Friday, July 30, 2021

Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis: What’s Stopping Aid Getting In?

Aid convoys are facing significant obstacles in reaching parts of Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray, due to renewed fighting between government and Tigrayan forces The...

UN Aid Workers Allege Ethiopia Harassment Before Tigray Flight

Aid workers say they were stopped by security officials at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on Thursday afternoon, ahead of their flight to the...

World Bank Approves US$100 Mln to Improve Somalia Health Stewardship, Leadership

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The World Bank said Thursday it has approved a total of 100 million U.S. dollars to help improve healthcare services in Somalia. The project, the...

Homeland Security Extends Immigration Program for Somalia

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday re-designated Somalia in the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program, which allows some Somalis in the United...

Somalia: Outraged Calls to End FGM After 13-Year-Old Fartun Bleeds to Death

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Fartun Hassan Ahmed bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation, a practice that 98% of women in the east African country undergo A 13-year-old...

Plane Crash-lands in Somalia with Over 40 Passengers Onboard

A plane carrying more than 40 passengers crash-landed at a military base in Gedo region, southern Somalia, early Wednesday, no injuries were reported A plane...

Majority of Covid Misinformation Came from 12 People, Report Finds

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CCDH finds ‘disinformation dozen’ have combined following of 59 million people across multiple social media platforms The vast majority of Covid-19 anti-vaccine misinformation and conspiracy...

Germany Floods: Officials Reject Criticism over Warnings as Number of Dead Across Country and...

Authorities claim emergency alerts were sent out but it is not clear how many sirens sounded to warn people. German officials have defended their anti-flooding...

How Brent Is Tackling Health Inequalities During Covid

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Covid’s death rate in London’s most diverse borough was very high one year ago but now there is hope One year ago when the Guardian...

Somaliland: Taiwan Delivers First 20 Specialization Scholarships, Contributes to Silaanyo Library

Twenty Somalilander aspirants have succeeded to qualify for higher education and field-specific specialization programs in Taiwan. According to the Taiwan Representative office in Hargeisa, Somaliland,...