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Somali president appoints new prime minister
Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, an economist, becomes second PM the African country has had in 14 months.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 23:20 GMT
Gay Somali refugees face death threats
Gay, lesbian and HIV-infected refugees fear violent persecution should they return home.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2013 21:46 GMT
Sisters of Somalia
Asha Hagi Elmi and her sister Amina spearhead efforts to bring dignity to the women of Mogadishu's refugee camps.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2013 22:54 GMT
Somalia's political restart
Can yet another attempt to install a strong central government after years of chaos really succeed?
Last updated: 22 Aug 2012 10:15 GMT
Somalia: Rescuing the process of transition
For a constitution to be created successfully, the process must be transparent, inclusive and thoroughly debated.
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Last updated: 11 May 2012 08:39 GMT
Fighting Somalia's pirates onshore
Will expanding the Atalanta mission end piracy in Somalia, or will it further complicate the situation in the country?
Last updated: 26 Mar 2012 11:36 GMT
Al-Qaeda and al-Shabab: Double the trouble?
We ask what the formal merger of the two groups means for the conflict in Somalia.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2012 09:37 GMT
Ending the famine in Somalia
The blame game should stop and the international community must address the situation before it gets too late.
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Last updated: 18 Aug 2011 07:00 GMT
Africa's old guard on the run?
Cote d'Ivoire's Laurent Gbagbo is just the latest in a line of African strongmen who find themselves pressed.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2011 12:09 GMT
Envoys to return to Cote d'Ivoire
West African leaders say military option is off the table for the moment, as incumbent president mulls his options.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2010 19:23 GMT
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controversy
Confronting ISIL: Why bombing is doomed to fail
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
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