'Somalis Good at Doing Things for Themselves'
Columnists discuss the new book, Getting Somalia Wrong? Faith and War in a Shattered State.
Students writing in class at Alnajah Primary School in Wardhigley district, Somalia.
Somalia: Signs of Hope in a Shattered State
African Arguments, 1 February 2012
It's always been hard to find a framework for analyzing Somalia. It has one of the most ethnically homogenous populations in Africa - Somalis share the same language, culture,... read more »
African Arguments, 30 January 2012
The next book in the African Arguments series is Getting Somalia Wrong by BBC journalist Mary Harper. It is a complex account of a country too often stereotyped by one or two of... read more »