Saturday, November 17, 2018

Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent splitting in two

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok...

Somaliland Notes: The Town, People of Zeila in Historical Pictures

“The Town and People of Zeila, Somali Coast, Africa”... Photos and text from The Graphic, May 7, 1887, page 473 Two men in Zeila playing...

The African soldiers dragged into Europe’s war

Askaris (local soldiers) during shooting practice in German East Africa - now Tanzania More than one million people died in East Africa during World War...

Somaliland: SLDA reports life-threatening conditions in drought-affected areas

A team from the Somaliland Diaspora Agency (SLDA) of MFA&IC led by the Chairman carried out quick assessment on some of the most  affected...

Sir Mo Farah backs charity appeal to help Somalia drought victims (+Videos)

Sir Mo Farah has backed a charity appeal to help the millions of people who face starvation in East Africa. Sir Mo Farah has backed...

Somalia: 110 dead from hunger in past 48 hours in drought

Somalia's prime minister says 110 people have died from hunger in the past 48 hours in a single region as a severe drought threatens...

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...

10 things to know about climate change and financing for development

For theThird International Conference on Financing for Development, the 10 things you need to know about climate change and financing for development are; Tackling climate...

Meet the Scientist-Explorers Who Scour the World’s Most Dangerous Corners in Search of Biological...

Militants, malaria and pirates are just some of the challenges these scientist-explorers face in their quest to map the world’s diversity. Entering the remote rainforests...

U.S. researchers uncover secret of Greenland’s vanishing lakes

Scientists were baffled last year after meltwater lakes atop Greenland's ice sheet suddenly drained out at rates rivaling Niagara Falls. Now a team of U.S....

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The return of Russia to Africa

After decades of a bipolar world in which the US and the Soviet Union competed for global hegemony, we entered a unipolar era with...

SPECIAL REPORT: Winners and losers in Horn of Africa’s regional economic integration pact

"..more measures by Addis Ababa to restrict its unsanctioned relations with Somaliland would follow, in an apparent reversion of the former Ethiopian regime’s political...

Somalia hosts its first National Economic Policy Forum

Somalia has hosted its first high level National Economic Policy Forum this week in Mogadishu, which saw participants discuss a national investment strategy, financial...