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Issue 240 / 26th August 2006
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Index
Headlines

Rayale Urged To Increase Women Representation In Government

Somaliland Seeks Us Help In Battle For Recognition

Memorable Impressions

Somali Students Get US$200,000 Worth Of Books From Australia

Somali Islamists, Foreign Trainers Open Militia Camp

Mogadishu Port Reopened

Somali Taliban-Style Rebels Settle In

TFG To Work With Eritrean Rebel Group

Somali Info Considered For TV Bulletin Boards

Regional Affairs

Eritrea 'Ships Arms To Islamists'

Somalia: Islamic Courts Threaten Puntland

24th MEU Arrives In Africa For Training

African-American Senator Meets Kenya President On Visit To Father's Homeland

ETHIOPIA: CPJ Concerned About Prison Conditions For Two Journalists

Eritrea Petitions Museveni Not Send Troops

Islamic Court Lashes Somali Woman 11 Times for Selling Cannabis

Kenya: Airport Closed After Accident

Somalis Now Seek Power Sharing Deal

Ethiopian Troops in Central Somalia

Somali Islamists Call National Forum

Editorial

The Showdown On Gal-kayo

Special Report
REPORT ON FAMILIARISATION TOUR TO SOMALILAND

International News

Israel/Lebanon: Evidence Indicates Deliberate Destruction Of Civilian Infrastructure

A Year Later, Family Still Searching For Justice

Norway: May Reconsider Return Of Somali Refugees

New Commission Ignores Inequality And Racism

Astronomers Say Pluto Is Not A Planet

SHARIA LAW FOR BUCCANEERS

China Goes On Safari

FEATURES & COMMENTARY

The Unspoken Half Of Black Hawk Down

South Africa's Asylum System Is At Breaking Point

Osama Would Vote Republican

Beware, From Mogadishu To Miami Al-Qaeda Now Wears A Black Face

And You Thought It Was Hard Starting A Business In Your Country…

Americans' Ignorance Of Foreign News Appalling

Food for thought

The Success Of Somaliland Does Not Sit Well With The Two Samaters

Opinions

Aids Became A Controversial Article

The Enemy Of The State Is Within

Why We Should Refuse Rayale’s Tour Of Deception

Open Letter to: Speaker of Somaliland House of Representatives

Non-Recognition Of Somaliland A Threat To Core U.S Interest

The House of Representatives: Don’t Just Talk the Talk; Walk the Walk to Save Somaliland

The Guurti Must Reform Gradually


LOCAL & REGIONAL AFFAIRS

Eritrea 'Ships Arms To Islamists'

Baidoa, Somalia, August 26, 2006 – SOMALIA'S interim government accused Eritrea today of sending troops and weapons to help the country's newly powerful Islamist movement, and said such action was the main obstacle to peace.

Eritrea has long denied any involvement in Somalia, but a UN Security Council report in May said it has sent weapons to the Islamists repeatedly in a bid to frustrate rival Ethiopia, which supports the government.

The report also accused Addis Ababa of defying the 1992 arms embargo on Somalia by shipping weapons to the government.

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Somalia: Islamic Courts Threaten Puntland

Mogadishu , Somalia , Aug. 24, 2006 – Polemics continue between authorities of Puntland, the self-proclaimed autonomous region since 1991, and the Islamic Courts, which yesterday threatened to attack if the government of Puntland continues interfering in Somali affairs.

Speaking to the local press, Sheikh Abdirahin Ali Mudey, representative of the information office of the Somali Council of Islamic Courts, stated that there will soon be a response to the support given by Puntland armed elements to Ethiopian and Somali troops that two days ago seized the village of Bandiiradley (70km north of Galkayo, capital of the central Mudug region).

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24th MEU Arrives In Africa For Training
Marines of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit prepare to board a CH-46 helicopter on their way to the East African nation of Djibouti Thursday to begin their first training exercise since returning to the Central Command area of operations. The Marines, members of Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 24th MEU, will spend the next several days firing an array of weapons aboard desert training ranges.

ABOARD USS IWO JIMA(August 25, 2006) -- Nearly 1,000 Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fresh from duty in Lebanon, arrived in the East African nation of Djibouti Thursday to begin their first training exercise since returning to the Central Command area of operations.

