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Nastasya Tay

Nastasya Tay

    Somalia: African Union secures strategic port
    Somalia: African Union secures strategic port
    They might have been driven out of Somalia's second city, but Islamist militant group al-Shebab have a plan B. Nastasya Tay reports.
    Stoic Somalis give peace a chance
    Stoic Somalis give peace a chance
    In new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's in-tray: a war, a government bereft of functioning institutions or a budget, and a looming food crisis.
    Somalia's flawed attempts at change
    Somalia's flawed attempts at change
    The country is gearing up for its elections amid allegations of corruption and intimidation.
    Somalia is 'another Afghanistan'
    Somalia is 'another Afghanistan'
    The country will never be able to prevail unless the war ends. Nastasya Tay reports.
    Somalia: Life returns in aftermath of al-Shabab
    Somalia: Life returns in aftermath of al-Shabab
    Painted signs, even of a policeman on a busy road, attest to growing trade and returning exiles in Somalia.
    Somalia: A shot at stability
    Somalia: A shot at stability
    This election is a crucial turning point that could 'seal the deal' or see Somalia slide back into chaos.
    Charcoal a burning issue in Zambia
    Charcoal a burning issue in Zambia
    Zambia's hardwood forests are falling prey to poor villagers who are chopping down trees and surviving off the proceeds from selling charcoal.
    Kenya walks election tightrope
    Kenya walks election tightrope
    Two presidential candidates face prosecution and ethnic lines have divided the country, writes Nastasya Tay.
    Europeans fly south to Maputo
    Europeans fly south to Maputo
    Portuguese immigrants flock to Mozambique, but most of them remain only briefly.
    Tide turns against Malawi's Mutharika
    Tide turns against Malawi's Mutharika
    Malawians overwhelmingly re-elected their president two years ago. Now Bingu wa Mutharika's forces are blamed for killing at least 19 demonstrators.
    Malawi anti-govt protest deaths on the rise
    Malawi anti-govt protest deaths on the rise
    Two days of protests have left at least 10 people dead in unprecedented levels of unrest in Malawi.