Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Wardheer News

Somalia Seeks Humanitarian Aid Over Worsening Drought

Mohamed Kahiye MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — Somalia’s federal government is asking U.N. humanitarian agencies for urgent assistance to counter an ongoing drought and growing food insecurity, mainly in the southern part of the country. According to the U.N. Office for Coordination of … Continued

Somalia COVID Deaths Vastly Undercounted, Study Finds

Harun Maruf COVID-19 deaths in Somalia were at least 32 times higher than the figures reported by the government during the early months of the pandemic, according to a new study. The study, published by the International Journal of Infectious … Continued

10 Ways Praying Benefits Your Health

BY: ASHIR For many religious muslims, praying is not necessarily a big deal. Engaging in consistent salah is pursued for the sole purposes of making Allah happy as well as bringing peace and contentment into an individual’s life. However, did you … Continued

UN banks on media to help end FGM in Somalia

By Aggrey Mutambo Somalia’s may have last week struggled with its old political problems after President Mohamed Farmaajo bitterly differed with his Prime Minister Hussein Roble. But the country faces another continual problem: female genital mutilation (FGM). Data from the UN … Continued

Kenya, Somalia cross-border ban blamed for broken families

The ban on cross-border activities between Kenya and Somalia continues to negatively impact the socio-economic lives of border communities in the region. In 2019, the Kenyan government imposed a ban to curb human trafficking, drugs, terror attacks and smuggling of … Continued

Boy, 16, launches foundation to empower Somali children

Four years after surviving a near-death experience following an attack by gunmen in Mogadishu which left him disabled and on a wheelchair, 16-year-old Mustafa Hassan Awad has launched a foundation dedicated to enhancing the lives of Somali children with disabilities. … Continued

COVID Pandemic Exposes Somalia’s Weak Health Care System

By Mohammed Yusuf NAIROBI – Rights group Amnesty International says Somalia’s struggling health care system has been crippled by the coronavirus pandemic.  The group released a report Wednesday titled ‘We Just Watched COVID-19 Patients Die.’  It calls for urgent investment in … Continued