Analysts Hope Elections Do Not Slow Somalia-Somaliland Talks

As Somalia and the self-declared republic of Somaliland head toward elections, conflict experts are calling on both sides not to let politics disrupt progress in recent talks. The two sides disagree on the status of Somaliland, which declared independence from Mogadishu in 1991. In June 2020, Somali government officials led by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo […]

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Flooding, Landslides Devastate Much of Sudan; At Least 10 Killed, Thousands Displaced

Much of Sudan is in recovery mode after torrential rains caused widespread flooding and landslides, killing at least 10 and damaging or destroying more than 3,300 homes. Almost two dozen schools and several mosques were also destroyed. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Sudan said infrastructure was damaged in at least […]

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