Sunday, May 29, 2022
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Somalia’s new leadership owes its people peace

By The EastAfrican Against all odds, Somalia this month pulled off a peaceful transition of power. On May 23, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo handed the presidency over Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the country’s tenth president. With that and a fully constituted legislature, Somalia … Continued

Mudug farmers abandon fields in drought despair

Ali Hussein Yussuf’s last attempt at farming his three hectares of land in central Somalia’s south Mudug resulted in the distressing loss of the 25 kilograms he had planted of beans, maize, sesame, and watermelons. All the plants shrivelled up … Continued

As hunger spreads in Somalia, babies start to die

By Katharine Houreld DOLLOW — Hacked-off thorn branches encircle two mounds of earth heaped over the tiny bodies of Halima Hassan Abdullahi’s twin granddaughters. Babies Ebla and Abdia lived only a day. Weakened by hunger, their mother gave birth to … Continued

6.9M Somalis under severe food insecurity: Gov’t

MOGADISHU, Somalia’s National Drought Relief Committee on Thursday said 6.9 million people in the Horn of African country are facing severe water shortages and food insecurity as the worst droughts in decades have escalated in the region. The drought has … Continued

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Somali President Hassan Sheikh

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. Secretary Blinken congratulated him on his election and discussed our shared interests in supporting Somalia on its path to democracy and stability. They discussed the importance … Continued

South Africa: Two Somali men killed in Langa

CONCERNS have been raised over police investigations into the killing of Somali nationals after two men were gunned down in Langa this week. This comes after the men were killed in a hail of bullets in Zone 14 shortly after … Continued

Kenya gets Sh2.5bn for KDF in Somalia

The European Union and its partners reimbursed Kenya nearly Sh2.54 billion for troops fighting Al-Shabaab militia in Somalia in the nine months to March 2022, missing the target for the period by seven percent. The Treasury data shows grants from … Continued