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Wednesday, March 29, 2023


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Erdogan: More than 1.68M quake-affected people provided shelter

Erdogan says nearly 15,000 survivors have been rescued so far from the rubble following the quakes. (AA)
By: TRT WORLD Türkiye has provided shelter to over 1.68 million people who were affected by twin earthquakes that jolted the country's south on February 6, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced. The...

Dahabshiil sends aid to earthquake victims in Türkiye, Syria

Dahabshiil Group representative in the United Arab Emirates Ismail Hassan (Centre) Somalia Ambassador to Turkey Jama A. Mohamed (right) during the presentation of the Cheque from Dahabashiil to representative of AFAFD ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Muhammet Maruf Yaman (left) in aid of the victims of the deadly earthquake that hit Turkey. Image: COURTESY
By: The Star Money transfer company Dahabshiil has joined other corporates to provide help to victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria by donating money to those affected. Dahabshiil has...

Somalia fundraises for Turkish earthquake victims

A man walks in front of a destroyed building in Samandağ, south of Hatay on Feb. 16, 2023, ten days after two major quakes struck the border region of Türkiye and Syria. (AFP Photo) RECOMMENDED Aid collected in Washington being loaded onto plane at Washington Dulles airport, Feb. 17, 2023. (AA Photo) Countries continue to send aid to Türkiye after quakes EARTHQUAKE
BY ANADOLU AGENCY Somalia launched a fundraising campaign to contribute to earthquake relief efforts in Türkiye on Friday. The launching ceremony held in the Horn of Africa nation's capital Mogadishu was attended by...

African leaders meet to push for free trade zone

African heads of states and governments pose during African Union (AU) Summit for the agreement to establish the African Continental Free Trade Area in Kigali, Rwanda, on March 21, 2018
By: AFP Nairobi.Three years ago, amid a blaze of optimism, African leaders officially launched a new continent-wide free trade area after 17 years of haggling. But as the leaders travel to Addis Ababa...

UN aid chief calls quakes that hit Türkiye, Syria ‘worst event in 100 years’ in region

What happened here on Monday, the epicenter of the earthquake, was the worst event in 100 years in this region,” Martin Griffiths, the UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator,
By: ANADOLU AGENCY The UN relief chief on Saturday described the powerful earthquake that jolted southern Türkiye and northwestern Syria earlier this week as the "worst event” to hit this region in a century.

Türkiye’s rescue operation enters 6th day as quake toll soars

Türkiye's rescue operation enters 6th day as quake toll soars
By: TRT WORLD Monday's two powerful earthquakes centred in Türkiye's Kahramanmaras province affected millions of people across the country's southeast and neighbouring Syria. Saturday, February 11, 2023 Massive rescue operations...

Türkiye extends mandate of naval forces’ mission in Gulf of Aden

Turkish Parliament extends mission of Turkish Navy in Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea and adjacent seas for 1 year to halt piracy
By: Anadolu Agency Türkiye’s Parliament approved a motion on the extension of the mandate of the Turkish Armed Forces naval elements in the Gulf of Aden, offshore and off the coast of Somalia, the Arabian Sea and...

Republic of Somaliland stands in solidarity with the people of Türkiye and Syria : MoFA

Republic of Somaliland stands in solidarity with the people of Türkiye and Syria : MoFA
Statement by Somaliland Foreign Ministry The Government of Somaliland is deeply saddened by the devastation caused by the series of earthquakes that have thus claimed lives in the Republic of Türkiye and Syria.

Hundreds dead as magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes southern Türkiye

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took to Twitter to convey get well wishes to citizens affected by the initial earthquake. (AA)
By: TRT WORLD The earthquake, which was centred in the Pazarcik district of Kahramanmaras province, also left major damage and hundreds of casualties in Syria. At least 284 people have been reported killed...

Somalia is not just applying to join East African Community, it is being invited in

EAC Secretary-General Peter Mathuki (left) presents a copy of the Treaty for the Establishment of the EAC to Somalia President Hassan Mohamud in Mogadishu. PHOTO | COURTESY | EAC
By: The EasternAfrican Nearly 13 years ago, when even inside the high-security African Union Mission to Somalia (Amisom) camp they wouldn’t allow visiting journalists to step out of their rooms at the media reception centre to smoke without a...