Day: July 13, 2019

The inspiring Somali woman whose murder touched so many

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Nalayeh – seen here in a BBC interview – moved to Kismayo last year

While most coverage of Somalia focused on civil war, militancy and famine, Hodan Nalayeh made it her mission to show another side to the country – its beauty and that of its people.
Her desire to focus on the positive and ultimately inspire young Somalis around the world to help rebuild the country made her famous – and her death in Friday's attack on a hotel in the southern city of Kismayo has prompted an outpouring of grief.
She and her husband Farid Juma Suleiman were among the 26 people killed as gunmen stormed the Asasey Hotel, where regional politicians and clan elders were discussing a forthcoming regional election.

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In a Facebook post, her family said Nalayeh – a 43-year-old mother-of-two who was pregnant at the time of her death – had “spent her life devoted to servi..

Hodan Nalayeh: Somalia’s ‘inspirational’ journalist, killed in Kismayo

Image caption

Nalayeh – seen here in a BBC interview – moved to Kismayo last year

While most coverage of Somalia focused on civil war, militancy and famine, Hodan Nalayeh made it her mission to show another side to the country – its beauty and that of its people.
Her desire to focus on the positive and ultimately inspire young Somalis around the world to help rebuild the country made her famous – and her death in Friday's attack on a hotel in the southern city of Kismayo has prompted an outpouring of grief.
She and her husband Farid Juma Suleiman were among the 26 people killed as gunmen stormed the Asasey Hotel, where regional politicians and clan elders were discussing a forthcoming regional election.

Gunmen storm Somali hotel killing 26 people
How the US has stepped up its war in Somalia
Who are Somalia's al-Shabab?
In a Facebook post, her family said Nalayeh – a 43-year-old mother-of-two who was pregnant at the time of her death – had “spent her life devoted to servi..

Le planning familial, une “des solutions” contre la mortalité maternelle et infantile (marabout)

Saint-Louis, 13 juil (APS) – L'espacement des naissances est une ''des solutions efficaces” pour sauvegarder la santé de la mère et de l'enfant et participer à l'équilibre économique et social des familles, a déclaré samedi à Saint-Louis, le président du Cadre des religieux pour la santé et le développement (CRSD), Serigne Saliou Mbacké.


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