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News Topic - Somalia

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Africas desperate hunger: Ukraine war pushes Somalia toward famine More than 7 million Somalis face acute food insecurity, with almost 250,000 at risk of imminent starvation.
Washington Post | 6 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Drought, Famine-Like Conditions Mar Somalia's 62nd Birthday Somalis across the world marked 62 years of independence Friday with little jubilation and much concern about a future blackened by drought, food shortages, and inflation. The July 1 holiday commemorates the day Somalia declared independence from British
Voice of America | Jul 1, 2022 4:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Somalia Parliament Approves New Prime Minister Members of Somalia's Parliament have approved the appointment of Hamza Abdi Barre as the new prime minister. More than 200 members of Parliament, who were present at a session held Saturday in Mogadishu, unanimously backed Barre, who also is member of the
Voice of America | Jun 25, 2022 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia: The worst humanitarian crisis weve ever seen Children starving to death before our eyes say aid workers as G7 leaders warned only massive and urgent funding will avert famineOnly a massive and immediate scaling-up of funds and humanitarian relief can save Somalia from famine, a UN spokesperson has w
The Guardian | Jun 22, 2022 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Somali Forces Kill Dozens of al-Shabab Terrorists in Central Somalia Dozens of people were killed in fierce fighting between residents backed by Somali government forces and al-Shabab militants in the town of Adado in central Somalia, witnesses and regional officials told VOA on Friday. Witnesses and Somali officials in th
Voice of America | Jun 17, 2022 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Refugees Gain Financial Inclusion in Kenya Through Microlending Project In Kenya, efforts are underway to better integrate refugees ahead of the planned closure of camps that house more than 400,000 people, mainly from Somalia, South Sudan and Congo. One project, backed by the International Rescue Committee, provides refugees
Voice of America | Jun 17, 2022 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Thousands of Somalis at Risk of Starving to Death, Aid Groups Say The drought devastating the Horn of Africa has hit Somalia the hardest, with an estimated one-half of its 16 million people facing crisis-level food insecurity. Aid groups say hundreds of thousands of Somalis are at risk of starving to death, while hundre
Voice of America | Jun 16, 2022 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Aid Groups Say Thousands of Somalis at Risk of Starving to Death The drought devastating the Horn of Africa has hit Somalia hard; about half its 16 million people face crisis-level food insecurity. Aid groups say hundreds of thousands are at risk of starving to death; there are reports of children dying of malnutrition
Voice of America | Jun 16, 2022 05:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Latest Developments in Ukraine: June 16 For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine. The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. All times EDT: 12:02 a.m.: Nigeria, Somalia, Ethiopia, Egypt and Yemen are already feeling the effects of the Russia-
Voice of America | Jun 16, 2022 04:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New Somali President Inaugurated, Warns of Famine Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was inaugurated as the 10th president of Somalia Thursday in a colorful ceremony attended by hundreds of people, including the leaders of Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti. In his inaugural speech, Mohamud warned that in addition to the d
Voice of America | Jun 9, 2022 7:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend