The international Bank of Somalia has become the first lender in the Horn of Africa nation to handle foreign transactions. As Grace Pascoe reports bank officials say it's a sign the country is stabilizing after decades of conflict.
Somalia Common Humanitarian Fund - Update 22 December 2014: Statement from the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia
(MOGADISHU, 22 December 2014) The Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Philippe Lazzarini, has announced today that the Somalia Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) will allocate US$30 million to jump start the response to the most critical humanitarian needs in 2015.
By Soumaila T. Diarra
Engineer Anna Dembele's smile broadens as she shows off the low-carbon cooking kits she makes. The association she belongs to now plans to promote use of the equipment across Mali, helping people cope with inflation and tackling deforestation in the bargain.