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Sahra Mohamed and Marya Abdulah get drinking water from the Concern and Echo-funded water catchment tank in northern Somaliland. Photograph: Gavin Douglas/ Concern Worldwide

Somaliland is a region in the north of Somali with its own government and ambitions for statehood. The former British protectorate received independen(...)

Asasey Hotel  in Kismayo, Somalia:  26  people, including Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh and her husband Farid Jama, were killed there in an attack by Al Shabaab. Photograph: AP

Somalia’s ministry of foreign affairs is to set up an award in honour of Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh, who returned to the Horn of Africa (...)

 Swimmers among boats in Mogadishu, Somalia. The country’s  upcoming presidential election has been billed as a milestone by UN officials, but analysts say the election is really a milestone of corruption. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/New York Times

Politicians have been peeling off wads of hundred dollar bills to buy votes. Others have shown up for parliamentary races standing next to a political(...)