This is a transcript of episode 12 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including a story on the reasons why Kenyan women who join Al-Shabaab.
For decades Somalia has been in a near-constant state of food insecurity. This is due to a combination of stagnant crop production, a rapidly increasing population and political unrest.
The international community is opposed to Farmaajo's term extension because of fears that it's a power grab consistent with political trends elsewhere in the region.
Plus, why women join Al-Shabaab in Kenya. Listen to episode 12 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
The federal government needs to address the relationship between climate-related realities and the country's national security.
Haji was an astute leader who rode the wave of leadership over a long and illustrious career in government and politics.
Africa's key to future food-nutrition security may depend on the untapped potential of indigenous fruit trees.
Sea piracy often grabs the headlines, but it is just one of many symptoms of insecurity at sea.
Baxsan's tumultuous six-decade journey as a singer was irrevocably tied to Somalia's national identity and cultural history.
In January 2016, Kenyan troops were defeated by Al-Shabaab militants at El Adde in Somalia. This is why it happened.
The World Food Programme can't stop hunger on its own – that also requires political action.
Regreening Africa works directly with 500,000 households to restore one million hectares of agricultural land.
As Somalia prepares to choose new leaders in 2021, questions remain around the viability of the country's clan-based electoral system.
By withdrawing its troops from Somalia, Kenya could be doing more harm than good.
The composer, performer and poet was an artistic pioneer of lasting and distinctive gifts, and bottomless stamina. He gave us over 70 years of high-octane Somali musical mastery.
The survival resource of the world’s most vulnerable people – their social networks – may become compromised
Why 'stigmatising' and 'traumatising' approaches to FGM safeguarding are in urgent need of a review.
Changing weather modifies insect traits and can have an impact on their food, natural enemies and predators.
Turkey harbours strong national ambitions, and a willingness to grow and use its military muscle alongside economic instruments.
The best way of dealing with desert locust, as other locust species, is to adopt a preventive management strategy.