Sunday, August 19, 2018

Brutal Bath: How the duel of the Nile ended in death near Bath

John Hanning Speke found the source of the Nile but died in a bizarre shooting near Bath By a dry stone wall on the Neston...

3000 Families Left Destitute By Hiran Floods to Receive Dahabshiil Relief Food Packages

Mr. Abdirashid Duale, General CEO of Dahabshil Group speaking to BBC Somali services said they have provided relief assistance to more than 3000 residents of...

On-site power scheme begins with health centre installation

A new scheme aims to install renewables-based on-site power systems at healthcare centres, schools and other facilities that need reliable access to electricity. The ’50 by...

Pioneering Master Programme in Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability launched in Somaliland; 30 students...

The University of Amoud, Borama, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), has...

Blacksmiths out of work as Somaliland pastoralists migrate in search of survival

Deeq Mohamed Ali, a metal worker in Hargeisa, has been frustrated by the lack of business in the last few months, as the drought...

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...

The Africa continent is splitting in two and it’s happening faster than we thought

Eastern Africa is splitting from the rest of the continent in a geological event that will occur in millions of years, eventually leaving Africa...

Overcome Recurring Droughts, Not Postpone Them in Northeastern Horn of Africa – de Clercq

The head of United Nations humanitarian efforts in Somalia today underlined the importance of improving communities’ resilience to better withstand the effects of recurring...

Worsening Ethiopian drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle

Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopia's government and aid agencies hope will blunt...

Somaliland: Nine people arrested in connection to hunting tortoises

Nine people including one young boy have been arrested on suspicion of hunting and selling tortoises in the self-declared republic of Somaliland. Somaliland’s environment minister....

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...