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Somali American legislative candidate poised to make history

By Associated Press A Democratic candidate is poised to become the first Somali American to serve in the Maine Legislature after her challenger dropped out...

Marine general takes over Africa Command, sees challenges

By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press Marine Gen. Michael Langley took over as the top U.S. commander for Africa on Tuesday, heading U.S. military operations...

Ukraine’s Shadow: Deadly Crises Like Somalia Starved of Aid

By Cara Anna and Omar Faruk, Associated Press Shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, a donor who was preparing to give a half-million dollars to a...

China’s 1st Horn of Africa envoy offers to mediate in region

By Associated Press China’s first special envoy to the Horn of Africa on Monday offered to mediate in disputes in the region as Beijing seeks...

War in Ukraine Adds to Food Price Hikes, Hunger in Africa

By Omar Faruk and Krista Larson, Associated Press Nearly all the wheat sold in Somalia comes from Ukraine and Russia, which have halted exports through...