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African-American Senator Meets Kenya President On Visit To Father's Homeland

NAIROBI , Kenya, August 25, 2006 (AP) - U.S. Senator Barack Obama met Kenya's president and survivors of a terrorist bombing and was greeted by cheering crowds wherever he went Friday on his first visit to his father's native land since he was elected.

As Obama rushed from meeting to meeting, well-wishers shouted out his name and stretched to shake his hand as police armed with batons kept watch.

Obama, a Democrat from Illinois, grew up in the United States and barely knew his Kenyan father, a goat herder who went on to become a Harvard-educated government economist for his native country.

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ETHIOPIA: CPJ Concerned About Prison Conditions For Two Journalists

New York , August 23, 2006 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today sent the following letter to Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia expressing concern about prison conditions for jailed journalists Eskinder Nega and Sisay Agena.

CPJ is a New York–based, independent, nonprofit organization that works to safeguard press freedom worldwide. For more information, visit www.cpj.org.   

Your Excellency,

The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned about prison conditions for journalists Eskinder Nega and Sisay Agena, who CPJ sources say are suffering from harsh treatment and deprivation without judicial review.

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Eritrea Petitions Museveni Not Send Troops
President Yoweri Museveni

Kampala, Uganda, August 24, 2006 – Eritrea has petitioned President Yoweri Museveni not to send troops into Somalia as long as Ethiopia continues retaining its forces in the country, report Geresom Musamali and Agencies.

Eritrean agriculture minister Arefaine Bebe, the special envoy of President Isais Afwerki, delivered the message to Museveni yesterday at State House, Nakasero, according to a State House statement.

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Islamic Court Lashes Somali Woman 11 Times for Selling Cannabis

MOGADISHU , Somalia, August 24, 2006   —   Islamic leaders in Mogadishu gave a woman 11 lashes for selling cannabis Thursday, the first female to receive such punishment since the fundamentalist rulers took over the capital in June.

The woman, who throughout the beating insisted she was innocent, was flogged alongside five other men at the Yassin Square in Mogadishu in front of several hundred people. The small bundle of cannabis, worth around US$1 on the streets in the capital, was burned before the crowd.

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Kenya: Airport Closed After Accident

Nairobi , August 24, 2006 – A UN plane yesterday burst its two rear tires as it cruised on the runway, ready for take-off.

The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport was then closed for more than an hour following the accident. Flights to JKIA were held in the air for the period, before being allowed to land.

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Somalis Now Seek Power Sharing Deal

Nairobi , August 22, 2006 – A major reorganization of the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) is expected if the ongoing pursuit of a power-sharing formula succeeds.

Sources close to both the TFG and the Islamic Courts Union told The EastAfrican that chances are that the post of the prime minister, currently held by Ali Mohamed Ghedi, could be given to the Islamic Court's chairman, Sheikh Shariff Ahmed, as part of the power-sharing deal.

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Ethiopian Troops in Central Somalia

BAIDOA, Somalia August 22, 2006 – Ethiopian troops reportedly arrived in a central Somali town Tuesday in a move that may stoke tensions with the Islamic militiamen who control most of southern Somalia.

Witnesses said the troops entered the town of Galkayo, driving seven pickup trucks mounted with machine guns and six trucks loaded with boxes.

``Their arrival was not a secret,'' resident Ali Mohamed told The Associated Press by telephone. ``They were seen inside the town in 13 vehicles. Some of them were even waving at us.''

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Somali Islamists Call National Forum

Mogadishu , Somalia, August 20, 2006 – SOMALIA'S newly dominant Islamist movement says it will organize a national forum to chart the lawless country's future, further bypassing the weak government it threatens.

At the same time, the Supreme Islamic Council of Somalia (SICS) renewed vows to fight the deployment of a proposed east African peacekeeping force, plans for which were finalized last week, saying foreign troops were "not welcome."

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Headlines
Rayale Urged To Increase Women Representation In Government

“We have been shocked by the dismissal of Edna Adan, one of the only two women ministers in the cabinet”

Hargeysa, Somaliland, August 26, 2006 (SL Times) – Somaliland women leaders expressed their dismay at the recent dismissal of Edna Adan Ismail from her position as Somaliland’s Foreign minister.

