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Somalia needs intervention: PM

Sunday, September 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 25,2011
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — Somalia, facing multiple challenges including the ongoing humanitarian and security crises, needs “urgent Read more…

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…

World Bank steps up famine aid

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011

Photo: EPA 

World Bank President Robert Zoellick has announced a decision to quadruple Read more…

UN food chief: famine relief focus on youngest

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011
By ANITA SNOW 
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The World Food Program is moving to address hunger among the most vulnerable in famine-ravaged Horn of Africa – young children and their mothers, the U.N. food chief said Friday. Read more…

U.S. building secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say – The Washington Post

Thursday, September 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 22,2011

 U.S. Africa Command/Major Eric Hilliard – The Seychelles, where the U.S. had temporarily stationed MQ-9s under the operational authority of U.S. Africa Command, now houses a base where a small fleet of “hunter-killer” drones resumed operations this month. Read more…

Interview: Eritrea keen to enhance cooperation with China: president

Saturday, September 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 17,2011

ASMARA, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) — Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki said on Friday that Eritrea is keen to enhance all-aspect cooperation with China. Read more…

Museveni ‘queried Kenya army ability’ – Nation

Sunday, September 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 10,2011     Maqaley War laay malagu waramey
Horn of Africa leader discuss drought crisis – Nation

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda inspects a guard of honour on arrival at JKIA in Nairobi in a past visit. Photo/FILE  Read more…

Kenya to host regional conference on drought

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 7,2011
by Peter Mutai and Ronald Njoroge
NAIROBI, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) — Kenya will host a regional summit in Nairobi on Thursday to address the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa caused by the worst drought in the region in the last 60 years. Read more…

Horn of Africa in drought crisis & FAO calls for increased efforts stem food crisis

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Sept. 6,2011
FAO calls for increased efforts stem food crisis in Horn of Africa
Horn of Africa in drought crisis Read more…

SOMALIA:UNHCR says Somali exodus slows in Horn of Africa

Saturday, August 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 27,2011
 by Peter Mutai
NAIROBI, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has noted an evolving displacement pattern during August with Read more…