Saturday, September 21, 2019

Over 10,000 Kenyans in Somaliland Call their Government to Set up Services Centrers

Kenyans living in the diaspora want the government to open up centres to offer services at their bases abroad. Kenyans living in Somaliland and in...

On a Trek to Safety, Somalis Risk Death, Rape…All in Libya

UNHCR seeks US$210 million to help refugees risking death, rape, arbitrary detention, forced labour and starvation as they travel towards the Mediterranean. Held captive by...

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...

Why Istanbul Should Be Your Next Big Family Destination

Walking through the arrival doors of the vast and sparkling new Istanbul (IST) airport, we were greeted by a colorful backlit photograph of Istanbul’s...

United States Revokes Citizenship of Somaliland-born Imam Sending Him Home

The U.S. government has revoked the U.S. citizenship of the former imam of Portland’s largest mosque after he arrived in Somaliland last week. Mohamed Sheikh...

Judge Releases Man Facing Deportation to Somalia

His criticism of al-Shabab could endanger him in his homeland, attorney says. An immigration judge approved the release of Abdulkadir Sharif Abdi on Tuesday in...

Outrage in Sweden over video of pregnant black woman being forced off train

A video showing a heavily pregnant black woman being removed from an underground train in Stockholm and being pinned onto a bench has caused...

U.S. issues security alert to its citizens in KenyaU.S. issues security alert to its...

The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has issued a security alert to its citizens warning them to be cautious when in Kenya due to heightened terror threats. In...
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Kenya: Somali Refugee Population Shrinks as ‘Violence, Hunger Declines in Country, Study Reveals

The number of Somalis in urgent need of food assistance has dropped by almost half, while terrorist-related deaths linked to al-Shabaab have fallen by...

Africa’s fear of dual citizenship

Dual citizenship is illegal in a number of African countries. Authoritarian leaders regard people with a second nationality as potentially dangerous with their "foreign"...

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Somaliland: Warta-Burale Village Builds Own Dam

Fadumo Osman is among the 6,000 women and men living in Warta-Burale village in Somaliland who decided they could no longer wait for outside...

The Long Read: Somaliland’s Quest To Defuse A Climate ‘Timebomb’

When Hawo Mohamed woke one morning to find about a dozen of her goats dead, she knew her life as a herder was coming...

Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...