Somalia

 
How a lack of democracy fuels violent extremism in Africa
How a lack of democracy fuels violent extremism in Africa
Violent extremism by non-state actors, whether by lone individuals or organised groups, or occurring as spontaneous communal violence, has...
Somaliland gets the red carpet
Somaliland gets the red carpet
The Republic of Somaliland does not officially exist despite it being self-governing since 1991, with its own currency, flag, Constitution and...
Somalia transition plan on track as Amisom begins exit
Somalia transition plan on track as Amisom begins exit
On April 30 2018, the African Union Peace and Security Council endorsed the Somalia transition plan. Since then, the AU Mission in Somalia (Amisom)...
The Portfolio: Madelene Cronjé
The Portfolio: Madelene Cronjé
I was out on assignment when I got a call asking me if I could go to Somalia with the World Food Programme (WFP) the following week. With a million...
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
This year’s annual pilgrimage to the African Union Summit recently held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February under the theme ‘The year of...
US war in Somalia kills civilians
US war in Somalia kills civilians
In June 2018, the United States department of defence confidently told the US Congress that its military operations in Somalia, including air...
Civilian body count grows as US intensifies its war in Somalia
Civilian body count grows as US intensifies its war in Somalia
In June 2018, the United States department of defence confidently told the United States Congress that its military operations in Somalia —...
A racist massacre in Godzone
A racist massacre in Godzone
For many, the racist and Islamophobic attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which left at least 50 people dead, are difficult to...
Nairobi attack highlights 'new generation' of Shabab recruits
Nairobi attack highlights 'new generation' of Shabab recruits
Profiles of key suspects in last month's terror attack in Nairobi point to the worrying rise of a new generation of Kenyan jihadists, analysts...
Is Somalia ready for an oil boom?
Is Somalia ready for an oil boom?
Nairobi — Last week, amid protests, the Somali government convened a public meeting at Claridge’s hotel in London to...
‘Shocking’ judgment for Somali asylum seekers
‘Shocking’ judgment for Somali asylum seekers
Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) has described the Pretoria high court’s decision to dismiss an application by eight Somali asylum seekers to...
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
With this commentary, coming in the wake of our annual Ten Conflicts to Watch and EU Watch List, Crisis Group turns to what 2019 will mean for...

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