Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Which diseases are Africa’s biggest killers?

Africa is winning the fight against polio, having gone an entire year without a single recorded case (as of August 2015). The continent has never gone so...

How much water should I drink?

Why drinking water is important More than two-thirds of the human body consist of water. We require water for almost every function within our bodies, from...

Video shows US police officer hitting a Somali teen

A Somali civil rights group is asking for a meeting with a police chief after a video appears to show an officer pushing and...

UN allocates $3 million to Somalia-Kenya cross-border pilot project for Somali refugees

The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund is set to allocate $3 million on a pilot project that will provide peacebuilding and professional skills to Somali...

Military style beauty pageant in Donetsk marks Women’s Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6dCenuxTvI Despite the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a beauty pageant takes place in Donetsk to mark International Women's Day on Sunday with participants wearing army...

USING MOBILE MONEY TO END HUNGER IN AFRICA

“In Africa, hunger is a constant,” says U.S-based charity group Save the Children. Over 200 million Africans are reportedly living in hunger, meaning almost...

Kenyan teachers not that badly paid, data shows

Kenyan teachers are not only the best paid in East Africa, but also earn almost 12 times more than the country’s average pay, a...

Immigration Department defends handling of pregnant Somali refugee sent back to Nauru

The Immigration Department has defended its treatment of a pregnant refugee who is now back in Nauru amid conflicting claims over whether she changed...

Record 38 million people internally displaced worldwide by conflict, watchdog says

Conflicts and violence around the world have displaced a record 38 million people inside their own countries, a watchdog group says. A report by the...

Israel to build fence to keep refugees out

Netanyahu says he will not allow Israel to be "submerged by a wave of illegal migrants and terrorist activists".Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has...

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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...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...