News from Somalia

14-03-2013 07:48 AM
Somalia resumes livestock exports
After long years of wait, the Mogadishu seaport officially opened its doors to livestock owners who wish to export their animals through the facility....
25-10-2012 09:47 AM
Somali farmers return to areas liberated from al-Shabaab
Somali farmers who were long victims of al-Shabaab's forced taxation are returning to their farms along the banks of the Shabelle River. In the pa...
05-09-2012 15:07 PM
Chemical use hurting poor countries: UN
The spiralling use of chemicals, especially in developing countries, is inflicting a rising bill by damaging people's health and the environment, acco...
30-05-2012 07:45 AM
Somali farmers rejoice at end of militant tax
The farmers in Afgoye, a town on the outskirts of Mogadishu long controlled by Islamist militants, didn’t even wait to clear away the bullet cas...
28-11-2010 09:51 AM
Early impact of poor rains
Somalia has started experiencing the impact of La Nina, a meteorological phenomenon that results into drier than normal conditions in the Horn of Afri...