TGCOMMigranti, l'Osservatore Romano: "Mediterraneo sepolcro di disperati"TGCOMLa rotta mediterranea centrale, quella che dalla Libia porta all'Italia, si conferma mortale - sottolinea ancora l'Osservatore -: fino a giovedì già si contavano 603 morti dall'inizio dell'anno. Ma ora l'Organizzazione internazionale per le m […]
Servizio Informazione ReligiosaPapa a Milano: Vian (L'Osservatore Romano), “in undici ore è ...Servizio Informazione Religiosa“Il Papa in undici ore è entrato nel cuore di Milano” e “ha toccato il cuore della diocesi ambrosiana, la più grande del mondo”. Così Giovanni Maria Vian, direttore de “L'Osservatore Romano”, commenta nell'editoriale pu […]
Papa Francesco visita Carpi e Mirandola. Le foto di Vallini (L ...Formiche.net“Le Letture di oggi ci parlano del Dio della vita, che vince la morte. Soffermiamoci, in particolare, sull'ultimo dei segni miracolosi che Gesù compie prima della sua Pasqua, al sepolcro dell'amico Lazzaro. Lì tutto sembra finito: la tomba è chiusa da ...altro »
Il Secolo d'ItaliaL'Osservatore Romano: «L'eutanasia è una strada molto pericolosa»Il Secolo d'ItaliaLa strada dell'eutanasia è “una strada sbagliata, e molto, molto pericolosa”. Lucetta Scaraffia, in un editoriale sull'Osservatore Romano, apre la riflessione su quanto poco si sappia sulla morte e su quanta confusione ci sia int […]
La Provincia Kr (Comunicati Stampa) (Registrazione) (Blog)Mentre nel Pd si attende l'arrivo dell'osservatore romano, le "Tre elle ...La Provincia Kr (Comunicati Stampa) (Registrazione) (Blog)piuma torromino consiglio Nel Partito democratico arriva “l'osservatore” romano e le Tre elle approdano in Forza Italia. In tempo di elezioni i parti […]
UmbriadomaniPovertà, il monito del Cardinale Bassetti: “E' questa la vera ...UmbriadomaniE' quanto scrive il cardinale arcivescovo di Perugia-Città della Pieve Gualtiero Bassetti nel numero de Il Settimanale de «L'Osservatore Romano», in edicola con il numero di venerdì 21 aprile, già consultabile sul sito: www.osservatoreromano.va , in ... […]
La Stampa“Auguri Joseph Ratzinger!”, festa in stile bavarese per i 90 anni del ...La Stampa... terra «aperta al mondo, vivace, felice»: circa una cinquantina di persone guidate dal primo ministro Horst Seehofer, leader del partito Csu, che ha brindato con Ratzinger con un bicchiere di birra, come attestano le foto diffuse dall'Osservatore ...Joseph Ratz […]
Società: card. Bassetti, “c'è il rischio di una strisciante e subdola ...Servizio Informazione ReligiosaÈ quanto scrive l'arcivescovo di Perugia-Città della Pieve, il card. Gualtiero Bassetti, in un intervento pubblicato sull'ultimo numero del settimanale de “L'Osservatore Romano”. “C'è un'emergenza in Italia a cui bisogna dare […]
Formiche.netBeppe Grillo, Papa Francesco e Avvenire. Cosa sta succedendo fra ...Formiche.netIn quelle stesse ore l'Osservatore Romano criticava “lo stato di abbandono in cui versa la città”. “Sono cattolica, mi sono sposata in Chiesa, ma non ci trovo nulla di strano nel regolare convivenze stabili”, aveva detto. E si era detta contraria all ...San Pietr […]
Avvenire.itLa Via Crucis al Colosseo con le «donne del Vangelo» - AvvenireAvvenire.itAl femminile i testi delle meditazioni per la Via Crucis del Venerdì Santo al Colosseo con papa Francesco. Le meditazioni della biblista francese Anne-Marie ...altro »
The United Nations' top human rights official in South Sudan says no one has been detained in connection with recent killings of civilians in the western town of Wau.[...][Published in AidNews - Read the original[...]
[This Day] Uyo -Gunmen suspected to have been mobilised by the people of Ikot Offiong in Odukpani local government area of Cross River State have again unleashed terror on the citizens of Oku Iboku in Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom state with dozens of people killed on the waterways that serve as boundary between the two sister states.[...][Published […]
Source: Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: Iraq "We left because of darkness, hunger, and death. There are bullets and air strikes. We were injured, our children were injured" By Ahmed Aboulenein MOSUL, Iraq, April 23 (Reuters) - Heavy two-way traffic of carts carrying children, clothes, and the elderly crowded the main[...]
