New education sector support programme starts in Puntland

Garowe, Wednesday, The European Union jointly with the Government of the Puntland State of Somalia launched the third phase of the Puntland Education Sec…

Bulletin: Cholera and AWD Outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa, Regional Update for 2019 – as of 18 March 2019

More than 1,810 cholera / AWD cases including 14 deaths have been reported in 8 out of the 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR); with an a…

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 …

The hidden US war in Somalia: Civilian casualties from air strikes in Lower Shabelle

USA/Somalia: Shroud of secrecy around civilian deaths masks possible war crimes

Forensic investigation yields credible evidence 14 civilians were kil…

Somalia: African Development Bank Multi-Partner Infrastructure Fund to receive Euros 1 million from Italy

The Italian Government has signed an agreement for an additional Euros 1 million contribution to the Multi-Partner Somalia Infrastructure Fund.

Establ…

IRIN becomes The New Humanitarian

You may have noticed that IRIN has changed its name.

IRIN has been providing field reporting on humanitarian crises for nearly 20 years in a way no other inst…

Poor rains, persisting drought deepens crisis in Somalia and Somaliland

Sporadic, below average rains and persistent drought since 2016 sees an estimated 1.7 million people in critical need of humanitarian assistance in Soma…

Somalia – Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2019

UN requests nearly $1.1 billion to assist 3.4 million of the most vulnerable Somalis

Access constraints, bureaucratic impediments, and insecurity cont…

FAO SWALIM Holds Information Share-Fair in Hargeisa Somaliland

March 03 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization’s Somalia Water and Land Information Management (FAO-SWALIM) project held a well-attended …

US Military Denies Rights Group Allegations of Civilian Casualties in Somalia

PENTAGON A human rights group says 14 civilians were killed during five U.S. airstrikes in Somalia in the last two years, an allegation the U.S. military st…