Somalia (/səˈmɑːliə, soʊ-, -ljə/so-MAH-lee-ə; Somali:Soomaaliya; Arabic:الصومالaṣ-Ṣūmāl), officially the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali:Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Arabic:جمهورية الصومال الفدراليةJumhūrīyat aṣ-Ṣūmāl al-Fidirālīyah), is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on the continent's mainland, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands. Climatically, hot conditions prevail year-round, with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.
Somalia has a population of around 10.8 million. Around 85% of its residents are ethnic Somalis, who have historically inhabited the northern part of the country. Ethnic minorities are largely concentrated in the southern regions. The official languages of Somalia are Somali and Arabic, both of which belong to the Afroasiatic family. Most people in the country are Muslim, with the majority being Sunni.
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Somalia’s children are the most vulnerable ... Over three days spent between the camps of southern Somalia and the severe malnutrition ward of a hospital in the capital, Mogadishu, Washington Post journalists visited the graves of six children and learned of the passing of 11 others through interviews with displaced Somalis.
...Kenya and Somalia ... A woman carrying a child is seen at a camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, Jan ... To date, more than 800,000 people in Somalia have been internally displaced and nearly 16,000 have crossed the border into Ethiopia, UNHCR figures indicated.
This theory has most definitely attempted to bring peace to the West, but continues to share the important notions of democracy to developing states in war-torn areas, including Sierra Leone and Somalia...Intervention in Somalia caused a significant change in international politics (De Coning, 2007).
troops to Somalia to fight al-Shabab extremists that control swaths of territory in southern Somalia ... Earlier this month, the group attacked an African UnionMission in Somalia housing Burundian troops in Aiel-Baraf, a village 110 kilometers north of Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, killing dozens of Burundian troops.
One of the biggest challenges facing his government is the al-Qaida-aligned Islamist group al-Shabab, which still controls large areas of rural southern and central Somalia, continuing to carry out suicide attacks and assassinations in the main cities, including the capital, Mogadishu.
Barre, who was voted in as an MP in Kismayo, the commercial capital of Jubaland in December 2021 said he will form a cabinet that will steer Somalia forward ... in Somalia which is also facing an escalated drought that has left 7.7 million people in need of humanitarian aid.
"We are leveraging partnerships with humanitarian actors to alleviate the situation before we lose more lives and livelihoods," she added in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. The lender said this additional financing to the existing Somalia Shock Responsive ...
"The humanitarian situation in Somalia continues to deteriorate rapidly. Already 1.5 million children below the age of five are malnourished, and we expect that 356,000 of these may not survive through the end of September this year," Abdelmoula said in a statement issued on Monday evening in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
On the same day, Tunisian music great Lotfi Bouchnak poses for a photo shoot in the capital Tunis...Mass is held at this cathedral in the Burkina Faso capital, Ouagadougou, on Sunday ... Large greenhouses, like this one seen on Sunday, are increasingly being used to grow tomatoes, peppers and other crops near Somalia's capital Mogadishu.