Flag of SomaliaSomalia (Somali: Soomaaliya; Arabic: الصومال‎ aṣ-Ṣūmāl /soʊˈmɑːliə/ soh-mah-lee-ə), officially the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Arabic: جمهورية الصومال الفدرالية‎ Jumhūriyyat aṣ-Ṣūmāl al-Fiderāliyya), is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on the mainland, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands. Hot conditions prevail year-round, along with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.

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Crisis, conflict, security

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  • The Africa Center is a U.S. Department of Defense institution established and funded by Congress for the study of security issues relating to Africa and serving as a forum for bilateral and multilateral research, communication, training, and exchange of ideas involving military and civilian participants. Its mission is to advance African security by expanding understanding, providing a trusted platform for dialogue, building enduring partnerships, and catalyzing strategic solutions.Africa Center for Strategic Studies
  • Established in Washington, D.C., over 50 years ago, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions to help decisionmakers chart a course toward a better world.Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • This information portal of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) and BICC provides background information on issues regarding security policy.War and Peace security policy issues
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  • International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) is a global initiative to improve the transparency of development and humanitarian resources and their results to address poverty and crises.International Aid Transparency Initiative
  • The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.African Development Bank Group
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Food, water, land and health

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  • Free online database and additional resources of health and human rights law.Health and Human Rights resources
  • The UN World Health Organisation regional offices in Africa. WHO Regional Offices in Africa
  • The African Union Center for Disease Control and prevention.Africa CDC

Climate, environment, energy and resources

  • Launched at the G8 Gleneagles Summit in 2005, the role of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to help improve the lives and economic well-being of millions of Africa’s people through encouraging, supporting and promoting increased investment in infrastructure in Africa, from both public and private sources. With a focus on regional programmes and initiatives, the ICA helps to facilitate infrastructure development in the water, transport, energy and ICT sectors. Infrastructure Consortium for Africa


News about Somalia

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08/13/2022 - 19:27
Somali Federal government leaders have called upon the political...
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08/13/2022 - 03:15
The first U.N.-chartered vessel set to transport grain from Ukraine...
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08/12/2022 - 20:07
Authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland say the death toll...
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08/12/2022 - 10:48
[VOA] Washington/Hargeisa -- Clashes between opposition protesters...
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08/12/2022 - 09:37
[Shabelle] KAMPALA - Uganda's President Museveni has pledged to...
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08/11/2022 - 18:27
Clashes between opposition protesters and security forces in Somalia'...
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08/11/2022 - 18:27
Opposition groups in the breakaway region of Somaliland clashed with...
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08/11/2022 - 17:35
"Starvation is now haunting the entire country. We are seeing more...
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08/11/2022 - 17:18
A devastating drought in Somalia has reached unprecedented levels,...
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08/11/2022 - 15:17

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08/11/2022 - 12:59
As Turkey’s presence continues to expand across Africa, Egypt sees in...
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08/11/2022 - 12:24
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