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Somalia executes man on anniversary of deadly Mogadishu bombing
Somalia executes man on anniversary of deadly Mogadishu bombing
As Somalia commemorated the anniversary of a deadly 2017 blast which left at least 500 people dead and scores more injured, a man convicted for his...
Five years after Westgate, Al-Shabab is weakened but not yet defeated
Five years after Westgate, Al-Shabab is weakened but not yet defeated
It’s been five years since four attackers made their way into Westgate, a popular shopping mall in the rich Westlands area of Nairobi, and...
How Kenya is managing security 20 years after the Nairobi blast
How Kenya is managing security 20 years after the Nairobi blast
It’s been 20 years since the attack on the US embassy in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. A suicide bomber detonated two truck bombs killing 200 people. A...
Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
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
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.

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