After a poor rainy season early this year, parts of southern Somalia now are being hit with severe floods. The rainy season that began in October has caused flooding along the Shebelle and Juba Rivers. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization warns that’s making ongoing food insecurity even worse.
Mogadishu (HOL) - At least 40 people were arrested, including a business man and medical doctors, for the death of Somali Police Chief Gen. Mohamed Hassan who suddenly died yesterday.
MOGADISHU, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Somali police commissioner Gen. Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Ismail died in the country's capital Mogadishu after he was rushed to a hospital by his aides, officials confirmed Thursday.
Garissa — Somali author Abdisaid Abdi Ismail has come under intense scrutiny after publishing a Somali language book titled "The Rule of Apostasy in Islam: Is it True?" in which he argues that there is no religious justification for killing people for apostasy.
The EU will launch a patrol mission in the Mediterranean on Saturday amid warnings the number of boat migrant deaths could rise with Italy mulling pulling the plug on its own rescue mission.
REFUGEES in Kenya can apply and be granted citizenship, if a proposed law is passed and adopted.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's president has instructed his cabinet to ignore a cabinet reshuffle by the prime minister, highlighting a possible rift at a time when Somalia is looking to build confidence in its government and reassure donors.
Mogadishu, Somalia (HOL) - The president of the federal republic of Somalia released a press statement rejecting the cabinet reshuffle undertaken earlier today by the Prime minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.
NAIROBI/UNITED NATIONS, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Somalia said it was reviewing several oil and gas deals that U.N. investigators say lack transparency and risk hindering development of the country's energy industry.
The recent high-profile campaigns for Scottish and Catalonian independence have buoyed hopes that Somaliland could soon gain independence from Somalia, according to the president of the self-declared country.
Addis Ababa (HOL) - Ethiopian government has ordered president of Khatumo State of Somalia Mr. Ali Khalif Galyedh to leave Ethiopia. President Ali Khalif was in Addis Ababa to attend Conference on Federalism sponsored by Horn Economic and Social policy Institute(HESPI).
DUBAI (Reuters) - Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly but a Djibouti-based technology start-up company has ambitions to help change that.