Ms Edna Ismail lost her job in a minor cabinet reshuffle by president Rayale earlier this month. She was replaced by Abdillahi M. Duale formerly the minister of Information.

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Somaliland Seeks Us Help In Battle For Recognition
By David White in London

London , UK, August 24 2006 – Somaliland, the unrecognized breakaway republic of northwest Somalia, is seeking US government support to confront the Islamic Courts movement, which has been expanding its control across Somalian territory.

A ministerial delegation from Somaliland led by its elected president, Dahir Rayale Kahin, plans to visit Washington next month and hold talks with top State Department officials to ratchet up a campaign for international recognition.

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Memorable Impressions
Part I

By Jamal Gabobe

When I was first approached about attending last year’s SOPRI convention I was initially reluctant to go because I thought the program gave too much attention to the internal political situation in Somaliland and not enough emphasis to promoting Somaliland’s cause in the United States, an area in which Somalilanders in the United States are sorely lagging and that they can actually do something about. But upon further discussion with the organizers of the conference, I was persuaded that I should go, and that we would continue the dialogue over there. So I went.

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Somali Students Get US$200,000 Worth Of Books From Australia

Berbera, August 26, 2006 – Over six thousand students at six Somali tertiary institutions will benefit from books and learning equipment donated from Western Australia universities.

The ‘UniAid Somalia Book and Computer Drive’ came out of discussions between Curtin Business School (CBS) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) last year on the dire need for educational resources in Somali universities.

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Somali Islamists, Foreign Trainers Open Militia Camp

MOGADISHU , Aug 23, 2006 (Reuters) - Somalia's powerful Islamist movement opened a militia training camp on Wednesday with trainers from Eritrea, Afghanistan and Pakistan, witnesses said.

The presence of foreign instructors points to what many fear is a growing internationalization of a crisis that has split the Horn of Africa nation and threatened the slim authority of its interim government.

The Islamists' hardline leader, Shiekh Hassan Dahir Aweys, attended the opening of the camp for more than 600 Islamist militiamen at Hiilweyne, north of Mogadishu.

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Mogadishu Port Reopened
Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys watches militiamen training

Mogadishu , Somalia, August 23, 2006 – The Islamic Courts Union, a Somali militia,   has reopened the seaport in Mogadishu,   Somalia's capital,   for the first time in 11 years as the group continues to expand its control over the country.

The port's public reopening on Wednesday is the latest sign that the city's new Islamist rulers are trying to demonstrate their ability to rule a country just emerging from more than a decade of anarchy.

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Somali Taliban-Style Rebels Settle In
Islamic Courts Leader: Takeover Is 'Just The Beginning' Of New Order
Somalis look at a member of the Islamic Courts militia guarding Burmuda Street in Mogadishu, Somalia, Tuesday, July 25, 2006. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)

BELET WEYNE, Somalia, Aug. 25, 2006 – An Islamic court has been governing this central Somalia town for less than a week, operating out of a crumbling stone building furnished with green plastic chairs, but already its leader is envisioning greater things.

"The world better learn who we are," Sheik Farah Moalim told The Associated Press in an interview this week at his headquarters in Belet Weyne, capital of the Hiran region just 25 miles from the Ethiopian border. "This is just the beginning stage."

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TFG To Work With Eritrean Rebel Group

NAIROBI , Kenya, Aug 20, 2006 – Somalia's weak, U.N.-backed transitional government will work with an Eritrean rebel group because it claims the Eritrean government is supporting Islamic groups who control most of southern Somalia, officials said.

Officials of Somalia's transitional government said they met with those of the Eritrean Liberation Front in Geneva Friday. They said in a joint statement e-mailed to The Associated Press Saturday that there would be other meetings of higher level representatives.

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Somali Info Considered For TV Bulletin Boards

LEWISTON , August 21, 2006 – Local cable access television could devote an hour each week to delivering community messages in Somali.

An advisory committee for Great Falls TV is helping local Somalis create slides providing information on the community access channel in Lewiston, Auburn and Lisbon. That's channel 11 on Time-Warner and Channel 2 on Oxford Networks.

