Jobs are vital for individuals to work their way out of poverty and for promoting shared prosperity. Somalia has few formal social safety nets, and the country is steadily consolidating peace and rebuilding
The devastating famine that is killing Somalis by the thousands each week will end some day, but they may find out then that they have to deal with a new horror: the country has become a dumping ground for vast quantities of toxic waste.
Bickering aid agencies and rival rebel militia are all to be blamed for blocking the delivery of emergency food supplies to starving millions
THE ELEVEN countries in southern Africa, with a population of over 120 million, are in the midst of a drought of unprecedented severity in the region, mainly due to the failure of last year's