Burao to Buhodle road reopens as eight-year clan conflict is resolved

The reopening last week of the only road between Burao and Buhodle in Somaliland’s Togdheer […]

Bardera vegetable glut brings relief to households and pain to small farmers

A bumper harvest of vegetables in Bardera, in southern Somalia’s Gedo region, has brought relief […]

Displaced in Mogadishu – a living hell for wounded young farmer from Lower Shabelle

(ERGO) – Adan Abdi, 20, arrived on the outskirts of Mogadishu this month hoping to access […]

Children in Hargeisa working to support their poor families

(ERGO) – Suhayb Abdirahman, 12, works as a porter in Gobanimo market in Hargeisa.  He […]

Thousands of children drop out of school in Somaliland due to teacher salary ‘buffer’ fees

(ERGO) – Thousands of school children in Somaliland have been withdrawn from schools by their […]

Repatriated Somali migrants tell of horrors in Libyan cells

(ERGO) – Abdirahman Ibrahim Barrow, 59, a returned Somali migrant, has been describing the horrendous experiences […]

Water prices skyrocket for Bari villagers in Qandala as well pump breaks down

(ERGO) – Over 40 villages in the grazing lands of northeastern Somalia’s Bari region of […]

Somali pastoralists turn to fishing – and wish they had done so sooner

(ERGO) –  Said Adan Ali, 64, grew up herding the family’s livestock and had spent […]

Hundreds fleeing southern Somalia’s troubled Middle Juba fall into asylum limbo in Kenya’s Dadaab camps

(ERGO) – An influx of around 600 people fleeing remote parts of southern Somalia’s Middle […]

Maternal deaths in southern Mudug’s Bacaadweyne – 200 km from nearest hospital

Eleven women have died in the last two months due to childbirth complications in Bacaadweyne […]