Phil Nadeau, deputy city administrator in Lewiston, said it could be a good way to get information out to Somalis.

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International News

Israel/Lebanon: Evidence Indicates Deliberate Destruction Of Civilian Infrastructure
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE

New York, August 23, 2006 – Amnesty International today published findings that point to an Israeli policy of deliberate destruction of Lebanese civilian infrastructure, which included war crimes, during the recent conflict.

The organization's latest publication shows how Israel's destruction of thousands of homes, and strikes on numerous bridges and roads as well as water and fuel storage plants, was an integral part of Israel's military strategy in Lebanon, rather than “collateral damage” resulting from the lawful targeting of military objectives.

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A Year Later, Family Still Searching For Justice

Police, grieving relatives plead for help in finding man's killer

Fathiya Kahin, mother of Mohamad Mohamad

St. Paul , Fri, Aug. 25, 2006 – Today will be the 365th day that Fathiya Kahin cries for her slain 19-year-old son.

Kahin mourns Mohamed M. Mohamed as a mother would any dead child, but she remains especially torn because his homicide in St. Paul is unsolved.

"I'm begging, please bring whoever did this to my son to justice," Kahin said.

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Norway: May Reconsider Return Of Somali Refugees

Minister of Labor and Social Inclusion, Bjarne Haakon Hanssen

Oslo, Norway, August 21, 2006 -- The Minister of Labor and Social Inclusion, Bjarne Haakon Hanssen, says he   will instruct the Aliens Board (UNE) to stop returning asylum seekers to Southern Somalia, unless they can assure him that the security in the region is absolutely satisfactory.  

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New Commission Ignores Inequality And Racism
Press Release

London, August 24, 2006 – Operation Black Vote (OBV) today condemned a new attack on multiculturalism by Government as Ruth Kelly, Communities Secretary, launched the Commission on Integration and Cohesion, which was announced by Tony Blair in the wake of the July 7 London bombings.

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Astronomers Say Pluto Is Not A Planet

These images, released by NASA Thursday, March 6, 1996, show the never-before-seen surface of the planet Pluto as seen fron the Hubble Space Telescope's Faint Object Camera. Leading astronomers approved historic new planet guidelines Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, downsizing Earth's neighborhood from nine principal heavenly bodies to eight by demoting distant Pluto. (AP Photo/NASA)

PRAGUE , Czech Republic , August 24, 2006 – Leading astronomers declared Thursday that Pluto is no longer a planet under historic new guidelines that downsize the solar system from nine planets to eight.

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SHARIA LAW FOR BUCCANEERS
Pirates Sunk by Somali Islamists

August 23, 2006

Somalia 's Islamist militia has taken control of a major base of piracy north of Mogadishu. The waters off the Horn of Africa has long been a dangerous region for shipping. Now, the militants said they will put an end to the seaborne threat.

The West may have the better navy -- outfitted with all the newest high-tech toys -- but Islamist militias in Somalia seem to have the upper hand battling piracy. Last week, Somalia's Islamic Courts Union (ICU), which has spent months consolidating control over the southern part of the country, moved up the coast and took control of a town widely considered to be a base for piracy operations off the Horn of Africa.

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China Goes On Safari
By J. Peter Pham, Ph.D.

World Defense Review columnist

Understandably, the foreign policy focus of United States policymakers and media has been trained lately primarily on the ongoing events in the Greater Middle East, especially on the fight against terrorism, whether it is being fought by the U.S. or by allies like Israel.

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Somaliland Map
Hargeysa Bridge Committee web Link http://www.hargeysabiriij.com

Editorial

The Showdown On Gal-kayo

The dusty town of Gal-kayo about 600km north of Mogadishu has suddenly become the focus of the current tug of war between Somalia’s two major factions – the Islamic Courts Union and the Transitional Federal Government. Inhabited by two rival subclans, Gal-kayo has been split into two halves.

The northern part of the town has traditionally been a Majerteen domain while the southern portion has essentially remained a Sa’ad territory. While the Majerteen hail from the Darood/Harti clan, the Sa’ad are a sublet of the Hawiye/Habar Gidir clan family.

