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Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed: Help the Somali people -

Somalia's president said on Thursday almost half his country's people are facing acute food shortages and about 15 percent are facing famine. He urged the world to help. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed told the UN Security Council by video link from ...and more »

East African bloc: Members to allow Somali refugees to work - News24

Nairobi - East Africa's regional bloc said on Saturday it gradually will allow the hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees sheltering in its countries to work and will include them in planning efforts. It is a step forward for nations like Kenya ...and more »

IGAD Summit: UNHCR appeals for continued and strong support to Somalia and countries hosting Somali refugees - UNHCR

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for support for efforts aimed at bringing stability inside Somalia and to the countries hosting Somali refugees. Speaking at the IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) Special Summit of Regional ...and more »

Can Kenya ensure national security while still admitting refugees? - News24

The world has become a hostile place for refugees. The narrative often used to justify such actions is national security. The Conversation. The cornerstone of international refugee law is the principle of non-refoulement. This obliges states not to ...and more »

Somalia Asks IGAD Leaders To Help Tackle Refugee Crisis - Voice of America

Somalia's president on Saturday asked leaders of an African trade bloc to help his country find a durable solution to the Somali refugee crisis, including reintegration of returnees inside the Horn of Africa nation, where a civil conflict is now in its ...and more »

Somalia's President Appeals for Famine Assistance - Voice of America

Somalia's new president appealed to the international community Thursday to help his nation avert an approaching famine. "Almost half of my people are facing acute food shortages and about 15 percent are facing famine," President Mohamed Abdullahi ...and more »

Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia - Voice of America

The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the two countries. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta also pledged to help Somalia in the fight against al-Shabab militants and support and ...and more »

Somalia: President Farmajo meets Kenyan President - Garowe Online

NAIROBI, Kenya- President of Somalia's Federal government Mohamed Abdullahi Faramajo received warm welcoming on Wednesday including a 21-gun salute in Nairobi during his first official visit to Kenya on Wednesday, Garowe Online reports. On Thursday ...and more »

Help Somalia stabilise, Uhuru appeals to international community - The Standard (press release)

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya chats with H.E. Mahboub Maalim, IGAD Executive Secretary during a Special Summit of The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State & Government. PHOTO:WILBERFORCE OKWIRI. President Uhuru Kenyatta has ...and more »

President Kenyatta roots for increased support for Somalia - The Star, Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, during his inauguration ceremony in Mogadishu, Somalia. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. President Uhuru Kenyatta today made an appeal to the international ...and more »