Thursday, November 21, 2019
Wardheer News

Drought-weary Mudug villagers get their first well

Residents of a drought-hit village in central Somalia’s Mudug region are enjoying access to clean, free water for the first time after the drilling of a new solar-powered well. Kin Jam’a Warsame, who migrated to Farhan a year ago after … Continued

Faraqa u dhexeeya xil Qaran iyo Dan gaar ah

By Axmed Bashir Nin xil qaaday eed qaad Xildhibaan ka tiran Baarlamaanka Puntland oo waydiiyay Madaxwanaha Puntland su’aallo salka ku haya isla xisaabtan ayaa sababay in Siciid Deni xanaaqo oo isaga baxo fadhgii Baarlamaanka. Madaxda Soomaalidu miyaysan garnayn in xaq … Continued

Mandera quarry workers resume operations after ban lifted

By SAM KIPLAGAT Quarry miners in Mandera East have obtained orders stopping the government from harassing them while carrying out their business. High Court Judge Charles Kariuki agreed with the workers that it was wrong for the Mandera County commissioner … Continued

Miraa, muguka crawling with germs, study says

Gatonye Gathura Miraa and muguka sold in most parts of Nairobi County are contaminated with disease-causing germs, a survey released last Friday shows. A team from the Jomo Kenya University of Agriculture and Technology and the Kenya Medical Research Institute … Continued

Somalia telco Hormuud denies Shabaab links

By AGGREY MUTAMBO Somalia’s largest telco is fighting back claims it aided militant groups to attack communication structures in Kenya in exchange for protection. Instead, Hormuud Telecom says it has equally been a victim of the terrorist group, losing staff … Continued

Ethiopian human rights boss battles scant resources

Giulia Paravicini DDIS ABABA (Reuters) – When Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a former political prisoner in July as head of the state-funded human rights commission, supporters hailed it as a sign the country might finally tackle abuses by security … Continued

UN team says Somalia prolonging arms embargo on itself

By AGGREY MUTAMBO The continuing reluctance by the federal government of Somalia to co-operate with UN investigators may further delay the lifting of an arms embargo that was imposed on the country to rein in terrorism. In the latest report … Continued

Allies welcome normalisation of Kenya-Somali ties

By AGGREY MUTAMBO The UN and other Somalia’s partners say the recent decision by Kenya and Somalia to normalise their relations will help the region to concentrate on security challenges in the Horn of Africa. In a statement on Saturday, … Continued