December 2, 2022

East Africa: Climate Crisis in the Greater Horn of Africa is Biggest Health Threat Causing Disease Outbreaks #AfricaClimateCrisis

The link between the climate crisis and global health has become clearer with every extreme weather event, with the number of reported disease outbreaks and climate-related health emergencies reaching their highest-ever level this century. The World Health Organization (WHO)'s analysis of the seven countries in the greater Horn of Africa - Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda - found that there have been 39 reported outbreaks, as well as flooding, and other acute public health
December 2, 2022

Africa: Govt Not Invited to U.S.-Africa Summit

The White House has declined to invite Sudan, Mali, Guinea, and Burkina Faso, to the US-Africa Leaders Summit, to be held in Washington DC from December 13 to 15. The Biden administration, hosting the summit, has invited the head of the African Union, as well as 49 African heads of state. The US does intend to engage with civil society organisations in those countries.
December 1, 2022

Somalia Military Rebuilding Shows Signs of Improvement

Despite relentless al-Shabab attacks, Somali defense officials say the country is making progress in building a viable security force capable of not only protecting state institutions but also expanding governmental authority.
November 30, 2022

Somalia promises incentives in bid to attract investors

The Somali diaspora continues to play an important role in providing much needed remittances, which are key to boosting economic growth in the trade, hospitality, banking, fishing and real estate sectors
November 30, 2022

Somalia's Puntland Agree on Eletoral Rules

The majority of political associations in Puntland issued a joint communique following a consultative meeting on the controversial municipal election.A communique was issued by Puntland political actors in the capital Garawe. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the upcoming election and challenges ahead.
November 29, 2022

Somalia: Thousands Flee Drought and Hunger in Somalia for Kenya

Raho Ali has just arrived from Somalia with four of her children at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) transit area in Kenya's northern border town of Dadaab.
November 28, 2022

Somali forces storm hotel held by extremists, free 60 people

Police spokesperson Sadik Dodishe said all six extremists died during the operation
November 28, 2022

Somalia: 4 dead in the siege of a hotel attacked by Shebabs

Somalia: 4 dead in the siege of a hotel attacked by Shebabs
November 28, 2022

Somalia: Hotel Siege in Progress in Mogadishu – At Least Four Dead

At least four people have been killed in an attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants who laid siege to a popular hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu overnight. Local security officials say efforts to dislodge the attackers are continuing.
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