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Somali Family Takes Action to Prevent Drowning Tragedies After Minnehaha Creek Incident

Nonprofit organizations assert the child’s death uncovers a greater necessity for services tailored to Somali families with autistic children. Minnehaha Creek at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, Minn., October 19, 2008 Credit: jpellgen (@1105_jp) At the improvised memorial by Minnehaha Creek, where a 4-year-old boy with autism tragically drowned last week, mourners gathered. Conversations shifted towards finding ways to avert such heartbreaking incidents in the future, especially near his mother's home in Hopkins. Local…

Violent Conflict Breaks Out in Bardale District, Multiple Injuries and Deaths Documented

In Baidoa, a violent clash between Southwest State Darwish forces and clan militia in Bardale district left many casualties. Residents reported fierce fighting after militia attacked army positions. The attacking militia had been ousted by security forces last month. This recent attack came after failed peace talks. Last month, Somali police in Southwest State removed ten illegal checkpoints in Bardale, where militias extorted money from vehicles and locals.

Kenya President Delays School Reopening Amid Rising Death Toll from Floods

Kenyan President William Ruto has delayed the reopening of schools due to ongoing heavy rains and floods that have claimed over 200 lives. During his state of the nation address, President Ruto mentioned the grim forecast from meteorological reports, warning of the potential impact of Cyclone Hidaya on coastal regions in the near future. Floods have ravaged Kenya and other East African nations, forcing over 150,000 individuals into camps for safety. Originally scheduled to open this week, schools will remain closed for an…

Kenyan President Delays School Reopening Amid Rising Flood Deaths: Over 200 Lives Lost

Kenya and other areas in East Africa are facing a serious flooding crisis, with over 150,000 individuals displaced and now residing in various camps scattered throughout the nation. Initially planned to resume classes this week, schools have had their reopening postponed by the education ministry for another week. Many institutions are currently underwater or damaged, creating uncertainty for students as they await new reopening dates. Some of the displaced have sought shelter in schools temporarily while the government…

An alleged member of al-Shabab is believed to be responsible for detonating an improvised explosive device (IED), resulting in the tragic…

In Mogadishu, a suspected al-Shabab militant died with his two children when an IED he was making exploded. His wife was also injured in the blast. The police spokesperson said the incident happened in Elasha Biyaha, 15km south of Mogadishu. No arrests were made after security forces arrived at the scene. "A militant crafting landmines in his home caused an explosion that killed his children and injured his wife," stated Abdifatah, the spokesperson. Similar incidents have occurred before, with explosions happening in houses…

Somali Prime Minister requires unity to defeat terrorism after 4 deaths

Somali Prime Minister calls for unity to defeat terrorism after the death of 4 footballers MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble called on Somalis to unite to defeat terrorism after four footballers were killed in an IED explosion on Friday. Roble condemned the terrorist attack in the town of Kismayo in the Lower Jubba region of Jubaland state and called for an immediate end…

deaths and hospital stays are increasing

"Tunisia needs help" ahead of Covid-19, said Dr Yves Souteyrand, WHO representative on the ground. The country with only 12 million people registers more than 100 deaths per day, the highest death rate on the African continent and in the Arab world. Tunisia is one of the countries that transmits the most information about…

The number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in Africa is

Africa officially regrets 133,000 deaths from Covid-19 2020, according to the World Health Organization. But within organizations, we realize that this figure is largely underestimated due to a lack of testing and adequate reporting. According to a US study, the real path for African victims of Covid could be three to four times higher.…

Polisario reacts after one of its deaths

Dah Al-Bendir, head of the Polisario Gendarmerie and senior official, was killed on Wednesday, April 7, in a drone strike aimed at his convoy in disputed territory in Western Sahara. If Rabat remains silent about this operation, the Polisario Front confirms it and maintains its hostile position vis-à-vis the Moroccan army. The…

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