Blog Posts - Horn Of Africa



Fatima Jibrell is a Champion of the Earth & Creator of the World’s First Solar Cooking Village

Fatima Jama Jibrell was born in 1947 in Somalia. Due to the struggles of her mother, Ms. Jibrell was able to attend school. Her father was a merchant marine who settled in the USA. At the age of 16, Ms. Jibrell joined her father in the USA. A few yea...
by Konnect Africa on Nov 5, 2015

When the Green Mist Descends

Image: © yoh4nn | iStockphotoA new theatre, a different fightI am back, I apologise for the literary sabbatical that spawned from my vacation in the U.S. Talking of which, whilst there, I watched on C.N.N., with some disdain, the thumping tedium of...
by Beneath The Sword Of Damocles on Jun 26, 2013

Crowdsourcing Weekends: Week of 6-22-13

This is a brand new segment to Geek Alabama!  This blog does a Kickstarter Tuesdays post each week but that is not enough.  I keep getting contacted with many requests to promote someone’s crowdsourcing project.  So I am starting Crowdsourci...
by Geek Alabama on Jun 24, 2013

Qatari delegation survives Somalia car bomb by AQ

A car bomb hit a convoy of cars carrying Qatari officials through the centre of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Sunday, killing at least eight Somalis, officials said. The visiting delegation of Qataris, who were travelling in the Somali interior mi...
by Iran Aware on May 6, 2013

Ethiopia: How Foreign Aid Has Helped a Generation

LALIBELA, Ethiopia -- You know the images you have in your mind of Ethiopia from 27 years ago? The ones from the nightly news reports on TV about the famine in the Horn of Africa as the death toll mounted and horror stories grew more unfathomable by...
by The Dude Abides on Oct 23, 2012

Horn of Africa Map Pictures

Horn of Africa Map PicturesHorn of Africa is a peninsula in the eastern arena of the African sub-continent, depicting the countries Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti and Eritrea.The Horn of Africa is about centermost from the equator and the Tropic of Canc...

Pirates beware

The midnight attack by European Union naval forces – or rather, by a task force largely drawn from the French navy – against a pirate base on the Somali mainland represents a welcome improvement in the West’s efforts to tackle one of the more r...
by Iran Aware on May 16, 2012


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