Wednesday, December 13, 2017

9 Somalis found butchered and jettisoned for vital parts in Egypt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHmAW9hcsQY A very disturbing video posted on  Kalsan TV, YouTube and Facebook shows the patched-up remains of 9 Somalis found on an Alexandria coastal stretch. The...

Yemeni Refugees: Stranded in Somaliland – Part 1

Yemenis fleeing conflict are taking overcrowded livestock boats across the Gulf of Aden to Somaliland – an unrecognized country. Such is the magnitude of...

Eritreans Rescued at Sea: ‘It Looked Like They Were Sleeping’

When the Migrant Offshore Aid Station, a Malta-based NGO, rescued 352 Eritreans stranded in Libyan waters, four of their fellow passengers didn't make it...

Alarming Account: ‘Migrants Sold for Organs if They Don’t Pay’, Eritrean Smuggler Reveals

Migrants are being sold for organs harvesting if they are unable to pay for their trips across the Mediterranean,an Eritrean smuggler turned state witness revealed to...

Somalia: Alternative livelihoods – Giving young Somalis a fresh start

Rushing about her teashop in downtown Eyl, a coastal village in Somalia, Bisharo Abdi looks the part of a busy young shopowner. However, behind...

Oxfam seeks relocating from Oxford to Nairobi

Global aid and development charity organisation Oxfam is in advanced talks with the government to move its headquarters from Oxford, UK, to Nairobi. Oxfam International’s...

Owen Jones on Yemen: Britain’s forgotten conflict – video

Since early 2015 Yemen has been gripped by civil war, with forces backed by a Saudi coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Since the start...

Genes May Mean Short People Prone to Heart Disease

Researchers suggest a link between stature and cardiovascular risk Short people may be more likely to have heart disease, and that increased risk could be...

Chewing khat in Somaliland

The narcotic plant khat is so deeply embedded in Somaliland's local culture that it has become a factor in the economic life of the...

Rio 2016: Zika virus concern for British Olympians

British Olympians have warned against feeding the "fear factor" but admit the rapid spread of the Zika virus is "scary", "daunting" and "worrying".Brazilian authorities...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...