Edition:
India

Katharine Houreld

A child dies, a child lives: why Somalia drought is not another famine

23 Mar 2018

DOLLOW, Somalia At the height of Somalia's 2011 famine, Madow Mohamed had to leave her crippled five-year-old son Abdirahman by the side of the road to lead her eight other starving children towards help.

U.S. Secretary of State to focus on security on first African visit

07 Mar 2018

NAIROBI U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson flew to Ethiopia at the start of his first diplomatic trip to Africa on Wednesday, seeking to bolster security alliances on a continent increasingly turning to China for aid and trade.

Kenya allows opposition figures to travel after barring them overnight

20 Feb 2018

NAIROBI Two prominent supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga were allowed to leave the country on Tuesday a day after authorities prevented them from doing so.

Kenya crackdown on media, opposition attracts heavy criticism

07 Feb 2018

NAIROBI A top Kenyan newspaper published a fake death notice of a prominent opposition financier on Wednesday, a bizarre error that rights groups interpreted as another sign of an anti-democratic slide.

Kenya crackdown on media, opposition attracts heavy criticism

07 Feb 2018

NAIROBI A top Kenyan newspaper published a fake death notice of a prominent opposition financier on Wednesday, a bizarre error that rights groups interpreted as another sign of an anti-democratic slide.

Kenya crackdown on media, opposition attracts heavy criticism

07 Feb 2018

NAIROBI A top Kenyan newspaper published a fake death notice of a prominent opposition financier on Wednesday, a bizarre error that rights groups interpreted as another sign of an anti-democratic slide.

Two Kenya TV stations resume broadcasting after days shut by government

05 Feb 2018

NAIROBI Two Kenyan television channels shut down by the government over their coverage of the political opposition resumed partial broadcasting on Monday, although a third channel remained off the air.

Exclusive: Somalia lures defectors in new push against insurgents

24 Jan 2018

MOGADISHU As an undercover operative for Somalia's al Shabaab militia, Nasteh spied on the insurgent group's senior commanders to ensure their loyalty and planned bombings and assassinations in government-controlled territory.

Somali lawmakers seek to impeach president amid political crisis

20 Dec 2017

MOGADISHU Some Somali lawmakers said on Wednesday they plan to impeach the president in a mounting political crisis that could put the fledgling government on a violent collision course with one of the country's most powerful clans.

Exclusive: U.S. suspends aid to Somalia's battered military over graft

15 Dec 2017

NAIROBI The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as African peacekeepers start to withdraw this month. | Video

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