New Internationalist

Somalia

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Tension mounts as instability grips Kenya

Al-Shabaab attacks continue and death toll rises while politicians squabble, reports Henry Owino.

Filed in: Kenya Somalia Violence

The clock is ticking for Somalis’ remittance lifeline

Barclays’ Somali Money Transfer Operators closure at the end of this month will devastate the poor, writes Farhan Hassan.

Filed in: Economics Poverty Somalia

How Somalia's coastal communities called time on the pirates

Diaspora uncles and ‘fathers against pirates’ were as decisive as the frigates in ending the piracy scourge. Jamal Osman speaks to Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Society Somalia Trade

How the war on piracy became big business

Is a private security boom really the route to safer seas? asks Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Globalization Somalia Trade

Barclays says no to remittance ‘lifeline’

The decision to close the accounts of money transfer providers is a crisis for many families in Somalia and beyond, writes Farhan Hassan.

Filed in: Africa Migration Somalia

Amnesty International defends refugees in Kenya

Henry Owino explores the government’s plans to forcibly remove Somalis, despite international criticism.

Filed in: Kenya Refugees Somalia Violence

Somali President: the world cannot bring us peace

Sally Healy speaks to Hassan Sheikh Mohamud about his hopes for security in Somalia, which must begin to ‘address the bitter memories’ of its past.

Filed in: Peace Politics Somalia

Meet Hands Off Somalia activist Shukri Sultan

Amy Hall speaks to the college student about how she got involved in campaigning and why she won’t be giving up just yet.

Filed in: Activism Somalia United Kingdom Youth

Winds of change in the Horn of Africa

Sally Healy compares the political fortunes of Ethiopia and Somalia in the light of the dramatic developments of recent weeks.

Filed in: Ethiopia Politics Somalia

Illegal detention of Somalis in Ukraine continues

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod report on the ongoing nightmare for 81 asylum seekers. 

Filed in: Human Rights Refugees Somalia Ukraine

How do you solve a problem like Somalia?

If international leaders are to help Somalia, they first need to acknowledge their role in its tragedy, say Mark Bradbury and Laura Hammond.

Filed in: Development Hunger Somalia

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