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Memorial service held for 44 people killed in South African strikes

Memorial service held for 44 people killed in South African strikes

jiinka August 23, 2012 Comments Off

Memorial services are being held across South Africa in memory of 44 people who died during violence at the north-western Marikana platinum mine. Hundreds of people attended the memorial service for the 44 killed

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UN-African Union mission seeks to mitigate friction between tribes in North Darfur

UN-African Union mission seeks to mitigate friction between tribes in North Darfur

jiinka August 23, 2012 Comments Off

  Members of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known by the acronym UNAMID, met with community leaders in the town of Mellit in the state of North Darfur, in Sudan, to

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Westernised’ Somali refugees may get right to stay in Holland

Westernised’ Somali refugees may get right to stay in Holland

jiinka August 23, 2012 Comments Off

A ‘foreign accent’ when speaking Somali or other signs of westernisation which cannot be kept hidden may be enough for some Somali refugees to be given residency in the Netherlands, immigration minister Gerd Leers

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3 Somali officers killed in Mogadishu

3 Somali officers killed in Mogadishu

jiinka August 23, 2012 Comments Off

At least three Somali officers have been killed and 12 others injured in an attack carried by armed men in the Suqa Holaha district of the capital Mogadishu. This comes after Somalia’s new parliament

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GONGRADULATIONS FOR BEING SELECTED AS SOMALI PARLIAMENT.

GONGRADULATIONS FOR BEING SELECTED AS SOMALI PARLIAMENT.

jiinka August 22, 2012 Comments Off

Dear respected leaders, The Somali Bantu Association of Tucson, Arizona is hereby warmly and heartiest saying and sending you congratulations on being selected as the new parliament of Somalia for the next 4 years.

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Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi dies after illness

Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi dies after illness

jiinka August 21, 2012 Comments Off

(JWN News) Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died at the age of 57, state media say, after weeks of speculation about his health. Mr Meles was admitted to hospital in July. The nature

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Somalia’s New Parliament Sworn In

Somalia’s New Parliament Sworn In

jiinka August 21, 2012 Comments Off

(JWNNews) – Somalia’s first formal parliament in more than two decades was sworn into office on Monday, marking a major milestone in the country’s efforts to end the eight-year-long transitional period by establishing a

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AMISOM urges all forces in Somalia to spare civilians

AMISOM urges all forces in Somalia to spare civilians

jiinka August 16, 2012 Comments Off

AFRICAN UNION UNION AFRICAINE Nairobi‐August 16th, 2012; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Ambassador Boubacar Diarra, has reiterated AMISOM’s efforts to mainstream the protection of the civilian

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UN envoy says spoilers must not disrupt Somalia’s peaceful transition to democracy

UN envoy says spoilers must not disrupt Somalia’s peaceful transition to democracy

jiinka August 14, 2012 Comments Off

14 August 2012 – Spoilers seeking to block Somalia’s transition to democracy will face stringent action from the Security Council if they continue to compromise the country’s political progress, the United Nations top political

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Somalia Must End Impunity for Killing of Media Workers

Somalia Must End Impunity for Killing of Media Workers

jiinka August 14, 2012 Comments Off

Two Journalists Killed Over Weekend Brings Total Since December to Ten   (New York) — Amnesty International today called on Somali authorities and the international community to end impunity for the killing of media

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