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Ties restored between Kenya and Somalia

Kenya and Somalia agreed to restore ties after a months-long spat over oil rights that led the neighbours to halt visa issues on arrival...

Africom visit to East Africa focusses on security, terrorism

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U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), visited Djibouti, Somalia and Ethiopia earlier this month to engage with key partners...

Burundi receives new armoured vehicles for Amisom operations

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Burundi’s contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) has taken delivery of a fleet of new armoured personnel carriers (APCs) for...

IS affiliate in Somalia allies with new leader

Somalia’s Islamic State affiliate, an important outpost of the militant group, swore allegiance in a statement to the new leader named by the organisation...

US carries out air strike in Somalia

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The United States military has carried out an air strike targeting Islamic State terrorists in Somalia, killing three. US Africa Command said the strike was...

Mogadishu airport mortared

At least three mortar bombs were fired at Mogadishu’s international airport, injuring six people in z compound where embassies are located, a diplomatic source...

Islamist insurgent attack in Somalia repelled

Cameras picked up two white trucks carrying bombs and fighters to Somalia’s most secure military base, home to US Special Forces, foreign trainers 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...

Somalia’s al Shabaab raid military base, loot weapons

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Fighters belonging to Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab stormed an army base near the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, looted it for weapons and...

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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...