Monday, August 20, 2018

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...

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...

Acute Malnutrition On Steady Rise in Somaliland Amid Aid Delays

PRESS RELEASE: The UN's Food Security and Analysis Unit in Somalia latest data on the food security situation that indicates that while the number of...
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Video: The fight for survival in drought-hit Somaliland

Since the beginning of this year, Somaliland, an autonomous territory in the Horn of Africa, has been ravaged by severe drought. As eighty percent...

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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...