Friday, July 10, 2020

Working To Stop Illegal Wildlife Trade Of Cheetahs In Somaliland

It is estimated that every year more than 300 young cheetahs are illegally snatched from Ethiopia, northern Kenya, Somalia and Somaliland. Illegal wildlife trafficking is...

Somalia: More than half a million Somalis affected by floods and heavy rain

Flash and river floods, caused by heavy rainfall, in Somalia, have affected more than 695,000 people, and displaced nearly 215 000 of these, in...

Ethiopia: Ant species showing signs of dominance, poised for global invasion

Scientists have observed signs of dominance among populations of a rather infamous ant species, Lepisiota canescens. The species has begun organizing into supercolonies in...

Somaliland: No Water, No School & No future

A Knowledge, Attitude & Practices (KAP-) survey commissioned by UNICEF and released in August 2015 indicates Somaliland is off track in the achievement of...

Archeologists Unearth Lost Town from Little-known Ancient East African Empire

The international team of archeologists conducted excavations at the site in 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016. The Kingdom of Aksum ruled over the region between...

Netanyahu and the Settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s settlement policy resembles his predecessors’ in many ways, but it is a march toward permanence in a time when...

DRC scales up response in Somaliland to avert possible famine

The drought situation in Somaliland continues to get worse following consequent poor rainy seasons. There are growing fears that the country could face a...

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to...

Dahabshiil appeals for help to save starving millions in EA

Leading financial services company Dahabshiil is urging for concerted efforts by government, corporates and non-governmental organizations to save millions of East Africans from starving...

Massive wildfire forces evacuation of Canadian city

The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate as a wildfire whipped by winds...

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Spokesperson Denies Odinga Lobbying Kenya Parliament for Somaliland Recognition

ODM leader Raila Odinga's team on Thursday, July 9, addressed reports that the AU Special envoy had embarked on a campaign in favour of Somaliland gaining...

BBC Somali Service: The Decline of a Prestigious News Outlet

The BBC Somali service was launched in 1957 for the listeners in the Horn of Africa to provide news and other variety programs for...

Bristolian Somalilanders Send Covid-19 Money to Somaliland

A community in Bristol has raised money to help family and friends in the self-declared republic of Somaliland cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Mohamed Sayaqle...