Nastasya Tay

Nastasya Tay works from Doha, Qatar. Anchor / correspondent @AJEnglish, former @iwmf fellow. Roamed the world for @SBSNews; Africa for @npr, @AP, @independent. Still roaming. [email protected] Nastasya Tay has over 5608 followers on Twitter.

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

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

The country is gearing up for its elections amid allegations of corruption and intimidation.

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

Painted signs, even of a policeman on a busy road, attest to growing trade and returning exiles in Somalia.

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

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

Two presidential candidates face prosecution and ethnic lines have divided the country, writes Nastasya Tay.

Europeans fly south to Maputo

Portuguese immigrants flock to Mozambique, but most of them remain only briefly.

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

Two days of protests have left at least 10 people dead in unprecedented levels of unrest in Malawi.

Maputo mayhem not just about food

Troops fire on citizens protesting against the cost of essentials and a lack of accountability.

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