It's 5 p.m. in Zimbabwe and I'm at an infamous taxi rank in Bulawayo, the second largest city in the country. I had made the crazy decision to join a group of 'border jumpers' and... Read more »
The Somali government says that the hasty repatriation and mass deportation of Somalians by Kenya could compromise recent, critical security improvements made by regional... Read more »
October 31, 2013
Somalia: Why Become a Somali Pirate?
For over a decade, pirates from Somalia have been making international news headlines. Many stories focus on how Western navies deal with raids in the fish-rich Gulf of Aden. Read more »
March 15, 2013
Many Africans from war-torn Somalia and Ethiopia seek their luck across the sea in Yemen. Luck they hardly find. Racism they do. Read more »
December 15, 2012
Somalia: Amsterdam Gives Asylum Seekers Shelter for the Winter [interview]
Two weeks ago, some 100 asylum seekers - mostly from Somalia, Eritrea and Sudan - were evicted from their temporary tent camp in Amsterdam. By the end of the day, 96 of them were... Read more »
September 22, 2012
Somalia: Al Shabaab Targets Journalists
Until recently, after a day's work in one of the world's most volatile cities, Mogadishu journalists and civil servants alike would unwind in The Village, a restaurant in the heart... Read more »
September 15, 2012
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