Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Somalia Records Third-driest Rainy Season in 39 Years

The rainy season in 2019 has been the third-driest in Somalia since the early 1980s, according to a report by the United Nations Office...

A More Deadlier Predator Than Conflict Looms Over Somalia: FAMINE

Plagued for decades by conflict, the east African nation is now facing a deadly drought The fall of President Siad Barre in 1991 propelled Somalia...

Growing Pawpaws Brings Hope in Drought-stricken Somaliland

The livelihoods of twenty drought-stricken communities in Somaliland have been transformed by an Islamic Relief scheme that has improved access to food and life-changing...

Ethiopia- Massive dust storm hits Dire Dawa

A massive dust storm hits Dire Dawa, in eastern Ethiopia and surrounding areas. According to local reports, the storm lasted for few hours. Assistant Prof....

Online course inspires former envoy to counter environmental degradation in Somalia

An interview with Abshir H Abshir is Executive Director, Centre for the Rule of Law and Development. Based in Garowe, the capital of Somalia’s...
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Somaliland: 5 Die under Conditions Heavy Rains Created in Hargeisa

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, toured, Monday evening, a number of areas in the capital which heavy...

Somaliland: Poached Cheetah Cubs on their Way to Gulf Intercepted

Conservation fund estimates that about 300 cubs are stolen from the region each year, with illegal pet markets in the Middle East the likely...

$100 mln AfDB Cyclone Response Plan for Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai and the unprecedented loss of life and property in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, the African Development Bank...

Investing in Resilience in Somaliland – EU Press Release

On 1 April 2019, the European Union and the Government of Somaliland organised a workshop on "Investing in resilience in Somaliland". The event gathered...

Bridging the Gap in the Nile Waters Dispute

Ethiopia is building a mighty dam on the Blue Nile, promising economic benefits for both itself and Sudan. But Egypt fears for its freshwater...

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Viral FaceApp challenge ‘forbidden’, Muslim scholar says

An Islamic scholar has condemned a social media trend that has swept the Middle East and much of the world, arguing it goes against...

Somalia: Al Shabaab Picks Up Operations, Visibility

Determined to re-emerge as the only credible force to reckon with in business, in social activities and in security, the Al-Qaeda affiliated Somalia-based Al-Shabaab...

Both Somalia, Somaliland Resort to Unsubstantiated Claims to Mitigate Livestock Export Fiasco

Using young media people, some of whom are suspected of being in its payroll, Somalia is sponsoring lies by the dozen purporting to its...