Tuesday, October 16, 2018

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Sheikh Zayed Hospital treated mainly poor and displaced people in Mogadishu for free. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended operations at a hospital it...

Somaliland herbal cosmetics firm shows the way for entrepreneurs

Riyan Organic Cosmetics is doing a roaring business in natural skin and hair care products, made from local plants and herbs in Somaliland. The business’s...

A Minnesota health advocate’s crusade brings harmful skin lightening out of the dark

Karmel Square is a hub of the Somali community here, a colorful, cheerfully noisy hodgepodge of vendors and restaurants unofficially known as the Somali...

Somaliland Fatwa Forbids Female Genital Mutilation – FGM

Authorities in the self-declared republic of Somaliland have issued a religious fatwa banning the practice of female genital mutilation and vowed to punish violators. The...

‘Everywhere, someone was screaming’: Meet the people running Somalia’s only public ambulance service

For the first hour after the blast, the smoke was so thick it was almost impossible to breathe. But even as volunteer medics struggled to...

Rising social inequalities bad for mental and physical health

As we celebrate the festive season, we might want to give a thought to the millions of people around the world who do not...

Somaliland: The Main Reasons for Absenteeism in Health Workers

Health worker absenteeism As we know low health workers or any professional staff absenteeism causes low productivity for that business sub type, As we are all...

Young Somaliland Activist Dies During Childbirth

Hamda Ismail was Young, educated, activist and dreamer living in the Somaliland’s coastal town of Berbera. She have had high hopes for Somaliland youth...

Dahabshiil waives charges in aid of Mogadishu blast victims

Money transfer company Dahabshiil has waived all commission charged on money sent to aid victims of Mogadishu terror attack. "We stand with our community and...

Dahabshiil First to Positively Respond to Mogadishu Blast Recovery Efforts- FGS Health Minister

Dr. Fozia Abikar Nour, the Federal Government of Somalia Health minister, speaking to the Voice of America's Somali Service, Sunday, revealed that Dahabshiil Group...

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Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...