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‘Somalis must stand united and fight’
‘Somalis must stand united and fight’
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed vowed to step up the war against al-Shabab, when he addressed thousands at a rally in Mogadishu on...
The unsung heroes of Somali blast
The unsung heroes of Somali blast
Last Saturday, Somalia’s capital Mogadishu — no stranger to terrorist incidents — suffered the worst attack in its history. A truck...
Somalia's deadliest bombing kills 276, injures 300
Somalia's deadliest bombing kills 276, injures 300
At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said Monday, making it the deadliest attack ever to hit conflict torn Somalia....
South African man released after nearly six years held hostage by al-Qaeda
South African man released after nearly six years held hostage by al-Qaeda
A South African man snatched from his hotel and held hostage by al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 has been freed, his country's foreign minister said on...
​The 'al-Qaeda rising' narrative risks downplaying Islamic State threat
​The 'al-Qaeda rising' narrative risks downplaying Islamic State threat
Over the past year and half, as Islamic State experienced several military defeats in Iraq, Libya and Syria, many renowned terrorism experts...
After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
Washington has 50 diplomatic missions in Africa, more than any other country and one of the few with an ambassador in Lesotho and Swaziland. But...
Terror threatens Africa’s growth
Terror threatens Africa’s growth
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Will a war on terror work in Africa?
Will a war on terror work in Africa?
To inspect every corner of the vast Sahara Desert and root out Islamic terrorist groups once and for all is near impossible. It could take...
Successful Mali raid raises questions about SA hostage
Successful Mali raid raises questions about SA hostage
South African officials in Mali have been meeting Malian military commanders twice a month for the past three years to discuss the possible...
Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for 'Charlie Hebdo' attack
Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for 'Charlie Hebdo' attack
Al-Qaeda in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, saying the Islamist militant...
Afghan president: No justification for CIA's inhumane torture
Afghan president: No justification for CIA's inhumane torture
Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday condemned the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) torture detailed in a US Senate report, saying...

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