Saturday , 30 May 2020


UN condemns murder of health workers in Middle Shabelle region

MOGADISHU — The UN humanitarian agency on Friday condemned the killing of seven health personnel and a civilian in Gololey village in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region by unknown gunmen. Adam Abdelmoula, the resident and humanitarian coordinator for Somalia, expressed shock at the killing. The eight Somali civilians were abducted on …

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Somalia received $1.9 billion of development assistance in 2019

MOGADISHU — Somalia received US$ 1.9 billion in official development assistance (ODA) in 2019, comprised of roughly equal volumes of humanitarian (US$ 934 million) and development aid (US$ 924 million). The World Bank, United Kingdom, European Union, and Germany were the largest providers of development aid in 2019, together with …

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Somalia orders probe on murder of medical workers

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s ministry for information of the federal government released a statement concerning 8 health workers massacred in Galooley village under Bal’ad district on Thursday. According to the statement, the government directed the investigation team about the abduction and murder of health personnel in the Middle Shabelle region. “The …

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Coronavirus reaches Dadaab camp, raising ‘serious concerns’ for refugees’ health

DADAAB CAMP — Two residents of the Dadaab complex have tested positive for Covid-19, the United Nations refugee agency has announced. These first confirmations of the presence of the Coronavirus are raising fears that it could spread in the camps and surrounding communities. “The crowded conditions in the Dadaab refugee …

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