Latest Somali people Stories

2006-01-09 05:38:46

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The United States welcomed on Monday an agreement by Somalia's leaders to try and end a rift in the anarchic African nation it failed to pacify in the 1990s.

2005-09-18 03:50:52

By William Maclean NAIROBI (Reuters) - A worsening political crisis threatens to plunge Somalia back into war and open a new era of humanitarian suffering, experts say.

2005-09-09 07:20:00

By William Maclean NAIROBI (Reuters) - Hollywood wasn't exaggerating when it portrayed Osman Ali Atto as the master survivor of Mogadishu's ganglands.

2005-08-17 16:33:59

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Almost a million people face a shortage of food, shelter and other basics in Somalia, many more than previously thought, after a poor harvest and bouts of fighting in the lawless northeast African nation, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

2005-08-06 05:46:21

By Andrew Cawthorne NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somali pirates who have held 10 hostages for more than a month on a ship chartered by the U.N. World Food Programme to carry food aid have agreed to release the vessel and free the crew, the WFP said on Saturday.

2005-07-11 15:10:52

By C. Bryson Hull NAIROBI (Reuters) - Gunmen assassinated a prominent Somali peace activist at home in front of his wife on Monday in the latest attack on humanitarian advocates struggling to bring peace to the anarchic country.

2005-06-30 08:37:56

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somali gunmen have hijacked a shipcarrying 850 tonnes of World Food Programme (WFP) rice forSomali tsunami survivors and are demanding $500,000 to free the10 crew on board, the ship's owner said on Thursday.

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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