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South African security cluster has met over terror alert, says Presidency

President Jacob Zuma said in a Wednesday statement that the security cluster planned to ensure "the continued safety of all in the country".

US embassy insists it consulted with SA government before issuing terror alert

After the South African government accused the US of not following procedure regarding their terror alert, the US embassy says it did consult with SA.

Kenya: Al-Shabab threatens to kill Nairobi mall hostages

Somalia's al-Shabab militants have threatened to kill hostages they are holding in a Nairobi shopping mall as Kenyan troops move to end their siege.

Algerian troops enter Mali to fight al-Qaeda

Algerian troops have crossed into Mali to help government forces combat groups affiliated to al-Qaeda, officials and witnesses have said.

Nairobi bus explosion deaths increase

A bomb exploded on a bus in central Nairobi during a security search before it left for the Ugandan capital Kampala, killing three so far.

US offers to remove Sudan early from state terror list

The United States has offered to remove Sudan from its terror list early to keep a January referendum that may partition the country on track.

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