Somalia

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No water. Little food. Shelters made of clothes: inside Somalia’s Bulo Garas camp
The failure of the fourth rainy season in a row has left millions facing hunger, especially in the country’s hard-hit south-west with growing numbers seeking refuge in humanitarian camps

Fathi Mohamed Ahmed in Baidoa

23, Jun, 2022 @12:03 PM

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Somalia: ‘The worst humanitarian crisis we’ve ever seen’
Children starving to death ‘before our eyes’ say aid workers as G7 leaders warned only ‘massive’ and urgent funding will avert famine

Lizzy Davies

22, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Marching towards starvation’: UN warns of hell on earth if Ukraine war goes on
Unprecedented food shortages could spark riots in dozens of countries as Black Sea blockade adds to pressures, says WFP chief

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

17, Jun, 2022 @1:59 PM

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Biden reverses Trump withdrawal of US army trainers from Somalia
Up to 500 special forces advisers will train Somali forces to combat growing threat of al-Shabaab militants, says White House

Julian Borger in Washington

16, May, 2022 @6:45 PM

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Hunger crisis grips Horn of Africa – but 80% of Britons unaware, poll shows
UK government urged to act as worst drought in 40 years threatens region while aid efforts and global attention remain focused on Ukraine war

Lizzy Davies

12, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Droughts in Somalia are partly our fault. We could at least let more migrants in | Sally Hayden
Global heating has left millions at risk of starvation, and reliant on relatives who have made the journey to Europe, says journalist Sally Hayden

Sally Hayden

27, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Raising cash for water: why Somalis are bypassing aid agencies in drought crisis
Analysis: with more than 6 million people in need, there is anger at perceived lack of action from the government and the UN

Amanda Sperber in Kismayo

15, Apr, 2022 @5:15 AM

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From the Ranting Atheist to I Like Girls: the best African podcasts
Covering topics from queer Africans to a blogger’s disappearance, female hosts and producers from across the continent pick their top shows

12, Apr, 2022 @6:45 AM

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‘The community was shocked’: British Somalis and the death of David Amess
The naming of Ali Harbi Ali in connection with the Conservative MP’s death had wider repercussions

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

11, Apr, 2022 @11:53 AM

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All-female newsroom launched in Somalia to widen media’s scope
The pioneering Bilan project, funded by UN, will report on gender-based violence, women in politics and female entrepreneurs

Isabel Choat

11, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Zahra Jama obituary
Other lives: Pioneering female Somali emigrant to London who became a mother figure in her community

Ahmed Omar

03, Apr, 2022 @4:47 PM

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How war in Ukraine is affecting food supply in Africa and the Middle East
Prices of basics such as oil and wheat are shooting up and shortages are showing on supermarket shelves in Lebanon, Somalia and Egypt

Lizzy Davies

02, Apr, 2022 @6:30 AM

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