As hundreds of thousands of Somalis have been struggling to survive in the face of famine and drought, the Turkish Red Crescent has mobilized to offer them a lifeline. Having provided over a number of aid as well as thousands of tents and beds to those in need, the aid agency initially aims to reach out to children, nearly 71,000.
Heads of State from Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Djibouti and South Sudan on Saturday met in the Kenyan capital Nairobi for the special Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD Summit on Somali Refugees.
President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, today held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation in the Horn of Africa and development in Somalia.
The photographer whose picture of a woman walking past a victim of the Westminster terrorist attack was claimed by anti-Islam blogs as evidence for the faith’s indifference to suffering has defended her and said the image was “misappropriated”.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somalia counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed held a meeting at Statehouse Nairobi and discussed a wide range of issues touching on security, trade and investment, civil aviation and other issues affecting the two countries.
When al-Shabab controlled Mogadishu, women could be punished for playing sports. As part of our “Women and Jihad” series, we meet the young female ballplayers who are challenging lingering Islamist ideology in the city.
Mogadishu (HOL) - Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has named his cabinet ministers on Tuesday, weeks after being nominated as the countries Prime Minister. The cabinet is made up 26 ministers and 1 deputy minister and 6 women. 19 Federal MP’s have been appointed as Ministers.