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Horn of Africa: UN urges long-term approach to end recurring food shortages – UN News

Sunday, September 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 25,2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre) addresses the ministerial-level mini-summit on the Horn of Africa crisis. Also at the podium are General Assembly President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser (third from left) and USG for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos (third from right). – PHOTO:UN News

UNITED NATIONS, 24 September 2011 –Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a long-term approach by national authorities and the Read more…

Ethiopia visit to Egypt boosts bilateral relations

Monday, September 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 19,2011
CAIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s visit to Egypt was positive, Mona Omar, Egypt’s assistant foreign minister said on Sunday. Read more…

Mozambique:15 Ethiopian athletes gone missing in Mozambique

Friday, September 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 16,2011
Mozambican police and migration authorities are looking for 15 athletes from Ethiopia, who have been taking part in the 10th All Africa Games and missing since Monday. Read more…

S.KOREA – Daegu IAAF World Championships: Day 9

Monday, September 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Sept. 5,2011

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Somalia:UNHCR airlifts more emergency food supplies to Somalia

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 31,2011
by Peter Mutai
NAIROBI, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday it is airlifting 240 metric tonnes of aid from Saudi Arabia to Somalia over the Eid period to help famine-stricken Somalis. Read more…

HORN OF AFRICA:Algeria to deliver aid to famine-struck Horn of Africa countries

Friday, August 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 12,2011
ALGIERS, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) — Algeria announced on Thursday that it would provide a 10-million-U.S.-dollar humanitarian aid to Horn of Africa countries struck by devastating drought and famine. Read more…

Nearly half of fund appeal on east Africa famine complete: OCHA

Saturday, August 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 6,2011
GENEVA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — The overall appeal put up by the UN-led humanitarian cluster to tackle famine in Horn of Africa (HOA) had been 45 Read more…

IOM appeals for 26 mln USD to assist drought victims in Horn of Africa

Saturday, August 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 6,2011
by David Musyoka
NAIROBI, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) –The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday urgently appealed to the donor community for 26.6 million Read more…

UN airlift arrives with vital aid for Somali refugees in Kenya – UN News

Monday, July 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 18,2011

17 July 2011 –The first in a series of emergency airlift flights arrived in the Kenyan capital on Sunday as part of the efforts of the United Nations refugee agency to assist the hundreds of thousands of Somalis who have taken refuge in neighbouring countries. Read more…

In Somalia, UN official urges massive response for world’s ‘worst humanitarian disaster’ – UN News

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 12,2011

UNHCR chief António Guterres (left crouching) chats with Somali refugees in Ifo camp at Dadaab, northern Kenya

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