Sunday, August 19, 2018

‘For me it’s like a murder’: the surge in sexual attacks on children in...

When Anab’s madrasa teacher in Mogadishu told her to stay behind after classes, everyone but her two younger brothers left. He ordered the boys...

Sudanese teen Noura Hussein to die for killing ‘rapist husband’

KHARTOUM Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday slammed a Sudanese court's sentencing of a teenager to death for killing her rapist husband in self-defence. Noura Hussein...

3000 Families Left Destitute By Hiran Floods to Receive Dahabshiil Relief Food Packages

Mr. Abdirashid Duale, General CEO of Dahabshil Group speaking to BBC Somali services said they have provided relief assistance to more than 3000 residents of...

Welcome to Puntland: Where Men Don’t Consider Rape a Crime

And that's got to change Every morning, 28-year-old Officer Shamis Abdi Bile rises before dawn to make breakfast for her husband and three young children. She...

Blacksmiths out of work as Somaliland pastoralists migrate in search of survival

Deeq Mohamed Ali, a metal worker in Hargeisa, has been frustrated by the lack of business in the last few months, as the drought...

Yemen: Three years of full-blown war destroys school education – UNICEF

With nearly 500,000 children in Yemen having dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of the war there, education in the country has...

Somalia welcomes 41 nationals released from Indian jails, more to follow

The Federal Government of Somalia on Friday welcomed home forty-one nationals who had been in Indian jails for piracy related offences. The returnees were welcomed...

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...

Somaliland: House of Representatives Approve Police Bill, Two More in One Day

The Republic of Somaliland's House of Representatives today approved three bills critical to safety and accountability by majority votes sending them back to the...

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...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...