Somali refugees rediscover lost arts and crafts skills in an East London workshop
Textile designer and founder of Hazfa Studio Hafza Yusuf runs a weekly textile and art workshop with a number of elderly women in East London. Originally from Somalia, Hafza wants to bring her country's culture back to the women from the community, and bring them back to the skills they left behind when fleeing Somalia.
Billions of locusts swarm over East Africa
A locust invasion in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia has left crops devastated. It is the biggest swarm in decades, with billions of the ravenous insects nibbling their way through the already climate-ravaged region.
Floods force hundreds of thousands of Somalis to flee their homes
About 182,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes due to flooding across Somalia, particularly in the southern areas of the country.
Somaliland is on a rocky political path
The relative stability Somaliland has seen for years is now at risk of coming undone. What ought to have been the first parliamentary elections in this autonomous region of Somalia since 2005 have been put off once more.
Cut from a different cloth Somalia's young fashion designers
Somalia is a country that has been in the grip of a deadly civil war for nearly three decades. There is also the ever-present threat of attacks from radical Islamist groups. Despite all this, some young people are managing to find solace in the fashion industry.
Floating restaurant brings joy off Somalia's coast
For Mogadishu's residents, spending a day at Lido beach is a welcome escape from the grind of the city. Especially on board 'La Lanterna' floating restaurant.
African herding community
Scenics of the traditional community during a drought in northeast Somalia.
KCB CEO Joshua Oigara lays out strategy for growth
Kenya Commercial Bank seeks to set up subsidiaries in Ethiopia, Somalia and the DR Congo as part of its growth strategy. CNBC Africa's Michael Mugisha sat down With KCB Group CEO, Joshua Oigara for more on this.