Tag: drought

  • Somalia drought fuelling piracy

    Conditions ripe for piracy. Somalia drought fuelling piracy – US Africa command head The recent rise in piracy off the Somali coast has been partially fuelled by drought and famine, […]

  • Cycle of Violence

    As Western forces increase their military presence in Somalia, a number of locals and experts are concerned that the country will remain in a cycle of violence that fails to […]

  • Heavy Price

    The price of feeding two million starving Somalis may be all out war, crime and piracy on an unprecedented scale. There are fears that U.S. food aid is getting into […]

  • Insult To Injury

    Piracy is hampering the delivery of food aid to Somalia, forcing relief agencies to use aircraft or less convenient ports that lengthen delivery time, the African Development Bank’s chief economist […]