Monday, October 18, 2021

Kenya: IRC – 2.1 Million Kenyans Face Hunger Due to Drought

The International Rescue Committee says more than two million Kenyans are facing hunger due to poor rainfall. Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta, declared a national...

Somalia’s Humanitarian Crisis Is Also an Environmental One

Building resilience among communities on the ground is key to dealing with both. A new international report led by the Third Generation Project at the University of...

John Hanning Speke and the Source of the Nile

On September 15, 1864, British explorer and army officer John Hanning Speke died by accident with a shot gun. Speke is most associated with the search for the source of the Nile and was in fact...

Somaliland: Sada Mire Becomes 1st African Scholar to Win SAFA Book Prize

Dr Sada Mire became the first African Scholar To win SAFA Book Prize for Her Book Divine Fertility “This s book uniquely explores the...

TIKA Builds Water-Collection Pools for Somaliland Countryside Villages

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) built water pools in Somaliland, which is facing the danger of famine because it is one of the...

Ethiopia Confronts International Moves on GERD

Ethiopia has intensified its moves to confront any international position against the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), in light of reports that Tunisia...

Somaliland: Czech Experts Help Combat of Cheetah Cub Smuggling

Every year scores of cheetah cubs are trafficked out of Somaliland to Persian Gulf states to be sold to wealthy buyers as pets. Poverty...

Somalia: Qaamqaam – A Village Where Chopping Trees is Banned

Village elders impose hefty fines and expel residents for cutting down trees as they seek to protect the environment. A crooked, leafless acacia tree stands...

Greed and Consumption Are Burning the World

  Rome is scorching hot. This beautiful city is becoming unbearable for other reasons, too. Although every corner of the beaming metropolis is a monument...

Somaliland: Icy Rain in Hargeisa

Thus far, the heaviest showers in recent months have laid siege to Hargeisa, the capital city of the Republic of Somaliland, Monday. The showers started...