Mobile Money is Finally Found by the Tech Revolution in Africa
WorldRemit has taken the bull by the horns in Africa, making the most of a mobile money industry which has, until recently, been relatively dormant despite the acceleration of tech activity occurring elsewhere in the region.
UNHCR seeks to reassure refugees in Kenya facing food shortages
The UN refugee agency has sought to allay the concerns of hundreds of thousands of refugees facing food ration cuts in northern Kenya and stressed that these are not linked to the repatriation of Somalis.
Somali forces foil al-Shabaab's plans in Mogadishu
Somali security forces have been conducting 24-hour operations in Mogadishu since early November, thwarting at least 20 attacks and arresting dozens of al-Shabaab leaders and more than 20 al-Shabaab fighters, according to the Ministry of National Security.
Minnesota urban planner killed in Somalia wanted 'to give back'
The Brooklyn Park civil engineer thought hard about the risks before he returned to Somalia last year to help repair the waterworks infrastructure of his war-torn country. On Monday the risks became real when he was murdered.