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We only deal with Federal Government not regional units, AfDB tells Deni

We only deal with Federal Government not regional units, AfDB tells Deni

Saturday June 6, 2020GAROWE (HOL) – Efforts by Puntland President Abdullahi Deni to seek financial assistance from the African Development Bank in response to the floods in Qardho flopped after the Bank said it had exhausted all its resources but als…

No more elections based on clan lines and bloodshed-President Farmaajo

No more elections based on clan lines and bloodshed-President Farmaajo

Saturday June 6, 2020MOGADISHU (HOL) –  President Mohamed Farmaajo has reiterated his government’s commitment to holding one- person-one-vote elections in a transparent manner later this year.Addressing a joint session of the Federal Parliament,…

Outspoken Somaliland journalist and Bihi’s critic Oldon released

Outspoken Somaliland journalist and Bihi’s critic Oldon released

Saturday June 6, 2020HARGEISA (HOL) – Outspoken journalist and critic of Somaliland administration Abdimalik Oldon was Saturday released in a presidential pardon a year into a three year jail term.Oldon was let free Saturday among other prisoners who…

Data can save lives in Somalia’s fight against COVID-19

Data can save lives in Somalia’s fight against COVID-19

Saturday June 6, 2020
Somalia’s already fragile health systems have been tested to their limits since the country confirmed its first COVID-19 case on 16 March 2020. As of 3 June 2020, the Ministry of Health of the Federal Government states that the c…

A Triple Threat Imperils Millions of People Across Africa

A Triple Threat Imperils Millions of People Across Africa

Saturday June 6, 2020By Matt Simon
A “perfect storm” of ravenous locusts, flooding, and the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to create huge food shortages.
PHOTOGRAPH: SUMY SADURNI/GETTY IMAGESDRIVEN BY CLIMATE change, heavy rains this spring gave rise to…

INTERVIEW: ‘We’ve Seen Our City Set Ablaze’

INTERVIEW: ‘We’ve Seen Our City Set Ablaze’

Saturday June 6, 2020By Rebecca Traister
Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Ilhan Omar, the left-leaning freshman congresswoman from Minnesota, represents Minneapolis and its suburbs, where the wave of protest against police violence and brutality —…

FGM declining in Finland, school health survey

FGM declining in Finland, school health survey

Saturday June 6, 2020
Eighty out of over 35,000 girls who responded to the survey said they had been subjected to female genital mutilation.
Some 80 girls in Finland reported having undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), according to a school heal…

Holy Land grocery CEO faces boycotts after daughter’s past racist posts resurface

Holy Land grocery CEO faces boycotts after daughter’s past racist posts resurface

Saturday June 6, 2020By Hibah Ansari
Holy Land’s CEO Majdi Wadi, center, with his daughter Lianne Wadi, who was also his catering director at the Minneapolis restaurant and grocery store. As past racist posts by his daughter emerged this week, Holy L…

Mo Farah bids to give British fans memorable farewell

Mo Farah bids to give British fans memorable farewell

Saturday June 6, 2020Mo Farah admits Sunday’s race will have his emotions in turmoil. (Source: AP)LONDON – British athletics great Mo Farah will hope his final track race on home turf on Sunday will have a happier ending than last Saturday’s world 5,0…

2020 valedictorian who couldn’t give her graduation speech reflects on senior year

2020 valedictorian who couldn’t give her graduation speech reflects on senior year

Saturday June 6, 2020
Yusura Ali moved to Denver from Somalia as a child and graduated as valedictorian from Noel Community Arts. She wasn’t able to give her speech because of COVID-19.
 
Mo Farah bids to give British fans memorable farewell – AF…

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