The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 16

The region is braced for mass demonstrations against any move to strip the restive region's autonomy.


VICE Morning Bulletin

Feds said to be investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, at least 31 killed in Mogadishu restaurant siege, suspected Virginia shooter had a licensed gun, and more.


Photos of the Somali Beach Where Decades of Civil War Are Forgotten

Friday night on Lido beach in Mogadishu.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, the victim of an apparent murder-suicide on the UCLA campus has been identified, Saudi Arabia invests $3.5 billion in Uber, marijuana-infused edibles are legal in Oregon, and more.


This Man Was Thrown in a Somali Jail for Interviewing a Rape Victim

Everyone’s talking about Somalia’s future. They’re talking up foreign business investment, they’re talking up the new government, and they’re talking up the Islamist militia al-Shabaab. Something that hasn't come up quite so much, however, is the...


Rapping for Peace in Somalia

I tagged along on the last leg of the Somali Sunrise Tour for Peace, a concert series that has taken Waayaha Cusub around the US and Kenya to perform for Somali refugees. They are Somalia's most popular band and they aim to help heal the wounds opened...


Can Britain Handle the Rapes, Killings and Clans in Somalia?

There's a big meeting in London tomorrow to talk about all of Somalia's problems. Officials from the UN, the African Union, the IMF, and 50 countries will be there to impart their wisdom/spout platitudes in a bid to help Somalia rebuild itself after...