OP / Editorial

Devoted Humanitarian: How Abdikadir Moalim Risked His Life to Bettering Lives of Others in Somalia

0 Visits: 113 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 11:48:20
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Abdikadir Moalim Mohamed has devoted his adult life to bettering the lives of other human beings. "In the end, what matters is what you have done for mankind," says the veteran humanitarian aid worker.

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On the Run from Bullets and Bruises: Ayaan's Story

0 Visits: 152 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 10:19:05
DADAAB I WASN'T BORN yet when I became a refugee for the first time.

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Corruption in Somalia is A Crime Against Development

0 Visits: 163 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 08:46:03
Corruption is defined as the abuse of entrusted power for personal gain, in public and the private sectors. Countries are rated based on assessments of the prevalence of bribery of public officials, stealing of public money and the lack of public anti-corruption efforts.

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Somalia: All Talk No Action – Unemployment, Growing Marginalization and Khaire's Input

0 Visits: 341 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 00:50:13
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — While most of Somali youth are showing their frustrations toward the current cabinet's failure to address the reality of rampancy youth unemployment and the long marginalized groups rights, Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and his cabinet members were…

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Somalia's Discriminatory Rule: Job Applicants to Declare Their Clan Affiliation

1 Visits: 601 | Saturday August 12, 2017 - 13:38:37
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali job applicants are required to declare their clan affiliations and even sub-clans when applying to job opportunities at the country's Ministry of Ministry of Women and Human Rights, according to a new job application form set by the ministry.

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Kenya's Dogged Opposition Leader Raila Odinga at a Crossroads

0 Visits: 82 | Saturday August 12, 2017 - 09:51:57
NAIROBI — Raila Odinga has been Kenya's prime minister and longtime opposition leader, but with results in from Tuesday's general election, it seems he has once again failed to get the one job he's always wanted: the presidency.

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African Leaders to Strive and Propose Better Life for the Youth

0 Visits: 96 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 19:10:05
RABAT, Morocco — This year 2017, the theme of the African Union Decentralization Day celebrated today 10 August is "Youth Participation".

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High Hopes for Somali Sesame Farmers

0 Visits: 292 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 18:53:58
MOGADISHU — Abdi watches the sesame harvested on his land while reflecting on the past season and how farming has changed over recent generations.

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Election Offers Kenya Chance to Provide Clarity About Somalia

0 Visits: 300 | Monday August 07, 2017 - 17:48:41
NAIROBI - Kenya's upcoming general election will have ramifications beyond its borders – particularly for its most fragile neighbour, Somalia.

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Somalia: Access to Health Care Services in Rural Areas is Hit or Miss (VIDEO)

0 Visits: 143 | Saturday August 05, 2017 - 18:04:50
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — For Somalis living in rural areas of the country, access to health care services is hit or miss. Years of conflict and the centuries-long nomadic lifestyle have left many cut off from health services.

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