Horn of Africa

china

China begins sending troops to its first overseas military base ever

David Gilbert
7.12.17
africa

The U.S. is waging a massive shadow war in Africa, exclusive documents reveal

Nick Turse
5.18.17
Somalia

The devastating reality of Somalia on the brink of famine

Sophie Eastaugh
5.10.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Follow a doctor delivering desperately needed aid to drought stricken Somalia

Gianna Toboni
4.19.17
africa

Al-Shabaab claims a car bomb attack that killed 10 in Mogadishu

The radical Islamist group says it carried out an assault on the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigation Department in Mogadishu.
VICE News and Reuters
7.31.16
africa

El Nino-Related Flooding in Ethiopia Has Displaced 120,000 People

Dozens of people have died in the flooding that has hit the country over the last month, sparking another weather-related crisis in the country already experiencing severe drought.
VICE News and Reuters
5.12.16
migrants

Migrant Cash, RPGs and Selfies: Inside the World of Human Trafficking in the Horn of Africa

A new report exposes the organized criminal networks that traffic migrants along the dangerous Horn of Africa-Europe route.
Pierre-Louis Caron
2.26.16
africa

Kenya Says It Killed al Shabaab's Intelligence Chief

Kenyan troops say they killed al Shabaab's deputy commander and head of intelligence Mohamed Karatey during a graduation ceremony for insurgent fighters on February 8.
VICE News and Reuters
2.18.16
africa

In Drought-Battered Somaliland, Climate Change Is Deadly Serious

A multi-year drought is killing off animals in the Horn of Africa, making life hell for the livestock herders who depend on them.
Amanda Sperber
12.5.15
ISIS

Why the US Air Force Pulled Its Predator Drones from a Secret Base in Africa

The move comes amid a resource crunch and shifting targets.
Joseph Trevithick
12.4.15
defense & security

China Is Angling for a Strategic Outpost on the Horn of Africa

China has been steadily extending its global presence. Now it's looking to establish an outpost in Djibouti, where the US headquarters its military forces in Africa.
Torie Rose DeGhett
11.19.15
africa

At Least 13 Dead After al Shabaab Bombing and Shootout at Mogadishu Hotel

Members of the Islamist militant group bombed a hotel where government officials and lawmakers stay before engaging in an hours-long shootout with Somali security forces.
Reuters and VICE News
11.1.15
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