Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Somaliland: Boy Saves Older Brother Of Man-eating Hyena

A young boy who is fatally wounded is in a precarious state at Dr. Hagar Hospital in Burao following a hyena attack that left him...

Somaliland: Puntland-Organized Militia Rob Expecting Mothers of Only Ambulance

It was the only working ambulance for Heis (Xiis Xarrago) District some 111 kilometers west of the provincial capital of Sanaag, Somaliland. A ragtag militia,...

Somaliland: Ahmed Siilaanyo Pays Visit To Ailing Ex-Minister Sandulle

Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud "Siilaanyo', the President who, only nine months ago, left the helm of the country's leadership to incumbent Musa Bihi Abdi, has once...

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo says he is hospitalised with flu

Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo said Sunday he is in hospital with a "bad flu" on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza but reassured fans...
Kenya Plastic Bags

Kenya: How ban on plastic bags inspired innovators to create eco-friendly alternatives

Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming...

Somaliland Health Authorities Recall Valsartan, other Risk-Drugs From Markets

The U.S.  Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) ordered the total recall of a number of drugs, including Valsartan, said to be of high risk...

Prominent patient who invited me to the once charming Somalia

The back cover of my autobiography, titled ‘Nothing but the Truth’ published by East African Educational Publisher in 2002 aptly recites the psalm of...

Most girls in Somalia experience genital mutilation. The ritual just killed a 10-year-old

In 2012, Somalia introduced a new constitution that was supposed to ban female genital mutilation. But a few years later, there had been little follow-up, and UNICEF...

Two women reclaim their dignity after fifty long years with Obstetric Fistula

Three days. That’s how long Malado was in labour. That’s how long she was unable to give birth. She was only 16 years old, after...

Wajir extends meat ban as RVF outbreak spreads

Wajir County government has extended meat ban for 14 more days following the spread of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak in Tana River, Marsabit...

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Somaliland: ‘Lessons from my Heritage’ – Sada Mire

Hargeisa, the capital city of the self-declared state of Somaliland, is Sada Mire’s home away from home. Sada lives and works in the Netherlands. A...

Kenya: Detectives massive, 50bnSh fraud on health insurance fund

Detectives are investigating a possible loss of Sh50 billion at the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), in the latest scandal to hit the State...

Somalia: Why an Impeachment Motion Shouldn’t Trouble the President

The Big Picture Somalia's federal government in Mogadishu has made significant progress over the past decade, clawing its way back from failed statehood. Yet the...