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Somalia Droughts Become a Scourge

By MUGISHO N.THEOPHILE, published on Jul 26, 2011

Somali droughts have affected immensely most of the regions in the centre of the country. These droughts have also disturbed the lives of the different nomadic people who live in the area with their animals. The livestock are missing grass to browse, water to drink and even the weather has completely changed as it has become terribly hot that some of the livestock die from time to time. These droughts, in fact, are also upsetting human beings lives, particularly children and the elderly who cannot resist famine and thirst.

As for the UN head of the refugee agency, such drought-ridden... (more)

Tags: somali, droughts, become, scourge

U. S. Captain Freed; Pirates Vow Revenge

By D. E. Carson, published on Apr 13, 2009

With the rescue of U.S. captain Robert Phillips from Somali pirates, the pirate ring has vowed revenge.  Early Sunday morning local time, U.S. Navy snipers took out three of the pirates holding Phillips hostage on a small lifeboat.  Phillips was then moved to Navy vessels and began the journey home.  He was not harmed in the brief gun battle.

But this action won’t go unnoticed by the pirate thugs who perpetrated the act.

One of the pirates, Abdullahi Lami, holding a Greek ship anchored in the Somali town of Gaan, said: "Every country will be treated the way it treats us. In the... (more)

Tags: obama, somali, pirates, g20, us forces, captain robert phillips

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