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Somalia transition plan on track as Amisom begins exit

Important targets that Amisom set out to achieve as part of our Somalia exit strategy are being completed

Al Shabab ‘storms AU base’ in Somalia

Militants from Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabab group rammed a suicide car bomb into an African Union army base and stormed inside.

Eight dead as gunmen attack AU base in Somalia

The AU says that three peacekeepers and five Islamist gunmen were killed in the ensuing battle, which saw the gunmen infiltrate the base in Mogadishu.

AU calls for end to Ebola travel ban

The AU said lifting the travel ban would ease the economic impact of the restrictions, which add to continent's woes.

Rape claims threaten to overshadow Ebola response plan

The African Union will have to deal with a crisis of another colour altogether, even as a continental response strategy to illness takes shape.

Al-Shabab target intelligence site in Somalia

Somalia's al-Shabab rebels have carried out a major attack against intelligence headquarters and a detention facility in central Mogadishu.

AU calls for more African troops in Somalia

The African Union has backed a call to boost by about a third the number of troops in an African peacekeeping force in Somalia.

AU troops vow to seize al-Shabab’s last bastion by August

Kenya's army chief is boasting that AU troops will soon seize the last key bastion of Somalia's al-Qaeda linked Shebab insurgents.

Al-Shabaab target Mogadishu AU military base

Conflicting reports were made after fighters from Somalia's al-Shabaab extremist group attacked an African Union military base in Mogadishu.

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