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Somali women doing backbreaking jobs to support desperate families in Ethiopian region

Somali women doing backbreaking jobs to support desperate families in Ethiopian region

(ERGO) - Amina Ahmed Ali, a middle-aged mother of seven, collects stones for nine hours a day at a gravel...

Radio Ergo audience feedback report, 12 June – 17 June 2021

Radio Ergo audience feedback report, 12 June – 17 June 2021

(ERGO) - The main concerns of callers to Radio Ergo’s independent audience call-in platform this week (12-17 June 2021) included...

Lives torn apart as Somali conflict forces Bakool villagers to flee

Lives torn apart as Somali conflict forces Bakool villagers to flee

(ERGO) - Seventy-year-old Luley* and her family of six were forced to flee from Madawaraabe village in Hudur district, in...

Somaliland women need loans to support their small businesses

Somaliland women need loans to support their small businesses

(ERGO) - Basra Hussein Hersi, a mother of six, had to close her small shop last year in Gacan Libaax...

Mogadishu traders struggle for business in newly built Madina market

Mogadishu traders struggle for business in newly built Madina market

(ERGO) - Small traders in the Somali capital Mogadishu are struggling to recover the losses they incurred when Wadajir district’s...

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Pastoralists bereft as camels die of unknown disease in Somali region

(ERGO) - More than 4,000 camels have died of an undiagnosed disease in Ethiopia’s Somali region since May, bankrupting thousands of pastoralists. Halimo Abdi, a...

Somaliland pastoralists losing livestock as they trek in search of water...

(ERGO) - Mohamed Sahal Loodoon, 78, left Ruqi village in Baki district on 26 February with his weak livestock in search of water and...

Galmudug health authorities cope with rising cases of diarrhoea in Galkayo

(ERGO) - The health ministry in Somalia’s regional state of Galmudug has recorded close to 400 cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) in Galkayo...