Swarms of desert locusts have spread from Ethiopia and Somalia into eastern and northern Kenya.
The locusts started crossing into Kenya towards the end of December, 2019 destroying pastures in semi-arid counties mainly occupied by herder communities.
They have since spread to the counties of Garissa, Isiolo and Samburu to … Read More
Qatar representatives meet with Somalia’s prime minister over plans to build a new seaport in Hobyo, Somalia.
The Qatari group arrived in Mogadishu, the capital, on Monday and is led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani
In a press … Read More
Qatar Airways make first flight to Mogadishu with 115 passengers on board.
Qatar Airways has launched a flight to Somalia. The flight will enable Somalia recover from the stalemate caused by years of devastating violence and wars. It will also contribute to rebuilding the country.
The flight also offers foreigners … Read More
Italian government issues €1 million euros for Somalia infrastructure development.
Somalia government is set to receive funds which will help grow the country Infrastructure. This is after Italian government signed a deal with African Development Bank (AfDB) Multi-Partner Somalia Infrastructure Fund. The fund is worth €1 million euros.
Somalia is … Read More
Death toll increases after car bomb in Somalia capital Mogadishu .
More than ten individuals have died after a car bomb in Somalia shopping mall exploded. The explosion took place this morning at the busy Hamarweyne district.
Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the car bomb in Somalia, saying … Read More
Somalia President and Ethiopia Prime Minister signs agreement to benefit both countries and strengthen each other.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi agreed to a mutual relationship between both countries. They also agreed to contribute to A.U.’s plan of seeking better solutions to the continent.
The … Read More
United Nation shows concern about the ongoing situation in Somalia
The United Nation Security Council shows concern as regards to the recent famine threat in Somalia. They requested for unhindered humanitarian access.
“The Security Council expresses deep concern about the humanitarian situation in Somalia, including the continued risk of famine … Read More
Somalia is launching its first community-based tech innovation hub in the capital Mogadishu this month. The iRise Hub will offer Somali entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, investors, technologies and startups the working space to share ideas, connect and collaborate with each other.
A group of young men who hope to transform Somalia … Read More