[This Day] Contrary to prevailing views about President Muhammadu Buhari's health, THISDAY checks have revealed that following his medical vacation during which he had blood transfusion, the President is making 'steady and significant recovery'.[...][Published in AidNews - Read
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived for a short visit to Djibouti, a strategically important country on the Horn of Africa which hosts the United States' only permanent military base on the African continent.[...][Published in AidNews - Read
Source: Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: Ukraine The role of OSCE monitors includes verifying the withdrawal of heavy weapons as agreed under the 2015 ceasefire agreement April 23 (Reuters) - One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others were injured after their[...]
Source: Voice of America Country: Liberia MONROVIA, LIBERIA — Drawn-out deaths. Communities torn apart. Survivor's guilt. Patrick Fallah says his memories of the days when the Ebola virus swept through Liberia are so awful that he sometimes has trouble focusing on the present. "Sometimes when I have a flashback of the death of my son and others who […]
Source: Sudan Tribune Country: South Sudan April 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) -A third food assistance batch including 807 metric tonnes has been dispatched from the capital of Sudan’s North Kordofan state, El Obeid to the needy population in South Sudan, said humanitarian aid official. In February, three United Nations agencies declared an outbreak of localised[...] […]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic Since the beginning of 2017, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral[...]
Source: IRIN Country: Zimbabwe HARARE, 21 April 2017 Ten years ago, former bricklayer Samuel Musengi was allocated a nine-hectare plot to cultivate in Zimbabwe as part of an accelerated phase of land reform that saw tens of thousands of black families resettled on what were once vast, mostly white-owned commercial farms. It’s not[...]
James ZogbyOne thousand five hundred Palestinian prisoners have been on a hunger strike for almost a week now. They are refusing sustenance in an effort to improve the deplorable conditions faced by the nearly 6,500 Palestinians who are currently imprisoned in Israel.[...][Published in AidNews - Read
Naomi KleinWhen I published “The Shock Doctrine” a decade ago, a few people told me that it was missing a key chapter in the evolution of the tactic I was reporting on. That tactic involved using periods of crisis to impose a radical pro-corporate agenda. They said that in the United States that story doesn’t start with Reagan in the 1980s, as I had told it, […]
Source: The Conversation Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Author Yvan Yenda Ilunga PhD Candidate, The Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers University Once again, the cycle of instability and political uncertainty has the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on high alert and agreements between prominent political actors have done[...]
Source: The Conversation Country: Sierra Leone Author Eric Osoro Medical Epidemiologist , Washington State University It’s 18 months since Sierra Leone was declared Ebola free after a two-year outbreak that left 4,000 people dead. While the outbreak might be over, its effects will persist for many years. In the small nation with[...]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Country Team in Peru Country: Peru Destacados ● Más de 1.2 millones de personas se encuentran damnificados y afectados en el país a consecuencia[...]
Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday makes his first major appearance since leaving office, having chosen Chicago, the city where his political career started, to emerge from a three-month hiatus from the public eye. Obama will meet youth leaders and promote community organizing near the same South Side neighborhoods where his own activism blossomed […]
Heavy two-way traffic of carts carrying children, clothes, and the elderly crowded the main Baghdad-Mosul road on Sunday as hundreds of Iraqis fled heavy fighting or made their way back to areas seized back from Islamic State. Families paid no heed to the sound of heavy mortar, artillery and machine gun fire raging in the background as U.S.-trained Iraqi for […]
This year marks the half-way point in an international campaign to provide children and adults the world over with access to life-saving vaccines. VOA's Carol Pearson reports on the progress - and what's at stake in this campaign.
The Syrian army and allied forces advanced against rebels in western Syria near Hama city on Sunday, building on recent strategic gains in the area, a military source and a monitoring group said. Government forces captured the town of Halfaya and nearby villages, they said, taking back territory that rebels seized last year from forces loyal to President Bas […]
Silicon Valley isn’t the only place to find the next Mark Zuckerberg. Nearly 9,000 tech startups call New York City home, and their offerings reflect the unique needs of the most populous U.S. city. At the recent NY TechDay event in New York, more than 500 startups were on hand to display their wares. The event was billed as the largest in the United State […]
A member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, died and others were injured Sunday when their car was blown up by a mine in eastern Ukraine. Austria's Foreign Ministry confirmed the incident near the small village of Pryshyb. Austria currently holds the OSCE’s rotating presidency. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz dem […]
Nine Somali sliders were killed and five others were injured after a massive roadside explosion targeted their vehicle in Galgala, officials said. The explosion occurred mid-morning Sunday during a routine operation by the Puntland security forces in the Galgala Mountains. Spokesman for Puntland police in Galgala, Major Abdirahman Farah Gurhan, told VOA Soma […]
Violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, but other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide, particularly on U.S. university campuses, according to a report released Sunday. Researchers at Tel Aviv University said assaults specifically targeting Jews, vandalism and other violent incidents fell 12 percent last year. They rec […]
Afghanistan observed a national day of mourning Sunday after a Taliban suicide assault killed scores of soldiers in the deadliest insurgent raid on an military base in 16 years. Friday’s coordinated attack on the regional headquarters of the Afghan National Army in Mazar-i-Sharif, capital of the northern Balkh province, has reportedly left at least 140 soldi […]
Three policemen were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack south of Mosul, the northern Iraqi city where Islamic State is fighting off a U.S.-backed offensive, security sources said. A group of about 10 assailants, including four suicide bombers, had tried to infiltrate a Federal Police helicopter base in Al-Areej, a police captain told Reuters. Three policem […]
Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a decree late Saturday naming one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S. The appointment of Prince Khaled bin Salman to Washington signals the kingdom's eagerness to strengthen bilateral ties under P […]
An Israeli attack against a military base for the Syrian pro-government National Defense Forces in southern Syria killed three NDF members on Sunday, the NDF militia and a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitoring group, said it remained unclear if the source of the bombardment in Quneitra province was an […]
Morocco has summoned Algeria's ambassador to express concern after 54 Syrians attempted to "illegally enter" the country from Algeria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Sunday. It said 54 Syrians attempted to enter Morocco through the border town of Figuig, an area surrounded by mountains, between April 17 and 19. It accus […]
Two Harvard researchers say they have found a rare parchment copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence — in England. The only other known parchment copy is housed in the National Archives in Washington. Researchers Emily Sneff and Danielle Allen found the document in the archives of the small town of Chichester in Sussex, in southern England. The Boston G […]
A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday. Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Germany. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the spacecraft the S.S. John Glenn in honor of the first American to orbit […]
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Djibouti, the tiny east African nation that’s home to the United States’ only military base on the continent. Mattis arrived Sunday at Camp Lemonnier before visiting the Djiboutian president and minister of defense. Officials say Camp Lemonnier is one of the most strategically important areas for the United States milita […]
A Kenyan police official says novelist and conservationist Kuki Gallmann has been shot and injured at her ranch after herders invaded in search of pasture to save their animals from drought. Ezekiel Chepkowny said Sunday that Gallmann was patrolling the ranch when she was attacked and shot in the stomach. Chepkowny says her driver also survived the attack […]
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a royal decree Saturday restoring financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel that had been cut under austerity measures. “The royal order returns all allowances, financial benefits, and bonuses to civil servants and military staff,” said the decree, broadcast on state-run Ekhbariya TV. In September Saudi […]
Polls are open across France in an election that is one of the closest watched in decades, with 11 candidates, ranging from the extreme right to the extreme left, vying for the French presidency. Tight security is in place after a terrorist attack in Paris on Thursday, just days before the voting. About 50,000 police officers backed by 7,000 soldiers, includ […]
The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There’s a hotel and casino. There are gas stations, a few eateries and a museum about the culture and history of the people that have occupied the territory long before the arrival of the U.S. Cavalry and the hordes of modern-day visitors who roll into the nearby mou […]
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Dr.Ibrahim H. Abukar For President
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
“Non Paper” to end the Somali transition
Xaqiiqada Batroolka Somalia ku Jira
Wargeyska The Observer ayaa shalay qoray in Madaxda Soomaalida ee ka qeyb galay shirkii London ay la kulmeen madax reer Britain ah iyo madaxda shirkado waaweyn oo bartoolka soo saara..Andrew Mitchell: Waxba kama jiraan haba yaraatee.Wargeyska The Observer ee ka soo baxa magaaladan London ayaa boggiisa hore ku qoray cinwaan "Britain waxa ay hogaamineysaa orod loogu jiro shidaal ka soo saaridda Soomaaliya". Laakiin dowladda Britain ayaa arrintaasi beenisay, oo ku tilmaantay in aanay waxba ka jirin isla markaana wax dan ganacsi ah ka lahayn Soomaaliya. Dowladda Soomaaliya ayaa iyana sheegtay in wax shidaal qodis ah aanay kala hadlin madaxda Britain intii ay wada hadalka u joogeen Soomaaliya. Wareysi uu siiyay barnaamij subaxda Axada ka baxa Idaacadda telefishinka ayaa waxaa uu arrintaas wax laga weydiiyey, Wasiirka Horumarinta iyo Gar-Gaarka Dibadda ee dalkan Britan, Andrew Mitchel. Waxaana uu sheegay in Shirkadaha dalkan Britan iyo dawlada Britishku aanay dooneyn shidaalka Soomaaliya, Wasiirku waxaa uu sheegay in aanay taas waxba ka jirin.
National Economist And Political Analyst
In response to the “letter to the Diaspora” By the Prime Minister
R/wasaare Gaas Oo Dalbaday $10-Billion
FARSHAXAN waa guurow ka hadlaya horumarka farsamada.
kibirkii Maxaa Helay ?
In dalka laga dhigo Federal ku salaysan 18kii gobol ee horay u jiray..
This week, as part the UK’s Presidency of the G8, Foreign Ministers will meet to discuss the need to encourage the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to re-engage in Somalia. The G8 countries are some of the largest shareholders in both the World Bank and the IMF. As a result, the UK is using its Presidency […]
Last Thursday, the Federal Government of Somalia, together with the UK, hosted the latest meeting with a number of key international partners in Mogadishu. The location was significant. This was the first time such a meeting had been held in Mogadishu since the Federal Government came to power last year. It was a real demonstration […]
International Women’s Day is a global opportunity to celebrate and promote the rights of women. It is a chance for all of us, men and women, to unite under a single, common aim – gender equality. This is particularly pertinent in Somalia. Everyone in Somalia has suffered from decades of often unrelenting conflict. But Somalia’s […]
In the lead up to International Women’s Day on Friday, we are featuring the stories of women who work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as guest posts across the FCO bloggers’ network. Jane Stevens and Tracey McLelland are a successful job sharing duo who are part of the communications team working on the upcoming […]
A year ago, few predicted that Somalia would see such significant changes; yet 2012 saw some real progress in Somalia – including the end of the Transition; a new Parliament (with a significant number of new MPs); the election of a new, reform-minded Speaker and President and a desire for a different type of politics. […]
Earlier this year, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague MP, announced a new initiative to prevent sexual violence against women. It aims to strengthen international efforts and coordination to prevent and respond to sexual violence, to erode the existing culture of impunity, to increase the number of perpetrators brought to justice and to support stat […]
So the final piece of the post-Transition jigsaw has finally fallen into place. Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon’s 10-person Council of Minister is now approved – overwhelmingly – by Parliament and with it, the final act of a two-month process to find Somalia’s new leaders. Put before Parliament last week, their near-unanimous approval of the […] […]
Yesterday, Somalia marked a major milestone in its recent history. After two decades of civil war, and a year after the Roadmap was agreed, the Transitional Period finally concluded with the election by MPs of new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. This was the first such election inside Somalia for many years and came just weeks after […]
On Monday, Somalia marked a significant milestone in its history. Twenty years after the country fell into conflict, a new Federal Parliament was inaugurated – paving the way to end the Transition in the next few days, and opening the first legislature to be formed inside Somalia since 1991. This is a huge achievement, both for the […]
The following is a guest blog by Fionna Gibb, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Office for Somalia. As Ambassador Matt Baugh is on leave, last Friday I had the pleasure of hosting the British Office for Somalia’s reception in Mogadishu to celebrate the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. As the sun set […]
Weerar ay Israa’iil ku qaaday saldhig milateri oo ku yaalla gudaha Suuriya una dhaw buuraha Golan Heights, ayaa lagu soo warramayaa in ay ku dhinteen saddex dagaalyahan oo taabacsan xukuumadda Bashar al-Assad, ayadoo ay ku dhaawacmeen laba kale.
Warbixin ay soo saartey Qaramada Midoobey ayey ku eedaysay dowladda South Sudan in ay mas'uul ka tahay dagaalka saddexda sanadood wadankaas ka socdey, ayna sabab u tahay macaluusha bishii Febraayo ee sanadkan lagaga dhawaaqay wadanka.
