In representing a country that remains unrecognized by the international community, the Somaliland national team are making a statement both on and off the pitch.
In Somaliland, a crippling drought has driven many women and children from their rural villages and into dangerous and overcrowded refugee camps.
A multi-year drought is killing off animals in the Horn of Africa, making life hell for the livestock herders who depend on them.
Flood waters have damaged latrines, destroyed people’s belongings, and cut off roads as rivers over-flooded in the country’s Shabelle basin, which includes areas around the capital Mogadishu.
As a Saudi-led naval blockade has slowed the flow of humanitarian aid into Yemen to a trickle, desperate people packed aboard cattle boats are being ferried by the hundreds to Somalia.
Somalia is not exactly a safe haven, but this week it saw the arrival of the first small exodus of Yemeni refugees fleeing the worsening fighting in their own country.
Counter-terror squad accused of extrajudicial killings and intimidation by Somaliland MPs.
Which is a tragedy, because getting rid of things that explode people indiscriminately should be one of the world's more uncontroversial aid projects.
Between April and October, Hangingheld Farm in the UK transforms into Degmo, a name derived from the Somali term for nomadic families who’ve pitched tents together. Degmo aims to solve some of the problems of this huge immigrant community by...
The performers draw people in with the novelty of the circus and then hit them with didactic plays on the major social ails of the country, like khat abuse, human trafficking, unemployment, and female genital mutilation.
If you've ever wondered what happened to all those pirates who were terrorizing boats—including Tom Hanks'—off the coast of Somalia a while back, many of them got scooped up and sent to a prison in Somaliland with a focus on rehabilitation.