Monday, September 21, 2020

Somaliland Minister of Information Tests Coronavirus Positive

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The Republic of Somaliland's Minister for Information and National Guidance, Suleiman Yussuf Ali Koore, declared, today, that he tested positive of coronavirus. Minister Koore, currently...

Somaliland Looks up to Own Resources to Educate 600K Out-of-School Kids

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The Republic of Somaliland says it can provide schooling to over half-a-million school-age kids if it prudently exploited an abundance of under-utilized resources in...

Controversy Shrouds Mass Failures of Mogadishu Students in Somalia National Exam

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Somalia’s education policymakers are under pressure to explain how secondary schools in the capital Mogadishu reported massive failure in the national examination, while those in...

World Bank Appoints Keith Hansen for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Uganda Office

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The World Bank has appointed Keith Hansen as the new Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda effective September 8, 2020. Hansen, who has...

3 African Countries, Yemen at Risk of Famine – UN Chief

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that there is a risk of famine and widespread food insecurity in four countries affected by conflict — Congo,...

Why Somaliland Women are Displeased with the Newly Passed Sexual Offenses Law

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Women and lawyers in Somaliland are up in arms about a new law that they say diminishes the gravity of rape and also legalises...

Billions Worth of COVID-19 Funds Stolen in Africa

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Prices of medical supplies inflated by nearly 1,000 percent, relief payments to illegal beneficiaries and powerful individuals rigging lucrative tenders are ways in which...

Photographing the Pandemic: How Covid-19 Created a Humanitarian Crisis in Somalia

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Covid could be ‘the straw that breaks the camel’s back’ health workers warn. Photographers Fardosa Hussein and Ismail Taxta captured a country battling seemingly...

US Nears 6 Million Cases of Coronavirus as Global Infections Soar Past the 25...

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The United States neared six million coronavirus cases on Sunday, nearly a quarter of the planet's total, as nations around the world battle to...

Emaciated Prisoners Lie Beside Corpses Inside Saudi Detention Centres Despite the COVID-19 Plague

Saudi Arabia is locking up African migrants in hellish detention centres to stop them spreading the coronavirus, it has emerged. Images leaked to the Sunday Telegraph show emaciated migrants...