UN: Horn of Africa drought kills over 1.5 million livestock

The U.N. World Food Program said on February 8 that drought has left an estimated 13 million people in the Horn of Africa facing severe hunger amid the driest conditions since 1981.

published on : 15th February 2022

Fleeing drought, hunger thousands trek to Somalia's capital

Their growing ranks are expected to swell further in the coming months as the Horn of Africa region faces its worst drought conditions in a decade.

published on : 12th February 2022

Millions at risk as drought threatens the Horn of Africa

Somalia, Kenya, and now Ethiopia have raised the alarm about the latest climate shock to a fragile region traversed by herders and others trying to keep their animals, and themselves, alive.

published on : 1st February 2022

Somalia's government spokesperson wounded in suicide bombing

Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu appeared to be the sole target in the attack near his residence by a busy intersection in the capital, Mogadishu.

published on : 16th January 2022

Large explosion outside Mogadishu airport, at least eight killed

The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group that controls parts of Somalia often carries out bombings at high-profile locations in the capital.

published on : 12th January 2022

Somalia President Farmajo suspends PM Roble over corruption allegations, election spats

Somalia President Mohamed Farmajo said Monday he has suspended Prime Minister Mohamed Roble over corruption allegations.

published on : 27th December 2021

Al-Qaida linked group claims blast in Somali capital; 5 dead

Amin ambulance service said at least 15 wounded people have been rushed to a hospital.

published on : 25th November 2021

In conservative Somalia, a rare woman presidential candidate

Fawzia Yusuf H. Adam's presidential campaign has been relatively low-profile because of insecurity caused by terrorist groups and the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 12th September 2021