Mohammed Adow

"Mohammed Adow is an Al Jazeera roving correspondent based in Doha. He has more than 15 years of experience reporting from across Africa.

Mohammed has filed exclusive reports for Al Jazeera about the Ogaden fighters who have been battling to achieve an autonomous state in eastern Ethiopia. He has also reported from the Rift Valley and elsewhere in Kenya about the post-election violence that rocked the nation, and covered conflicts in Somalia and Sudan."


Nigerian corruption agency uncovers $43m in cash

The discovery of a massive cash haul in a flat has prompted calls for the president to take action. Nigeria's president has suspended his spy chief after a series of corruption scandals. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Lagos, Nigeria.


US seals arms deal with Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

The US has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against the armed group Boko Haram. Barack Obama had approved the sale as president but it was delayed after the Nigerian air force bombed a refugee camp in January.


Boko Haram violence hits Nigeria's farmers

The risk of mass starvation in Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia is rapidly rising due to drought and conflict, the UN refugee agency has warned. Farmers in northern Nigeria say their situation is made worse by violence from Boko Haram.


Nigeria: Meningitis outbreak infects thousands

At least 300 people have died in Nigeria and more than 3,000 are infected in a meningitis outbreak. It is the worst outbreak of the disease in Nigeria since 2009, when nearly 10,000 cases were recorded.


Nigeria: Rescued Boko Haram wives share stories

The Nigerian army has captured several would-be female suicide bombers working with Boko Haram. Soldiers also rescued hundreds of kidnapped girls who were forced to become brides.


Nigerian army in 'final push' to remove Boko Haram

Nigeria's military has begun what it calls the 'final offensive' to retake Boko Haram's last strongholds. For years, Nigeria's Sambisa Forest served as a hide-out for the armed group until they were pushed out by the army in December.

Middle East

Yemen refugee boat attack: Survivors speak out

Somali refugees who survived an attack on their boat off Yemen are demanding answers. Forty-two died when a military helicopter opened fire on their vessel as they travelled to Sudan.

Middle East

At least 42 killed in attack on Somali refugee boat

A helicopter gunship attacked the boat near Yemen, leaving at least 42 Somali refugees dead. A sailor on board said about 80 more refugees were rescued. It is unclear who was behind this attack. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports.


Dadaab camp refugees offered cash to return to Somalia

About 300,000 Somalis in Kenya face being homeless as camp is set to close by November.


The booming fake passport market for refugees in Athens

People smugglers and their middlemen take advantage of huge influx of refugees camped out in Greek capital.

War & Conflict

UN official wants urgent talks to end Burundi strife

Plea by high commissioner for human rights to prevent country's descent into chaos follows Friday's deadly attack.

War & Conflict

Why al-Shabab has gained foothold in Kenya

Political and economic discrimination making young men radicalised, according to truth commission's findings.