Month: August 2018

Support of Somaliland Coast Guard Saves 63 Stranded Ethiopian Migrants

IOM, the UN Migration Agency Sub-Office in Hargeisa facilitated the return of 63 Ethiopian migrants who became stranded at sea for six days when their boat engine failed. The migrants left Hargeisa in several groups after they had received medical attention, food, shelter, clothing and counseling through support from IOM.  Continue reading “Support of Somaliland Coast Guard Saves 63 Stranded Ethiopian Migrants”

Somaliland: Vice President Included Heads of State Hosted By King Salman at Mina Palace

King Salman Hosts Annual Reception for Heads of State, Dignitaries who Performed Hajj RitualsCustodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz held on Wednesday the annual reception for heads of state, Islamic dignitaries, guests of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, guests of government bodies and heads of delegations and pilgrim affairs offices, who performed the Hajj rituals this year Continue reading “Somaliland: Vice President Included Heads of State Hosted By King Salman at Mina Palace”

Solace for Somaliland Girls: Wins MasterCard Foundation’s Fellowship

Over 70 social entrepreneurs gathered in Kigali last week as part of the annual Social Venture Challenge. Following the competition, 32 contestants walked away with awards on Saturday night. Most of the scholars awarded are involved in projects inspired by challenges they have observed first-hand in their communities. Continue reading “Solace for Somaliland Girls: Wins MasterCard Foundation’s Fellowship”

UN Agency & EU’s Initiative Train Migrants Returning to Somaliland

Hargeisa – Migrants who choose to return to Somaliland now have access to Start Your Business training through the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Africa. The training launched this week in Hargeisa with more than 60 migrants, who opted to return from Libya instead of Continue reading “UN Agency & EU’s Initiative Train Migrants Returning to Somaliland”