A report finds 23 million people are experiencing extreme hunger in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, which face their worst drought in 40 years. Food prices hit record highs after Russia attacked Ukraine.
Shugri Said Salh recounts her journey from goat- and camel-herding nomad in Somalia to nurse and mom of three in California in her memoir, The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert.
"While a change in force posture, this action is not a change in U.S. policy," the Pentagon said Friday. The Trump administration will reassign most of the personnel elsewhere in East Africa.
Tropical Cyclone Gati made landfall in Somalia on Sunday. It's the first recorded instance of a hurricane-strength system hitting the country.
The patriarch/peace activist was assassinated in Somalia. His wife and 3 daughters fled. Mom (and one child) returned to build on his work. Now they've won the Aurora Prize — which has its own twist.