About: Al Shabaab

Development Policy 09-02-2016

African Union’s Somalia mission hit by EU funding cut

The African Union (AU) has criticised the EU's decision to cut funding for its peace-keeping mission in Somalia by 20% at a time when it is entrenched in a deadly battle with terrorist militants. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Development Policy 11-12-2013

Al-Shabaab in Somalia exploited aid agencies during 2011 famine: report

Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia established a highly sophisticated system to monitor and squeeze money out of aid agencies before and during the 2011 famine that killed almost 260,000 people, according to a new report.
Development Policy 03-07-2013

Horn of Africa seeks to project a better image of itself

By fostering regional development projects, IGAD, the organisation of the eight countries in the Horn of Africa, is seeking to project a more positive image of a region known mainly for its natural disasters and conflicts. But the European Commission says a key country for the region, Somalia, still lacks political stability.