Somalia

 
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...
Kenya suffers Somali blowback
Kenya suffers Somali blowback
Nairobi —That the attack on the DusitD2 hotel and office complex in Nairobi, in which 21 people died, including five of the...
Kenya terror attack highlights security challenges
Kenya terror attack highlights security challenges
The latest terror attack on a...
Somalia orders top UN envoy to leave
Somalia orders top UN envoy to leave
Somalia's government has ordered the UN top envoy to the troubled country to leave, accusing him of "deliberately interfering with the country's...
How Bush Snr's failed Somalia intervention shaped US-Africa ties
How Bush Snr's failed Somalia intervention shaped US-Africa ties
While many have eulogised the former US president for shaping world politics during turbulent times, on the African continent the death of George...
Somalia executes man on anniversary of deadly Mogadishu bombing
Somalia executes man on anniversary of deadly Mogadishu bombing
As Somalia commemorated the anniversary of a deadly 2017 blast which left at least 500 people dead and scores more injured, a man convicted for his...
East Africa’s heroin coast
East Africa’s heroin coast
Afghanistan is the home of high quality heroin, and is producing more of it than ever before. Last year an estimated 328 000 hectares of arable...

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