Friday, December 14, 2018
Yemen talks, war

What’s at stake in Yemen peace talks

"Any small change in their circumstances... will bring them to the brink of death" As talks opened in Sweden today aimed at setting a framework...

Somalia: Land evictions on the rise for IDPs in Puntland’s Garowe

Improving coordination and information management at camps Land issues in Garowe are leading to a rise in evictions among displaced people. The threat of...

UN Says More Than 150 Women, Girls Raped in South Sudan

The United Nations says more than 150 women and girls in South Sudan have been raped or subject to other forms of sexual violence...

Audit finds UN refugee agency critically mismanaged donor funds in UgandaAudi finds UN refugee...

Massive fraud and corruption noted in services for more than one million refugees The UN’s refugee agency wasted tens of millions of dollars in Uganda...

Rohingya expats come to aid of ‘world’s most persecuted community’

Educated Rohingya Muslims living in Europe are standing by their long-suffering brethren – aptly labeled by the United Nations as the world’s most persecuted community -...

Amnesty International decries Europe’s ‘outdated’ rape laws

Germany is one of only eight European countries that define rape as sex without consent. Amnesty International says governments must overhaul "outdated" laws that...

Somali Workers in Minnesota Force Amazon to Negotiate

Labor organizers and researchers said they had not heard of Amazon previously coming to the table after worker pressure, even for private discussions. Soon after...

David Muir Honored for His Reporting on Kids Caught in Humanitarian Crises

ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir has been racking up honors lately for his accomplishments in broadcasting. On Tuesday, he was honored by Save the...

New IRC report: promoting self-reliance for Somali youth living in Kenya

A new report from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) highlights the challenges young Somali refugees face in becoming economically self-reliant in Kenya while also providing policy solutions that could unlock...

SOMALILAND: A GUIDE TO THE ‘ALMOST-COUNTRIES’ OF THE WORLD

From Liberland to Sealand, a partial tour of semi-autonomous, breakaway states. Numerous semi-autonomous regions and informal countries are found all around the globe, including such...

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Maka-al-Mukarrama Avenue: The Mogadishu street Al-Shabaab loves bombing

Maka-al-Mukarrama Avenue easily passes for the stretch in Mogadishu that has absorbed the most violence unleashed by the Al-Shabaab jihadists in the past decade. On...

President Kenyatta reiterates pledge on housing, healthcare, food security, manufacture

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday outlined the progress made so far in his Big Four agenda for economic growth, which he unveiled a year...

Somaliland: The Little Country That Could

Somaliland was an independent state for five days in 1960 before it merged with the former Italian Somalia. Since the Somali Democratic Republic became...