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Somaliland students rely on food aid

Tens of thousands of children are out of school in Somaliland because of drought. Many of those still in the classrooms are relying on aid...

Living at the ‘mercy of the rain’ in Somaliland

Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland. It has been particularly dry this year in parts...

The world’s languages captured in 6 charts

You might not have thought so when you were struggling through your Spanish class at school, but as we get older, most of us...

12 Famous Quotes to Inspire the Volunteer in All of Us

It is National Volunteer Week #NVW2017 a time to remember and celebrate the irrepressible spirit of volunteering that shapes our lives, our communities and...

WHY DROUGHT RE-OCCURRENCE IN SOMALILAND?

Drought is regarded as the period of lack of rain in particular period of time, it was meant to rain and the people do...

Somaliland drought: ‘Things are worse now than two months ago’

The Governor of Somaliland’s drought-ravaged eastern province of Togdheer stood calmly against a backdrop of flimsy shelters created out of thorn bushes and scraps...

Starvation looms for 20 million, UN agricultural advisory group told at opening session

If nothing is done soon, 20 million people will starve to death over the next six months in South Sudan, Somalia, north-eastern Nigera and...

Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland

Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development (MoERD) with assistance...

SOMALI PIRATES BEING DRIVEN BACK TO THE SEAS BY DROUGHT AND FAMINE: U.S. COMMANDER

Pirates in Somalia are being driven to the seas by a devastating drought, says the top U.S. military commander in Africa. A spate of pirate...

Somaliland: No Water, No School & No future

A Knowledge, Attitude & Practices (KAP-) survey commissioned by UNICEF and released in August 2015 indicates Somaliland is off track in the achievement of...

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Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

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President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...