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Suicide bombing by Somalia’s al Shabaab group kills six

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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...

Al Shabaab militants storm Somali jail, seven soldiers killed

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At least seven soldiers were killed when fighters of the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab stormed a jail in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland...

Somalia’s opposition cease recognising president as election row escalates

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An alliance of Somali opposition parties proposed the creation of a national council of lawmakers, opposition leaders and civil society to govern the Horn...

Bomb kills 12 security agents in Somalia as politicians wrangle over...

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12 security agents were killed on Sunday by a roadside bomb planted outside a Somali town where political leaders had been meeting to try...

Nine killed in hotel attack in Somali capital: police

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Nine people died after al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgents stormed a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, battling security forces until the early hours of...

US military carries out another air strike against al-Shabaab

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The US military’s Africa Command forces conducted one airstrike in the vicinity of Buulo Fulaay, Somalia, on 13 January, killing one al Shabaab member...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...