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.

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Crisis, conflict, security

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Development

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  • 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

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

News about Somalia

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01/17/2020 - 13:34
JIGJIGA, Ethiopia, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Ethiopian farmer Ahmed Ibrahim...
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[Nairobi News] Actress Wanjiku Mburu has vowed to lead a match to...
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Government races against time to contain threat to key food-...

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01/17/2020 - 05:00
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01/16/2020 - 15:00
[Nation] Amisom and US Africa Command (Africom), who are security...
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -At least ten people have been killed in under...
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01/16/2020 - 15:02
[Nation] Kenya's northern region is staring at yet another education...
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -At least ten people have been killed in under...
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01/16/2020 - 13:54
[IFJ] The report paints a bleak picture of the state of media freedom...
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01/16/2020 - 11:41
[Shabelle] Somalia's minister of foreign affairs Ahmed Isse Awad has...
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01/16/2020 - 11:39

Kenya has endured a grim start to the new year as extremist group...

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01/16/2020 - 09:46
[Shabelle] In 2019, journalists in Somalia's different regions have...
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01/16/2020 - 06:30
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea off West Africa jumped by more than 50%...
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01/16/2020 - 06:32
[New Times] Locusts have invaded several countries in the Eastern...
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01/15/2020 - 21:48

Somali militant group al-Shabab recently said it does not...

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01/15/2020 - 19:20

One year ago, the al-Shabab militant group attacked a hotel and...

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01/15/2020 - 10:42

This rapid literature review found no examples of the use of aid...

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01/14/2020 - 22:14

Parts of Africa are under attack. Crop-wrecking insects ravaged...

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