OP / Editorial

Kakuma Refugee Camp: Hope of New Life in U.S. Fades and Suicide Rate Rises

0 Visits: 168 | Monday April 09, 2018 - 18:40:29
KAKUMA, Kenya — Knives. Wire. Battery acid. Rat poison. Rope.

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Somalia Seizes Nearly $10M From UAE Plane in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 242 | Monday April 09, 2018 - 14:49:16
MOGADISHU — Somali security officials said they have seized a large cache of money that arrived Sunday at Mogadishu airport from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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PHOTOS: The Beauty of Somalia

0 Visits: 704 | Saturday April 07, 2018 - 11:10:12
By Abdalle Ahmed Mumin

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Interview: Somaliland President Defends UAE Military Deal

0 Visits: 383 | Thursday April 05, 2018 - 12:32:11
HERGEISA — Somalia's breakaway northern region of Somaliland declared its independence nearly three decades ago, but despite having its own currency, parliament and military the predominantly Muslim country hasn't been recognized by any foreign government.

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UNSC Makes 'Historic' Warning on Climate Threat to Somalia

0 Visits: 348 | Monday April 02, 2018 - 09:17:48
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has formally recognised climate change as a destabilising factor in Somalia.

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Somalia's National Communications Authority Takes Full Control of ccTLD DotSO

0 Visits: 392 | Tuesday March 13, 2018 - 06:25:19
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia's National Communications Authority (NCA) took full control of the country-code top-level domain (dotSO) from the Somali National Information Center (SONIC) and Cloudy Registry who ran the operations and the management of the Domain Registry.

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Huge Measles Campaign in Drought-hit Somalia Aims to Protect Children

0 Visits: 419 | Monday March 12, 2018 - 20:17:42
MOGADISHU – A nationwide campaign continues in Somalia to protect millions of children against the potentially deadly effects of measles.

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African Women Take the Lead to End Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C) & Early Child Marriage (ECM) in Africa

0 Visits: 347 | Friday March 09, 2018 - 06:50:37
DAKAR, Senegal (Somaliupdate Online) — African women take the lead to end female genital mutilation and early child marriage in Africa through the strategic launch of THE BIG SISTER MOVEMENT.

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Interview: How Security Forces in Somalia Fail to Protect Children

0 Visits: 447 | Saturday February 24, 2018 - 09:29:36
Over the last decade the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab has recruited, often forcibly, thousands of Somali children – under age 18, using many as fighters on the front line. Over the last two years, Somali security forces have arrested suspected Al-Shabab sympathizers – including children. Senior…

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Turkey's Foray into Somalia is a Huge Success, But There are Risks

0 Visits: 509 | Monday February 05, 2018 - 21:32:22
Turkey's engagement with Somalia is striking for its brevity and ostensible success. Turkey has been involved in Somalia since just 2011, yet Ankara can point to a string of reported accomplishments and an arguably outsized presence in an often violent country regularly described as a failed state.

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