Somalia

A boy rides a donkey cart past an internally displaced persons camp near the Somali Parliament in Mogadishu on March 24, 2015.

In Somalia, wire transfers go underground

Mar 24, 2015
Banks' efforts to curb money laundering and terror financing may have backfired.
Posted In: Somalia, remittances, terrorism

Piracy threat grows in Nigeria, West Africa

Jun 21, 2013
A new report out this week shows that while pirate attacks off the Somali coast have plummeted, there's a growing threat on the other side of the continent.
Posted In: piracy, Africa, Nigeria, Somalia

Somalia takes steps to rebuild its economy

May 7, 2013
Somalia has struggled with famine, piracy, and insurgency in the past several years. But recently, Somalia has been making some progress on economic rebuilding.
Posted In: Somalia, Africa

Report estimates 260,000 died in Somalia famine

May 1, 2013
Critics have blamed the U.N. for not reacting faster to the 2011 famine in Somalia because the international community feared that relief would be confiscated by Islamic militants.
Posted In: Somalia, famine, draught, UN