Monday, February 19, 2018

In their own words: How drought is bringing despair to Kenyan herders

Turkana is one of several arid counties in Kenya in the throes of a prolonged and extreme drought. Most people in these areas raise...

Colin Kaepernick helps get airplane to aid Somalia

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is making himself useful off the field while he awaits a phone call from an NFL team. The former San Francisco...

To deal with climate change, Somaliland needs to be a country – Somaliland FM...

The devastating impacts of climate change are a reality faced each day in Somaliland.  Thousands of people who overcame tremendous odds to gain independence and...

These are the world’s most polluted

Which is the world’s most polluted city? Ask anyone to name the most polluted city in the world, and chances are the immediate response will...

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years. In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws described...

The perilous journey from Somalia to Italy: A story of an illegal immigrant

“Europe is not what I envisioned it to be. People would say it is a great place and praise Europe but the reality does...

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...
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Somaliland: EU Humanitarian Coordinator acknowledges ‘very serious drought situation in Somaliland’ in meeting with...

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud 'Siilaanyo, today, received at his office a delegation led by Mr. Peter...

An unlikely early adopter of Paris climate agreement: Somalia

Since the global climate agreement was negotiated in Paris last December, we've heard a lot about the importance of big polluters like the US...

World: These countries are the most positive

Confounding the doom and gloom of the daily news headlines, Gallup’s 2015 Global Emotions report portrays a remarkably positive world, one in which a large...

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Somalia & Somaliland: 2 Worlds Apart

As part of my 2018 charity project I am running in 3 of the world’s most dangerous countries. I have chosen Iraq, Afghanistan and...

Dahabshil Bank Trains Staff, Officers on Internal Control and Risk Management

Dahabshil Bank International (DBI) has conducted a seven-day training for its staff and officers on internal control and risk management. The training was conducted by...

Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...