Monday, May 27, 2019

Will 2020 Be a Turning Point for Women and Girls in Somalia?

Somalia is at a crossroads in the promotion and protection of women’s rights. The Provisional Constitution, agreed upon in 2012, is currently being revised....

48 cholera cases confirmed in Somalia: WHO

According to the World Health Organization (W.H.O), the cumulative total number of suspected cholera cases since the beginning of this outbreak in December 2017...

Future of Somali Refugees at Dadaab Uncertain as Kenya Insists on Closure

More than once in recent years, Kenyan officials have called for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya, home to more than...

Camel Milk: The New Super Health Diet for All?

As day breaks over the sandy stretch of Kenyan desert, Salah Abdinoor Issack finishes his dawn prayers and will now spend the hours until...

Somalia: Authorities Scrap Leaked National Exams, Amnesty Criticizes the Move

National secondary exams in Somalia have been cancelled by authorities after papers were leaked on social media platforms, the Minister of Education Abdullahi Godah...

Scientists Warn of Effect of Miraa-Chewing on Mental Health

In 2017, Kemri, while citing a study carried out in Embu and Meru counties, had declared that miraa does not cause oral, sexual or...

Somalia: Hormuud Foundation distributes US$100K Cash Among Orphans

Twenty-one charity associations hand-picked 1000 children from among small orphanages and poor neighbourhoods. Each orphan took home US$100 for Ramadhan Aftur - family-break of the day's...

Ethiopia is global leader on internally displaced persons – GRID

Ethiopia maintained an unenviable record of being the global leader in internally displaced persons driven out of their places of residence due to conflicts...

Trump-Israel Leaked Deal Legalizes Settlements, Dehumanizes Palestinians

Israel newspaper publishes terms of ‘Deal of Century’ The main points of US President Donald Trump’s much-derided plan for the Middle East, the so-called “deal...

Conviction of Noor Widens Gulf Between Minneapolis Police, Somali Community

Noor verdict sparks disappointment, outrage within local Somali community. Many say the murder trial of the former Minneapolis police officer has widened the gulf with...

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Actor Clooney Troubled by ISIS Threats, Afraid for Family Security

As Amal Clooney brings charges against the Islamic State to the French courts, her husband, George Clooney, is opening up about the frequent security risks...

Somalia: Farmaajo Gives JKIA A Wide Berth Fearing Humiliation

Following the latest incident where three top government officials from Somalia were blocked from entering Kenya, President Mohammed Farmaajo on Friday avoided Nairobi on...

Israelis Protest Against PM Netanyahu, Proposed Immunity Legislation

Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv on Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity...