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Somalia | 14 March 2013
Somalia resumes livestock exports

After long years of wait, the Mogadishu seaport officially opened its doors to livestock owners who wish to export their animals through the facility. This is the first time in almost two decades that...

Somalia | 25 October 2012
Somali farmers return to areas liberated from al-Shabaab

Somali farmers who were long victims of al-Shabaab's forced taxation are returning to their farms along the banks of the Shabelle River. In the past six months, the Somali National Army, supported...

Somalia | 5 September 2012
Chemical use hurting poor countries: UN

The spiralling use of chemicals, especially in developing countries, is inflicting a rising bill by damaging people's health and the environment, according to a UN report. Formerly small-scale cons...

Somalia | 30 May 2012
Somali farmers rejoice at end of militant tax

The farmers in Afgoye, a town on the outskirts of Mogadishu long controlled by Islamist militants, didn’t even wait to clear away the bullet casings from last week’s battles before filling...

Somalia | 28 November 2010
Early impact of poor rains

Somalia has started experiencing the impact of La Nina, a meteorological phenomenon that results into drier than normal conditions in the Horn of Africa nation, a UN early warning system warned on Fri...

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