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ISS: Somalia, terrorism and Kenya’s security dilemma

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Barely two weeks into 2020, al-Shabaab has attacked Kenya five times, leaving scores of Kenyans and foreigners dead. For the first time, one of...

Teachers die in Kenya attack

Three teachers were killed near Kenya’s Somalian border in a suspected attack by al Shabaab militants police said, in what appeared to be the...

Al Shabaab claims Somali bomb

Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it was responsible for a bomb blast near the presidential palace and government buildings in Mogadishu city authorities...

East Africa Response Force deploys to provide airfield security at Manda...

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Following the 5 January terrorist attack at Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, U.S. service members comprising part of U.S. Africa Command’s East Africa Response Force...

Kenyans killed in al Shabaab gunfight

Four Kenyan civilians were killed in a gunfight when police engaged al Shabaab militants from Somalia who targeted a telecommunications transmission mast, police said...

Mogadishu hotel attack claims 10 lives

Somali security forces shot dead five Al Shabaab gunmen, who killed three civilians and two soldiers during an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu...

ISS: How is Africa dealing with young extremists?

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What do African societies do when they suspect their children of being terrorists – or when their young extremists give up their guns and...

Twin attacks by Somali insurgents

Somali insurgents mounted an attack on a base where US Special Forces train Somali commandos, while an Italian military convoy was hit in a...

Ethiopia detains suspected Islamist militants planning attacks

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Ethiopia said on Saturday it had arrested an unspecified number of Islamist militant members of the Somali group al Shabaab and Islamic State who...

Somali, US forces engage insurgents

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In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S Africa Command conducted an airstrike on Al-Shabaab insurgents after they attacked a Somali patrol northwest...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...