Monday, December 9, 2019

Ancient Mayan tablet unearthed in Guatemalan jungle dates back 1,600 years

A 1,600 year-old Mayan tablet has been uncovered in the ancient El Achiotal ruins of a temple in Guatemala. It describes a king’s 40-year...

Living at the ‘mercy of the rain’ in Somaliland

Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland. It has been particularly dry this year in parts...

Canadian veterans say anti-malaria drug prescribed in Somalia ruined lives

Veterans who took part in the Somalia mission of the 1990s, which ended after the murder of a local teenager, blame the anti-malaria drug...
Somaliland, Piped Water, Water, resources, Somtribune

Somaliland: Accessibility, Inaccessibility of Water in Hargeisa

Hargeisa the most populated city in Somaliland has experienced exacerbated water shortage due to the lack of modern pipeline infrastructures that can transmit water...

Water and War: The turbulent dynamics between water and fragility, conflict, and violence

For the past two years, the rains have been poor in Somalia. What comes next is tragically familiar. Dry wells. Dying livestock. Failed harvests....

Biogas: Human excrement can fuel developing world

Gas produced by decaying human waste is a potentially major source of energy, providing electricity for millions of homes while improving sanitary conditions in...

Somaliland: NDC Mobilizes National, International Cyclone Impact Response

Local authorities and humanitarian partners are moving to rapidly mobilize resources to assist affected populations with available resources. Response will be formulated as more...

Colin Kaepernick helps get airplane to aid Somalia

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is making himself useful off the field while he awaits a phone call from an NFL team. The former San Francisco...

Turkey says Djibouti dam will be complete in 2019

Turkey's agriculture and forestry minister has said construction of the "Ambouli Friendship Dam" in Djibouti is halfway through. Underscoring the dam will strengthen the Turkish-Djiboutian...

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Somaliland: Genel Sees 2-mln Barrel Oil Potential in 2 Blocks

Somaliland is a highly prospective, onshore exploration province, and Genel is targeting resources of over two billion barrels of oil. In August 2012, Genel was awarded...

Turkey Sides Squarely With Somalia Against Somaliland in Addis Meeting

In a bizarre development to the mediation claims of Turkey in unproductive talks between the Republic of Somaliland and a former partner in a...

UN Warns of Storm Across Somaliland Republic, Puntland

The storm, now centered in the north Indian Ocean near the coast of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland, is expected to intensify and move...