Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Over 1.5 mln Somalis still face acute food crisis: UN report

More than 1.5 million people in Somalia are still facing acute food insecurity through June due to impacts of below-average Deyr season rainfall, said...

Ethiopia: Grand Renaissance Dam May Complete in 2022 After Stoppages

While there has been an improvement in the overall atmosphere of the relationship between Egypt and Ethiopia, “progress on the ground with regards to...

Migrants on the margins: telling stories with comics

The Society’s field research programme, Migrants on the margins, is investigating the movement of migrants into and around four of the world’s most pressured...

Eyebrows raised as China cancels $78m of Cameroon’s debt

Analysts are deeply sceptical about China’s decision to write off almost $78 million from Cameroon’s debt, an amount the latter failed to pay in...

A meteor hit the moon during the lunar eclipse. Here’s what we know.

In what may be a first-of-its-kind event, a flash of light seen during totality has astronomers on the hunt for a new crater on...

Five Reasons Why Somaliland Should Be On Tourists Travel List For 2019

Although not having recieved recognised autonomous status by the rest of the world, Somaliland is a unique, strange and intriguing place that is seemingly...

Tsunami set off by volcano sweeps Indonesia coast, kills at least 168

During a busy holiday weekend, a tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed more than 160 people around Indonesia’s Sunda...

WHY THE NEXT CLIMATE CHANGE DISASTER COULD BE IN SOMALILAND

It is often said that climate change will hurt the world’s poorest people first. Nowhere is that potentially truer than in Somaliland, an unrecognized state...
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India’s 18-year-old blindfolded wonder who uses midbrain activation (Video)

Riding a two-wheeler, reading a book upside down, playing chess and passing thread through a needle....18-year-old Jeet Trivedi can do blindfolded what you cannot...

The fight to protect Somaliland’s wildlife

Somaliland, an unrecognised former British colony in the Horn of Africa, has been described as the African miracle that nobody knows about. It lies...

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Somalia Falls Into The Chinese Debt, Resources Drain Net

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys...

Puntland Closes Somalia’s Wadajir Opposition Party Offices

The Federal Somalia State of Puntland locked up the regional offices of Somalia's Wadajir political party, Monday, on gubernatorial orders. The Governor of Nugal region...

Spectrum Says No Oil Blocks Auctioned on 7 Feb London Conference

The multi-client, seismic imaging  company, Spectrum, in a letter it addressed to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the federal Government of...