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In these news updates, I post all kinds of headlines and titles published on the Horn of Africa and on the Somali diaspora. Although Somaliland is politically distinct from neighboring countries, nevertheless there are many issues the entire Somali region as a whole shares due to ecology, culture and history. For example, Somaliland shares with Somalia and other neighbouring countries many challenges and issues, including recurring droughts, famine, militant terrorism, internally displaced refugees, climate change, charcoal use and its export which is now banned by the UN, human trafficking 'tahriib', illegal fishing, waste dumping and piracy, remittances 'hawallas', FGM and many others. After the initial posting, some of these links are available in the News archives.
    Current News Links- Updated Sept 23

  1. First Voting Booths equipment arrive in Somaliland
  2. Somaliland:Investment Forum Lays the Groundwork for Economic Growth
  3. Somaliland World Bank Business Funds Corruption Scandal-Opinion
  4. Somaliland: Microsoft Family Humanitarian Intervention Benfits Local Familes
  5. Waddani presidential candidate merges own clan strategies to superficial national vision prophesying doom if he fails
  6. Somalia's Puntland region captures weapons-laden boat from Yemen (Reuters)
  7. UN News - Mitigating climate change impacts vital for sustainable future, Somali leader tells UN Assembly
  8. Mitigating climate change impacts vital for sustainable future, Somali leader urges UN Assembly (UN News Centre)
  9. UNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report #14: 1-15 September 2017
  10. Gates bolsters relief efforts as drought ravages Somalia
  11. UAE participate in Ministerial Meetings on Somalia, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
  12. Somalia Seeks Easing of Arms Embargo in Effort to Defeat al-Shabab (Voice of America)
  13. Three people killed, six injured in clashes in Galkaayo
  14. Kenya electoral officials set Oct. 26 as date for new polls (AP)
  15. Can Kenya's broken democracy be fixed? (Boston Globe)
  16. Mothers, Mutilators and Mosques: Protecting Young Girls from FGM
  17. The Emirates count on Musa Bihi to parry the Saudis (register)
  18. Somaliland: Let's save Hargeisa newspapers
  19. The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation provides immediate and flexible financial support to 1000 families through E-dahab mobile money service
  20. Investment forum lays the groundwork for economic growth in Somaliland/
  21. In Somali drought, women fighting sexual predators as well as hunger (CNN)

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3. Voter Suppression: The Republican War on Voting Rights
4. How Senseless, Triumphalist Militarism Is Destroying America.
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