ADDIS ABABA, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Flooding in Ethiopia's eastern Somali regional state has displaced 188,000 people, the UN said on Wednesday.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
More than 50 people have died in Somaliland, livestock has been wiped out and hundreds of farms destroyed by heavy rains and floods caused by a tropical cyclone that hit the Horn of Africa, officials and aid agencies in Somaliland said.
(Pakobserver)- Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi witnessed the signing of an agreement between Pakistan and Somalia for grant of US$ 10.5 million and provision of technical assistance for development of Soma-lia’s National Identification System.
Mogadishu (HOL) - Fighting between forces loyal to Puntland State and the breakaway Somaliland escalated in the disputed region of Sool in northern Somalia.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
(ERGO) – Livestock dealers in Somaliland are expecting to export 50,000 goats during the month of Ramadan to newly opened up markets in Oman.
Imagine turning on a tap and seeing dirty water pour out. What would you do? Would you drink it? Would you wash your hands in it? Would you give some to your child?
(Toronto Star) - OTTAWA—A Canadian man who was jailed in Ethiopia for 11 years is calling for an investigation into the federal government’s handling of his case, which began as he fled war-ravaged Somalia in 2006 and ended with his long-sought return to Canada last month.
LONG-time campaigner for national self-determination, Kidderminster MEP James Carver took part in Somaliland’s 27th anniversary of independence this week.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
(Medeshi) - The representative office of the Somaliland Republic in the United Arab Emirates has published instructions for the renewal of visa or residence permits for the people holding Somaliland passports.
(Crises response) - Moderate to heavy rains are continuing across much of Somalia, with flooding likely to worsen, particularly near rivers.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Swedish city is advising girls who fear being taken abroad for forced marriage or female genital mutilation (FGM) to tuck a spoon in their underwear before going through airport security.
Monday, May 21, 2018
By Brook Abdu, the Reporter , Ethiopia
(Arab News) - MAKKAH: Part of a mobile crane being used for construction work at the Grand Mosque in Makkah toppled to the ground on Sunday.