Somalia -
  • Foreigners exploit Somali marine resources
    17 october 2001 20:55:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Large foreign fishing Companies, capitalising on the decade-long chaos in Somalia are plundering the country's rich marine life and destroying its aquaculture, a Somali civic leader revealed in Nairobi Wednesday. Full text...

  • Armed bandits wound Kenyan border security officer
    20 september 2001 09:27:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- A policeman was seriously injured Wednesday when heavily armed bandits staged a surprise daylight assault on Liboi police station close to the Kenya-Somalia border. Full text...

  • UNICEF appraises women's lot in Somalia, Rwanda
    10 september 2001 13:33:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Observers have warned that unless women's specific needs were addressed, efforts towards their post-war rehabilitation in Somalia and Rwanda are unlikely to make any meaningful impact. Full text...

  • Somali President admits failing to meet people's needs
    26 august 2001 18:56:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- Somali's interim President Abdulkassim Salad Hassan conceded Sunday that his provisional administration had failed to meet the needs of the people during the past year. Full text...

  • Hunger threatens 500,000 Somalis
    22 august 2001 22:12:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The UN World Food Programme (WFP) warned Wednesday that more than 500,000 Somalis face a serious food crisis, following the almost total failure of rains in southern Somalia. Full text...

  • WFP sends out SOS for hunger-stricken Somalia
    22 august 2001 17:20:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The World Food Programme Wednesday renewed an appeal for 20,000 metric tonnes of food assistance to save more than half a million people in Somalia threatened by famine due to protracted drought in that country. Full text...

  • European Union concerned over Somali crisis
    16 august 2001 19:56:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union has expressed concern over the recent fighting in Mogadishu, Bas-Chebeli, Puntland and in other parts of Somalia. Full text...

  • Somalia fingered as source of illegal arms in Kenya
    04 august 2001 18:14:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- A United Nations team wound up its assignment in Kenya Friday by identifying neighbours, especially war-torn Somalia as the major source of weapons into the East African country. Full text...

  • Egyptian minister says Africa is pre-occupied with Somalia
    26 july 2001 15:19:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Egyptian Foreign minister Ahmed Maher has said in Paris that Africa was pre-occupied with the need for full reconstruction of Somalia as a united sovereign state. Full text...

  • Repatriation of Somali refugees gets 1.5 million euros
    25 july 2001 16:09:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The UN refugee agency, UNHCR office in Ethiopia Wednesday announced it contributed 1. Full text...

  • UN launches anti-poverty programmes for Somalia
    06 july 2001 17:19:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched three programmes Friday to help Somalis rebuild their war-devastated economy. Full text...

  • Somali warlords furious with OAU over recognition
    06 july 2001 09:42:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- A group of Somali warlords warned Friday that the OAU's decision to recognise the eight-month-old government of President Abdikassim Salad Hassan could spark renewed fighting in the Horn of Africa. Full text...

  • Somali, Ethiopian authorities in rapprochement
    18 june 2001 15:01:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- A senior official in Somalia's transitional national government (TNG) has stressed the need for Mogadishu and Addis Ababa to push for warmer and closer ties. Full text...

  • Mogadishu port and airport still closed
    09 june 2001 17:52:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- Armed groups opposed to the recently installed Transitional National Government (TNG) have prevented the re-opening of Mogadishu airport and seaport. Full text...

  • Somali Premier optimistic about prospects for beleaguered country
    04 june 2001 11:10:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The future looks bright, at least as perceived by Prime Minister Ali Khalif Galayhd, for Somalia's Transitional Government (TGS), what with renewed hopes for reconciliation following reports that differences between some opposition factions were beginning to thaw. Full text...

  • Hunger looms in Somalia following poor rains
    01 june 2001 19:10:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Friday warned that tens of thousands of Somalis could face acute hunger as poor rains in south-central regions threaten the country's main grain harvest. Full text...

  • Somali amputees to get free artificial limbs
    28 may 2001 20:05:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- One hundred amputees from the south- western Somali region of Baidoa, who are victims of the civil strife there, are to receive artificial limbs from the Rotary Clubs of Nairobi and Bombay and the UN Development Programme (UNDP). Full text...

  • Moi in talks with Somalia President
    17 may 2001 15:22:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi has expressed the hope that the transitional national government in Somalia would serve as a basis for reconciliation among the country's leaders. Full text...

  • Ethiopia, Sudan want Somalia peace process all-inclusive
    30 april 2001 19:54:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Ethiopia and Sudan Monday advocated an "all-inclusive" approach to national reconciliation in Somalia, which has been without a government since the ousting of the late Mohammed Siad Barre in January 1991. Full text...

  • Kenya condemns Somali terror attack, launches humanitarian initiative
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    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya has strongly condemned the horrific terror attack on Saturday 14 Oct., 2017, in Zobe District, southern Mogadishu, which until now has claimed over 300 lives and over 350 more injured.Full text...

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