Somalia

June 27, 2022

Djibouti: Somalia Congratulates Djibouti On Its Independence Day

The President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has sent a message of congratulations to his Djibouti counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of independence.
June 26, 2022

Somali MPs approve new Prime Minister

Somalia's new Prime Minister, Hamza Abdi Barre, was sworn in Saturday after all 220 lawmakers in the parliament approved his appointment. Barre told Mps he felt "the burden of the responsibility" on his back to form a quality government for the troubled Horn of Africa nation.
June 25, 2022

Somalia: New Somali PM Gets Endorsement From Parliament

MOGADISHU [SMN] - The newly appointed Somali PM Hamza Abdi Barre has been endorsed today after winning the majority of the lawmakers' vote.
June 24, 2022

Somalia: Nation Faces Climate Emergency and Famine As Fourth Rainy Season Fails

An unprecedented fourth failed rainy season with catastrophic hunger, disease and displacement has forced Somalia into a climate crisis, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Secretary General Jan Egeland warned today.
June 22, 2022

Somalia: Urgent Appeal for Aid As Somalia Slides Into Catastrophic Famine

The United Nations humanitarian agency has called for a massive scale-up in resources to save Somalia from famine.
June 20, 2022

Kenya's khat producers eager to resume exports to Somalia

For the last two years and counting, no air shipments of khat have made it to Somalia, one of the biggest markets for miraa, whose leaves and stems are a popular stimulant and appetite suppressant
June 19, 2022

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Foreign Fighters Among 70 Killed in Bahdo Attack – Leader

Galmudug President Ahmed Abdi Karie lauded the national army, authorities, and citizens in Bahdo district for thwarting Friday's terrorist attack.
June 19, 2022

Somalia: PM Opens National Exam for High Schools

The Prime Minister of federal republic of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Roble, launched National Exam for the Secondary School Students in Mogadishu on Saturday.
June 19, 2022

Kenya: Refugees Gain Financial Inclusion in Kenya Through Microlending Project

In Kenya, efforts are underway to better integrate refugees ahead of the planned closure of camps that house more than 400,000 people, mainly from Somalia, South Sudan and Congo. One project, backed by the International Rescue Committee, provides refugees with microloans to start small businesses.
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