Somalia

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.

From Wikipedia

Crisis, conflict, security

  • The International Institute for Strategic Studies is a world-leading authority on global security, political risk and military conflict.International Institute for Strategic Studies
  • Security Council Report’s mission is to advance the transparency and effectiveness of the UN Security Council. Security Council Report
  • 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
  • Provides the current travel advice of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Dutch). Reisadviezen Rijksoverheid (Dutch)

Development

  • The Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) is responsible for designing European international cooperation and development policy and delivering aid throughout the world.EC International Cooperation and Development
  • 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
  • Blogging platform with guest post about Africa. This category is about development issues. The content is shared with partner platforms such as The Guardian African Network, Christian Science Monitor and the European Centre for Development Policy Management. Africa on the Blog
  • 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

Food, water, land and health

  • UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.UN Aids
  • 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

Publications

  • A blog written by Ali Moussa Iye about the history and perspectives of (oral) literature and poetry in Somalia.Somali literature
  • EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, is the leading European network in the field of development research and training. The EADI Research Monitor is a publication database for development research.EADI Research Monitor
  • Science Magazine website.Science Magazine
  • A list of free, Africa-related journals, provided by the ASCL Library.Free Africa-related journals

News about Somalia

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11/26/2020 - 09:32
[Dalsan Radio] The new Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal...
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11/26/2020 - 09:33
[Shabelle] The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has...
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11/26/2020 - 07:41
[savethechildren_uk] Save the Children is deeply concerned about the...
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11/26/2020 - 06:50
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Garowe -- Cyclone Gati, the strongest...
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11/26/2020 - 02:25

U.S. efforts to stem the threat from terror groups across Africa...

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11/25/2020 - 23:17
An elite commando unit supported by U.S. forces could fall apart,...
11/25/2020 - 21:55
The officer’s combat death came as President Trump considers pulling...
11/25/2020 - 15:53
On 17-21 November, Cyclone Gati formed in the Indian Ocean and made...
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11/25/2020 - 14:57
[Dalsan Radio] Minister of Finance Abdirahman Duale Beileh said the...
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11/25/2020 - 14:57
[Dalsan Radio] Minister of Finance Abdirahman Duale Beileh said the...
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11/25/2020 - 14:57
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia's Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble says...
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11/25/2020 - 08:36
[Shabelle] The Security Advisor of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Gedu...
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11/25/2020 - 08:46
[Shabelle] Salaam Somali Bank, which is a leading privately-owned...
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11/25/2020 - 08:41
[East African] Somalia's Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has...
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11/25/2020 - 08:36
[Shabelle] The Security Advisor of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Gedu...
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11/24/2020 - 18:18
[Dalsan Radio] The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on...
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11/24/2020 - 13:48
Country: Somalia Source: Food and Agriculture...
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11/24/2020 - 11:03
Flood waters continued to wreak havoc in the coastal town of Bosaso...
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11/24/2020 - 11:54
The Desert Locust crisis, which struck the greater Horn of Africa...
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11/24/2020 - 11:43
Flood waters continued to wreak havoc in the coastal town of Bosaso...
11/24/2020 - 09:03
[Nation] Miraa traders in Kenya and Somalia have gone back to the...
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11/24/2020 - 09:03
[Nation] Miraa traders in Kenya and Somalia have gone back to the...
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11/24/2020 - 08:51
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has...
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11/24/2020 - 05:36
[UN News] The "broad political consensus" reached in September that...
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11/23/2020 - 19:15

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11/23/2020 - 18:39
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