Thursday, June 21, 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...

Kenya, Somalia face ‘ticking time bomb’ for cholera outbreak after tragic flooding

Devastating flooding in Kenya and Somalia has led to fears of a growing cholera epidemic, local officials said. Hundreds of thousands have been rendered...

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...

Britain’s hostile environment has been a century in the making

Since at least 1919, migrants to Britain have been exposed to the brutality of those in power. The Windrush scandal is just the latest...

On-site power scheme begins with health centre installation

A new scheme aims to install renewables-based on-site power systems at healthcare centres, schools and other facilities that need reliable access to electricity. The ’50 by...

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...

Al Jazeera wins Peabody for film on FGM

Journalist Fatma Naib explored the painful practice of female genital mutilation that affects about 200 million women. Al Jazeera Media Network has won a Peabody...

For medical workers in South Sudan’s war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

With the May-November rainy season, air evacuations become even more difficult In the absence of a functioning state, outside NGOs are left to provide healthcare...

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...

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Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM’s olive branch, raising hopes of breakthrough

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki raised hopes of a breakthrough in one of Africa’s most intractable conflicts on Wednesday by describing recent peace overtures from...

Sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa suffers under a sharp rise in the number of Islamist militant attacks. In its report Changing Patterns in Terrorism and the Threat...

Somalia Moves to Block Somaliland Special Arrangement with International Partners

Heedless of the fact that the Republic of Somaliland is not a federal state under Mogadishu's jurisdiction, Somalia wrote to international partners objecting their...