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Somali women wait for news of their missing relatives outside a hospital ward in Mogadishu

Somali women wait for news of their missing relatives outside a hospital ward in Mogadishu

Pope Francis deplores Mogadishu terror attack

18/10/2017 10:51

Pope Francis has condemned the terrorist attack that killed over 300 people, including children, in the Somali capital Mogadishu. He was speaking during the weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square.

Blast death toll continues to rise

A body is removed from the rubble, as the death toll continues to rise.

Somalia blast death toll increases

16/10/2017 11:29

The death toll after the explosion in Somalia on Saturday 14th October has now risen to over 270 people.

 

Somalis walk past the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a Saturday blast in the capital Mogadishu,

Somalis walk past the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a Saturday blast in the capital Mogadishu,

Death toll from Somalia bombings rises to more than 200

15/10/2017 19:15

More than 200 people were killed Saturday in near simultaneous bombings in the Somali capital and more than 250 people injured.

 

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Canada faith leaders appeal for South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria, Somalia

08/06/2017 13:24

Faith leaders in Canada are calling for a concrete response to famines in South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia. The appeal was issued by Catholic Bishops together with other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Baha’i faith leaders.  

Internally displaced Somali families rest as they flee from drought stricken regions in Lower Shabelle region

Internally displaced Somali families rest as they flee from drought stricken regions in Lower Shabelle region before entering makeshift camps in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

UK aid agencies respond to East Africa hunger crisis

18/03/2017 11:03

Aid agencies are stepping up their efforts to help 16 million people facing starvation across East Africa. 

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Bishop Bertin on the crisis in Somalia

14/03/2017 14:55

Hunger-related illnesses have killed dozens of children over the past two months at just one government-run hospital in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. That’s according to the United Nations. A severe drought has brought Somalia to the brink of famine.

Damage from a car bomb that killed 5 people in the Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Damage from a car bomb that killed 5 people in the Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Islamist militants continue violent campaign in Somalia

16/10/2014 19:06

At least five people were killed and several wounded when a car bomb planted by Islamist militant group al Shabaab exploded near restaurants on a busy street in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.