Somaliland Uses Phones to Help Improve Schools

Doreen Ajiambo / 16 Jul 2018 / News

This self-governing region of Somalia is one of many areas in Africa that are using mobile technology to help more children get a quality education.

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett / 08 May 2018 / News

Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.

In Somalia, Educational Quality Starts with Teachers

Doreen Ajiambo / 01 May 2018 / News

Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance

Puntland Makes Strides in Expanding School Access

Doreen Ajiambo / 05 Mar 2018 / News

Scarred by Somalia’s civil war, the region is giving more poor children a chance at education.

For Many Somali Girls, Education Ends With a Brutal Ritual

Doreen Ajiambo / 02 Mar 2018 / News

Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.

A School for Yemenis in Somalia Keeps Dreams Alive

Doreen Ajiambo / 19 Feb 2018 / News

The school is a stabilizing influence for some of the young refugees who have fled the fighting in Yemen.

In a Refugee Camp, Classrooms Open Up to Somali Girls

Tonny Onyulo / 05 Dec 2017 / News

Displaced from their homeland, the girls are taking advantage of an opportunity to break with tradition and go to school.

Somalis Leaving Kenya Face Educational Roadblocks

Tonny Onyulo / 03 Dec 2017 / News

Young Somalis who have had to leave a refugee camp in Kenya to return home under controversial circumstances are not able to continue their education.

Drought in Somalia Drives Children from School

Tonny Onyulo / 29 Oct 2017 / News

Where food and water are scarce, children and families forego education to survive.

A Regional Survey: How Arab Countries Regulate Quality in Higher Education

Rasha Faek / 12 Sep 2017 / News

An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.