Saturday, February 24, 2018

Italy says EU will take in 10,000 stranded refugees from Libya in 2018 via...

Up to 10,000 people stranded in refugee camps and detention centers in Libya could be relocated to Europe in 2018, the Italian government said...

IOM Provides Assisted Voluntary Return Assistance to 68 Ethiopian Migrants from Hargeisa

IOM, the UN Migration Agency in collaboration with Somaliland’s Ministry of Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Reconstruction, Hargeisa Migration Response Centre (MRC), the Ethiopian Community Centre...

The Libyan Slave Trade Has Shocked the World. Here’s What You Should Know

A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the...

AU, EU leaders plan immediate evacuation of migrants in Libyan detention centers

More than 700 thousand migrants held in Libya are to be evacuated urgently. The question of migrants and their mistreatment dominated the just concluded AU-EU...

Italy Probes Deaths Of 26 Nigerian Women At Sea

The bodies of 26 Nigerian women were recovered from the Mediterranean Sea, and Italian prosecutors are probing whether their deaths are linked to sex...

Libyan migrant “prisons”, climate change inequality, and evidence-based aid: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around...

Justin Trudeau rolls the dice on immigration

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is doing something no Canadian government has done for decades: It is gambling on a lot more immigration. There should be...

Italian court sentences to life Somali human trafficking lord

An Italian court has sentenced to life imprisonment a sadistic people smuggler who raped, tortured and murdered migrants trying to reach Europe from North...

U.S., Turkey Halt Visitor Visas as Diplomatic Spat Escalates

The U.S. and Turkey each suspended visa services for citizens looking to visit the other country, a sharp escalation of a diplomatic spat that...

Trump administration cites Edmonton attack in call for immigration changes

The Trump administration wants to change the immigration rules that allowed a man accused of perpetrating a terrorist attack in Edmonton last month to...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...