Serious flooding Somalia's puntland region after Cyclone Gati
Cyclone Gati hit Somalia’s Puntland region, flooding homes and causing considerable damage. Heavy rains and strong winds triggered flash floods along coastal and inland areas, according to the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya
Somalia has said it will withdraw its diplomats from Kenya and has given Kenyan diplomats seven days to leave Mogadishu.
No approved drug, vaccine for COVID-19 yet – NAFDAC, Kaduna Govt to start mobile testing for COVID-19
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Somali refugees rediscover lost arts and crafts skills in an East London workshop
Textile designer and founder of Hazfa Studio Hafza Yusuf runs a weekly textile and art workshop with a number of elderly women in East London. Originally from Somalia, Hafza wants to bring her country's culture back to the women from the community, and bring them back to the skills they left behind when fleeing Somalia.
Somalia: Car bomb in Mogadishu kills scores of people
A car bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia's capital, killing scores of people. The city has suffered regular terrorist attacks in recent years.
Floods force hundreds of thousands of Somalis to flee their homes
About 182,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes due to flooding across Somalia, particularly in the southern areas of the country.
Somalia: Al Shabaab defectors offered rehabilitation
The Somalian government is offering amnesty to some defectors from Al Shabaab. They are housed in a rehabilitation center, where it’s hoped they’ll learn other ways of living.
Cut from a different cloth Somalia's young fashion designers
Somalia is a country that has been in the grip of a deadly civil war for nearly three decades. There is also the ever-present threat of attacks from radical Islamist groups. Despite all this, some young people are managing to find solace in the fashion industry.