Monday, September 24, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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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Losing faith in own currency? 10 countries where a loaf of bread costs a...

How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...