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WHO Unveils Lifesaving Initiative to Aid 900,000 Climate-Stricken Somalis

MOGADISHU (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled a fresh initiative on Wednesday, aiming to provide life-saving aid to close to 900,000 people by 2024.The focus is on aiding Somalis who are grappling with the enduring effects of extreme climate shifts like floods and droughts."This initiative will bolster referral connections between communities and healthcare facilities, enhancing quality, accessibility, and reach of essential medical care. This encompasses in-patient treatment for severely malnourished…

Digital Devastation: Somalis Struggle with Exploitative Online Scams and Wagering Applications

Leyla Mohamed (Ugbaad), a phone user, tells the story of Ahmed Hussein Ali's family in Elasha-Biyaha, who fell into poverty overnight due to losing savings to an online scam called Trade Bot. Ahmed invested his entire $400 savings into Trade Bot after falling for their promises of wealth. Unfortunately, the website went offline shortly after, leaving Ahmed with nothing. He regrets not being more cautious and wishes he could go back to running his roadside stall. The family now relies on relatives for food, as they used to…

US slaps extra Somalis with visa restrictions for undermining democratic course of

US slaps extra Somalis with visa restrictions for undermining democratic course of WASHINGTON- The United States continued to demand widespread sense in Somalia's home politics, following the Horn of Africa nation's failure to conclude Lower House elections inside the agreed time-frame, which additional delayed the presidential elections. Somalia was purported to conclude elections on March 15,…

Somalis protest in opposition to Al-Shabaab as military steps up offensive

Somalis protest in opposition to Al-Shabaab as military steps up offensive GALKAYO, Somalia - Sections of Galkayo residents have gathered within the streets to protest in opposition to Al-Shabaab militants who've made forays into the world in central Somalia, a spot dominated by the Al-linked group. -Qaida. Al-Shabaab militants have stepped up their actions within the area, primarily…

AU troops kill civilians after al-Shabaab ambush, Somalis say

AU troops kill civilians after Al-Shabaab ambush, Somali governor says MOGADISHU, Somalia - Senior Somali official insists African Union mission forces killed civilians last week, claiming the incident occurred after troops were ambushed by Al-Shabaab militants in the south of the country. Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur, governor of the troubled Lower Shabelle region, said he made a confirmation after…

4 Somalis die in South Africa as Zuma supporters conflict with police

Four Somalis die in South Africa as Zuma supporters clash with police THE CAP - At least four Somali nationals have been killed in South Africa and their businesses destroyed as supporters of jailed former president Jacob Zuma continued to terrorize businesses in the country, which has yet to cure xenophobic attacks. State media claim the four were killed by rowdy henchmen who are believed to be…

Somalis flip to Ethiopian Airways amid battle with Kenya

MOGADISHU, Somalia - After the resumption of diplomatic relations between Mogadishu and Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines seems to have reaped big reaping, also given the current political tensions involving Kenya and Somalia, which have seen both sides shut down their airspace. For 41 years Ethiopia and Somalia have been embroiled in a diplomatic feud that was resolved in 2018, after Abiy Ahmed took over as Prime Minister of the Horn of Africa nation. Since then, the relationship between the two parties has blossomed.…

Farmajo’s “regardless of” harming harmless Somalis

Farmajo's "regardless of" harming harmless Somalis MOGADISHU, Somalia - Dysfunction, drama and normal mismanagement may finest describe Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's reign, whose time period expired on February 8, forcing him to hunt legitimacy by all out there means. Because the nation didn't arrange direct elections in time, a dialogue convention attended by most…

Deal with all Somalis equally, warns police chief safety forces

Deal with all Somalis equally, warns police chief safety forces MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Somali police power has a dedication to deal with all Somalis equally with out discrimination, a senior police chief has warned within the midst of ongoing elections within the Horn of Africa, which faces severe political challenges. Normal Abdi Hassan Mohamed Hijar, the commander-in-chief of the…

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