Tuesday, July 16, 2019

UNHCR Officials Accused of Demanding Bribes of Dadaab Refugees Going Home

Somali people at Kenya’s sprawling refugee camp allege that UN staff want money for everything from food to repatriation Four years ago, Asha made what...

Over 10,000 Kenyans in Somaliland Call their Government to Set up Services Centrers

Kenyans living in the diaspora want the government to open up centres to offer services at their bases abroad. Kenyans living in Somaliland and in...

Inside Somalia’s mental health emergency

‘People are denied treatment or even prevented from receiving treatment.’ Despite high rates of mental illness in Somalia, the country is unable to provide the...

On a Trek to Safety, Somalis Risk Death, Rape…All in Libya

UNHCR seeks US$210 million to help refugees risking death, rape, arbitrary detention, forced labour and starvation as they travel towards the Mediterranean. Held captive by...

RECORD NUMBER OF WORLD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE HAS GLOBAL AND LOCAL IMPACT

The world is swimming in refugees. The Migration Policy Institute reports that what it calls “global displacement” had “reached a record high of 68.5 million...

Trudy Hall – Emma Willard Leader to Head Abaarso School

The Abaarso School of Science and Technology is about as far from Emma Willard school as one can get. Set in a leafy enclave of...

Turkey: Erdogan slams Egypt’s ‘tyrants’ as thousands mourn Morsi

Mosques across Turkey hold prayer services for former Egyptian president, who died in a Cairo court on Monday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attended a prayer...

UN Joins Call for Independent Probe on Morsi Death

Mohamed Morsi's death: World reaction - Malaysia, Qatar pay tribute to former Egyptian president, but reaction from other governments has been largely muted. The United Nations...

Food Diversions in Yemen is Killing Children – WFP Boss Tells UN

Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels,...

Why Istanbul Should Be Your Next Big Family Destination

Walking through the arrival doors of the vast and sparkling new Istanbul (IST) airport, we were greeted by a colorful backlit photograph of Istanbul’s...

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Both Somalia, Somaliland Resort to Unsubstantiated Claims to Mitigate Livestock Export Fiasco

Using young media people, some of whom are suspected of being in its payroll, Somalia is sponsoring lies by the dozen purporting to its...

Great Hope for Reclaiming Sovereignty for the 28-year-old Somaliland Republic

IN SUMMARY We have been functioning as a government for 28 years with a constitution, judiciary, national currency and a flag. We had formed...

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist

Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and...