Wednesday, July 17, 2019

UNHCR Officials Accused of Demanding Bribes of Dadaab Refugees Going Home

Somali people at Kenya’s sprawling refugee camp allege that UN staff want money for everything from food to repatriation Four years ago, Asha made what...

Over 10,000 Kenyans in Somaliland Call their Government to Set up Services Centrers

Kenyans living in the diaspora want the government to open up centres to offer services at their bases abroad. Kenyans living in Somaliland and in...

Inside Somalia’s mental health emergency

‘People are denied treatment or even prevented from receiving treatment.’ Despite high rates of mental illness in Somalia, the country is unable to provide the...

On a Trek to Safety, Somalis Risk Death, Rape…All in Libya

UNHCR seeks US$210 million to help refugees risking death, rape, arbitrary detention, forced labour and starvation as they travel towards the Mediterranean. Held captive by...

RECORD NUMBER OF WORLD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE HAS GLOBAL AND LOCAL IMPACT

The world is swimming in refugees. The Migration Policy Institute reports that what it calls “global displacement” had “reached a record high of 68.5 million...

Trudy Hall – Emma Willard Leader to Head Abaarso School

The Abaarso School of Science and Technology is about as far from Emma Willard school as one can get. Set in a leafy enclave of...

Turkey: Erdogan slams Egypt’s ‘tyrants’ as thousands mourn Morsi

Mosques across Turkey hold prayer services for former Egyptian president, who died in a Cairo court on Monday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attended a prayer...

UN Joins Call for Independent Probe on Morsi Death

Mohamed Morsi's death: World reaction - Malaysia, Qatar pay tribute to former Egyptian president, but reaction from other governments has been largely muted. The United Nations...

Food Diversions in Yemen is Killing Children – WFP Boss Tells UN

Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels,...

Why Istanbul Should Be Your Next Big Family Destination

Walking through the arrival doors of the vast and sparkling new Istanbul (IST) airport, we were greeted by a colorful backlit photograph of Istanbul’s...

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Somaliland Politicians Call For Massive Demonstrations Against The Saudi Kingdom, Switch to Iran, Qatar

Two Somaliland politicians, both of them top ex-leaders of the national armed movement which brought down the brutal military regime of General Siad Barre...

Viral FaceApp challenge ‘forbidden’, Muslim scholar says

An Islamic scholar has condemned a social media trend that has swept the Middle East and much of the world, arguing it goes against...

Somalia: Al Shabaab Picks Up Operations, Visibility

Determined to re-emerge as the only credible force to reckon with in business, in social activities and in security, the Al-Qaeda affiliated Somalia-based Al-Shabaab...