Cholera treatment centre.

Picture - Catherine Mumbi Trocaire, CAFOD

This is Somalia’s worst cholera outbreak in five years. So far, 71,663 cases have been counted, including more than 1,098 deaths, according to Doctor Ghulam Popal, the World Health Organization representative. In July, when Hussein was admitted, Read more


IOM helps survivors of last January's boat tragedy in Somalia return home to Ethiopia.

© IOM - Craig Murphy 2016

In early January a migrant boat left the northern coast of Somalia bound for Yemen. It carried 106 Ethiopian and Somali migrants who had trekked across large swathes of remote land on foot and by truck to reach the point of embarkation. Read more


United States' President Barack Obama has announced his "intent to nominate" Katherine Simonds Dhanani, a career member of the Foreign Service, as the Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia. Read more


On May 2nd, Sierra Leone made a great move forward by deciding to eliminate the death penalty. Read more

Sierra Leone

Islamist militants have car-bombed Camalow Hotel in Bulobarde in central Somalia that was being used by African Union (AU) and Somali military forces. The al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab movement said its raid claimed many lives. Read more


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