Thursday Feb 20
Extreme genital mutilation on retreat in Somaliland
It is a ritual supposed to keep women "pure", but an increased understanding of the severe health risks of extreme forms of female genital mutilation appears to be slowly rolling back its prevalence in Somalia's northwest.
Somalia: Somaliland Set to Usher in Major Port Investment
Somaliland - The breakaway state is finalising a huge port investment, boosting its efforts to serve as a trade hub between the African and Arab worlds Somaliland is finalising a multi-million dollar deal with a leading international operator to develop a port at Berbera, on the Gulf of Aden, bolstering the breakaway nation's bid to position itself ... (more)
Boost For Development In Somaliland
Today the Somaliland authorities, along with the UK's Department for International Development and DANIDA, committed to working together to improve the lives of the people of Somaliland.