Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Kenya: Sophia Abdinoor, MP, wins African leadership award

Ijara Member of Parliament Sophia Abdinoor has won a top African female leadership award. The award, which was given by Women Advancement for Economic and...

From East Africa en route to Europe, people brave drownings, endless abuse in Yemen

Drownings, disease and abuse fail to deter on route supposed to be safer option from east Africa When the boat’s engines stopped, the beatings began....

Somalia: WHO logs 6,498 cholera cases, including 43 associated deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) is stepping up measures to contain cholera outbreak in Somalia amid decline in the number of cases and deaths...

UN asks Canada to resettle more refugees displaced in Horn of Africa

The United Nations refugee agency is asking Canada to resettle more refugees from the Horn of Africa, emphasizing the needs of particularly vulnerable Somalis...

Human Trafficking a lucrative going concern in Somaliland

For the last six years, Elmi Noor, 38, has been making $4,000 a month from what he terms a ‘lucrative business’ – smuggling young...

Ethiopia: Visa-on-arrival for Africans from November 9

A hint from the Prime Minister in May 2018, then a confirmation of implementation by erstwhile president. In between both, the country began issuing...

To activists’ dismay, POLYGAMY persists across Africa

The suspicion of a third wife was planted in Irene Atenyo's mind when her husband could not account for his most recent pay. When she...

The forgotten genocide of Somaliland

Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US to help to uncover the crimes (Somaliland’s Forgotten...

Somaliland: Ministry of Education releases scholarship appropriation among regions

The government of Somaliland, through its ministry of education, released how it divided 300 scholarship positions which the government of Ethiopia granted Somalia to...

Turkey: Seek UN Inquiry on Khashoggi; Saudi, Turkish Cooperation Essential to Credibility

Turkey should urgently ask UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to establish a United Nations investigation into the possible extrajudicial execution of the prominent Saudi journalist...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...