Topic: Mohamed Siad Barre
Widely considered an obstacle to peace, Abdullahi Yusuf announced his resignation on Monday.
12/29/2008 12:00 am
A Monitor Q&A reveals who's behind the modern-day pirates, how they got so good at taking ships, and what's being done to stop them.
11/20/2008 12:00 am
U.S. warships surrounded the hijacked MV Faina and its military cargo off Somalia's coast Monday.
09/30/2008 01:00 am
Gunmen hijacked four ship within 48 hours last week. Cash retrieved from ransoms is paying for weapons and salaries of fighters on both sides of Somalia's conflict.
08/27/2008 01:00 am
Drawn by better governance and investment opportunities, Africans across the diaspora are increasingly returning to their home countries.
08/12/2008 01:00 am
The move comes amid a rise in kidnappings of foreign aid workers and an escalating humanitarian crisis.
07/01/2008 01:00 am
The attack undermines a UN-mediated cease-fire signed last week between the government and opposition groups as the country's humanitarian crisis worsens.
06/19/2008 01:00 am