Mogadishu - While most people run away from the site of a bomb explosion, the dedicated staff members of the Aamin Ambulance company rush to the scene to offer first aid to victims and ferry the injured to hospitals.
HirShabelle - The newly elected President of HirShabelle state, Mohamed Abdi Waare, was inaugurated yesterday in a colourful ceremony attended by Somalia’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre, the country’s federal state member presidents, the Special Representative of the UN Secret
Prime Minister, State Presidents, Ambassadors, distinguished colleagues, friends, citizens of HirShabelle.
Allow me to begin by congratulating you, President Waare. May I wish you every success in bringing security, peace and prosperity to the people of HirShabelle.
Bossaso - Canab Mumin Farax fled Mogadishu 16 years ago at the height of the civil war that was triggered by the collapse of the Siad Barre regime. Today she lives with her family in a temporary settlement camp in the Puntland city of Bossaso.
Mogadishu - The United Nations has mobilized its staff members and resources in response to appeals from federal and government authorities to aid Somalis affected by last Saturday’s bomb blasts in the capital Mogadishu.
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, condemned yesterday’s bombings in the Somali capital that have killed a large number of innocent civilians.
Sahra Kooshin is a campaigner and advocate for women rights. She is also a well-known poet and author and currently works as the Deputy Executive Director and Programs Manager at the Somali Institute for Development and Research Analysis (SIDRA).