Sunday , 9 August 2020
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UN calls for continued efforts to help refugees and displaced people in Somalia

MOGADISHU — Marking World Refugee Day, the United Nations in Somalia today called for continued efforts to alleviate the plight of refugees and displaced persons in Somalia. Despite significant efforts by the Somali authorities, there are still at least 2.6 million Somalis who are internally displaced, and the country hosts …

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CP organizatios call for scaling up of their services in Somalia amid COVID-19

MOGADISHU — Child Rights organizations working in Somalia led by Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, and Plan International have expressed deep concerns about the untold suffering of children due to the COVID-19 crisis and called for scaling up of child protection services. Experts from the three agencies acknowledge that …

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Health facility official arrested in connection with the killing of 8 healthcare workers

MOGADISHU — The manager of the health facility where 8 healthcare workers were abducted and later executed is being held by the Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu for questioning. The manager whose identity can not be revealed for legal reason, together with another worker were picked up after the intelligence …

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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 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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UN: Over 5,000 Somali refugees voluntarily returned home from Yemen since 2017

SANA’A (SoOHA)  – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have helped 5,087 Somali refugees return home from Yemen since 2017. In this latest departure, a boat carrying 145 Somali refugees left the Port of Aden today and will arrive at the Port …

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Farmajo calls on AU leaders to adopt progressive refugee laws & policies

ADDIS ABABA (SOHA) – In his address at the 32nd Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments of the African Union, the President of Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo raised the timely need for progressive refugee laws and policies across the continent. “Even as we …

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