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Two Weddings, Somali Style

Marriage proposals, dresses, feasts and dances - the story of two weddings in Somalia, with traditions old and new.

Africa

Kenya calls for probe into Somalia humanitarian plane crash

Kenyan private cargo plane crashes in 'unclear' circumstances in Somalia, killing all six people on board.

Kenya calls for probe into Somalia humanitarian plane crash

Coronavirus pandemic

Six killed as plane carrying coronavirus aid crashes in Somalia

Former defence minister says cargo plane shot down as it tried to land in the southern town of Bardale.

Six killed as plane carrying coronavirus aid crashes in Somalia

Africa

Amnesty: Somalia journalists face abusive means of suppression

A recent Amnesty International report says harassment and intimidation of journalists are so deeply entrenched, it makes Somalia one of the most dangerous places to report from.

Coronavirus pandemic

Fears as 'thousands' of cases go undetected in Somalia

Experts believe actual tally of cases is much higher than current numbers due to country's limited testing capacity.

Somalia struggles with coronavirus as infections go undetected

Coronavirus pandemic

WFP warns food insecurity could more than double in East Africa

UN agency says effect could be seen in just three months as spread of coronavirus risks devastating countries.

WFP warns food insecurity could more than double in East Africa

Somalia

US admits killing civilians during air attacks in Somalia

Assessment report by United States Africa Command confirms two civilians were killed and three injured in 2019.

US admits killing civilians during air attacks in Somalia

Somalia

Coronavirus exacts heavy toll on UK's Somali community

A 13-year-old boy from London and a former Somali prime minister among those who have lost their lives too soon.

Coronavirus exacts heavy toll on UK's Somali community

Somalia

Anger in Mogadishu after police kill civilian in COVID-19 curfew

Protests in Somalia after fatal shooting of at least one person by police enforcing coronavirus-related restrictions.

Anger in Mogadishu after police kill civilian in COVID-19 curfew

Africa

Somalia: Only one hospital to treat country’s COVID-19 patients

In Somalia, healthcare workers are facing the prospect of treating patients without adequate medical resources.

Health

Somali state minister dies from coronavirus

Khalif Mumin Tohow died on Sunday in Mogadishu's Martini hospital, a day after he tested positive in Jowhar.

Somali state minister dies from coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

These doctors want to join the US coronavirus fight - but can't

Many immigrant doctors in the US, despite having years of experience, are left on the sidelines of the COVID-19 fight.

These doctors want to join the US coronavirus fight - but can't

Coronavirus pandemic

Former Somali PM dies of coronavirus in London

Somalia announces three-day mourning period after Nur Hassan Hussein, celebrated as an influential leader, dies at 83.

Former Somali PM dies of coronavirus in London

Somalia

A family mourns as US drone attacks in Somalia continue

Civilians paying a heavy price as al-Shabab punishes them and US drone attacks kill them, Somali politician says.

A family mourns as US drone attacks in Somalia continue

AJ Impact

Khat traders, farmers take a hit amid coronavirus pandemic

Somali government has banned international flights over COVID-19 fears, affecting imports of the stimulant from Kenya.

Khat traders, farmers take a hit amid coronavirus pandemic