Global News Journal

from Africa News blog:

The cash cost of war

June 10, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We often hear of the human cost of war. We don't often see the cash cost laid out so baldly as in the price list that went with my colleague Abdi Sheikh's feature from Mogadishu on the arms market that thrives in the city amid Somalia's tragedy.

from Africa News blog:

Somalia’s new chance

February 2, 2009

How times change. Somalia’s new Islamist president has been feted in Ethiopia, whose army drove him from power two years ago - with Washington’s backing - when he headed a sharia courts movement.

from Africa News blog:

Which way will Somalia go?

January 7, 2009

The withdrawal of Ethiopian troops from Somalia has left a nation beset by conflict for nearly two decades at a crossroads.