Somali Singer Nimco Yasin Arrives For Midnimo Residency; Art Shanties Will Move To Lake...

By Pamela Espeland Until early last week, no one knew for certain if Nimco Yasin would make it to her monthlong Midnimo residency in Minnesota....

DRC Scales Up Response in Somaliland to Avert Possible Famine

The drought situation in Somaliland continues to get worse following consequent poor rainy seasons. There are growing fears that the country could face a...

SOMALIA: 26 ‘Starve to Death’ in Drought

At least 26 people have died of starvation in Somalia's southern region of Jubaland, the government-owned Radio Mogadishu website has reported. It quoted regional interior...

Car Bomb Kills At Least 5 In Somalia’s Capital

Blast near the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu targeted a security checkpoint with soldiers among the dead. Mogadishu, Somalia - A deadly car bomb blast targeting a...

Somalia’s New Prime Minister Names 26-Minister Cabinet

By Abdi Sheikh Somalia's new prime minister named a 26-strong cabinet on Tuesday, including a former foreign affairs chief as finance minister and a BBC...

SOMALILAND: Electoral Commission Unveils New Website to Keep Public Informed on Polls Progress

HARGEISA-  National Electoral Commission, the guardian of the country’s democratic process, unveiled a new website on Sunday to keep the public informed about progress...
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Somalia Blames Saudi-Led Coalition for Deadly Strike on Boat

By Abdi Guled MOGADISHU, Somalia | Somalia’s government on Saturday blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Friday’s attack on a boat that killed at least 42...

From Somalia to Manitoba: A Look at the Long Journey of Asylum Seekers

Many asylum seekers are from Somalia, a country plagued by violence, drought and unemployment The snow-covered fields around the Emerson, Man., border have become a pathway...