Somalia: Somalis Mourn Bomb Victims in Mogadishu
Thousands returned to the site of the country's worst terror attack six days later. The US has stepped up the number of drone strikes inside Somalia since the beginning of the… Read more »
Somalia: Horrific Somalia Bombing Is Sign of Government's Powerlessness
Somalia is in such a dire mess that the newly elected government has no chance of stopping al-Shabab, thought to be behind Saturday's lethal truck bombing in Mogadishu. Read more »
Somalia: 'We Have to Provide Opportunities'
In Somalia, about seven million people still depend on humanitarian aid. Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Somalia Michael Keating talks about the task of… Read more »
Somalia: Rebuilding Somalia Takes 'Strategic Patience'
Somalia is still on the verge of famine, says Peter de Clercq, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia. About seven million people still depend on humanitarian aid. Read more »
Somalia: A Broken State Leads to Hunger
Somalia has been in the grip of a civil war since 1991. The state has disintegrated, leaving powerful clans to fill the vacuum. With the government weak and dysfunctional, the… Read more »
Somalia: Death Toll in Mogadishu Bombing Rises to 250
A bomb explosion in the heart of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has claimed over 250 lives. The attack is one of the most deadly in the decade since the start of an Islamist… Read more »
Somalia: Inside Al-Shabaab
Abu and Gardere worked as teachers in Somalia before joining Islamic extremist group al-Shabab. But what made them decide to leave? DW spoke with the men to hear their side of the… Read more »
Somalia: Scores Killed in Blast in Somali Capital Mogadishu
A bomb explosion in the heart of the Somali capital, Mogadishu has claimed scores of lives. The attack is one of the most deadly in the decade since the start of an Islamist… Read more »
Somalia: Deadly Bomb Blast Strikes Mogadishu
A powerful explosion from a truck bomb killed dozens of people in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. Residents called it the most potent blast they'd heard in years. Read more »
Somalia: A New Beginning for Somalia?
Under the Trump administration, the US has significantly amped up military engagement in Somalia. Special forces are fighting alongside Somali soldiers to defeat terror… Read more »
Somalia: Al-Shabaab Militants Launch Deadly Attack On Military Base
At least 10 Somali soldiers were killed in the attack that began when militants detonated a large truck bomb. Al-Shabaab is an al-Qaida-linked militant group that seeks to impose… Read more »
Somalia: U.S., Somalia Review Reports of Civilians Killed in Raid
US Africa Command says it's assessing reports that 10 civilians were killed in an operation against Islamists in Somalia. American troops supported Somali forces in combat against… Read more »
Somalia: Smugglers 'Drowned' Teenage Migrants Near Yemen - UN Agency
Up to 50 people believed to have been migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been "deliberately drowned" near Yemen. The UN's migration agency has called the killings "shocking… Read more »
Somalia: Gunmen Kill Several, Take Hostages in Mogadishu
Gunmen posing as military have taken dozens of hostages at a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, after ramming a gate with a car bomb, killing at least 14. Extremist group… Read more »
Africa: Gulf Crisis Engulfs Africa
The diplomatic row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors is gradually enveloping African Muslim-majority nations. Several countries have already taken sides but Somalia has decided… Read more »
East Africa: Ethiopia's Food Aid Dwindling
Ethiopia has warned that its supply of emergency food aid will be finished by next month. Nearly 16 million people need urgent assistance as drought continues to parch the breadth… Read more »
Africa: Is Islamic Extremism On the Rise in Africa?
Extremists are increasingly shaping the image of Islam in Africa. But despite warnings that Islam is becoming increasingly conservative in Africa, experts say the religion is also… Read more »
Somalia: Tackling the Security Crisis in Somalia
As Somalia continues to suffer from ongoing violence and a possible famine in the near future, the international community is working together to address the country's poor state… Read more »
Somalia: Lessons for Peace in Somalia
The international community has met once again in London to discuss drought-stricken fragile Somalia. But the new initiative is likely to fail despite noble motives, writes Ludger… Read more »
Africa: Hunger Crisis - 'If We Don't Help the People Here, They Will Die'
The drought facing several African countries is escalating, about 20 million people need food aid. The situation is especially dire in the Somaliland and Puntland regions in the… Read more »
Somalia: Somalia On the Brink of Humanitarian Crisis
War-torn Somalia has been crippled by famine and al-Shabab fighters. International donors have been meeting in London to avert a humanitarian crisis. But critics say it's not… Read more »
Somalia: First U.S. Soldier Killed Since 'Black Hawk Down'
A US soldier has been killed in a special operations mission with Somali forces against al-Shabab. It is the first US military casualty in Somalia in 24 years as it steps up… Read more »
Somalia: 1.4 Million Children At Risk of Acute Malnutrition
The projected number of children expected to suffer has skyrocketed, doubling since January of this year. The country's combination of drought, dislocation, and disease is proving… Read more »
Somalia: Germany's Gabriel Makes Surprise Visit to Somalia
Germany's foreign minister has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe on a trip to Somalia. Gabriel's visit, the first by a German foreign minister, comes ahead of a… Read more »
East Africa: Kenya's Hunger Crisis Fuelled By History of Rural Neglect
War-torn South Sudan and Somalia are being badly hit by East Africa's hunger crisis. But in Kenya, which is at peace, millions also need food aid. Critics blame the political… Read more »
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