At least 231 people were killed and hundreds more wounded after a massive truck bomb on Saturday struck Somalia's capital city of Mogadishu.
By Michael D. Regan
Somalia's prime minister announced Saturday that 110 people have died from hunger in the past 48 hours in a single region as a severe drought threatens millions of people.
By Abdi Guled, Associated Press
Siege ends after gunmen stormed a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. Police say at least 14 people died and nine were injured during the attack.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Nearly $1.3 billion are sent to Somalis in the form of remittances each year according to Oxfam, $215 million of which are sent from the U.S.
By Mori Rothman
By Elisabeth Ponsot
According to community leaders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, 80 percent of the Somali-Americans there send money back to East Africa. Aid groups say 40 percent of Somalia’s population relies on those dollars -- known as remittances -- to survive. But recently,…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press and Andrew Harnik, Associated Press
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia Tuesday in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is the…
By Larisa Epatko
President Obama has nominated Katherine Dhanani, a long-time diplomat with a specialty in African affairs, to be the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia since 1991.
Al-Shabab took responsibility for a truck bomb that rammed a checkpoint Tuesday near the education ministry in Mogadishu, Somalia, as students and parents were crowding in to learn about scholarships. Ray Suarez discusses that attack that killed at least 70…
By Talea Miller
South African aid group Gift of the Givers is providing food and medical aid in Mogadishu, plagued by a long legacy of lawlessness and violence.
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