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Mastering Menopausal Metabolism: 10 Strategies to Combat Weight Gain Naturally

Weight gain during menopause may seem like an unavoidable downside of aging. But the good news is it doesn't have to be. We chatted with registered dietitians and nutrition experts who reveal the 10 best ways to keep menopausal weight gain at bay—all while boosting your health and energy levels. As your body transitions through menopause, hormonal changes can increase body fat, particularly around the abdomen. According to a 2022 study, weight gain during menopause is often caused by reduced…

8 Clear Indications Your Body is Suffering from Stress and How to Combat it Effectively

In today's fast-paced, always-on-the-go society, being in a constant state of stress has become somewhat the norm. However, living in a high-stress zone can majorly impact your health—and not in a good way. In fact, according to research, chronic stress can bring about structural changes to the brain, mental health issues like anxiety and depression, and leading causes of death, such as cancer and coronary heart disease. Finding ways to effectively manage and channel stress is key, which is why…

Somali Deputy PM Champions $140M JOSP Initiative to Tackle Floods and Drought in Hirshabelle State

Jowhar (AX) - A distinguished group spearheaded by Deputy Prime Minister Salah Ahmed Jama swooped into Jowhar on Wednesday to inaugurate the Jowhar Offstream Storage Programme (JOSP). This initiative is designed to combat flooding and stave off drought conditions. Greeted warmly by Hirshabelle State President Ali Gudlawe Hussein and local dignitaries, the entourage also featured federal Ministers of Agriculture and Energy and the head honcho of the National Disaster Management Agency. Just last year, the Food and…

ATMIS Prepares Hirshabelle Law Enforcement for Enhanced Crackdown on Financial Crimes and Terrorism Financing

Jowhar (AX) - A noteworthy initiative led by the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has recently unfolded. The mission imparted specialized training to criminal investigation officers of Hirshabelle State, sharpening their acumen for uncovering and thwarting financial misdemeanors and curtailing terrorism financing. Enlightening both in theory and practice, these sessions enhanced their prowess in financial scrutiny, pursuit of money laundering, and decoding of fraud and corruption. The training also…

Empowering Garissa: Governor Initiates State-of-the-Art Hospital to Fight Maternal Mortality

At the groundbreaking event for Garissa County Referral Hospital, Governor Nathif Jama revealed plans for a state-of-the-art facility with more than 400 beds. This hospital will cater to Garissa, as well as the entire Northern Kenya region, nearby counties, and even Somalia. Governor Jama shared statistics indicating a significant improvement in maternal mortality rates from 2013 to 2018, crediting devolution for this progress. He expressed confidence that the new hospital will further decrease these numbers upon its…

Empowering Kenya to Combat Maritime Piracy

European Union Ambassador Henriette Geiger gave a press statement at the end of bilateral training between European Naval Force, Kenya Navy, and Kenya Coast Guard Service on May 23, 2024. During the training, it was discussed how the United States and the European Union are teaming up to combat the growing presence of militant groups on the high seas. Kenya has been selected as the second country, following Seychelles, to prosecute suspects involved in maritime crimes. Concerns have been raised by top economic nations…

Safeguarding Somalia: WFP and SODMA Unveil Proactive Strategy to Combat El Niño Flooding

In Mogadishu, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Somali Disaster Management Agency (SODMA) have activated an Anticipatory Action (AA) plan to prepare for expected floods caused by El Niño in Baardheere, Luuq, Jowhar, and Beletweyne. This plan, which started in April 2024, is the second time the Somalia Anticipatory Action Plan has been put into motion, with the first being in October 2023. The AA plan included sending out early warnings to around 1.9 million people via local radios, ringtones, and social media managed…

UNDP Bolsters Efforts to Combat Climate Crisis in Somalia

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Somalia is exploring new avenues to enhance its efforts in addressing climate change impacts in a country known for experiencing natural disasters caused by climate change. Somalia has faced extreme climate conditions such as droughts and floods, leading to mass displacement, unemployment, competition for limited resources, and security threats. In a country where 73% of the population are young people, the UNDP aims to involve them in climate change initiatives to make a…

Intensifying UN Action to Combat Lethal Cholera Outbreak in Somalia: Death Toll Surges to 120

The United Nations humanitarian agency has intensified its efforts to combat the cholera outbreak in Somalia, with the death toll rising to 120 since January. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported 10,647 new cases of cholera in seven states, resulting in a case fatality rate of 1.1 percent. Additional funding is necessary to address the needs of those affected, according to the OCHA's report released in Mogadishu, Somalia. The OCHA warned that heavy rainfall in the country could…

Enhancing Counter Explosive Skills: ATMIS Collaborates with Somali Troops to Combat Threats

In Mogadishu, around 80 African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) and Somalia security officers have started a three-day training session to enhance their skills in detecting and preventing improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The United Nations Action Service (UNMAS) is leading the training to boost the capacity of Somalia's security forces in countering IED threats in populated areas and major supply routes. These routes are crucial for military and humanitarian operations. ATMIS stated that the participants…

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