Author Archives: Booska Meesha

Somalia’s delegation for the ILO raises eyebrows

May 21, 2018   The opening session of 104th International Labour Conference. © ILO   Mogadishu (HOL) – Somalia’s choice of delegates for the upcoming International Labour Conference (ILO) have raised some eyebrows. The selective process that excluded legitimate representatives from Somalia’s labour unions and included just one federal member state has led many to question who is attending and ...

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Somaliland oo ka hadashay khasaaraha roobabka

21 Maajo, 2018   Muuse Biixi   Mas’uuliyiinta Somaliland ayaa sheegay in 25 qof ay ku dhinteen, 12 qof ay dhaawacmeen, 27 kalena la’yahay kadib markii roobab duufaanno wata ay ku dhufteen qaar ka mid ah gobollada, gaar ahaan Awdal iyo Salal. War saxaafadeed kasoo baxay xafiiska madaxweynaha Somaliland Muuse Biixi Cabdi, ayaa lagu sheegay in roobabkan dabaylaha wata ay ...

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DRC: experimental Ebola vaccine to be administered in Mbandaka

May 21, 2018   Campaign aims to prevent spread of disease into other parts of DRC and neighbouring countries People arrive at the Wangata Reference hospital in Mbandaka. Photograph: Kenny Katombe/Reuters   By Jason Burke Africa correspondent   Health authorities and NGOs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine on Monday in Mbandaka, ...

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Somalia: Aid worker shot dead in Johwar town

May 21, 2018   JOWHAR, Somalia – A Somali government soldier has allegedly shot and killed a local aid worker in Jowhar town, some 90km north of the capital of Mogadishu. The victim, whose name has been released as Hassan Mohamed Hassan was gunned down by a military soldier during food donation in the town. The killer has reportedly fled ...

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Francis Macharia, wanted al Shabaab facilitator arrested in Kayole

May 21, 2018   A portrait of Francis Macharia arrested at Kayole on Sunday, May 21. /COURTESY   By STAR REPORTER   Francis Macharia Karishu, a suspect believed to be facilitating al Shabaab activities has been arrested. Macharia was arrested on Sunday evening in Kayole and handed over to the anti-terrorism police unit. The arrest comes just two days after ...

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Dalkii saddexaad oo safaarad ka furtay Qudus

21 Maajo, 2018   Madaxweynaha Paraguay Horacio iyo ra’iisul wasaaraha Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, oo is dhinac fadhiya, Qudus. QUDUS — Dalka Paraguay ayaa maanta safaarad ka furtay magaalada Qudus, wuxuuna noqday dalkii saddexaad ee qaada tallaabadan siyaasadeed ee xasaasiga ah. Madaxweyne Horacio Cartes ayaa xafladdii furitaanka ka sheegay in go’anka saafaraddooda looga soo raray Tel Aviv, loona keenay Qudus, ay ...

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Paraguay latest country to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

May 21, 2018   © Norberto Duarte, AFP | Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes speaks at a ceremony at the presidential palace in Asuncion on January 18, 2018   Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv. Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and Israeli ...

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25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue

May 21, 2018   In this photo released by Maranhao state, African migrants arrive after being rescued by fishermen, at the pier in Sao Jose de Ribamar, Brazil, Sunday. | CARLINHOS PEREIRA / MARANHAO STATE GOVERNMENT / VIA AP SAO PAULO – Authorities say about two dozen African migrants have come ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea ...

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