Monday, August 3, 2020

The US Now Has More Confirmed Coronavirus Cases than Anywhere Else in the World

March 26 marked an unhappy milestone for the United States: It’s now No. 1 in confirmed coronavirus cases. China, where the novel coronavirus originated, was...

RECORD NUMBER OF WORLD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE HAS GLOBAL AND LOCAL IMPACT

The world is swimming in refugees. The Migration Policy Institute reports that what it calls “global displacement” had “reached a record high of 68.5 million...

Somalia Announces First COVID-19 Death

Mukhtar Ismail, the Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Health spokesperson announced the sad death of the first victim of COVID-19 in Mogadishu, Wednesday. The...

Somaliland: There is No Place for FGM

Friday, February 6 was International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Over 140 million women and girls alive today have undergone...

Mogadishu’s Refugees ‘Waiting for Death’ as Covid-19 Reaches Somalia

Fears are growing about the spread of coronavirus in camps where few can afford soap, water is rare and social distancing impossible In the Nabadoon...

Somaliland: ‘With my army of midwives, fewer girls will go through FGM’- Edna Adan

Former first lady of Somalia warns that complacency and a lack of local intervention could cause a ‘slip back’ in the fight against female...

Qatar Charity Signs Comprehensive Support Plan With Somalia

Qatar Charity (QC) recently signed a co-operation and partnership agreement with the Ministry of Health and Social Care, Somalia. QC said in a statement that...

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

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

Somaliland: War-ravaged state linked to Wales for 150 years

There may appear to be few similarities between Wales and a war-ravaged self-declared African republic (of Somaliland) where people suffering from mental health problems...

Somalia: Frontline Health Workers, Doctors Contract COVID-19

Somtribune (Mogadishu) -Somalia Frontline health workers and doctors have contracted COVID-19 due to inadequate protective gear and adverse working conditions, a doctor revealed Wednesday. Dr...

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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...

US Africa Command Plans to Move Headquarters, But not to Africa

US President Donald Trump has ordered the US military's Africa Command (Africom) to move its headquarters out of Germany, the force's commander said on...