Banaadir

By benim
In East Africa
Jun 19th, 2011
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Mogadishu – Six foreigners including three Britons and an American were on Saturday jailed for between 10 and 15 years in Somalia after the seizure of a small aircraft carrying $3.6 million allegedly destined to be paid as ransom to Somali pirates. “The American and one of the Britons who...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
May 31st, 2011
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The World Health Organization says increased fighting in Somalia’s capital has pushed the number of child casualties to a new high. The group says children under the age of 5 suffered nearly half of the weapons-related injuries in Mogadishu last month. That number is up from 3 percent in April....
By benim
In East Africa
May 30th, 2011
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Mogadishu – The World Health Organisation says a cholera outbreak in Somalia has killed at least 85 people and infected dozens of others. WHO spokesperson Pieter Desloover says Mogadishu, Afgoye and Baidoa have been hit hardest by the disease. Banadir hospital in Mogadishu alone reported 85 dea...
By benim
In East Africa
Mar 12th, 2011
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Mogadishu – Doctors say a cholera outbreak in Somalia’s war-ravaged capital has killed more than 20 people. Dr Lul Mohamed said on Saturday that Banadir maternity hospital has seen more than 150 cholera patients in the past week. She says the hospital is low on supplies and cash to pay he...