Saturday, September 21, 2019

A More Deadlier Predator Than Conflict Looms Over Somalia: FAMINE

Plagued for decades by conflict, the east African nation is now facing a deadly drought The fall of President Siad Barre in 1991 propelled Somalia...

Growing Pawpaws Brings Hope in Drought-stricken Somaliland

The livelihoods of twenty drought-stricken communities in Somaliland have been transformed by an Islamic Relief scheme that has improved access to food and life-changing...

Ethiopia- Massive dust storm hits Dire Dawa

A massive dust storm hits Dire Dawa, in eastern Ethiopia and surrounding areas. According to local reports, the storm lasted for few hours. Assistant Prof....

Online course inspires former envoy to counter environmental degradation in Somalia

An interview with Abshir H Abshir is Executive Director, Centre for the Rule of Law and Development. Based in Garowe, the capital of Somalia’s...
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Somaliland: 5 Die under Conditions Heavy Rains Created in Hargeisa

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, toured, Monday evening, a number of areas in the capital which heavy...

Somaliland: Poached Cheetah Cubs on their Way to Gulf Intercepted

Conservation fund estimates that about 300 cubs are stolen from the region each year, with illegal pet markets in the Middle East the likely...

$100 mln AfDB Cyclone Response Plan for Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai and the unprecedented loss of life and property in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, the African Development Bank...

Investing in Resilience in Somaliland – EU Press Release

On 1 April 2019, the European Union and the Government of Somaliland organised a workshop on "Investing in resilience in Somaliland". The event gathered...

Bridging the Gap in the Nile Waters Dispute

Ethiopia is building a mighty dam on the Blue Nile, promising economic benefits for both itself and Sudan. But Egypt fears for its freshwater...

The Promise of a Severe Drought Looms over Somaliland, Somalia

Sporadic, below average rains and persistent drought since 2016 sees an estimated 1.7 million people in critical need of humanitarian assistance in Somaliland, a...

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Somaliland: Warta-Burale Village Builds Own Dam

Fadumo Osman is among the 6,000 women and men living in Warta-Burale village in Somaliland who decided they could no longer wait for outside...

The Long Read: Somaliland’s Quest To Defuse A Climate ‘Timebomb’

When Hawo Mohamed woke one morning to find about a dozen of her goats dead, she knew her life as a herder was coming...

Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...