Sunday, May 27, 2018

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....

New water storage dam in Baligubadle, Somaliland, will provide safe water access to estimated...

A new earth dam, constructed with the support of UNDP, in the Baligubadle area of Somaliland, will bring safe water to an estimated 10,000...

Questions surround prison death of Iranian-Canadian environmentalist

Questions surrounded the death of a prominent Iranian-Canadian environmentalist on Sunday after authorities claimed he committed suicide in prison a fortnight after his arrest. Iran's...

UN Migration, OFDA Support Drought-Displaced Populations in Somaliland, Somalia

The Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is supporting IOM, the UN Migration Agency to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to drought-affected displaced populations...

Somaliland: Dahabshiil Group Rises to Occasion in Aid of Kalawle Drought Victims

The Dahabshiil Group of Companies heeded the calls for relief needs in the north and western parts of the country, especially Lughaya region. Following outcry...

Water crisis grips Cape Town, South Africa, after drought stretching years

Buckets of gray water are scattered around Sitaara Stodel’s apartment: in the kitchen, in the bathroom, in the hallways and in her laundry room. She...

Seawater Greenhouse reaps first Somaliland veg crop grown with just sea water

EXCLUSIVE: Pioneering project in Somaliland delivers first harvest of lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers - all grown using only sea water A ground-breaking project to grow...

Somaliland: Preventing the next African famine

After falling for more than a decade, the number of hungry people in the world is rising once again. This year was marked by...

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Djibouti: Attractive but Risky

As countries across the Horn of Africa embark on ambitious programs to attract foreign investment, Djibouti seems a stable option in a volatile region....

Somaliland Paging Mr Michael Keating!

The defined territory is one of the physical elements of the state enshrined in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States...

Qatar, Farmajo Attempt to Tear Somaliland Apart in War

Qatar and Farmajo feed terrorism to ignite war in Somaliland. Troops from the Puntland state of Somalia's federal government, led by Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo, launched...