Monday, October 23, 2017
Wardheer News

Somali-Minnesotans rush to help bomb victims in Mogadishu

They’re joining with a growing number of Minnesota Somalis who have returned to the country of their roots. By Faiza Mahamud and Mila Koumpilova ELIZABETH FLORES, STAR TRIBUNE Dahir Salad Hassan hugged his daughter Amina Salad as his other daughter, Faduma Salad, right, … Continued

What is at stake for Turkey in Somalia?

By Sinem Cengiz  Somalia is the most significant pillar of Turkey’s Africa policy, which was officially launched in 2005. The Horn of Africa has been facing the world’s greatest humanitarian crisis since 1991, and Turkey has been actively providing humanitarian … Continued

Deadly Somalia blast reveals flaws in intelligence efforts

By Katharine Houreld, Abdi Sheikh FILE PHOTO: Civilians evacuate from the scene an explosion in KM4 street in the Hodan district in Mogadishu, Somalia October 14, 2017. Picture taken October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Photo NAIROBI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) – The size and … Continued

Egypt to tackle overpopulation with ‘2 children only’ plan

CAIRO: Egypt’s government announced this week the implementation of a plan to control the nation’s booming population rate under a campaign called “Egypt development: Two children only.” Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin met this week with Egypt’s governors to announce … Continued

Why can’t booming Ethiopia handle this year’s drought?

By James Jeffrey  Ethiopia can’t seem to escape the blight of drought, no matter how hard it tries. Despite impressive economic growth and decades of capacity building, it faces another humanitarian crisis as one of the worst droughts in living memory scorches … Continued

Nile Basin ministers discuss Ethiopia’s controversial dam

The Egyptian delegation lead by Water and Irrigation minister Dr Mohamed Abdel Aty (holding the microphone) during a meeting on Nile waters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. PHOTO | ANDUALEM SISAY | NMG  By ANDUALEM SISAY Water ministers from Egypt, Sudan … Continued

The Somali Week Festival Is Coming To East London

“I am pleased that the council is supporting this programme of events to celebrate the contribution the Somali community makes in the borough,” said Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Briggs CELEBRATION: Somali Week Festival THE COUNCIL will collaborate with community … Continued