Saturday, May 30, 2020

‘Finally, Coronavirus Got Me!’ – Peter Piot

A scientist who fought Ebola and HIV reflects on facing death from COVID-19 Virologist Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical...

Somaliland Republic Lifts Ban on Khat Import

With four days to go until the expiry of the initial ban the National Preparedness Committee for COVID-19 put on the bulk import of...

Somaliland COVID-19 Update for 16 May

The Somaliland Republic Minister for Health Development, Omar Ali Abdullahi, revealed today that 19 more cases have been declared positive of COVID-19 making the...

WHO Warns it Could Take up to 5 Years Before the Coronavirus Pandemic is...

KEY POINTS Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, the World Health Organization's chief scientist, told the Financial Times' Global Boardroom webinar on Wednesday: "I would say in...

14 May Coronavirus Update for Somaliland and Somalia

The two ministries of health of the Republic of Somaliland and Somalia have both, today, updated status of coronavirus in their respective countries. Somaliland made...

Somalia: ‘We Are Used to a Virus Called Bombs’

The coronavirus will ravage a resilient Somalia—with ripples far beyond its borders. For close to three decades, Somalia has been spinning on a crisis carousel:...

Somalia May 12 Coronavirus Update Records Highest Incidences

The Somali health ministry on Tuesday confirmed 81 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of...
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Somaliland: Leading Islamic Clerics Urge Supplicants to Pray at Home

Hargeisa (Somtribune) - A core of leading, highly influential Islamic clerics, including a number of prominent Imams in Somaliland, called supplicants, Monday, to pray...

Somaliland Covid-19 Update for May 10

The Somaliland Ministry of Health and the National Preparedness Committee for COVID-19 have confirmed, Sunday, that positive cases - dead and alive - stand...

Somalia Ambassador to Egypt Abdikani Wa’ays Dies of COVID19

Somalia ambassador to Egypt and the Arab League Abdikani Mohamed Wa’ays has died in Kuwait after contracting COVID19. Sources said the diplomat was admitted to...

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Somaliland: Covid19 Update for May 28

The Somaliland Republic's Ministry of Health announced, Thursday, that 32 new Covid19 cases have come to light making the total number of positive-testing patients...

Somalia: Farmaajo Warned Against Plans to Extend His Term, Delay in Elections

Several members representing Somaliland in the Federal Parliament of Somalia have accused President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s government of intent to delay the 2020/21 elections...

Somaliland Calls World Attention to Weapons Pouring Into Somalia

Killer weapons and ammunition pouring into Somalia, on top of topnotch military training packages, are once more turning Somalia into a potential tyrant and...