Westgate Mall

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

Al-Shabab locks Kenya into an endless circle of death

Kenya’s increasingly unpopular war in Somalia is in its fourth year and there is no easy way out.

Little is black and white about Islam

When we commemorate the Westgate massacre in Nairobi, Kenya, we must not conflate the religion with extremism.

Westgate mall terrorists argued over shooting children

Gunmen involved in the Nairobi shopping mall attack were in apparent disagreement over whether they should kill women and small children.

‘White Widow’ writes love poem to Osama bin Laden

Investigators have discovered a poem written by British terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite, addressed to deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Kenya govt says it has recovered gunmen bodies

The Kenyan government says it believes it has recovered the remains of the four gunmen involved in the Westgate Mall shootings.

Remains delivered to morgue following Westgate siege

Following an attack on Nairobi's Westgate mall in September, officials in Kenya say two boxes of human remains were delivered to its city morgue.

US captures suspected senior al-Qaeda figure in Libya

An alleged senior member of al-Qaeda has been captured in Libya after US forces launched raids in the country and Somalia over the weekend.

Kenya names four Westgate Mall attackers from CCTV footage

On Saturday Kenya's military spokesman named four men who are alleged to have been involved in the attack, which killed at least 67 people.

Fires of terrorism still spark in Westgate mall’s cinders

The Israeli-owned mall, which opened in 2007, was a fantasy land that insulated its visitors from the reality of other, poorer people's lives.

‘White Widow’ documents being investigated, says govt

The circumstances around the fraudulent acquisition of an SA passport by a terror suspect are still being investigated, says a government official.

On the trail of al-Shabab’s Kenyan recruitment ‘pipeline’

The BBC's Peter Taylor reports on the Kenyan recruitment network, which delivers would-be jihadists to be used on missions by al-Shabab in Somalia.

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This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

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New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders