Post Tagged with: "Somalia"

Will Somalia get enough rain this year?

Will Somalia get enough rain this year?

Agriculture, Featured, Humanitarian April 2, 2013 at 08:50

Parts of southern Somalia are yet to recover from the battering they took in 2010-2011, when severe drought followed excessive rain, and now the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS […]

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All-Somali refugee cast carries Asad to Oscar nomination for Best Narrative Short

All-Somali refugee cast carries Asad to Oscar nomination for Best Narrative Short

Education, Featured, Media, Youth January 18, 2013 at 13:41

Asad is a short film written and directed by famed commercial director Bryan Buckley of Hungry Man Films. The film received an Academy Award nomination on 10 January 2013, landing […]

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Somalia: Burkas to tracksuits

Somalia: Burkas to tracksuits

Humanitarian, Youth April 19, 2012 at 07:20

The Somali Athletics Federation will select one female runner from a field of 10 to compete in the 400-metres at this year’s London Olympics. The youngest of those currently training […]

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Mobile phones could help fight Somalia famine

Mobile phones could help fight Somalia famine

Telecommunications September 22, 2011 at 14:56

NEW YORK: Mobile phones may bring relief to famine victims in parts of Somalia controlled by al Shabaab insurgents as donors seek new ways to circumvent the hard-line militants, a […]

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SOMALIA: Free education “too expensive” for Somaliland

Education January 25, 2011 at 10:28

HARGEISA, 25 January 2011 (IRIN) – The self-declared republic of Somaliland has introduced free education at primary and intermediate levels and doubled teachers’ salaries but these decisions will be hard […]

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SOMALIA: Fighting for an education

Education January 13, 2011 at 12:43

NAIROBI, 12 January 2011 (IRIN) – Sometimes the teachers make it to school but the children do not – when the fighting is too intense for them to venture outdoors. […]

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