Stories from the Horn #152
April 20, 2022
*apologies this is coming to you a day late.
Djibouti has one single Olympic medal, bronze in the marathon, by Ahmed Salah. I’ve never seen his race and here it is. What a great clip!
I wonder…is this photoshopped? My family stayed in this location and our photo is below.
I would like to know where the lake is.
Saudia Arabia launches an iftar campaign in Djibouti to give food to needy families
$5.5 million approved to fight desertification in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Sudan
US envoy to the Horn of Africa quits after only a few months in his post
New shipping route to shorten time between Turkey and the Horn
The Somali female social lending manual on braving crisis
Millions at risk of famine in Somalia. It can be hard to get people and organizations to pay attention to Somalia, it seems there are endless crises. This one is serious.
All female newsroom launched in Somalia
And the head of the newsroom explains why she started it
Amnesty International releases a very troubling report about atrocities in Ethiopia
British Somalis and the death of David Amess
The best African podcasts, including one by a Somali
See you in two weeks.
Love this collection of articles, especially the one about women's lending circles, and the clip of the only (so far!) Djiboutian World Cup medal-winning race! Many thanks for compiling and sharing these.