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Somali President: Hard Times Driving Youth to Migrate

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said lack of opportunity is to blame for the number of young Somalis boarding rickety boats in hopes of reaching Europe. The United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday that up to 500 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their overcrowded boat capsized and sank earlier this month. Survivors told VOA's Somali service that more than 200 Somalis were among those killed. In an exclusive interview with VOA Somali in...

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