Kenya plans Somalia border wall to guard oil pipe

London, 17 November (Argus) — The Kenyan government will build an 800-kilometre wall along its border with Somalia to help ensure the security of...

How Somalia Could Suffer From the Crisis in Burundi

By Conor Gaffey Burundi’s capital Bujumbura lies more than 2,000 kilometers overland from the Somali capital Mogadishu. But the violence that has engulfed Burundi since President...

Dahabshiil Group Stepping Up Efforts to Help Communities Cope With a Severe Drought

By Mustafa Abdi Ibrahim The communities living in the horn of Africa have lived through four successive poor rainy seasons and their ability to cope...

SOMALIA: Nowhere to Run But Home

What happens when a family flees one war zone only to end up in another war zone? By the time her family decided to leave...
Somalia's new special security forces [Al Jazeera]

Al Jazeera’s People & Power: Rebuilding Somalia-(Video)

People & Power's Juliana Ruhfus investigates whether Somalia's government is succeeding in building a nation state or whether its political alliances are compromising its...
Four suspected Shebab fighters

SOMALIA: Senior Al-Shabab Leader Who Had $3 Million Bounty on His Head Surrenders To...

By Abdi Guled Associated Press A leader with the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, who had a $3 million bounty on his head, surrendered in Somalia,...

SOMALIA: AMISOM Apologizes For Wedding’s Civilian Deaths, Vows Impartial Investigation

  By Michael Kaplan The African Union has admitted that its soldiers in Somalia were responsible for the killing of seven civilians at a wedding last...
Famine in Somalia

SOMALIA: UNHCR Seeks Repatriation of Somali Refugees in East Africa

By Mohammed Yusuf Nairobi, (VOA) -The U.N. refugee agency on Wednesday called for East African countries hosting Somali refugees to make voluntary repatriation possible and...