Thursday, April 19, 2018

Somaliland herbal cosmetics firm shows the way for entrepreneurs

Riyan Organic Cosmetics is doing a roaring business in natural skin and hair care products, made from local plants and herbs in Somaliland. The business’s...

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...

Yemen: Three years of full-blown war destroys school education – UNICEF

With nearly 500,000 children in Yemen having dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of the war there, education in the country has...

A Child Dies, a Child Lives: Why Somalia Drought Is Not Another Famine

At the height of Somalia's 2011 famine, Madow Mohamed had to leave her crippled five-year-old son Abdirahman by the side of the road to...

Rebuilt dam provides safe water to pastoral communities in Somaliland

Rebuilt dam provides safe water to pastoral communities in Somaliland, as part of ongoing water infrastructure projects across the region Hargeisa, 22nd of March 2018. A...

Somaliland: Researchers pilot system using electrodialysis to produce safe drinking water

The demand for cost-effective desalination is increasing with the growing population and the need for safe drinking water, driving continuous innovation in the sector....

A Minnesota health advocate’s crusade brings harmful skin lightening out of the dark

Karmel Square is a hub of the Somali community here, a colorful, cheerfully noisy hodgepodge of vendors and restaurants unofficially known as the Somali...

Job and Pay Gap Between Local Somali Graduates and Diaspora Returnees

Young graduates claim they are being overlooked for the best paid jobs in Somalia by employers favouring Somalis returning from overseas with foreign credentials. Most...

IOM Trains Border Control Officials on Search and Rescue in Berbera, Somaliland

Berbera – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, last week (28/02-01/03) trained 29 Somaliland border control officials on search and rescue (SAR). Facilitated by IOM’s Africa...

Somalia among the riskiest places to be born: UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) report released on Tuesday has named Somalia one of the riskiest places to be born. According to UNICEF, Somalia is in...

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Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...

On Somaliland, Inner City Press Asks UK’s Karen Pierce About UAE, UN Envoy Keating’s...

When Ambassador Karen Pierce of the UK, the UN Security Council's "penholder" on Somalia, took questions on April 18 Inner City Press asked her about...

Russia ‘to set up naval base for warships and hunter-killer submarines in Somaliland’

The rumoured location of the base is in the strategically important Horn of Africa and would offer the ability to project power across the...