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By MGoth On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Somaliland:Facilitation of IDPs Voluntary Return

Facilitation Voluntary IDP Return in Somaliland project which funded by Finnish Church Aid (FCA) and implemented by Candlelight. The objective of this project is to enable 100 IDP households in Burao return to their More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013


By Philippa McDonald A new social media campaign has been launched to counter messages of extremism within the Australian Somali community. Religious leaders and youth workers have teamed up with the Community Relations More...

By MGoth On Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Deadly grenade attack in Kenya’s Dadaab camp

The explosion at the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab occurred on Friday evening at a popular restaurant, normally frequented by locals. “The seven victims sustained multiple shrapnel wounds from the grenade More...

By MGoth On Monday, December 24th, 2012

Africa:Somalis in Kenya squeezed by security forces, refugee order

Exiled Somali journalists living in Nairobi were struck with disbelief last week when daily newspapers published a statement by the Department of Refugee Affairs ordering all Somali refugees to move to refugee camps. More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

From Refugee to IDP in Somaliland

 (Hargeisa, Somaliland) “What we need most is to have our own land.” This is the message I heard during my recent visit to a displacement settlement in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The people I met have spent the More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, September 21st, 2012

Africa:IOM Press Briefing Notes 21 September 2012 – Regional Mixed Migration Committee for the Horn of Africa and Yemen Meets in Djibouti

Press Briefing Notes Friday 21st September 2012 Spokesperson: Chris Lom 1. IOM Airlifts 915 Stranded Ethiopian Migrants from Yemen, But Thousands Remain 2. Regional Mixed Migration Committee for Horn of Africa and More...

By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Somaliland: Stop Deporting Ethiopian Refugees

  Dozens, Including Women, Children, Forced Back to Ethiopia (Nairobi, September 4, 2012) – The Somaliland authorities should immediately stop deporting Ethiopian refugees and asylum seekers to Ethiopia, More...

By goth Mohamed On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

SOMALIA: Displaced Continue to Move, Seeking Safety and Assistance

A group of women and children start out from Mogadishu after deciding to leave the capital to escape the current fighting. UNHCR photo Seeking Safety and Assistance press release This is a summary of what was said More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, May 14th, 2012

Australian mother of four reunites six orphaned Somali relatives

Photo: Shamsa Hassan, back right, with the six orphans who have been reunited with their family (The Northern Weekly) MELBOURNE — Six orphans from Somalia have been reunited with their only living relative. More...

Ethiopian refugees gather in Hargeisa to protest deportations
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Somaliland deports Ethiopian refugees including children

Photograph: Ethiopian refugees gather in Hargeisa to protest deportations (November 2011, Somalilandpress) HARGEISA — Despite drawing public condemnation, Somaliland deported more than 20 Ethiopians back to More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, April 15th, 2011

Over 60 Africans feared dead off Yemen

DUBAI — Over 21 migrants have reportedly drowned after their boat capsized in the wild seas off the coast of south Yemen, an official said on Thursday. [ad#Google Adsense 160x600r] A Somali official in Sana’a More...

Nimo Girreh of South Burlington has been selected to represent Vermont at the second annual Mom Congress on Education on Sunday in Washington. / RYAN MERCER, Free Press
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, April 8th, 2011

Somali woman honored for work on education in Burlington

WASHINGTON — Nimo Girreh grew up in Northern Somalia with a mother who could not write her own name and wanted something better for her daughter. That daughter would eventually graduate from college and make More...

Somali refugees fleeing mercenary attacks in Yemen reach Somalia (Horseed Media)
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Somali refugees flee unrest and “mercenary attacks” in Yemen

BOSASSO — At least 60 Somali refugees fleeing the unrest in Yemen arrived back in their country on Saturday, reaching the port town of Bosasso in the north. [ad#Google Adsense (336×280)] Upon arrival, More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

SOMALILAND: Refugees Angry At Status Change

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — The announcement by the government of Somalia’s self-declared republic of Somaliland that there were no refugees in the region – only economic migrants from neighbouring More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Ethiopian Art Shines In Somaliland

Hargeisa, Jun 29 2009 (Somalilandpress) — World refugee day took place in Somaliland on June 20th at the Ethiopian refugee center. The celebration proceedings were opened by Somaliland Vice Minister of Resettlement, More...