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• Fuel shortage in Mogadishu

NAIROBI, 5 September (IRIN) – A cargo of petroleum reaching the beach port of El-Ma’an, north Mogadishu, on Tuesday, was expected to alleviate the severe petrol shortage which began affecting the city …

• Attack in Jowhar

NAIROBI, 5 September (IRIN) – At least 12 people were wounded in Jowhar, 90 km north of Mogadishu, when gunmen in a battle-wagon opened fire indiscriminately near a cinema on Monday. There has been no …

• Team to Negotiate Release of Sailors

Aug 29, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– The Kenyan government has dispatched a team to Somalia to negotiate for the release of the crew of a Keny …

• President Says Progress Good

Aug 29, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– At a press conference for local journalists, the interim president, Abdiqassim Salad Hassan, called on th …

• Journalists Arrested And Released in Puntland

Aug 29, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Aug 29, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– Two journalists arrested on Monday mo …

• Government Warns of Hunger Crisis

Aug 29, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– The Somali transitional government held a press conference on Tuesday to warn that several million Somali …

• Traders Evade Ban

Aug 28, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– Traders in qat (also known as miraa, leaves of a mildly narcotic shrub – Catha edulis) are evading the tr …


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