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Displaced Pastoralists in Somalia Flee Drought

Severe drought has displaced nearly half a million people in Somalia. In the Puntland region, herders who have lost their livestock are now seeking refuge in urban areas. Those towns are struggling to deal with the influx of displaced families. Neha Wadekar has the story for VOA from the town of Qardho. VOA  More...

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By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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P&O Ports to develop in Puntland

Dubai government-owned P&O Ports said yesterday that it has signed a deal to develop the port at Bosaso, which is located in the Gulf of Aden on Somalia’s northern border in the semi-auto­nomous state of More...

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By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Will Piracy Return In The Gulf of Aden And The Indian Ocean?

Piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean started in 2005 by Somalia parities and reached its climax in 2011 when they have attempted to hijack 237 vessels and at year’s end, seized 11 vessels, keeping a total More...

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By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Somali journalist kidnapped and tortured, impunity continues

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns TV journalist Hanad Ali Guled’s abduction last weekend in Mogadishu and urges the authorities to shed light on this latest case of violence against media personnel. Guled, More...

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By admin On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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The Government of Somalia launches first oral cholera vaccination campaign

The Government of Somalia has launched an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign today with the support of WHO, targeting over 450 000 people in 7 high-risk areas around the country. It is the first OCV campaign More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Somalia: A country devastated by drought, famine and conflict

Failing to help imperils world peace and security as extremist groups will use the suffering of the people to their advantage by attracting unemployed youth to their ranks We often hear the platitude “water is More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Dahabshiil CEO calls on Somalis to accelerate drought response, waives commission on remittances

Abdirashid Duale, CEO of Dahabshiil Group, announced that Dahabshiil Money Transfer (DMT) and all its affiliates and associate companies all over the world will waive commission on drought-related remittances to More...

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By admin On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Somali Companies Attending the Gulfood Fair in Dubai February 27 – March 2, 2017

Dear Sir/Madam,   Somali Representation the Gulfood Fair in Dubai   Somalia is going through a unique and progressive transformation, with immense trade opportunities to be exploited. Despite two decades More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Former Norwegian Refugee Council Executive Becomes Somali Prime Minister

Khaire, who previously served as a regional director of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) humanitarian organization, holds a dual Somali-Norwegian citizenship, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday. Mohamed, More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Somalia’s new leader inaugurated, vowing to restore dignity

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s new leader was inaugurated Wednesday while promising to restore dignity to the troubled Horn of Africa nation but warning it will take another two decades to “fix” More...