without spoken words, Afrah Haji's debut film explores the complexities of her divided identity. This will be the debut of local filmmaker and AIC New England council member Afrah Haji. With footage from Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, this three-part short-film series traces the complex map of...

2009-06-26 13:54:00

CAIRO, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In a Telephone Interview with Mr. William Bo' Fielding, Managing Director of Phoenix Intelligence Support Inc. - Anti Piracy Unit, Mr. Fielding discussed the outcome and results of a 30 day trip to Africa and The Middle East that took him, together with his delegation of experts, through Jordan, Egypt, Dubai and Mogadishu, Somalia. Mr. William Bo' Fielding, the Managing Director of Phoenix Intelligence Support Inc. - Anti Piracy Unit, is somewhat of a modern...

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. The Nigerian ship captain's brother is a resident here in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Somali Justice Advocacy Center, while on the phone yesterday with pirates in Somalia, asked about Captain Phillips' condition...

2008-10-11 06:00:13

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Nairobi, Oct. 10 Kyodo - A Japanese female doctor abducted in Ethiopia in September told a Somali journalist over the phone on Friday that she and another aid worker are safe in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The woman, who identified herself as Keiko Akahane, said the abductors want the release of prisoners held in Ethiopia, not ransom, in exchange for freeing the two aid workers, according to the Somali journalist who is...

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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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.