As the Islamic Courts advanced to the southern gate of Gal-kayo two weeks ago, the TFG scrambled for action in order to stop the Islamists influence from being extended to the town. First it instigated Puntland to deploy a band of armed militia at the southern entrance of Gal-kayo.

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Special Report


REPORT ON FAMILIARISATION TOUR TO SOMALILAND

In November 2005, the Centre for Human Rights began investigating the possibility of a third destination for the LLM field trip. The reasons for increasing the number of field trip destinations to include Somaliland include the following:

Somaliland is a state in the making; it would be ideal for students on the programme to have a first hand experience of this.

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Opinions

Aids Became A Controversial Article

By Saeed M. Abdi

It was in the early 1971 when aids became a prevalence disease in some regions of the   USA like Los Angeles, it immediately spread to all other American regions and even through out the continent.

Africa suffered this disease a lot and the existence of this hierarchy was later noted though Rakai (a district in Uganda) was earlier known as slim disease where the most of many young aged people complained about the loss of weight and finally to the possibility of death .

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The Enemy Of The State Is Within

By Ibrahim Jibah, Oakland, CA

The boogeyman causing financial nightmares is also known as the Somaliland Minister of Finance. The Somaliland people have no idea that this boogeyman claimed unfettered right to shut down the ports of Somaliland by increasing the tariffs of the ports threefold while the goods coming into Bossaso and Djibouti are free of tariffs. The goods coming into these ports are being taken as contraband into the cities and towns of Somaliland. It has become evident that Rayale’s Finance Minister and other henchmen are enemies of the State by terrorizing the people of Somaliland economically.

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Why We Should Refuse Rayale’s Tour Of Deception

By Jamal Madar, London, UK

We are led to believe that president Rayale and his ministers will be paying a working visit to Britain, Germany and the US. However, the president’s first leg of visit to the United Kingdom turned out to be a cosmetic exercise designed to pull the wool over the eyes of the hapless Somaliland people. The president and his acolytes are trying in vain to portray this visit as a genuine effort in seeking recognition for Somaliland when in fact the president was invited to contain radical Islamic activity in Somaliland as part of the Global War on Terror. In return, Britain will help Somaliland in the fields of education, finance etc;

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Open Letter to: Speaker of Somaliland House of Representatives

Re: Exposing the Plot of the Minister of Mineral & Water Resources and Rova Energy Corporation Limited to Plunder Hydrocarbon Resources of Somaliland

Dear Mr. Speaker,

Recently we came across a press conference and a press release given by the Hon. Qasim Sheikh Yusuf Ibrahim, the Minister of Mineral & Water Resources ( MWR), and the director of a fake company called Rova Energy Corporation Limited (REC), Mr. Andy Chakrabarti, dated 18 July, 2006, concerning a secret agreement they signed with TGS.

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Non-Recognition Of Somaliland A Threat To Core U.S Interest

By Ahmed Ali Aden, Birmingham, UK

Photo opportunities is an occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographed. The phrase is usually thought of in a political sense, relating to politicians who do things such as plant trees, pick up litter, and visit senior citizens, often during election cycles, with the intent of photographers catching the events on film, generating good publicity.

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The House of Representatives: Don’t Just Talk the Talk; Walk the Walk to Save Somaliland

By Farah Ali Jama, Ottawa, Canada

In accordance with the recent Open Letter addressed to Honorable Abdirahman Mohamed Abdillahi, MP, Speaker of the House of Representative titled, “Exposing The Plot Of The Minister Of Mineral And Water Resources And Rova Energy Corporation Limited To Plunder Hydrocarbon Resources Of Somaliland” by Mohamed Yusuf Ali, BSc, MSc, PGCE, FGS, Ph.D., and Ahmed Ali, BEng (hons), MSc, DIC, Ph.D., which was dated on July 31, 2006, it is evident that with the blessing of the President, the Minister of Mineral and Water Resources

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The Guurti Must Reform Gradually

I have lived in the U.K and ever since the Labor party came into power in 1997, the case of reforming and modernizing the House of Lords has become a major political issue. Unlike the previous decades, where the issue was confined to the corridors of Westminster, today think tanks, academic institutions and even the public are involved in this debate.

