Weather

UN calls for action as Somalia floods affect 200,0000 children

UN delivers vital supplies as 370,000 people displaced by floods around the Horn of Africa nation.

UN calls for action as Somalia floods affect 200,0000 children

Africa

More than 270,000 displaced by deadly Somalia floods

Deaths reported as severe floods could be worsened by another tropical storm that could affect about one million people in east Africa.

United States

US reopens embassy in Somalia after nearly three decades

US announces re-establishment of embassy in capital Mogadishu, after closure in 1991 as Somalia plunged into civil war.

US reopens embassy in Somalia after nearly three decades

Africa

Somalia security meeting: Delegates discuss AU troop withdrawal

Meeting to discuss security roadmap in the run-up to 2020 elections marred by two recent al-Shabab attacks.

Somalia

US special forces base, Italian army convoy attacked in Somalia

Al-Shabab group claims responsibility for attack on US base in Baledogle while Italy confirms convoy hit by blast.

US special forces base, Italian army convoy attacked in Somalia

Africa

Planet SOS: Millions displaced as Somalis flee widespread drought

Two years after the previous drought ended, Somalia is again facing one of the driest rainy seasons in more than three decades.

AJ Impact

World’s poor get less than 1 cent a day for climate change: Oxfam

World's poorest communities have done the least to cause climate change, but end up paying for it, says charity.

World’s poor get less than 1 cent a day for climate change: Oxfam

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: Voices from the front lines of the climate crisis

From the jungles of French Guiana to Somalia and New York, we look at the issues behind the crisis facing our planet.

Africa

Fighting al-Shabab: US trains elite Somali forces

Somali government officials say this elite force is comprised of soldiers from almost all of Somalia's tribes and clans.

Africa

Somalia: About 5,000 Sufi fighters join army

For 10 years, Sufi fighters have fought al-Shabab and managed to retake the group's strongholds in the windswept plains of central Somalia.

Africa

Meet Somalia's trailblazing female camel trader

Zamzam Yusuf, a grandmother of 29, is breaking barriers by entering the once men-only camel trading industry in Somalia.

Meet Somalia's trailblazing female camel trader

Somalia

UN warns 2 million people in Somalia at risk of starvation

Drought, al-Shabab violence send thousands of Somalis to Baidoa, putting centuries of nomadic way of life at risk.

Somalia

Somalia's Jubaland region re-elects Ahmed Mohamed as president

Ahmed won more than two-thirds of the votes cast by the semi-autonomous region's lawmakers in the port city of Kismayu.

Somalia's Jubaland region re-elects Ahmed Mohamed as president

Inside Story

Why is Jubaland election important for East Africa?

Kenya, Ethiopia among countries jostling for influence over Somali region.

AJ IMPACT

Qatar to build new port in Somalia's Hobyo

Doha to enter investment partnership with Mogadishu, according to Qatar's ministry of transportation and communications.

Qatar to build new port in Somalia's Hobyo