Saturday, June 25, 2022

China No.1 for death penalty in 2015 as executions surge 54% worldwide – Amnesty...

China remains the top executioner in the world, Amnesty International said in a new report on the death penalty published on Wednesday. The human rights NGO said that...

Somalis in South Africa: ‘I Never Thought I Was a Foreigner Until This Injury...

ABDI KADER SHUKRI arrived in South Africa in 2003, seeking peace from a war-ravaged Somalia. At 32 years old, Shukri is now confined to...

Chevening Program Trains Leaders of Tomorrow – UK Representative in Somaliland Republic

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The Chevening Scholarships took on 7 winners from the Republic of Somaliland last year and are sending more women than men - the first...

COVID-19 Cases in Somalia Rise to 582 as 54 Test Positive Past 24hrs

The number of COVID19 cases in Somalia rose Tuesday to 582 after 54 more people tested positive for the disease.The Ministry of Health said...

Death Toll in Ethiopia Violence Rises to 239 Following Singer’s Killing

At least 239 killed in protests since last week over murder of popular ethnic Oromo singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa. The death toll from demonstrations and ethnic...

For one teen asylum seeker, confessing fears led to months in detention

One morning last August, David, a 16-year-old from Guatemala, was awakened at 3 a.m., handed a snack, and told to get dressed quickly. Nobody would...

African-American Congresswoman Pepper-sprayed During Racism Protest

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Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty and several top African-American local officials were pepper-sprayed by Columbus, Ohio, police during protests Saturday afternoon over the death of...

Somaliland: African government affected by Trump travel ban hires lobby firm

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A small African government that was affected by the Trump administration's original travel ban has hired a lobbying and public affairs firm in Washington. Glover...

Dahabshill Group stepping up efforts to help Communities cope with a Severe Drought

The communities living in the horn of Africa have lived through four successive poor rainy seasons and their ability to cope with the worst...

COVID-19 in Somalia: A Public Health Emergency in an Electoral Minefield

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The coronavirus pandemic could pose a huge challenge to Somalia. To manage the crisis, the federal government should reach out to and coordinate with...