One million people displaced by drought in Somalia: UN

A historic drought in Somalia has now displaced one million people and left the country in the shadow of famine, the United Nations said Thursday. More than 755,000 people have fled their homes but remain within the country’s borders, which, when added to those who have fled abroad, brings the total to a million, the UN refugee…

US to Redeploy in Somalia – White House Agrees with Pentagon

President Joe Biden has ordered the reestablishment of a US troop presence in Somalia to help local authorities combat the Al-Shabaab militant group, a senior American official told reporters Monday. The move reverses an order from Biden’s predecessor Donald Trump, who in late 2020 pulled nearly all US forces from the Horn of African nation…

30 Burundian AU soldiers Killed in al-Shabab attack in Somalia.

Published by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1104 EAT on Saturday 7 May 2022. At least 30 Burundian soldiers were killed and 20 others injured in Tuesday’s attack by al-Shabab militants on an African Union base in southern Somalia, according to a Burundian official. The official, who requested anonymity because he is not allowed to speak…

Ukraine war: Drought in Somalia worsened by funding gap.

Millions of people are facing severe hunger as a result of the worst drought in 40 years in the Horn of Africa. Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1058 EAT on Friday 25 March 2022. Luglow, Somalia – Across the Horn of Africa, millions of people are facing severe hunger as a result of the worst…

Somalia funding at risk over election delays

Election delays could mean IMF’s planned reforms will not be endorsed in time for its review by mid-May. Published On Monday 22/02/2022 at 1128 EAT. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) could stop its programme in Somalia in three months if long postponed national elections encounter new delays, a senior official has told the AFP. The IMF’s programme…

Ambassador Schauer calls for Strengthened Defence Cooperation with Uganda.

Kampala, Uganda – By E K Benj & Heather M Asher The Federal Republic of Germany Ambassador to Uganda H.E Matthias Schauer yesterday (Tuesday 24th Nov 2020) paid a Curtersy call to the ministry of Defence and Veteran affairs/UPDF headquaters Mbuya. In a brief meeting, the Ambassador and his hosts discussed issues of mutual interest…

Heal The Planet Condems Al-shabab Attack on African Union Forces in Somalia

http://htpglobalorganisation.webs.com/apps/blog/show/43521200-heal-the-planet-condems-al-shabab-attack-on-african-union-forces-in-somalia HTP CONDEMNS AL-SHABAB ATTACK ON A.U FORCES IN SOMALIA Heal The Planet Global Organization -HTP condemns Alshab Militia attack on African Union Base in Somalia which has left many dead including UPDF soldiers. This is just a coward act and we commend the great work done by AU in ending atrocities committed against the…