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Africa’s desperate hunger: Ukraine war pushes Somalia toward famine

The Spokesman-Review 30 Jun 2022
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.

UNHCR appeals for aid for millions affected by drought in Horn of Africa

Xinhua 29 Jun 2022
... 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.

What Were The Main Critiques Of Liberal Peace Theory In The Sierra Leone And Somalia Interventions?

OWP 28 Jun 2022
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).

Solution to Somalia's problems political, not military. Why are US troops there? |Opinion

The Columbus Dispatch 25 Jun 2022
troops to Somalia to fight al-Shabab extremists that control swaths of territory in southern Somalia ... Earlier this month, the group attacked an African Union Mission in Somalia housing Burundian troops in Aiel-Baraf, a village 110 kilometers north of Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, killing dozens of Burundian troops.

Somalia Parliament Approves New Prime Minister

Voa News 25 Jun 2022
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.

Somali parliament approves appointment of Barre as PM

Xinhua 25 Jun 2022
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.

At Least 30 Children Died From Malnutrition At Kismayo Hospital

All Africa 25 Jun 2022
KISMAYO - About 30 children have died of malnutrition in Kismayo, the regional capital of Lower Jubba, south of Somalia in the past few hours ....

Global charity says malnourished children overwhelm hospitals in Somalia

Xinhua 23 Jun 2022
"Famine is bearing down on Somalia and clinics for malnourished children are close to breaking point. Children are dying now and we are in a race to stop that from happening," Save the Children's Country Director for Somalia, Mohamud Mohamed Hassan said in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.

World Bank approves 143 mln USD for drought response in Somalia

Xinhua 23 Jun 2022
"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 ...

UN urges scale-up in resources to avert famine in Somalia

Suryaa 22 Jun 2022
"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.

Africa Ukraine Food Crisis

Magic Valley 21 Jun 2022
... in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia on May 26, 2022.

The US marks World Refugee Day, even as it accepts fewer refugees

The Scranton Times-Tribune 21 Jun 2022
not stepping up to take on more capacity, it’s personally making me feel sad, as an American,” said Mustafa Nuur, 29, who came to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, as a refugee eight years ago, after terrorists killed his father in Somalia ... Today many people know Somalia and its capital, Mogadishu, as the setting for the book and movie “Black Hawk Down.”.

Somalia: EU Ambassador to Meet With Somali Defence

All Africa 19 Jun 2022
Somalia's defense minister, Abdikadir Mohamed Nor, held discussions with European Union's envoy for Somalia, Tiina Intelmann, in the capital Mogadishu, according to the National News Agency ....

Africa's week in pictures: 10-16 June 2022

Yahoo Daily News 17 Jun 2022
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.

Somalia to receive $100 million from World Bank

Anadolu Agency 16 Jun 2022
The World Bank announced Thursday that it will give Somalia $100 million in the next 12 months to address the government's priorities ... They discussed strengthening the cooperation between Somalia and the bank, according to Somali National Television.

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