Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Somaliland: FlyDubai Flies In Essential Medical Supplies

Hargeisa (Somtribune) - Flydubai, in response to the national Coronavirus combat efforts, flew in, Thursday, a planeload of basic medial supplies to Somaliland. The carrier...
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Somaliland Closes Borders with Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti, Relieves Most Civil Servants of Active Duty

Hargeisa (Somtribune) -The recently appointed national preparedness committee against COVID-19, exercising its executive mandate, announced that overland borders with neighboring Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti...

Does Somalia Stand at Greater Risk of Coronavirus Pandemic Than China Itself?

The coronavirus pandemic could kill more people in Somalia than anywhere else if preventive measures are not put in place urgently, medical experts and...
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Somaliland COVID-19 Combat Committee Bans Associations, Flights From 8 Countries, Closes Schools

Hargeisa (Somtribune) - The newly appointed, national COVID-19 Combat committee, released a number of directives aimed to reduce risk of contamination. The Committee, on Monday,...

BREAKINg NEWS!! Somalia: First Covid-19 Case Tests Positivein Mogadishu

Mogadishu (Somtribune) - Somalia Health Minister, Fowzia Abikar, officially confirmed today that a traveller quarantined at Adan Adde International Airport of Mogadishu tested positive...

Somaliland Antes Up Preventive Measures Against COVID-19

Hargeisa (Somtribune) - Following the Somaliland Mission in Ethiopia stopping the issuance of visas to travellers from Ethiopia to Somaliland, Friday, His Excellency the...

Global Trade Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Epidemic – UNCTAD Press Release

The PRESS RELEASE copied below on the global trade implications of COVID-19 was prepared by the Division on International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD for...

Billionnaire Dangote Donates 200m Naira to Nigeria Coronavirus Combat

The Aliko Dangote Foundation has earmarked N124million that will support facilities to help prevent, assess and respond to health events at Point of Entry...

Somaliland: President Bihi Orders Coronavirus Quarantine Facilities At EIA

President Musa Bihi Abdi of the Republic of Somaliland ordered quarantine facilities to hold coronavirus suspects be established at Egal International Airport (EIA), Thursday. The...

Somaliland Government Issues Warning Against ‘Chinese’ Coronavirus

Somaliland government has issued a warning against the new Coronavirus outbreak that has so far killed fifty-six people in China. In a press conference on...

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Somalia: Former President Threatens Incumbent Armed Confrontation If Elections Don’t Happen on Schedule

A former President of Somalia, Ali Mahdi Mohamed, threatened the incumbent, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, that he will rather take up arms against him than...

Somaliland: Using a Solar Minigrid, Villagers Leave Behind Brackish Water

A solar array – complete with battery storage and remote monitoring and control capabilities – has been transforming brackish groundwater into fresh drinking water...

Kenyan Traders Lose KShs 8 Milion as Somalia Turns Away a Miraa Cargo Flight...

Miraa traders are up in arms after another plane ferrying 11 tonnes of the produce to Puntland in Somalia was turned back for allegedly...