Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Myanmar scrambles to assess flood damage

Washed-out roads and bloated rivers are just two of the challenges facing relief workers who are trying to assess the damage caused by flooding...

Simple cancer test could save thousands of lives

Research has found a way to identify the most deadly type of cancer at a much earlier stage, potentially saving thousands of lives. A simple...

Cheers as UN irons out roadmap to end poverty

Jubilant UN member states put the finishing touches to a hugely ambitious roadmap aimed at wiping out poverty worldwide by 2030 and taking on...

Evict illegal immigrants or face jail, landlords told

Landlords will be allowed to evict illegal immigrants without a court order under new laws announced by the Government. Those who fail to remove illegal...

The Cry of Kenyan-Somalis: Is Anyone Listening?

The Kenyan state has an ethnicity problem. By presenting their conflict with the terrorist group al-Shabaab as a conflict of ethnicity, ethnic Somalis living...

“They were looking for young girls” – Women refugees tell of sexual violence

The fighting in Sierra Leone had been going almost half her young life when the soldiers of the Revolutionary United Front came to her...

US: St. Cloud Protesters Say Speaker Made Negative Comments About Somali Refugees

Accusations of racism are dividing one Minnesota community. A group protested in St. Cloud Saturday after a speaker allegedly talked about the effects ofSomali immigrants...

Researchers Identify Five Subtypes Of Prostate Cancer; Hope To Develop Targeted Treatment

A team of researchers at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute and Addenbrooke's Hospital have identified five different subtypes of prostate cancer in males....

American children are worse off than people realize

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private philanthropy working to help families, recently released their annual KIDS COUNT Data Book. The report measures the educational,...

Women and aid: beyond box-ticking

Aid agencies have no problem agreeing that gender-sensitive programming is a good idea, but few have come up with concrete methods for evaluating the...

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Somaliland: High-level Eritrean Delegation Arrives to Boost Bi-lateral Cooperation

His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland, Abdurahman Abdullahi Ismail "Zeil'i", today, received a high-level delegation from Eritrea, led by Foreign...

Somalia Federal Government Expects to Sacrifice Army Lives and Not Pay Them at All

The Somalia national army (SNA) has not paid for the last four months. Not at all. The Federal government through its ministry of defense justifies...

Somaliland: Horrible Accident Denied Hodan of Her Day

Hodan Abdullahi Muhumad was to have wed on Thursday, this week. Hodan, a sister, and another bridesmaid, together with her husband, called Abdinasir (Shamsuddin) Mohamed...