Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The war for grazing lands in Africa

Nomadic cattle farming in Africa is often imagined as picturesque and idyllic. In reality, present-day nomadic cattle herders in the East and West of...
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Reporter’s notebook: Somaliland and the never-ending drought

Despite declaring its independence from Somalia in 1991, Somaliland has yet to gain international recognition. In addition, it has been hit by a severe...

An Iceberg the Size of Delaware Just Broke Away From Antarctica

A chunk of floating ice that weighs more than a trillion metric tons broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula, producing one of the largest...

The lengths we go to to feed our families: Akash’s story

The photo journalist GMB Akash has moved many people around the world with a touching Facebook post. It tells the story of a poor man who...

Somaliland’s children dying as drought and border dispute create fatal mix

It's being described as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. More than 20 million people are at risk of starvation, mostly in...

Dahabshiil Group lauded for role in drought relief & recovery support

Dahabshiil Group of firms was lauded for its visible support to drought relief and recovery activities carried out in the span of two years to save...
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Crisis in Somaliland: drought and famine threaten millions

Over 20 million people are threatened by drought in the Horn of Africa, Nigeria, Yemen and South Sudan. In Somalia over six million need humanitarian...

Somaliland: Sanaag Region New Source of Rare Earth Elements

Recent geological survey indicated that Somaliland has ample deposits of gemological period comprises; the Neogene to Quaternary, Oligocene, Paleocene to Eocene, Cretaceous, Jurassic marine...
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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...

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German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back home

A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group’s campaign against West German...