A young Somali girl walks through an IDP camp near the town of Beletweyne, Somalia, on May 28, 2016. AMISOM Photo / Tobin Jones

Here is how the UN is fighting Hunger in Somalia

How the international community saves lives in conflict prone countries or insecure places is becoming increasingly relevant and important to global affairs. With more people displaced around the world than at any time since World War Two there is an urgen...
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American Intervention in Somalia Just Got More Fierce

United States Special Forces launched a helicopter raid on an Al Shabaab controlled-town on Tuesday, just days after a US airstrike killed 150 suspected Al Shabaab fighters on Saturday. These operations are likely to have caused more fatalities in one week tha...
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Somalia Finally Gets a US Ambassador

President Barack Obama nominated career diplomat Katherine Dhanani to serve as the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia since 1991. “Dhanani has served in diplomatic assignments across Africa, including Zimbabwe, Gabon, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and...
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Is Somalia Facing a Famine?

Without swift donor action and a reevaluation of food aid distribution, Somalia may once again be facing a widespread food security crisis. According to the United Nation’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 1 million Somalis are in...