Expressing concern at the recent disagreements threatening the viability of Somalia ’s Transitional Federal Institutions, the Security Council this afternoon urged the immediate conclusion of a national security and stabilization plan, to include a comprehensive and verifiable ceasefire agreement leading to final disarmament.
ADDIS ABABA, July 21, 2005 (ENA) -- Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has received and held talks with prime minister of the Somalia Transitional Government, Ali Mohammed Gedi at his office.
Prime Minister Ali has discussed with Prime Minister Meles on Ethiopia-Somalia bilateral issues after his visits to Libya, according to a senior government official.
Currently, Ali said, better situations are being witnessed in Somalia as the transitional government has been engaged in wide-scale activities.
Bangalore, July 21 : The Transitional Federal Government of Somalia is looking forward to having exchanges and cooperation in all socio-economic aspects with India, Somalian President's Special Advisor and Spokesperson Yusuf Mohammed Ismail informed today.
Speaking to newspersons after witnessing the signing of contract for e-passport solution with the city-based Sobha Renaissance Information Technology (SRIT) by Somalian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hasan Ahmed Jama, he described India as a natural partner which shared similar culture and the Indian Ocean with his country.
NAIROBI, 19 Jul 2005 (IRIN) - Four hundred housing units are to be built for survivors of the December 2004 tsunami in Hafun town, northeastern Somalia in a joint programme between the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT).
The 12-month project that begins in August will reconstruct houses, public buildings and sanitation facilities at a cost of US $1.35 million. It is part of a larger integrated development programme involving various organisations, a statement issued by the two agencies on Tuesday, said.
ADDIS ABABA, 20 Jul 2005 (IRIN) - At least 18 million people are facing serious food deficits in the greater Horn of Africa, with more half of them in Ethiopia, a famine early warning network said on Tuesday.
Poor rains and high crop prices have sparked the shortages, according to the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Network (FEWS Net), which urged the international community to address the perennial hunger crisis in the Horn by improving the livelihoods of people to make them less dependent.
The Somali Prime Minister, Ali Mohamed Jeddi. renewed his appreciation of the efforts made by the leader of the revolution, to strengthen security, peace, and stability across the continent, and realizing national reconciliation in Somalia, so that the Somali people engage in reconstruction.
He also expressed the appreciation of the president, prime minister and people of Somalia of the assistance offered by Great Jamahiriya to this African country.