Tuesday, November 12, 2019

WHY THE NEXT CLIMATE CHANGE DISASTER COULD BE IN SOMALILAND

It is often said that climate change will hurt the world’s poorest people first. Nowhere is that potentially truer than in Somaliland, an unrecognized state...

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...

Indonesia: Plastic tax to curb rubbish dumped in rivers

Move aims to cut 187 million tonnes of carrier bags dumped into the country's waters, clogging up drainage channels. The Indonesian government has decided to...

British Official ‘Deeply Concerned’ by Somalia Drought

The British secretary for International Development says she is “deeply concerned” at the worsening drought situation in Somalia. At the end of a visit to...

National Corruption Breeds Personal Dishonesty

A shady government influences the moral behavior of its citizens. One bad apple spoils the barrel, so the saying goes. But what if the barrel...

Acute Malnutrition On Steady Rise in Somaliland Amid Aid Delays

PRESS RELEASE: The UN's Food Security and Analysis Unit in Somalia latest data on the food security situation that indicates that while the number of...

Cabinet of Ministers Applies International Fauna/Flora Policies, Treaties on Somaliland

Somaliland cabinet this week ratified legal international policies that govern Fauna and Flora during the weekly cabinet meeting chaired by the President. The Minister of...

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 Parliament Approves 6 of 7 Electoral Commissioners

The House of Representatives of the Republic of Somaliland - the lower House of the country's bicameral parliament approved six out of seven commissioners...

The Nile Could Be a Window Into the Underworld

Some scientists think the Nile river might be revealing the mysteries of the mantle beneath it. There’s been debate over the age of the Nile—whether it...

Ethiopians Are Losing Faith on Abiy’s Peace. Why?

When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in 2018, the political reforms and initiatives he promised were met with much hope and optimism. He promised...