Attacks in Somalia Leave at Least 5 Dead
Devastating assaults, occurring almost daily and often in the capital, Mogadishu, have put a strain on the country’s fragile government.
Suicide Bombing Targets Major Turkish Military Base in Somalia
Officials said two people were killed in the bombing at the facility in Mogadishu, Turkey’s largest overseas military base.
In Minneapolis, Somali-Americans Find Unwelcome Echoes of Strife at Home
Thousands left political chaos, violence and danger in Somalia. Now, many are surprised and alarmed at the dangers and distress they’re seeing in their new home.
There’s No Home Remedy for Coronavirus Lies
My fellow Somali-Americans are being taken in by anti-vaccine disinformation.
Covid-19 Outbreak in Nigeria Is Just One of Africa’s Alarming Hot Spots
Dozens of doctors are infected and gravediggers are overwhelmed in Kano, Nigeria’s second-largest city, where inaction led to an unchecked outbreak. Across Africa, other hot spots are emerging.
Ethiopian Troops May Have Shot Down Aid Plane in Somalia, Report Says
The Kenyan-registered aircraft was delivering much-needed humanitarian supplies for the fight against the coronavirus when it crashed.
U.S. Military Killed 132 Civilians in Wars Last Year, Pentagon Says
The tally has changed little since the previous year’s report, which put the total at 120 civilians killed. Civilian deaths in Afghanistan again eclipsed those in Syria and Iraq.
Kenya and Somalia to Jointly Investigate Cargo Plane Crash
The Kenyan-registered private plane was carrying humanitarian supplies to use in the fight against the coronavirus.
Bana Ali, Who Championed Basketball in Somalia, Dies at 54
Mr. Ali, who had the novel coronavirus, dedicated his own time and finances to promoting basketball and sports among Somali youth.
In Rare Admission, U.S. Military Says Strikes Killed 2 Civilians in Somalia
The statement was a rare acknowledgment from the military of civilian casualties in its campaign against the Shabab extremist group. The airstrike was in February 2019.
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