Friday, December 14, 2018

Somaliland: Safe, affordable water for all a basic right – EU, UNICEF joint statement

Safe, affordable water is now being delivered to hundreds of thousands of families in areas of Somaliland thanks to a sustainable water system inaugurated...

Somaliland migrants now queue to return home

The Republic of Somaliland is not officially recognized. But, it has a government, a constitution, and for years has been economically stable. That’s the...

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...

U.N. reaffirms refugees’ right to seek asylum in U.S.

Asylum seekers at the Mexican border fleeing violence or persecution are entitled to lodge claims in the United States to obtain sanctuary there, U.N....

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 -...

Photographer reveals story behind iconic image of fleeing migrants at Mexico border

Photographer Kim Kyung-Hoon said he heard crying and started shooting It’s the image from the unfolding crisis in Tijuana seen around the world: a migrant...

Amnesty International decries Europe’s ‘outdated’ rape laws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 Amnesty International says governments must overhaul "outdated" laws that...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...

5 African countries where you can live longer than expected

Africans are living longer and healthier lives as life expectancy is on the rise.  Though millions on the continent still face the challenge of...

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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...