Refugees

The Somali refugees whose lives were halted by Trump's travel ban

Thousands in Dadaab camp were ready to travel to the US and start new lives, but they were denied entry two years ago.

The Somali refugees whose lives were halted by Trump's travel ban

Somalia

At least 8 killed in al-Shabab attacks in Mogadishu

Dozens of people were injured when a car bomb was detonated near the parliament headquarters in Mogadishu.

Somalia: Several killed in al-Shabab attacks in Mogadishu

Kenya

10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia

At least 10 officers killed after vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in in Wajir County near Somali border.

Kenya police officers killed in blast near Somalia border

Africa

Somalia: At least 9 killed in Mogadishu car explosion

The blast, claimed by al-Shabab, took place near a checkpoint in the Somali capital.

Somalia: At least 9 killed in Mogadishu car explosion

Africa

Somalia drought: UN warns of humanitarian crisis

Lack of so-called 'long rains' causes crop failures across the region.

Kenya

Kenyan Somali refugees claim they are denied citizenship rights

Poor Kenyan Somalis registered as Dadaab refugees to access benefits, but say they are now being refused nationality.

Kenyan Somali refugees claim they are denied citizenship rights

Africa

Kenyan al-Shabab returnees recount stories of pain and fear

Al Jazeera talks to Kenyans who say they were duped into fighting for the armed group al-Shabab.

Africa

US air attack kills 13 ISIL fighters in Somalia

The US military has stepped up its campaign of air raids in Somalia since President Donald Trump took office.

US air attack kills 13 ISIL fighters in Somalia

Africa

Kenya: Police arrest driver of abducted Cuban doctors

The doctors were heading to a government hospital where they had been working for close to a year treating patients from Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia.

UpFront

Is the US military doing a 'fantastic job' in Africa?

We reveal how 10 years of US strategy on the continent have failed to make its countries safer.

Is the US military doing a 'fantastic job' in Africa?

United States

US resumes air raids in Somalia after brief pause

Operation comes weeks after reports says US is responsible for killing of 14 Somali civilians in five 2017-18 air raids.

US resumes air raids in Somalia after brief pause

Opinion

Is political integration in the Horn of Africa possible?

Recent diplomatic initiatives in the Horn are a positive step, but the region needs much more to achieve lasting peace.

Mehari Taddele Maru

by Mehari Taddele Maru

Mehari Taddele Maru

Africa

Car bomb blast in busy Mogadishu road 'kills 15'

Explosion in busy area of Somali capital also wounds 17 people, rescue services say.

Car bomb blast 'kills 15' in Somalia's Mogadishu

Somalia

At least 15 dead in al-Shabab assault on Mogadishu

Plumes of smoke seen near labour ministry in downtown Mogadishu following blasts and gunfight.

Somalia: At least 15 dead in al-Shabab assault on Mogadishu

War & Conflict

US air attacks killed or wounded civilians in Somalia: Amnesty

Rights group says it has evidence nearly two dozen civilians killed or wounded in US military air raids in Somalia.

US air attacks killed or wounded civilians in Somalia: Amnesty