Friday, February 23, 2018

‘I replied to a Facebook post and was married six days later’

Everyone who uses Facebook will have come across some pretty strange posts in their time. Random friend requests, being added to groups you did not...

Why people come to the US from President Trump’s ‘shithole’ countries

When Donald Trump lashed out at people coming to the US from "shithole countries," it was a reaction to a plan to cut the...

This Man Could Be Deported To A Country He Hasn’t Seen Since He Was...

The family of of Abdoul Abdi, a Somali-born man facing the threat of deportation, says the Canadian government is signing his death warrant by...

Somaliland passes first law against rape

For the first time in its history, the self-declared republic of Somaliland has passed a law against rape. In the past, a victim's family could...

Abdulrahman Hussain: Egyptian Boy Names “Smartest Child In The World”

A boy from Egypt has been dubbed the “smartest child in the world” after winning first place at a global competition. The Intelligent Mental Arithmetic...

No Place for Violence, Respect for Basic Rules Must Prevail in Somalia – SRSG...

END OF YEAR STATEMENT FROM UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOMALIA MICHAEL KEATING (26 December 2017) Somalis face some of the toughest living conditions in...

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...

Rising social inequalities bad for mental and physical health

As we celebrate the festive season, we might want to give a thought to the millions of people around the world who do not...

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...

Somalis were shackled for nearly 48 hours on failed US deportation flight

More than 90 Somali men and women were held shackled on an airplane for nearly 48 hours – and some were forced to urinate...

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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...