The Canadian Government had on March 17, 2017, announced $119.25 million in humanitarian funding to respond to food crises in these four countries and has remained one of the earliest major donors to provide funds for the four affected countries.
A Somali minister was killed during a shootout between two sets of government bodyguards on the streets of Mogadishu on Wednesday.
Over 22 million children are left hungry, sick, displaced and out of school in four crisis-torn countries including Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen as a result of drought occasioned by armed conflict, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has said.
Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen have been selected by the Government of Canada to benefit from its $119.25 million grant to respond to humanitarian crisis in their respective domains.
The African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, describe Mukhtar’s decision to quit fighting as courageous and urged other fighters in the terror group to surrender to authorities.
Somalia’s President, Mohamed Abdullahi, said that the over 150,000 Somalis in the US “have contributed to the US economy in different ways, and we have to talk about what the Somali people have contributed rather than a few people who may cause a problem.”
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has declared a state of disaster as the Horn of Africa nation struggles with a severe drought and food crisis.
The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said that almost 1.4 million children are at risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year in Nigeria and three other countries.
The task ahead of the new President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi is anything but easy though citizens of the country believe his administration will improve security in the terror-ravaged country.
The High Court in Kenya has blocked the government’s bid to close the Dadaab refugee camp, the largest refugee camp in the world housing over 260,000 Somali refugees