Thursday, June 4, 2020

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...

Discovering the Rock Churches of Ethiopia’s Gheralta Mountains

In Ethiopia’s northernmost region, the precipitous Gheralta Mountains are a formidable frontier. But hewn into them are ancient, inaccessible churches that make a challenging...

Flight to the Future: One Land’s Quest to Defuse a Climate ‘Timebomb’ – A...

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

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Seminal research reveals that sperm change their cargo as they travel the reproductive tract—and the differences can have consequences for fertility Eat poorly, and your...

Somaliland: Hargeisa City Turns into Livestock Grazing Ground

Where elsewhere in the region, such as Ethiopia, breaking records, countries are racing against time to reverse deforestation and encroaching, adverse ecological effects brought...

Mass Tree-planting in Ethiopia Broke World Records

Mass tree-planting in Ethiopia broke world records but its impact will take time; planting billions of trees can help tackle the climate crisis  

Somaliland: Thunderstorms Kill Several People, Injure Many More in Hargeisa

They were short-lived but devastating while they lasted. Shortly before sunset, strong, whirling, gusty winds whipped punishing rains on Hargeisa, Tuesday. The wind-driven thunderstorms blew corrugated...

Somaliland Agro-Pastoralists Among Most Affected as ‘Climate Refugees’

In Somaliland, the pastoralist lifestyle of nomads is under threat from repeated drought and cyclones. Among the poorest countries in the world, Somaliland has proven...

EU, FAO and Somaliland government launch a new initiative to improve land and water...

The European Union Delegation to the Federal Republic of Somalia jointly with the Government of Somaliland and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

Hargeisa My Dumping Ground

The little African dik-dik is a fastidious animal at least when it comes to hygiene. It does not succeed most times. It tries to...

Latest article

Somaliland: Covid19 Update for June 3

The Ministry of Health Development of the Ministry of Health Development of the Republic of Somaliland has, today, Wednesday, made it known that 18...

Somalia: Puntland Rejects Clan-based Election Model

The much-anticipated polls in Somalia suffered yet another blow on Monday, with Puntland President Said Abdullahi Deni rejecting the popular clan-based electoral model, which...

Political, Security Gains In Somalia Could Be Reduced By Virus

Devastating floods, swarms of desert locusts and the continuing widespread impact of the coronavirus have struck residents in Somalia. Devastating floods, swarms of desert locusts...