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Somalia’s COVID-19 tally hits 15,203

MOGADISHU — Somalia has on Saturday reported twenty-three new COVID-19 cases in the past 48 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 15,203. According to the health ministry, eight patients recovered from the disease in the last 48 hours, bringing the total number of people who recovered from the …

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13-year-old girl in Galkayo dies after undergoing FGM

GALKAYO —  A 13-year-old girl living in Jeerinle village in Galkayo has died from extensive bleeding as a result of female genital mutilation (FGM), according to activists and locals. Fartun Hassan Ahmed, who hails from a nomadic family, died before reaching the local hospital. The deceased girl’s parents spoke to …

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Italy contributes US$2M for job opportunities, promote governance and economic growth in Somalia

MOGADISHU — The Government of Italy has made an additional US$2 million contribution to fund the Productive Sectors Development Programme (PSDP) that seeks to boost job creation, access to economic opportunities for women and youth, development and strengthen governance to boost economic growth in Somalia. On Wednesday, H.E. Ambassador Alberto Vecchi, …

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Somalia’s Coronavirus cases rise to 15,076

MOGADISHU — Somalia has reported eight new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 15,076. According to the health ministry, one patient recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who recovered from the disease in …

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Young female raped on bus dies in Hargeisa

HARGEISA — A young woman named Ms. Hinda Omar was raped and later killed in a bus in Hargeisa last week, relatives confirm. Hinda’s family members have accused that the driver of a yellow bus is incriminated and is responsible for the tragic killing and rape of the young female. …

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