Sunday, May 27, 2018

Somaliland women show kindness and leadership in the face of a humanitarian crisis

As in any emergency, women are most affected by the drought in Somaliland. There is much that Australia could learn from how they respond...

Homeless children sniff glue to take ‘away the pain’ of surviving streets

Plastic bottles litter the ground as children emerge from an abandoned mud-brick building in this hot, dusty East African city. The dirty bottles used for sniffing glue are a...

Why I’m proud to be African today

It’s not easy to get a sitting president to leave office. In some cases, corruption, violence, and institutional inertia have conspired to keep some...

Burma: 400 killed amid ‘massacre’ of Rohingya Muslims

Almost 400 people have died in clashes between security forces and Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the country's military commander has said. The numbers, posted on...

Ethiopian communities band together to help parents of three children killed in tragic collision

Ethiopian communities across borders are working together to help a family bring the bodies of their three children home after a fatal crash in...

In Somaliland – Column of Eduard Nazarski

In the second week of July, I was in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. There, I organized Huricap, a program of Amnesty Netherlands, committed...
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Unwelcome stranger: Anwar – An African asylum seeker in Israel – Video

This short documentary tells the story of Anwar, a Sudanese anti-government activist who fled his home in Darfur in 2003. As many as 300,000 people...

Bystander’s Video of Homeless Woman’s Arrest Leads to Investigation

The police in DeKalb County, Ga., have reopened an investigation after a video surfaced online showing an officer repeatedly striking a homeless woman with...

Horn of Africa: there are no quick fixes in ‘countering violent extremism’

An effective response to violence and harmful ideologies is important. But projects are failing to adequately engage with root causes. Since 9/11, western countries have...

China Donates $1 Million for Humanitarian Assistance in Somalia

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) held a project launch ceremony today to mark the start of operations of a project focusing on meeting emergency...

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Djibouti: Attractive but Risky

As countries across the Horn of Africa embark on ambitious programs to attract foreign investment, Djibouti seems a stable option in a volatile region....

Somaliland Paging Mr Michael Keating!

The defined territory is one of the physical elements of the state enshrined in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States...

Qatar, Farmajo Attempt to Tear Somaliland Apart in War

Qatar and Farmajo feed terrorism to ignite war in Somaliland. Troops from the Puntland state of Somalia's federal government, led by Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo, launched...