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By SomalilandPress On Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Somaliland: Irony of WFP in manning foodstock

The real gist of irony is to find a situation where a dam brings forth off-springs only to feed them on poison again and again, on and on! This is exactly what the esteemed (or is it perceptibly esteemed?) world More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Somaliland:WFP notoriety in breach of trust

  The WFP has been named as a notorious international NGO which jeopardizes the health of members of the public by dispensing expired confectioneries. “It has become an in-thing for the WFP to store expired More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Vacancy: National Programme Officer

UN World Food Programme – Somalia JOB ADVERTISEMENT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. VA 045/2012     Post Title:            National Programme Officer                                       More...

MV Maj. Bernard F. Fisher (T-AK 4396) carries U.S. Air Force cargo
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 4th, 2012

US Military Sealift Command vessel arrives in Berbera

BERBERA — A ship ferrying United Nation’s World Food Programme humanitarian aid arrived in Somaliland’s Red Sea port on Wednesday carrying food for Somalia and Somaliland. MV Maj. Bernard F. Fisher More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, January 14th, 2012

SOMALILAND: Brazil aid reaches Berbera as importers complain of heavy port charges

BERBERA — A Panama flagged vessel, MV Mallak, carrying 11,700 metric tonnes of maize grant from Brazil arrived in the Red Sea port town of Berbera on Friday. An official from the UN World Food Programme (WFP) More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, April 26th, 2010

Militia Attack WFP Convoy

GAROWE, (Somalilandpress) – A group of armed clan militia attacked a World Food Programme convoy in the town of Tukaraq, located in Somaliland-Puntland border, yesterday. About 30 trucks carrying food aid More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, April 1st, 2010

SOMALIA: Al-Shabab claims credit for Somali food boom

MOGADISHU (Somalilandpress) — Rich crop fields are sprouting up across Southern Somalia after heavy rains brought an end to a prolonged drought in the region. According to the UN, this season’s expected More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, March 11th, 2010
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UN Food Agency Welcomes Any Probe Into Somalia Aid

ROME, 11 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A U.N. food agency said Thursday it will cooperate with any independent probe into its food operations in Somalia, after a report found that up to half the food aid More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Somali Pirates’ New Land Tactics Worry UN

New land tactics being employed by Somali pirates may be a cause for concern, a UN spokesman told the BBC. Peter Smerdon said three trucks and their drivers were being held in the pirate town of Eyl after delivering More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, February 28th, 2010

SOMALIA: Appeasing bureaucrats, gangs first—helping drought-stricken Somalis second

Whether it is anarchic Somalia or other corrupted African nations, before the World Food Program (WFP) feeds drought-devastated locals: catering to the needs of the government officials as well as the local gangs More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Somaliland: Police wary of revenge attacks on Puntland truckers

BURAO (Somalilandpress) — At least five trucks belonging to businessmen hailing from the semi-autonomous region of Puntland were taken into custody in Burao on Saturday under new security arrangements, officials More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, February 26th, 2010

Somali pirates seize Somaliland aid trucks

MOGADISHU (Somalilandpress) — Somali pirates in Puntland seized food aid trucks and their drivers to obtain the release of detained comrades, officials said Friday, in a rare land attack by the sea bandits. The More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, February 18th, 2010

WFP Imports Food Aid Through Berbera Port

HARGEISA, 18 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – The United Nations Food Program (WFP) has officially started to bring and distribute food aid through Berbera port. It was last week when hundreds of trucks moved More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Kenyan Leader Urges WFP To Resume Humanitarian Operations in Somalia

NAIROBI (Somalilandpress) — According to Kenya State House governmental website, President Mwai Kibaki has today urged the World Food Programme (WFP) to reconsider its decision to suspend food relief distribution More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
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Somali Rebels Order WFP To Halt Relief Food Imports

MOGADISHU, 25 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The U.N.’s World Food Programme must immediately stop importing relief rations to Somalia, hardline rebels said on Wednesday, accusing the aid agency of More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Ethiopia Transport delays for food aid continue

Hargeisa, 14 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Transport delays from Djibouti have led the World Food Programme (WFP) to begin diverting vessels carrying food assistance to the Port of Sudan and the Port of Berbera More...