DHL Global Mail has reached an agreement with two dozen Somali Muslims who say they were fired from the company's Hebron facility in 2013 because they took a break for evening prayer, The Enquirer has learned.
Donors praise Somalia's progress at Copenhagen conference
International donors gathered at the two-day High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia in Copenhagen issued a communiqué Thursday (November 20th) praising Somalia's political and security progress and outlining priorities for future efforts.
Minnesota urban planner killed in Somalia wanted 'to give back'
The Brooklyn Park civil engineer thought hard about the risks before he returned to Somalia last year to help repair the waterworks infrastructure of his war-torn country. On Monday the risks became real when he was murdered.
Ugandan-Somalis win case against Somali Ambassador
In consent judgment signed with the Ugandan-Somali nationals living in Uganda before Mengo Chief Magistrate Boniface Wamala, it was agreed that the ambassador may deal with Somali citizens in Uganda, who are non-Ugandans and non-refugees as they are his responsibility.
Egypt commends efforts to build prosperous Somalia
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry expressed Egypt’s commitment to work closely with all partners to alleviate suffering of the Somali people, addressing Egypt’s “very long history of cooperation” with the country.
The United Nations for years handed out tens of millions of dollars to non-government organizations involved in humanitarian work in strife-battered Somalia with “no assurance” that the money was used for the intended purposes,” according to a report by the U.N.’s own internal auditing watchdog.
An international donor conference for Somalia set to open in Copenhagen on Wednesday (November 19th) aims to maintain momentum in the political transition process and foster dialogue and reconciliation in Somalia.