Latest news and today's news from Somalia » People

... from Bing and Google News

Somalia , Monday 19 February 2018

News Somalia » People: This Somali Culture Zine Looks Amazing

News channel or source: https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/evmn7p/this-somali-culture-zine-looks-amazing
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Safy Hallan Farah didn't think there were enough images of Somali people in media, so she took things into her own hands. In the summer of 2017, she conceived of the 1991 zine to "create the images" she wanted to see in the world. Farah, a writer who's ...

News Somalia » People: HotSpots H2O: Spotlight on Somalia

News channel or source: http://www.circleofblue.org/2018/hotspots/hotspots-h2o-spotlight-somalia/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

They will continue to displace thousands more. I request on behalf of the government and Somali people for continued support from international partners.” –Hassan Ali Khayre, Somalia’s Prime Minister, in reference to the country’s ongoing crisis.

News Somalia » People: Somali Migrants Returning From Libya Tell of Abuse, Horror

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/somali-migrants-returning-libya-tell-abuse-horror/4259510.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

They mercilessly forced us into a truck that fit only 30 people. Some of the Somali migrants were thrown out of the truck into the desert. Then we fought with the Eritreans for survival. Several of my friends were killed during the conflict," Omar said.

News Somalia » People: Hunted and hated, Somali tax collectors gird for battle

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-somalia-tax/hunted-and-hated-somali-tax-collectors-gird-for-battle-idUSKCN1G00XW
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Somalia has been wracked by civil war since 1991 ... of corruption and cash shortages mean soldiers rarely receive their $100 per month paycheques. “People ask for security services prior to paying tax. But the government cannot deliver the required ...

News Somalia » People: Somalia: 11 Somali Migrants Back Home From Libya

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802190154.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

"This gesture of returning migrants from Libya is another testimony of how the government led by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is committed to the welfare of the Somali people," Mr Guled said. The Mogadishu government had formed a committee led by ...

News Somalia » People: Top UN humanitarian official in Somalia: ‘we are not out of the woods yet’ on drought relief efforts [EN/SO]

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/top-un-humanitarian-official-somalia-we-are-not-out-woods-yet-drought-relief-efforts
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

However, the risk is not yet overcome as there are 5.4 million people in Somalia needing life-saving humanitarian assistance. Work is being done in all regions, including Puntland, to build and sustain resilience in all communities, especially the ...

News Somalia » People: Islamic State has landed in lawless Somalia, bishop says

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/02/15/islamic-state-landed-lawless-somalia-bishop-says/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Somalia has experienced chaos since 1991 ... Father Alfred Muriithi, who ministers in the border town of Wajir, Kenya, said local people believe al-Shabab has left, but they still hear of terror attacks. “I think another force could be facilitating ...

News Somalia » People: ISIS sees Somalia as a suitable base due to lawlessness, bishop says

News channel or source: https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2018/02/15/isis-sees-somalia-suitable-base-due-lawlessness-bishop-says
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Somalia has experienced chaos since 1991 ... Father Alfred Muriithi, who ministers in the border town of Wajir, Kenya, said local people believe al-Shabab has left, but they still hear of terror attacks. "I think another force could be facilitating ...

News Somalia » People: Trauma faced by displaced people leads to mental stress

News channel or source: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20180219/local/trauma-faced-by-displaced-people-leads-tomental-stress.671093
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Mgr Alfred Vella’s reaction when he peered into the disorderly room of a Somali woman hosted at one of the Church ... “Sometimes we question people’s decisions and behaviour, or lack of action in particular circumstances,” he said.

News Somalia » People: Somalia famine killed close to 260,000 people, report says

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/02/world/africa/somalia-famine/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 01 May 2013

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN)-- Between 2010 and 2012, more than a quarter of a million people died in the famine in Somalia -- in part because the world was too slow to react, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Somalia said Thursday. Half of the 258,000 ...