Saturday, June 15, 2024
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Cholera outbreak in Somalia kills at least 75 since January

MOGADISHU, Somalia– The effects of Somalia’s recent historic droughts combined with the impact of floods induced by El Nino have fueled outbreaks of diarrhea and cholera, killing at least 75 people since January, the World Health Organization said on Friday. … Continued

Kenya loses bid to host climate change centre

Nairobi has lost a chance to host a climate change hub after the Advisory Board changed the location to Geneva. Earlier, the United Nations agencies had recommended Nairobi as the optimal location from a shortlist of other cities such as Addis Ababa, … Continued

Ethiopia Releases Ex-Politician Implicated in Heinous Crimes

Dropped Charges Against Former Somali Region President Reinforces Impunity. By Laetitia Bader, Director, Horn of Africa This week, Ethiopian authorities dropped all charges and  released Abdi Mohamoud Omar, also known as “Abdi Illey,” the former president of Ethiopia’s Somali region, … Continued

Why we need global unity against plastic threat

By Lynet Otieno  If you did not have a focus at the sixth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6) that ended at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, you could have been lost in the beauty, splendor, art, fashion, … Continued

Somalia launches new program to tackle economic, climate shocks

MOGADISHU, (Xinhua) – Somalia has launched a new program to build the resilience of households and local communities to economic and climate-related shocks in four districts of Puntland and Galmudug states. The program, which was launched on Wednesday, will target … Continued