al Shabab

 
Somali women sidestep taboos to play football
Somali women sidestep taboos to play football
Shortly after sunrise, a group of young women arrives at a football pitch in Mogadishu, where they shrug off their hijabs — some changing...
China dominant in Djibouti port spat
China dominant in Djibouti port spat
There are only two sea routes linking Europe with East Africa and much of Asia. Either you sail around the Cape of Good Hope or through the Suez...
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...
Double standards: Why is there no #Somalia?
Double standards: Why is there no #Somalia?
Almost 300 people were killed when a powerful bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, on Saturday.
Editorial: Enemies of peace could unite Africa
Editorial: Enemies of peace could unite Africa
In South Africa today, university students are leading something of a cultural revolution. In Tunisia and Egypt, students led revolts against...
Kenya plans great wall to block terror
Kenya plans great wall to block terror
Kenya may start building a wall on its border with Somalia, a week after al-Shabab attacked Garissa University College, killing 147 students.
Al-Shabab makes a murderous bid to grab the world's attention
Al-Shabab makes a murderous bid to grab the world's attention
A propaganda video released by Somali militant group al-Shabab, threatening attacks against shopping centres in the West, smacks of a bid to remain...
Kenyans flee after bus executions
Kenyans flee after bus executions
Kenyans are fleeing the Muslim-dominated north as trade unions call on civil servants to abandon their jobs after al-Shabab hijacked a bus and...
Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan bus attack
Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan bus attack
Somalia's al-Shabaab militants said they staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead,...
Al-Shabab names new leader, vows revenge
Al-Shabab names new leader, vows revenge
The Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab confirmed on Saturday that its leader Ahmed Godane had been killed in a US air strike this week and...

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