ICRC returns to Ethio-Somali region after 11 years

The International Committee of the Red Cross has resumed its operations in Ethiopia after the absence of more than ten years. ICRC together with the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) jointly distributed emergency relief assistance to people displaced by ethnic violence in Eastern Ethiopia. According to the officials, Some More...

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By Shamso Nuur On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Turkish Red Crescent distributes clothing in Somalia

Turkey’s state aid agency provided clothing to families in a refugee camp located in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The Turkish Red Crescent (Kizilay) distributed 20,000 pieces of clothing More...

By Shamso Nuur On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Flights disrupted at JKIA in Nairobi as workers strike

Flights have been disrupted at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi after aviation workers went on strike. The striking staff, who downed their tools in the small hours of Wednesday, More...

By Shamso Nuur On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Somalia, Kenya agree to restore diplomatic relations

Initiated by the reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, the leaders of Somalia and Kenya met today to peacefully resolve their diplomatic dispute. “Through the leadership More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Ethiopian, Somali Leaders Hold Bilateral Discussion in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed held bilateral discussions with the Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmajo” at his office today. The discussions focused on the More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Somali Woman discovers sister’s body in dead woman’s apartment

A City Heights resident was found slain in her apartment Monday. The 36-year-old woman’s sister discovered her body at the rental residence in the 4000 blocks of Van Dyke Avenue shortly More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Somali parliament speaker meets with his Qatari counterpart

The speaker of the House of the People of the Somali People, Mohamed Mursal, held a meeting with his Qatari counterpart, Al-Sayed Ahmed Bin Abdalla bin Zaid in Jordan. The two speakers More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Firing squad executes a man for the rape of 18-year-old girl in Somalia

Authorities in southern Somalia have executed a man for the rape of 18-year-old girl in a remote area in Gedo region, southwest of the country. In a statement, Garbaharey court said Mohamud More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Somali president arrives in Ethiopia for official visit

Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmajo” arrived in Ethiopia on Monday (March 5) on an official visit. He was received at the Bole International Airport by his host Prime More...

By Shamso Nuur On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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AU trains Somali security officers in tackling sexual violence

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said 30 Somali security officers have been trained on how to tackle conflict-related sexual violence in South West State. Gloria Jaase-Nkundanyirazo, More...