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JOHANNESBURG,  – 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...

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  NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Global warming may have contributed to low rain levels in Somalia in 2011 where tens of thousands died in a famine, research by British climate scientists suggests. Scientists...

Livestock herders near the central Somali town of Belet Weyne in the Hiiraan region. Photograph: Stuart Price/AU-UN IST/EPA Local head of Food and Agriculture Organisation wants co-ordinated aid approach...

For the past several months, there has been much display of public sorrow and grief in Ethiopia. But not for the millions of invisible Ethiopians who are suffering and dying from starvation, or what the...

Welcome to our weekly roundup of some of the stories that made headlines across Somaliland this week. In no particular order here they are. The week started on an interesting note. The first direct talks...

HARGEISA — President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo on Sunday issued an emergency appeal for international aid saying his unrecognized country is suffering its worst drought, devastating four main regions. “The...

ETHIOPIA, KOBE CAMP: Haway Mohamed, 44, walks with her four year old son, Noor, toward the tent they now call home at the Kobe refugee camp near the Ethiopia-Somalia border, August 2011 (AFP Photo/Roberto...

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) welcomes Somalia’s President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed during an international conference on Somalia, in Istanbul last week. (Osman Orsal/Reuters) MOGADISHU...

Poverty is stark in Somalia. The country doesn’t have a government strong enough to stop the crime. Those two things have helped make kidnapping foreigners and seizing foreign ships common in and...

The Turkish team would open a mobile kitchen to meet food need of 10,000 people a day, Lostar also said. MOGADISHU — Turkish Red Crescent teaches Somali people how to make bread in a mobile bakery,...

MOGADISHU — The ministry said DSI teams would start distributing potable water to the tent-site as of Saturday. Turkish State Water Works (DSI) will start distributing potable water to Somali people...

NAIROBI — Mo Farah described today how winning the world title he had always coveted in September prompted him to use the accomplishment to help starving people back in his homeland of Somalia. The...

Unable to access foreign aid, Somaliland’s government has had to negotiate with citizens and business leaders for financial support – and provide stability and democracy in return HARGEISA —...

MOGADISHU — The crisis in Somalia has grown so acute—with an estimated 3.2 million people now on the verge of starvation—that aid is coming in from some unexpected places. On Friday, the government...

MOGADISHU— Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, keen to strengthen Ankara’s ties with the African continent, said on Friday he would set up an embassy in Somalia and promised major infrastructure...

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s Agriculture Minister Abdullahi Hagi Mohamed Nuur has praised Iran for its prompt dispatch of humanitarian relief aid to the drought-hit nation, where millions are on the...

MOGADISHU —Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Somalia on Friday where he plans to visit relief camps and hospitals to draw international attention to the East African country’s...

MOGADISHU — Sacks of grain, peanut butter snacks and other food staples meant for starving Somalis are being stolen and sold in markets, an Associated Press investigation has found, raising concerns...

The situation in the Horn of Africa is basically of that of famine and unprecedented drought affecting many countries, but when this catastrophe eases, and the Shabaab leaves the operating theater, there...

LONDON — Unicef, the UN agency for children, has enlisted Ewan McGregor – the actor best known for his roles in Trainspotting and the Star Wars prequels – in a campaign to raise money...