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African Development Bank Makes a Compelling Case for Africa's Industrialization

0 Visits: 177 | Saturday January 20, 2018 - 21:33:45
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa's industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth.

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Somalia: Satellite Imagery Reveals Devastation Amid Forced Evictions of Thousands Who Fled Conflict and Drought

0 Visits: 199 | Friday January 19, 2018 - 20:31:17
NAIROBI — New satellite imagery analysis by Amnesty International gives the first comprehensive view of how thousands of structures, including several schools, were demolished in sudden forced evictions that left more than 4,000 families homeless on the outskirts of Somalia's capital Mogadishu…

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Somali Army Kills Seven al-Shabab Militants in Raid

0 Visits: 281 | Friday January 19, 2018 - 18:29:07
MOGADISHU— The Somalia national army killed at least seven al-Shabab militants Thursday and destroyed their base during an operation in southern Somalia, officials and residents said.

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Somali General Shot Dead in Capital Mogadishu

0 Visits: 164 | Friday January 19, 2018 - 18:22:44
MOGADISHU— A Somali general was shot in the head and killed in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday and a colonel who was his deputy has been arrested for the murder, senior army sources said.

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International Partners Welcome Creation of Unified Galmudug State

0 Visits: 215 | Friday January 19, 2018 - 07:48:09
MOGADISHU — The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti, Ethiopia, Italy, Kenya, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom and United States congratulate Galmudug and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a (ASWJ) for concluding…

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Somalia: $1.6 Billion Urgently Needed to Save and Protect 5.4 Million Lives from Unprecedented Drought

0 Visits: 354 | Thursday January 18, 2018 - 19:49:35
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — The 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for Somalia, which calls for $1.6 billion to protect the lives of 5.4 million Somalis, was launched today by the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Peter de Clercq.

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HRW: Somalia's Armed Conflict, Abuses by All Warring Parties

0 Visits: 358 | Thursday January 18, 2018 - 19:33:47
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia's armed conflict, abuses by all warring parties, and a new humanitarian crisis continue to take a devastating toll on civilians, says Human Rights Watch in its world report on Thursday.

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UN Says $1.6 Billion Needed to Avert Famine in Somalia, As PM Calls Agencies to Move to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 548 | Wednesday January 17, 2018 - 15:40:29
MOGADISHU — The United Nations has said $1.6 billion is needed to respond to severe drought that has been ravaging Somalia since January last year.

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'People were Screaming': Troops Destroy $200,000 Aid Camps in Somalia

0 Visits: 292 | Tuesday January 16, 2018 - 21:55:20
Two weeks after being forcibly evicted from their shelters, thousands of vulnerable families are still living rough in the outskirts of Mogadishu.

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Somalia: Al-Shabab Demanding Children for Recruitment

0 Visits: 300 | Monday January 15, 2018 - 07:58:36
NAIROBI (Somaliupdate Online) — The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia's Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination and military training in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today.

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