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Kenyatta announces end to al-Shabab attack in Nairobi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the nation to remain calm following a 20-hour siege at the DusitD2 hotel complex

15 killed in ongoing al-Shabab attack in Nairobi

Security forces worked throughout the night to secure the DusitD2 compound, which includes a 101-room hotel, spa, restaurant and office buildings

Six dead in attack at upmarket Nairobi hotel complex

The attack at DusitD2 is the first in Nairobi in five years, when gunmen stormed the city's Westgate shopping mall, killing at least 67 people

How Bush Snr’s failed Somalia intervention shaped US-Africa ties

As the US bids farewell to former US President George H.W. Bush, in Africa he is remembered most for his failed bid to stabilise Somalia

Somalia executes man on anniversary of deadly Mogadishu bombing

A man involved in the attack that killed hundreds in Somalia’s capital was executed as the country commemorated the first anniversary of the blast

Five years after Westgate, Al-Shabab is weakened but not yet defeated

Containing Al-Shabab in Kenya doesn't directly reduce the group's standing inside Somalia

How Kenya is managing security 20 years after the Nairobi blast

Two decades after terrorists bombed the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, Kenya has implemented a slew of measures to counter terrorism

Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency

Armed militants are burning villages and beheading civilians in northern Mozambique — and no one knows who they are, or what they want

Somali women sidestep taboos to play football

'The sight of young women playing football is highly unusual in Somalia, owing to societal pressures as well as fear of al-Shabab'

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