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• 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 …

• Somalias Leader Sees Progress

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A year after taking office, President Abdiqasim Salad Hassan acknowledged Monday that some problems that pitched Somalia into chaos and lawlessness still remain, but argued …

• New Centre Needed for Malnutrition

Aug 27, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– Malnutrition rates in Lugh and El Bon, southern Somalia, have increased due to lack of rain and poor crop …

• Millions of Somalis Facing Starvation: Govt Report

MOGADISHU, Aug 28, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) — The Somali transitional government said on Tuesday millions of Somalis are at risk of starvation and famine in the very near future, calling for internat …

• Militia Hijack Ship And Crew

Aug 27, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– A Kenyan-registered ship and its crew, hijacked off the northeastern coast of Somalia a month ago, are be …

• Leader Warns of Extremists

Aug 27, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– In the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland, northeastern Somalia, the former leader, Abdullahi Yu …

• Food Security Unit Supports Urgent Appeal

Aug 27, 2001 (UN Integrated Regional Information Network/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX)– A food gap for Somalia of 36,530 mt over the next 12 months has been predicted by the USAID-funded and FA …


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