Thursday, January 20, 2022

Wild Cat Trade: Why the Cheetah is Not Safe Just Yet

Commentary by Patricia Tricorache and Tomas Maule Data collected by researchers show that the cheetah trade has actively continued between East Africa/Horn of Africa and...

Somaliland: USAID’s Environmental Activism Must Be More Than Hot Air

Two months ago, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator Samantha Power jetted off to the UN climate summit in Glasgow to speak about...

Africa’s Heritage is Humanity’s – and It’s Been Overlooked For Too Long

As an archaeologist, I am hoping my new project will connect the continent’s people to the hidden history of their land In my first class...

UAE Tighter Border Controls, Prosecutions Help Curb Cheetah Trafficking

Conservationists are reporting a major decline in the trafficking of cheetah cubs from the Horn of Africa into the Middle East – a trend...

The Cheetah Cubs Being Rescued from the Pet Trade

Global warming and the exotic pet trade are threatening Africa's cheetah population - but an international NGO is partnering with the government of the...

Nomads Trading with Empires: Intercultural Trade in Ancient Somaliland in the First to Seventh...

Abstract This article presents new data from fieldwork in the de facto state of Somaliland, a region in the Horn of Africa historically inhabited by...

Somalia: International Partners Seek US$1.5 Billion to Cover 2022 HRP

The United Nations and humanitarian partners have released the 2022 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for Somalia — a country now facing its third consecutive...

Scientists Watch Giant ‘Doomsday’ Glacier in Antarctica with Concern

Cracks and fissures stoke fears of breakup that could lead to half-metre rise in global sea levels – or more Twenty years ago, an area...

U.N. Seeks Urgent Funding to Mitigate Worsening Drought in Somalia

The United Nations humanitarian agency has appealed for additional funding to help avert the impact of the worsening drought in Somalia. According to the latest...

East Africa Drought: ‘We Are at Risk of Dying’

At least 26 million people are struggling for food following consecutive poor rainfall seasons in the Horn of Africa. Drought conditions in northern Kenya, much...