BIG EXPLOSION HEARD IN SOMALI CAPITAL MOGADISHU

A big explosion was heard in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday, with a plume of smoke seen above the scene of blast, a Reuters witne…

Al-Shabab Attack in Somali Capital Kills at Least 10

Militants stormed Somali government offices in Mogadishu on Saturday after setting off a car bomb, and officials said at least 10 people were killed, incl…

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development

Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, acco…

Somali Security forces train on mitigating conflict-related sexual violence

Thirty personnel from the Somali National Security Forces have successfully concluded a Training of Trainers (ToT) course, on mitigating conflict-rel…

UNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report: February 2019

In response to an increase in cases of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD)/ cholera in Banadir region, UNICEF supported the activation of the Banadir Hospital cho…

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief

A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on …

Panellists Share Best Practices, Discuss Ways to Strength Institutional Frameworks for South-South Cooperation, During Second Day of High-Level Conference

BUENOS AIRES, The Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) held three panel discussions today, tackling ways …

EU, FAO and Puntland Government unveils a new initiative to improve management of land and water resources

Garowe, The EU Delegation to the Federal Republic of Somalia jointly with the Government of Puntland and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the Unit…

Ethiopian Survivor Recounts New Zealand Mosque Attacks

WASHINGTON Abdulkadir Ababora was sitting in the front row of a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week when a 28-year-old Australian gunman opene…

Somalia: Climate Update – February 2019 Monthly Rainfall and Vegetation Cover (Issued March 21, 2019)

In most parts of Somalia, Jilaal (January�March) season dry weather conditions persisted in February 2019, characterized by mostly dry winds and elev…