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World Bank boosts Horn of Africa aid to US$1.88 bln

The World Bank said it was more than tripling funding to $1.88 billion for a worsening drought in Horn of Africa countries...

World reacted too slow to East Africa crisis – DEC head

The world reacted too slowly to the Horn of Africa hunger crisis leaving aid agencies racing to catch up with the region's...

Somali leaders adopt plan to end transitional rule

Somali leaders adopted a roadmap designed to lead to elections within a year and end a string of fragile transition governments that...

World Bank says famine in Horn of Africa is manmade

The famine in the Horn of Africa is manmade -- the result of artificially high prices for food and civil conflict, the...

Horn of Africa needs US$103 mln to fight famine -UN

The drought-hit Horn of Africa urgently needs an additional US$103 million to rebuild agriculture and fight famine, the United Nations' food agency...

UN begins food aid airlift to rebel-held Somalia

The United Nations said it had started airlifting food aid to rebel-held parts of drought-hit Somalia and that Islamist insurgents had abided...

Insufficient funds hit Horn of Africa aid efforts

Donor fatigue following recurrent humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa has left aid agencies short of funds to carry out their...

Kenya becomes difficult US ally in troubled Horn of Africa

As the United States government tries to help improve the volatile situation in the Horn of Africa, it has also had a...

Israel ready to recognize Somaliland

The government of Israel is ready to restore the de jure recognition it had offered to Somaliland in 1960 as it eyes...


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...