How to Tell a Story of Kidnapping and Climate Change in Somalia

Laura Heaton and Nichole Sobecki detail their reporting on Dr. Murray Watson and the impact his once thought-to-be lost work could have on the country decades later.


Somalia’s Land is Dying. The People Will Be Next.

Images from the front lines of Africa's battle with climate change.


The Making of a Climate Outlaw

Extreme weather pushed a farmer and a fisherman to take up arms. These are their stories.


The Key to Saving Somalia Is Gathering Dust in the British Countryside

What if there were a blueprint for climate adaptation that could end a civil war? An English scientist spent his life developing one—then he vanished without a trace.

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U.S. Navy SEAL Killed, Two Wounded, in Counter-Terror Raid in Somalia

Trump steps up the fight against terrorists in Africa and Middle East, leading to a wave of combat deaths.

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Democracy Dies in Trump’s Darkness

The president should reverse his administration's campaign against transparency.

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U.S. to Send Troops to Somalia Amid Blowback

Trump declared Somalia a war zone. Al-Shabab pushed back. Now we’ve got boots on the ground.


Somalia’s Pirates Are Back in Business

Lawlessness onshore is fueling a resurgence of crime on the high seas.


Starvation Stalks the Horn of Africa

Images from the drought that's pushing Somalia back to the brink of famine.

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