Kenya’s increasingly unpopular war in Somalia is in its fourth year and there is no easy way out.
When we commemorate the Westgate massacre in Nairobi, Kenya, we must not conflate the religion with extremism.
Gunmen involved in the Nairobi shopping mall attack were in apparent disagreement over whether they should kill women and small children.
As 2013 draws to a close we take a look back at what got South Africans clicking and watching on YouTube this year.
Investigators have discovered a poem written by British terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite, addressed to deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
The Kenyan government says it believes it has recovered the remains of the four gunmen involved in the Westgate Mall shootings.
Following an attack on Nairobi's Westgate mall in September, officials in Kenya say two boxes of human remains were delivered to its city morgue.
What really happened in Nairobi - a detailed breakdown of how the Westgate Mall attack happened including videos, graphics and images.
An alleged senior member of al-Qaeda has been captured in Libya after US forces launched raids in the country and Somalia over the weekend.
On Saturday Kenya's military spokesman named four men who are alleged to have been involved in the attack, which killed at least 67 people.
The Israeli-owned mall, which opened in 2007, was a fantasy land that insulated its visitors from the reality of other, poorer people's lives.
The circumstances around the fraudulent acquisition of an SA passport by a terror suspect are still being investigated, says a government official.
The BBC's Peter Taylor reports on the Kenyan recruitment network, which delivers would-be jihadists to be used on missions by al-Shabab in Somalia.
Reporting on the terror attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya was a blur of smoke, terror and confusion, writes Robyn Kriel.
Militant group al-Shabab, who have claimed responsibility for the attack on Westgate mall, have threatened to step up militant attacks against Kenya.
We take you through a timeline of events in Somalia that lead up to the fatal al-Shabab attack on Nairobi’s Westgate mall.
Jacob Zuma's good-news philosophy is costing us lives, writes Verashni Pillay, in the wake of the Kenya attack and the release of the crime stats.
Another arrest has been made by Kenya over last week's Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi that left 67 people dead.