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Dozens Dead as Mogadishu Explodes for a Third Day

  Written by Benjamin Joffe-Walt Published Wednesday, August 25, 2010     Analysts say Al Shabaab, an Al Qaeda-inspired group, may soon completely control the teetering Somali capital. Heavy fighting has continued for a third straight day in the Somali capital Mogadishu, which analysts and human rights groups say was in fear of falling to […]

Billionare pledges his fortune for aid

TheNational Tom Hussain, Foreign Correspondent ISLAMABAD // Malik Riaz Hussain, a billionaire Pakistani developer, has responded to the misery of millions of his flood-stricken compatriots by pledging to spend 75 per cent of his fortune on rebuilding their lives. The extraordinary offer was made in a television interview in which he told how he had […]

Statement of Assurance to Our Donors AMOUD FOUNDATION

Statement of Assurance to Our Donors AMOUD FOUNDATION

Aasslamu Aalaikum Wa Rahamatulla Wa Baraktuhu, Bismillah Rahamaani Raheem   In its charitable work to provide humanitarian assistance to impoverished communities in the Horn of Africa and elsewhere, Amoud Foundation complies with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, US department of Justice  & IRS guidelines to ensure donor funds are used for charitable purposes only and […]

Somaliland new president takes power

Somaliland new president takes power

Awdalpress(Hargaysa) 27 july,10–Before jubilant crowd and large diplomatic presence in Hargiea presidential palace, the victor of Somaliland presidential election, Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo was sworn as the new president of Somaliland. The Outgoing president Dahir Riyale Kahin handed over power to Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo during a ceremony at the presidential palace in the capital Hargeisa. […]

Djibouti and Kenyan delegation to attend the inauguration of Somaliland President-elect Silaanyo

Djibouti and Kenyan delegation to attend the inauguration of Somaliland President-elect Silaanyo

Awdalpress(Hargeisa) 25 July,10–Appointed presidential delegation representing the Republic of Djibouti and Kenya are expected to arrive in Hargeisa later today to attend the inauguration of Somaliland President-elect Ahmed Mohamed Silaanyo on Monday July 26th, local sources said. The Djibouti Delegation consisting of 12 members were appointed by President Ismail Omar Guelleh and will be led […]

Somalia, Maternal Mortality Dominate Start of AU Summit

Somalia, Maternal Mortality Dominate Start of AU Summit

Awdalpress(Kampala) 25 July,10–An African Union summit has begun in Kampala with calls for tougher action against  extremists in Somalia and piercing questions about why so many of the continent’s women are dying in childbirth. The opening session heard a strong message of support from President Barack Obama. Joy and sorrow intertwined as more than 30 […]

AU military chiefs draw Somalia war plan

AU military chiefs draw Somalia war plan

Awdalpress- 21 July,10-A key Somalia strategy meeting is underway in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, with military chiefs from across Africa expected to hammer out a plan of action to confront the crisis in the war-torn country. It was announced yesterday on the sidelines of the ongoing AU Summit in Kampala that the African Union […]

No way out: Inside the world’s biggest refugee camp

No way out: Inside the world’s biggest refugee camp

How do the thousands trapped in the world’s largest refugee camp survive daily life? Writer and photographer Will Storr reports. Eyes. that’s the first thing I make out in the room’s low corners and overwhelming shadows. Eyes, unnaturally wide, and mechanically chewing jaws. They’re all sitting on the floor and they’re all men – perhaps […]

African Union summit starts in Uganda a week after bombings

African Union summit starts in Uganda a week after bombings

Awdalpress(Kampala) 18 July,10-The African Union summit started in Uganda on Saturday, nearly a week after triple bombings in the nation’s capital killed more than 70 people. The summit will address various issues, including health, infrastructure and food security. It will also tackle security concerns in Somalia, Uganda’s foreign ministry said in a statement. Islamist militants […]

Uganda wants peacekeepers to take fight to Somali rebels

Uganda wants peacekeepers to take fight to Somali rebels

* Uganda wants peacekeepers to go after Somali militants * Al Shabaab leader says planning more attacks KAMPALA, July 15 (Reuters) – Uganda wants new rules of engagement that will allow its peacekeeping troops in Somalia to go on the offensive against Islamist rebels who claimed responsibility for bomb attacks in Kampala last weekend. Twin […]

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