Tuesday, July 16, 2019

UN Joins Call for Independent Probe on Morsi Death

Mohamed Morsi's death: World reaction - Malaysia, Qatar pay tribute to former Egyptian president, but reaction from other governments has been largely muted. The United Nations...

Food Diversions in Yemen is Killing Children – WFP Boss Tells UN

Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels,...

‘Accept the Call’: Story of a Radicalized Somali Teenager Explored Through the Eyes of...

A Somali immigrant struggles to grasp his child’s imprisonment. One of our best-read stories this month followed the journey of a white college dropout who...

Juba Becomes a Lucrative Centre for Human Traffickers

While the world’s attention is focused on ensuring peace returns to South Sudan, the country’s capital Juba is turning into yet another lucrative hub...

Prejudiced’ Home Office Refusing Visas to African Academics, Researchers

Academics invited to the UK are refused entry on arbitrary and ‘insulting’ grounds The Home Office is being accused of institutional racism and damaging British...

UNFPA – Menstruation not a Girls’ Problem But a Human Rights Issue

Statement attributable to UNFPA Representative for Somalia Mr. Anders Thomsen Mogadishu, 28 May 2019: Today on Menstrual Hygiene Day, we stand with Somali women and...

Somalia: Hormuud Foundation distributes US$100K Cash Among Orphans

Twenty-one charity associations hand-picked 1000 children from among small orphanages and poor neighbourhoods. Each orphan took home US$100 for Ramadhan Aftur - family-break of the day's...

Ethiopia is global leader on internally displaced persons – GRID

Ethiopia maintained an unenviable record of being the global leader in internally displaced persons driven out of their places of residence due to conflicts...

Trump-Israel Leaked Deal Legalizes Settlements, Dehumanizes Palestinians

Israel newspaper publishes terms of ‘Deal of Century’ The main points of US President Donald Trump’s much-derided plan for the Middle East, the so-called “deal...

Conviction of Noor Widens Gulf Between Minneapolis Police, Somali Community

Noor verdict sparks disappointment, outrage within local Somali community. Many say the murder trial of the former Minneapolis police officer has widened the gulf with...

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Both Somalia, Somaliland Resort to Unsubstantiated Claims to Mitigate Livestock Export Fiasco

Using young media people, some of whom are suspected of being in its payroll, Somalia is sponsoring lies by the dozen purporting to its...

Great Hope for Reclaiming Sovereignty for the 28-year-old Somaliland Republic

IN SUMMARY We have been functioning as a government for 28 years with a constitution, judiciary, national currency and a flag. We had formed...

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist

Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and...