Director General of the Turkish Red Crescent Mehmet Gulluoglu and a Somalian woman are seen during Turkish Red Crescent's visit at Baydhabo camp near the Mogadishu's rural side in Somalia on March 25, 2017.

Turkey Distributes Humanitarian Aid In Somalia

Monday March 27, 2017 - 20:39:28

MOGADISHU, -- The Turkish government along with Turkish company Albayrak have on Sunday distributed food aid in Taredisho village in the outskirts of Somali capital Mogadishu.

President Farmaajo Urges MPs Not to Oppose Newly Formed Cabinet

Monday March 27, 2017 - 20:34:47

MOGADISHU -- President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has urged parliament to approve the newly appointed Cabinet by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire.

Promoting Institutional Memory In Somali Bureaucracy

Monday March 27, 2017 - 14:20:27

Now that the Council of Ministers has been formally named and publicised after weeks of speculation by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire, it's time to remind all incoming Minsters of the need to preserve institutional memory after they are hopefully approved by Parliament.

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo attended a special IGAD Summit on finding Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees in Nairobi, Kenya on 25 March, 2017.

Somalia Urges Relief Agencies To Return

Monday March 27, 2017 - 13:59:05

NAIROBI -- Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Saturday called on humanitarian and development actors working on Somalia to return to help in the reconstruction of the Horn of Africa nation.

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo attended a special IGAD Summit on finding Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees in Nairobi, Kenya on 25 March, 2017.

Somali President Acknowledges Serious Security Limitations Hindering Refugees Returning to Somalia

Sunday March 26, 2017 - 20:28:33

NAIROBI -- Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and IGAD heads of states attended a special IGAD Summit on finding Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees.

The boat was carrying Somali refugees fleeing the war in Yemen when an unknown assailant attacked it.

HRW: Attack on Somali Refugee Boat in Yemen Likely War Crime

Sunday March 26, 2017 - 13:28:27

BEIRUT -- An apparent Saudi-led coalition attack on a boat carrying Somali civilians off the coast of Yemen highlights the need for accountability on the second anniversary of the Yemeni armed conflict, Human Rights Watch said today.

Ali Said and his family fled Somalia because of drought and continuing insecurity. |UNHCR

Hungry and Desperate, Thousands of Somalis Trek to Ethiopia

Sunday March 26, 2017 - 10:35:03

Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are abandoning the land to seek refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia.

Somali refugees in Kenya's Dhadhaab camp.

East African Heads of State Seek Regional Approach to Somali Refugee Crisis

Sunday March 26, 2017 - 10:29:23

NAIROBI -- Regional heads of state on Saturday met in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to seek a regional approach in delivering durable solutions to the Somali refugee crisis in the region.

UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, George Okoth-Obbo.

UNHCR Appeals for Continued And Strong Support to Somalia Refugees Hosting Countries

Sunday March 26, 2017 - 10:24:29

NAIROBI -- UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for support for efforts aimed at bringing stability inside Somalia and to the countries hosting Somali refugees.

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, right, and Ethiopia's Prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn and the Chairman of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Nairobi. |AP

East African Bloc: Members to Allow Somali Refugees to Work

Saturday March 25, 2017 - 21:15:55

NAIROBI - East Africa's regional bloc says it gradually will allow the hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees sheltering in its countries to work and will include them in planning efforts.

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Promoting Institutional Memory In Somali Bureaucracy

Now that the Council of Ministers has been formally named and publicised after weeks of speculation by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire, it's time to remind all incoming Minsters of the need to preserve institutional memory after they are hopefully approved by Parliament.

HRW: Attack on Somali Refugee Boat in Yemen Likely War Crime

BEIRUT -- An apparent Saudi-led coalition attack on a boat carrying Somali civilians off the coast of Yemen highlights the need for accountability on the second anniversary of the Yemeni armed conflict, Human Rights Watch said today.

Hungry and Desperate, Thousands of Somalis Trek to Ethiopia

Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are abandoning the land to seek refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia.

Statement by Somalia President on IGAD Summit on Somali Refugees

Statement by the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia On Special Summit of IGAD Heads of States and Governments on Protection and Durable Solutions of Somali Refugees Nairobi, 25 March 2017

Eastleigh: What's In A Name?

While Nairobi's Eastleigh estate has been misrepresented over the years as a place of pirates and terrorists, most notably in the recent Hollywood film Eye in the Sky, for most Kenyans it is a place heaving with shopping malls all offering bargain goods such as clothes and electronics.

Somalia: Water is An Extra-precious Resource During Severe Drought

MOGADISHU -- Water is precious everywhere, but there are few places on Earth where water is as precious as in Somalia right now.

#NOIMPUNITY: CPJ Calls on Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed to Safeguard Journalists

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed President of the Republic of Somalia Villa Somalia Mogadishu

Somalia PM Appoints His Cabinet, Among Them Are New and Former Faces

MOGADISHU -- Somalia's Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre has unveiled his new cabinet of ministers on Tuesday that saw reinstating certain ministers from his predecessor's cabinet. This came after nearly a month-long consultation within the parliament and the president.

HRW: Protect Schools from Military Use

NEW YORK – Countries around the world are taking measures to protect students, teachers, and schools from the harmful consequences that can result from the use of schools for military purposes during times of armed conflict, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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