Posts Tagged ‘civil war’

Somalia:Dagaal ka dhacay Deegaanka Buuhoodle

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jan 26, 2012

Waxaa lagu soo waramayaa in dagaal ka dhacay galabta deegaan udhaw Buuhoodle.
Dagaalkan ayaa la sheegay inuu bilawday qiyaastii 3:oo dii galabnimo kadib markii ciidamada Soomaaliland ay weerar kusoo qaadeen aagga hore ee ay maalmahanba isku hor fadhiyeen ciidan beeleedka Reer Buuhoodle iyo Read more…

Ex-Somali leader to be deposed for alleged abuses -AP

Sunday, April 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Apr.03,2011.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that a former Somali prime
minister who has been living quietly in the U.S. for the last 14 years can be questioned under oath in a federal lawsuit alleging he oversaw war crimes and other abuses against his own people more than a quarter century ago. Read more…

Ethiopia and Kenya differ on Somalia -creating Jubaland

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News (Daily Nation).December 08,2010.

By NATION Correspondent.

Kenya plans to help create an autonomous region on the border with Somalia as one way of stabilising the lawless country. Read more…

A philosophy to gain understanding

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News. December 07,2010.

By Hu Yinan (China Daily).
It was a sunny November day and I was sat in a Nairobi cafe with Muhyadin Ahmed Roble, a Somali journalist who narrowly fled war-torn Mogadishu in 2007 and has not seen his family since.

An armed Somali pirate sits on the coastline in Hobyo town in northeastern Somalia in this file photo from Jan 7 this year. In the distance is the Greek cargo ship, MV Filitsa, which at the time was being held by pirates. [Mohamed Dahir / for China Daily] Read more…

It’s time to focus on the causes of piracy off Somali

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News. December 07,2010.

By Hu Yinan (China Daily).

MOMBASA, Kenya – Sitting in a Chinese restaurant enjoying some midday refreshment, Andrew Mwangura could have been mistaken for just another middle-aged Kenyan worn out by work.

His black baseball hat, his stripped blue shirt and cream-colored pants, his outdated mobile phone and his soft, deep voice all culminate in a rather mundane appearance that every bit contradicts the uniqueness of the work that he does.

Mwangura, 48, is arguably the most informed individual about what is happening on the Indian Ocean and, more importantly, boasts exclusive contact with both pirates and mariners held hostage near Somali waters. Read more…