Friday, February 23, 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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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...