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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

By UNHCR | 25 March 2017 | Français | عربي. 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 ...and more »

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 »

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 »

Somalia's president appeals for aid to stave off mass starvation - TRT World

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed made the appeal to United Nations Security Council, saying half of his country's people are facing "acute food shortages". At least 260,000 people died in 2011 famine in Somalia. At least 260,000 people died in the ...and more »

IGAD: Kenyatta roots for increased support for Somali - Independent

NAIROBI (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday made an appeal to the international community to act right to fully bring back Somalia into the fold of the international community of nations. Kenyatta rooted for durable solutions to the Somali ...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.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 »

Kenya, Somalia open a new charter of cooperation - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By PSCU,. NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – Kenya and Somalia Thursday opened a new charter of cooperation by announcing plans to open two border posts and a re-launch of direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu. President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya ...and more »