Home Tags Al Shabaab

Tag: al Shabaab

al Shabaab Somalia attack branded cowardly

-
“Barbaric” and “cowardly” is the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) response to an al Shabaab attack on a transition mission in...

South Africa poorly prepared to deal with terrorism – report

-
South Africa’s security institutions are poorly prepared to deal with Islamist extremists and terrorists operating across the border in Mozambique, a new report has...

Multiple failures contributed to deadly 2020 Manda Bay attack in Kenya

-
Inadequate force protection, inadequate understanding of the threat, inadequate security force preparation, and problems with mission command were some of the contributing factors that...

Five reasons why militants are targeting Kenya’s Lamu county

-
The frequency of terrorist attacks within Kenya’s Lamu County on the border with Somalia has been alarming. Frequent kidnappings there were the ostensible reason...

Suspected Islamist kills two in western Kenya – police

-
A suspected member of Somali Islamist group al Shabaab detonated an explosive device that killed two people at their home in a western Kenyan...

Islamist car bomb attack kills at least eight in Somalia, officials...

-
At least eight people were killed in Somalia's capital on Thursday when Islamist militants launched a suicide attack on a UN security convoy using...

Somali suicide bomber kills well-known Somali journalist

-
An al Shabaab suicide bomber in the Somali capital killed himself and a well-known Somali journalist on Saturday, al Shabaab and the journalist's family...

Somali militia, former government ally, captures two towns from federal forces

-
A militia previously allied to the Somali government in its fight against militant group al Shabaab has captured two towns in central Somalia from...

Suicide car bomb targeting convoy in Somali capital kills at least...

-
A suicide car bomb killed at least eight people in the Somali capital on Saturday at a street junction near the president's palace, police...

Somalia’s Puntland sends troops to fight al Shabaab in neighbouring state

-
Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland said on Friday it had sent forces to the neighbouring region of Galmudug to help the military there push...

Tanzania says gunman who killed four people last month was a...

-
Tanzanian police said on Thursday that a slain gunman who killed three police officers and a private security guard on a rampage through a...

Al Shabaab attacks Somali military base, recaptures central town

-
Al Shabaab fighters stormed a military base in the centre of Somalia on Tuesday and recaptured a town it lost to government forces earlier...

Blast hits bus carrying soccer team in Somalia’s Kismayo, 5 dead...

-
An explosive planted on a bus carrying soccer players in Somalia's port city of Kismayo killed at least five players, a police officer said...

US military carries out first air strike in Somalia under Biden

-
The United States on Tuesday carried out an air strike against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, the first strike in the country since President...

At least 30 killed in al Shabaab attack in Somalia –...

-
An estimated 30 people died on Sunday when Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab group launched an attack in a town in the country's semi-autonomous state...

Suicide bombing by Somalia’s al Shabaab group kills six

-
A suicide bomber killed six police officers in front of a district police station in the Somali capital Mogadishu late on Sunday, police said,...

Improvised Explosive Devices are becoming a growing threat in Africa

-
Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) are increasingly widespread in Africa, with al Shabaab and Boko Haram largely responsible for most new IEDs being planted. IEDs refer...

ISS: Winning community trust can help rid Kenya of al-Shabaab

-
To stop violent extremism in Mandera County, police need residents’ support and an extensive intelligence network. Different approaches by Kenya’s county and national governments to...

Ten killed in suicide bomb attack in Somali capital

-
At least ten people were killed on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck makeshift kiosks in the Somali capital, hitting hours after al Shabaab...

At least 20 killed by suicide car bomb near restaurant in...

-
At least 20 people were killed and 30 wounded by a suicide car bomb just outside a restaurant near the port in Somalia’s capital...

COMPANY NEWS