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FEATURES & COMMENTARY

The Unspoken Half Of Black Hawk Down

By John Drysdale from “Whatever Happened to Somalia?”

THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL HAS FORMIDABLE POWERS OF ARREST AND DETENTION, without court orders, if they wish to invoke them. Somalia broke all records in 1993 when the Security Council, for the first time ever, invoked the strongest sanctions that they could possibly impose on any nation or persons. It was known in diplomatic circles as Article 42 of Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter.

The reason for imposing these Sanctions under Security Council Resolution 814 in 1993 was the brainchild of the United Nations Secretary-General Butrus Butrus Ghali. The reason for sanctions was to help the United Nations with the arrest and detention (if not the execution) of General Mohamed Hassan Aideed.

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South Africa's Asylum System Is At Breaking Point


Worried: Somali refugee women listen to speakers at a meeting to discuss problems.

Cape Town , SA, August 23, 2006 – Addressing a Dialogue with Refugee Women conference in Muizenberg on Tuesday, Home Affairs Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said: "I am aware that our asylum system is overburdened to a point of crisis".

She blamed the situation on her officials and immigrants abusing the system. The dialogue was attended by several hundred refugee women from Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe and Kenya.

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Osama Would Vote Republican

I'm reading Ron Suskind's book "The One Percent Doctrine" and I've come to a rather interesting and relevant part dealing with why we haven't been hit since September 11 (other than the Anthrax attacks).

There is a strong belief inside the US government that perhaps the reason we haven't been hit is because Osama decided a while back NOT to hit us again on the US mainland. Rather, he is targeting our allies (Spain and England particularly), the argument goes, in order to force them to pull out of Iraq, and more generally distance themselves from the US, in order to leave us all alone in our Iraqi quagmire,

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Beware, From Mogadishu To Miami Al-Qaeda Now Wears A Black Face

Kampala, Uganda, Jun 30, 2006 – The television footage of keffiyah-wearing members of the United Islamic Courts (UIC) prowling the streets of Mogadishu with AK-47 rifles has caused something of an earthquake in Washington DC.

But the Americans have only themselves to blame for finding themselves on the wrong side of history 13 years after they abandoned Somalia. The country is what it is today partly because of the myopia of U.S. policy makers. That short-sightedness was in plain view once again when the Islamic Courts militia routed the CIA-financed armies of the discredited warlords.

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And You Thought It Was Hard Starting A Business In Your Country…

One of the miracles of Somalia is the extent to which a state without a central government has managed to be a business-friendly environment. (Indeed, there are libertarians who’ve made the argument that the absence of a central government makes starting a business easier. I’m guessing most of them have never had to hire gunmen with AK-47s to protect their business infrastructure…) Somali Telecom has had great success building a mobile phone company in Somaliland - started in the US, the company is now based in Dubai and manages a family of companies in Somaliland and Puntland.

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Americans' Ignorance Of Foreign News Appalling

For me, meeting new acquaintances often becomes a geography lesson: "Is Kenya in South Africa? Or near Nigeria?" After awhile, I learned to provide the whole geographic description: " Kenya is on the east coast of Africa, on the Indian Ocean. South of Somalia."

Many who ask this are well-educated and should know better. Americans' knowledge of world geography and history is woefully lacking. They have the means to learn so much, but these victims of a staggering national incuriosity prefer not to know.

Since colonialism ended, Africa's geography has changed radically: New countries have been created, dictators' names have changed and capitals have been renamed, excusing Americans' ignorance of things African. Sadly, the knowledge deficit in geography, history and international politics encompasses other regions of the world.

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Food for thought
The Success Of Somaliland Does Not Sit Well With The Two Samaters
An answer to Samaters second response to the international crisis group report on Somaliland.

By: Adam Mohamed Egeh (Mardaadi),

The response of the two Samaters to the ICG (International Crises Group) report on May 23, 2006 is highly inflated with fallacies. Distorting the facts with such a calumny, to belittle the civil administration of Somaliland and appease that other group, certainly reveals the nature of their camouflaging diabolic misinformation.

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