MOGADISHU, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Two car bomb explosions targeting Somalia's education ministry rocked the capital Mogadishu on Saturday and blew out windows of nearby buildings, witnesses said.
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — The siege at the Tawakal hotel marked al-Shabab's second major attack in Somalia this month amid an offensive against the group by the Somali National Army and allied militia in central Somalia.
More than a quarter of a million people died of starvation in Somalia in 2011, half of them children under the age of five, and the situation in the coming months could be much worse, according to a report by Joshua Hallwright, deputy director of the Center for Humanitarian Leadership at Australia’s Deakin University, despite commitments The world must not allow the 2011 famine to happen again.
Spokesperson for the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (Unicef) James Elder said in a press statement that 44,000 children were admitted to health facility in Somalia due to severe malnutrition since August.
After two days in a small Somali hospital, Abdiwali Abdi seemed to be groping his way towards some sort of recovery.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The former director of a local Islamic center pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court today to embezzling funds from the mosque, defrauding public housing, and filing for fraudulent COVID assistance funds.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, October 12, 2022/APO Group/ -- The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has paid glowing tribute to the Ugandan military and police for contributing to the restoration of peace and stability in Eastern Africa and the Great Lakes region of Africa.
Highlights* The drought in Somalia is worsening with famine (IPC Phase 5) predicted to occur in three areas of the Bay region by the end of 2022 if the humanitarian response is not significantly scaled up.
Young children are dying in growing numbers in Somalia amid the worst drought to hit the country in 40 years. Government officials say that an even greater catastrophe could sweep the country within days or weeks unless more help arrives.
Somalia’s government says it has killed Abdullahi Nadir, one of the co-founders of the armed group al-Shabab, in an operation with international partners.