Boqor Salman ka Sacuudi Carabiya ayaa dib u soo celiyey gunnooyinkii la siin jiray shaqaalaha dawladda iyo ciidanka dalkaas ee laga gooyey bishii Sebtember ee sannadkii hore, markii dalku qaatay tallaabooyinka lagu dhimayo kharashaadka dawladda sababtuna ay ahayd sicirka saliidda oo hoos u dhacay.
Warsaxaafadeed ka soo baxay dawladda UK waxaa ugu horreyn lagu soo dhaweeyey heshiiskii ay dhawaan magaaladda Muqdisho ku gaareen madaxda dawlada Soomaaliya iyo kuwa maamul goboleedyada ee hannaanka Amaanka Qaranka, iyadoo lagu cadeeyey in dawladda Britain ay bixinayso 21 milyan oo geniga Istarliinta oo ah taageere dhaqaale oo Soomaaliya ay siinayso.
Ninkii dableyda ahaa ee askariga booliska ah ku dilay Champs Elysees ayaa dacwad oogaha Faransiisku sheegay in la gartay, magaciisana la odhan jiray Kariim Shurfi oo ahaa nin falal dambiyeed maxkamado hore ugu xukumeen.
Wasaaradda gaashaan dhigga Maraykanka ee Pentagon-ka, ayaa sheegtay in ciidamo Maraykan ahi weerar ay ka fuliyeen dalka Suuriya gudihiisa, ay ku dileen kaaliye aad ugu dhaw hogaamiyaha kooxda la baxday Dawladda Islaamka, Abu Bakr al-Baqdaadi.
Xisbiga ugu wayn mucaaradka Turkiga ayaa dacwad u gudbiyey maxkamadda taas oo uu ku dalbanayo in la laalo natiijada aftidii dastuurka ee dhacday Axaddii hore, taas oo garabkii madaxweyne Recep Tayyib Erdogan hogaaminayey ku guulaystay isla markaana awoodihiisa si wayn u kordhin doonta.
Saraakiisha dowladda ee ku sugan waqooyiga Afghanistan ayaa sheegay in, in ka badan 70 ciidamada dowladda ah la dilay kadib markii dagaalyahanada Taliban ay weerareen saldhig milateri oo ku yaala afka hore ee magaalada Mazar-i-Sharif.
Irish IndependentRoadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiersNEWS.com.au... the blast, but the IS-linked extremists have carried out such attacks in the past. Fighters affiliated with the Islamic State are a relatively new and growing threat in Somalia, where the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab extremist group has been ...Somalia roadside bomb attack leaves eight sol […]
Independent OnlineSomalia's situation eerily mirrors that of SAIndependent OnlineSomalia is proving a scary example of how no economy can grow and become sustainable to the exclusion of locals, writes Victor Kgomoeswana. I found the resurgence of piracy ominously coincidental, considering the hype surrounding radical economic ...India's Responsibil […]
News24Kenyan army: 52 al-Shabaab fighters killed in SomaliaNews24Nairobi - Kenya's military said on Friday it killed 52 fighters with the extremist group al-Shabaab during an early morning attack on a camp in neighbouring Somalia. The army destroyed the camp in Badhadhe region of Lower Jubba using ground troops and ...Kenyan forces: 52 al-Shabaab fighte […]
TIMEAid Workers Say Somalia Is 'On the Brink of a Massive Catastrophe'TIME"We are on the brink of a massive catastrophe in Somalia with the death of three quarters of the country's livestock, a rapid increase of children suffering severe malnutrition and the depletion of water stores in dozens of communities," said Hassan ...Somalia: […]
PBS NewsHourAl-Shabab militants try food to win hearts and minds in SomaliaPBS NewsHourThe al-Qaida-affiliated militant group al-Shabab is trying to improve its reputation by delivering food to parts of Somalia that are suffering from drought. Al-Shabab blocked food aid and killed some humanitarian workers during the last major famine in ...Somalia: Al-Shaba […]
Armed Conflicts Exacerbate Famine In South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia And YemenNPRNPR's Robert Siegel talks with Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International, about the on-the-ground scene of famine in South Sudan and other countries. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Famine was declared in South Sudan earlier this year, and ...
Khaleej TimesUAE residents: This is how you can help Somalia - Khaleej TimesKhaleej TimesThe UAE has launched a nationwide campaign to help the more than six million people who desperately need humanitarian assistance following droughts in ...You can help save a life in Somalia | GulfNews.comgulfnews.comUAE TV channels and radio stations launch campaign to a […]
VoxVox Sentences: This is how bad the drought in Somalia has gottenVoxVox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past ...
Khaleej TimesDubai charity donates Dh50,000 to 'For your Sake, Somalia' driveKhaleej TimesThe Dar Al Ber Society (Dabs) has contributed Dh500,000 for the 'For your sake, Somalia' campaign. The drive is meant to collect as much contributions as possible for the famine-hit Somali people in pursuance of the directives of the President, His . […]
Dead camels rot on the outskirts of informal settlements in Ethiopia’s rain-starved Somali region as their owners, once proudly self-sufficient pastoralists, turn to government aid to stay alive. Ethiopia is facing a drought so terrible that nomadic herders, the hardiest of survivors, have been pushed to the brink. The lucky ones receive supplies of food and […]
Like the four countries facing extreme hunger crises today, the famine that gripped Ethiopia from 1983 to 1985 struggled for attention until it was far too late. There was conflict. There had been years of consecutive drought – similar to Somalia now. The government spent its money on fighting, not aid. The rich world eventually reacted, with Bob Geldof and […]
Six years after a famine killed a quarter of a million people in Somalia, the country is threatened with another. Famines only occur if political decision-makers allow them to; it is imperative that the right decisions are made now. But have we learnt enough from the mistakes of 2011? The context has changed since 2011. Somalia now has a functioning – if lim […]
Fears are growing that the UN will be forced to drastically cut peacekeeping missions at President Donald Trump’s behest. Fortunately, it's a lot more complicated than that. First, Trump has to get his proposed budget through the US Congress and then, even if he does, where and when to cut the presence of blue helmets around the globe relies on tricky d […]
The drought in Somalia is so severe it threatens not only to trigger famine, but also the viability of the age-old pastoralist way of life. Somalis are tough and resourceful, but this is the third consecutive year of failed rains. Whatever resilience remains is being tested to the limit. On the road out of Garowe, the capital of the northeastern Puntland […]
The swearing-in last week of Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” was greeted with a surge of optimism on the streets of Mogadishu that a new era of stability was on its way. He won by a landslide, on a wave of nationalist fervour. But the fact that the ceremony took place in a highly secured airport zone, under the control of African Union pe […]
Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed: What’s coming up? Finding $1.5 billion for Lake Chad The borders of Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, and Chad meet at Lake Chad. The region is now one of the most critical hum […]
Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed: What’s coming up? Somalia – lessons learnt from 2011 famine? At some point this month, famine may again be declared in Somalia. Whether or not the “f” word is actually […]
For those forced to live through them, droughts are less an unusual event than a way of life that constantly tests your resilience and resourcefulness. To be a farmer, or make a living from livestock in Ethiopia, where my organisation, Mercy Corps, has been working for many years, you need to be innovative in the face of ever-changing weather patterns. And […]
The non-profit network for refugee resettlement in the United States may take years to recover from changes announced by President Donald Trump, charity managers and advocates say. The 120-day pause to the programme, and a reduction from 110,000 to 50,000 arrivals in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, will have far-reaching effects. The resettlement system is “not a […]
Barnaamijka Martida Makarafoonka, waxaa todobaadkan marti ku ah Xoghayaha koowaad ee safaaradda Soomaliya ee Hindiya, Axmed Maxamuud (Xiish) oo ka warramaya dhalinyaro soomaaliyeed oo ku xiran Hindiya.
Taliyaha Ciidamada dowladda ee degmada Buula Barde ayaa VOA u xaqiijiyay in howlgal ay galabta ciidanka sameeyeen ay ku dileen ninkii dilka u geystay askari ka tirsan ciidamada nabad ilaalinta ee ka socday dalka Jabuuti.
Ciidamada dawladda Kenya ayaa sheegay inay dileen 52 ka tirsan maleeshiyada ururka Al-Shabaab 1-dii habeennimo ee xalay kadib weerar ka dhacay meel 9 km u jirta degaanka la yidhaahdo Sarira oo u dhow magaalada Badhaadhe.
Toddobaadyadii ugu dambeeyey waxaa dib usoo xoogeystay falalka afduubka maraakiibta ee ka dhaca xeebaha Soomaaliya. Waxaa la afduubtay dhowr doon ama markab, waxaana tani ay kordhisay walaacii maraakiibta ay ka qabeen ku safarka biyaha ku dhow Soomaaliya. Barnaamijka faaqidaadda toddobaadka waxaan ku eegeynaa falalkan dib usoo cusboonaaday, sababaha ugu waca […]