Saturday, September 24, 2022

Somalia President Tests Positive for COVID-19

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said on Friday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was in self-isolation. Abdikarim Ali Kaar, Mohamud’s spokesperson, said the...

The Dangerous Parallel Between Monkeypox and AIDS

Experts have drawn parallels to the recent coverage of the monkeypox virus to initial reporting about the HIV/AIDs epidemic in the 1980s, warning that...

Putin Is ‘Seriously Ill’, Potentially Terminal, Ex-MI6 Russia Head Says

Russian president Vladimir Putin is "quite seriously ill," a former British secret service official has said. Christopher Steele, a former intelligence officer within MI6—the foreign intelligence service...

WHO States COVID Claims Nearly 15 Million Lives

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Approximately 14.9 million deaths globally were directly or indirectly associated with the COVID-19 pandemic by the end 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said...

Taiwan, Somaliland to Cooperate on Health IMS

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New system will store digitized Somaliland hospital and patient records Taiwan and Somaliland have agreed to cooperate on a new health information management system to...

War in Ukraine Maybe a Cause for a Deadly, Drug-Resistant Disease

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This year was always going to be an uphill battle as global health systems recover from the pandemic. IN RECENT YEARS, conflicts in Ethiopia, Syria, Afghanistan,...

Somaliland: COVID-19 Sees FGM Practitioners Knocking Doors Seeking Work

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Safia Ibrahim’s business was in trouble. COVID-19 had taken hold in Somaliland, in the Horn of Africa. The 50-year-old widow with 10 children to...

Kenya: Court Rules Detention of the Mentally Ill Unlawful

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Prisoners with mental illness have secured a major win after a court declared their detention at the President’s pleasure unconstitutional. High Court Judge Anthony Mrima has also...

A Friend in Need: Taiwan Brings Medigen Vaccines to Somaliland Again

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Taiwan's donation of 150,000 doses of its locally-developed Medigen COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Somaliland and has been handed over to the self-governing African state's...

Somaliland to Get 150k Medigen Vaccines from Taiwan

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The Republic of Somaliland is poised to receive 150 000 Medigen (MVC-COV1901) Covid-19 vaccine doses from Taiwan soon. The news came out after the  office...