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Training and loan scheme creates job opportunities in Bosasso

(ERGO) - Abdinoor Hasan Mohamed is managing to support his two wives and six children from the profits from his new small food business set up under a skills training and micro-credit scheme in Bossaso...

13 JULY, 2017
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Are you interested in participating in an exciting new youth-citizen journalist governance programme?

IMS-FOJO is launching a new platform for Somali young people and journalists to empower their community in Somalia and the diaspora to influence political decision-making processes and strengthen accountability...

12 JULY, 2017
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Hardship in Hargeisa as prices escalate

(ERGO) - Escalating food prices in Hargeisa and other parts of Somaliland are making it harder for low income families to make ends meet, as the value of the local currency has fallen by almost half...

12 JULY, 2017
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IDPs/Refugees

Failed rains destroy hopes for farmers and pastoralists now fleeing villages to Wajid in southern Somalia's Bakool region
(ERGO) - Asho Adan Hussein, her sick husband and their nine children a...


Children die of cholera as drought-displaced families forced to scavenge in Mogadishu garbage
(ERGO) - Nasro Mohamed Farah has lost four of her seven children ...


Former Somali refugee regains her independence back home in Baidoa
(ERGO) - Yarey Hassan Ibrahim, 40, returned to Baidoa one year ago fro...


Natural Disasters

Somali herders who migrated for pasture and water return to the dry lands of Sool region
(ERGO) - Hundreds of pastoralists who had travelled long distances in ...


Traders in Baidoa fall victim to Somali drought
(ERGO) - Habibo Mohamed Abdi, 42, a mother of six children, has found ...


Somali villagers fear dying of thirst as cash to buy water runs out in Mudug
(ERGO) - Families in Lasa-Adale village, 20 km east of Galkayo town in...


Social

Women police officers encourage other women to report crimes
(ERGO) - Hani Haji Ahmed is one of around 700 female officers in the S...


Fake bank notes bring business to a standstill in Beletweyne
(ERGO) - Shops in the southern Somali town of Beletweyne have been shu...


Somali shopkeepers bankrupted by huge debts left by destitute pastoralists
(ERGO) - Amina Hussein Bile used to be one of the most prominent busin...


Food Security

Somali students in Puntland give help to displaced pastoralists
(ERGO) - University students in Puntland, northeastern Somalia, are de...


Precious camels surviving on garbage in northern Somali town of Lasanod
(ERGO) - Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, 42, could no longer bear watch...


Steep rise in prices as food scarcity hits Somali breadbasket town of Baidoa
(ERGO) - Food prices in the markets in Baidoa, in southern Somali...


Health & Education

Vaccinators aiming to stem the spread of measles among IDP children in Mogadishu
(ERGO) - Mohamed Lidow Abdi, 50, was one of the first parents to bring...


Thousands vaccinated against cholera in Baidoa
(ERGO) - More than 200,000 people have received the oral cholera ...


New school curriculum set to 'unify Somalia'
(ERGO) - Somalia is to adopt a new national curriculum in all pri...


Agriculture and Livestock

Starving sheep in Somalia tear the wool off weaker sheep
(ERGO) - Starving sheep in parts of drought-stricken Somalia have been...


Dadaab refugees hit by drought and livestock deaths
(ERGO) - Habibo Farah Awil, 40, used to earn a living from buying and ...


Puntland campaign to prevent spread of livestock diseases among herds migrating from drought
(ERGO) - Pastoralists who migrated with their weakened livestock to pa...