Somalia Current Affairs, GK & News

UN asks Somalia To Organize Elections

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) have asked the government of Somalia on March 12, 2021 to organise elections in the country without further delay. This was asked by the UNSC in a resolution which has stressed about the pressing threat of security in Somalia because of al-Shabab and armed opposition groups. Highlights The UNSC ..

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Pakistan declares national emergency to counter the attack of locust swarms

Pakistan has recently witnessed its worst locust attack ever in decades and has declared national emergency for tackling their attack. The insects are reported to have destroyed crops on a large scale in Punjab, the main agricultural region of the country. The swarms of locust are currently found on the Pakistan-India border along Cholistan. The ..

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India & China Jointly ranked 80th in the Corruption Perception Index

India has been ranked at the 80th rank among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), which is prepared by the non-profit organization Transparency International. India was ranked at the 78th place in the previous year’s ranking. The Corruption Perception Index was recently released during the Annual Meeting of the World Economic ..

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Al-Hamid rescued by INS ‘Sumedha’

A traditional wooden vessel called dhow named Al-Hamid, comprising of 13 Indian Citizens, was in distress and floating slowly near the coast of Somalia, Gulf of Aden. On 6th January 2020, Indian Navy Ship Sumedha, currently on an Anti Piracy Patrol in the Gulf of Aden, came to the rescue of the crew as Al-Hamid, ..

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Trace Bribery Risk Matrix 2019

TRACE International, the world’s leading anti-bribery standard setting organization, has released the 2019 edition of Trace Bribery Risk Matrix (TRACE Matrix). TRACE Matrix is a global business bribery risk assessment tool that measures business bribery risk in 200 countries, territories, and autonomous and semi-autonomous regions. About Trace Bribery Risk Matrix Ranking Parameter: Trace provides a ..

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