Somalia

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Inside Somalia’s impasse: election talks collapse amid mistrust and blame
Leaders holed up inside Mogadishu’s high-security international airport have failed to agree a plan, risking further unrest

Amanda Sperber in Mogasdishu

08, Apr, 2021 @1:25 PM

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Ismail Ahmed Ismail obituary
Other lives: Founding commander of the Custodial Corps of Somalia who became a political adviser to the country’s president

Muna Ismail

08, Apr, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Kenya issues ultimatum to UN to close camps housing almost 400,000 refugees
Threat to shut Dadaab and Kakuma settlements comes amid row with Somalia and prompts alarm about risks during pandemic

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

01, Apr, 2021 @6:15 AM

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The world has a vested interest in Somalia. Will it act to stop its collapse? | Vava Tampa
Starvation, al-Shabaab and postponed elections have made the country a ready gun. If the trigger is pulled, global trade is at risk

Vava Tampa

24, Mar, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Leak reveals UK Foreign Office discussing aid cuts of more than 50%
Internal reports show projected cuts including 59% in South Sudan, 60% in Somalia and 67% in Syria

Patrick Wintour

06, Mar, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Somalia health clinics will close due to UK aid cuts, charity warns
MPs say Commons vote is needed as funding budget has dropped below 0.7% of UK gross national income

Patrick Wintour

02, Mar, 2021 @7:22 PM

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'Falling off a cliff': pandemic crippling world's most fragile states, finds report
The world’s poorest are becoming poorer as the impact of Covid compounds existing crises, says Disaster Emergency Comittee

Kaamil Ahmed

01, Mar, 2021 @12:29 PM

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Hanna Ahmed obituary
Other lives: Volunteer and support worker with refugee and anti-FGM groups in Bristol

Natasha Carver

18, Jan, 2021 @2:58 PM

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Poor data protection could put lives at risk, say Somalia aid workers
‘Extremely dangerous’ if personal information needed to process mobile payments is lost or falls into wrong hands, say staff

Moulid Hujale

30, Dec, 2020 @7:15 AM

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They risked all to cross the Red Sea. Now a cruel fate awaits in Yemen
Fleeing Ethiopia and Somalia, refugees made their way across the world’s busiest migration route, only to be left in the hands of smugglers in a lawless land

Bethan McKernan in Ataq, Yemen

13, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Trump orders US to pull troops from Somalia
Nearly all of 700 troops will leave over next few months follow president’s latest order with short notice

Julian Borger in Washington

04, Dec, 2020 @10:51 PM

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CIA officer killed in Somali raid on suspected al-Shabaab bomb-maker
Unnamed American died alongside four Somali officers when extremists detonated a car bomb

Jason Burke Africa correspondent and Abdalle Ahmed Mumin

03, Dec, 2020 @5:00 AM

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