In Somalia, Collecting People For Profit

Last year I took a drive through the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia, in a bulletproof SUV. My seatmate was Justin Brady, who at the time was working for the U.N. We were both wearing body armor — standard issue for these trips — and we were followed [Continue Reading...]

Video: Kenyans In Somalia

With relative peace having returned to parts of Somalia, Kenyan professionals having been flying there for greener pastures. But what are the challenges that come with the numerous job opportunities in Somalia? Alex Chamwada interacted with some of [Continue Reading...]

The investor helping Somali businesses

By Jane O'Brien BBC News Earlier this year Mohamed Ali was reminded once again of the dangers of living and working in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Islamic militants attacked the presidential compound on 22 February, when his father was praying [Continue Reading...]