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Guddiga Doorashada Madaxweynaha Oo La Ansixiyay Iyo Haweenka Baarlamaanka Oo Sameeyay Ricord Cusub

Friday, August 31, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News August  31,   2012

Muqsisho, Aug.30 -Iyadoo lagu wado doorashada madaxtinimada dalka in lagu qabto muddo toban cisho gudahood ah ayaa mudanayaasha Baarlamaanka cusub fadhi ay ku yeesheen caasimadda Soomaaliya ee Muqdisho ku ansixiyeen guddi doorasho oo ka kooban 15 xubnood oo lagu xulay habka 4.5 (H%), waxaana guddigaas saacadaha innagu soo fool leh laga filayaa inay ku dhawaaqaan shuruudaha laga doonayo musharaxa u tartamaya doorashada,  mudada qabashada araajid & goorta laqabanayo doorashada madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliya. Read more…

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African Union – A Zuma sworn in as first chairwoman of AU Commission

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  17, 2012

ADDIS ABABA, July 17 (Xinhua) — The newly-elected chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, was sworn into office early on Tuesday, becoming the first woman to lead the pan-African institution.

Jean Ping, Zuma’s predecessor who had served since 2008, congratulated the new chairwoman and wished her very best in his farewell speech at the closing ceremony of the 19th AU Summit, held in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa in the wee hours of Tuesday. Read more…

South Africa’s Dlamini-Zuma elected first woman head of AU Commission

Monday, July 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News   July  16, 2012

 

 

ADDIS ABABA, July 15 (Xinhua) — South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma surged strong in the tight race for the African Union Commission Presidency, clinching 37 votes against Jean Ping of Gabon, the incumbent’s 14 votes to emerge winner of the seat.

There were loud celebrations inside the hall where some 51 African leaders gathered to cast votes for the next leader of the AU Commission, after a six-month deadlock that appeared set to persist. Read more…

Kenya:Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maathai dies

Monday, September 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 26,2011
“the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize”


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UN chief appoints Amina Mohamed,Kenyan national as UNEP deputy executive director

Saturday, May 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 14,2011

UNITED NATIONS, May 13 (Xinhua) — UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon on Friday announced the appointment of Amina Mohamed, a Kenyan national, as assistant secretary-general and deputy executive director of the UN Environment Program (UNEP).

Ms. Mohamed brings a wealth of experience to this Read more…