Sunday, August 19, 2018

Against tremendous odds, Abdi Nor Iftin made it from war-ravaged Somalia to America

Now a Maine resident, he tells his harrowing tale in his new memoir. “Call Me American” tells of a Somali boy, the son of nomadic...

Prepare for the longest lunar eclipse of the century, coming up this month

A total lunar eclipse will rise over the night sky this summer, and it will be the longest eclipse of this century, according to NASA. On...

Sagar Toll: 49 killed, 70 missing after tropical cyclone hit Somaliland

At least 49 people were killed while 70 others are still missing following tropical cyclone sagar that caused heavy rains and flooding in Somaliland,...

UN RELEASES $2.7 MILLION TO HELP SOMALILAND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY CYCLONE; URGES FOCUS ON...

Following a visit to a community in ‘Somaliland’ affected by Cyclone Sagar, the United Nations has released close to $3 million to help people affected...

Somaliland’s cyclone victims requires urgent humanitarian aid: World Vision

Thousands of victims of a devastating cyclone that hit Somaliland on May 19 are in dire need of food, clean water and basic health...

Powerful Cyclone Mekunu threatening the coast of Somalia’s Puntland

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somaliland: NDC Mobilizes National, International Cyclone Impact Response

Local authorities and humanitarian partners are moving to rapidly mobilize resources to assist affected populations with available resources. Response will be formulated as more...

Tropical cyclone hits Somaliland killing at least 15 people: governor

At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over...

Somalia/Somaliland: Tropical Storm Alert! – Issued: 17 May 2018

Tropical Storm ONE expected to cause heavy rains and strong winds in northern regions of Puntland and Somaliland A tropical storm named ONE has...

Somalia: More than half a million Somalis affected by floods and heavy rain

Flash and river floods, caused by heavy rainfall, in Somalia, have affected more than 695,000 people, and displaced nearly 215 000 of these, in...

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Somaliland: PORT OF BERBERA RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY – Press Statement

Somaliland economy to benefit from an increase in cargo volume and speed of operations Global trade enabler DP World has expanded its strategic presence at the Port...
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Antonio Guterres: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or...

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former...