Driver nabbed with bomb material inside a bus heading from Kenya from Tanzania

2016-08-16 14:28

Police in Kenya have arrested a driver and his conductor after they were caught ferrying detonators from Tanzania to Kenya.

Suicide bomber was former Somali MP

2016-07-27 11:09

A former Somali MP is one of the two suicide bombers who killed 13 people in Mogadishu.

Kenya security accused of murder and abduction

2016-07-20 16:18

Security agencies are killing and abducting men in north-east Kenya who they suspect of links to Islamist extremists, a rights group says.

Five Kenya police killed near Somali border

2016-06-20 16:49

Suspected Islamic extremists have ambushed a police vehicle in northern Kenya and killed five officers.

Bomb scare at High Commission in Nairobi

2016-06-16 18:45

Kenya's police chief says the Canadian High Commission had a bomb scare over an unexpectedly large package of visa forms

Somali hotel siege ends

2016-06-02 17:27

Somali security forces have ended the extremist siege of the Ambassador Hotel which left 15 dead.

Shabaab: We bombed Mogadishu hotel

2016-06-01 19:35

Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab has launched a deadly attack on a top Mogadishu hotel, setting off a car bomb and fighting security forces inside the complex.

Kenya military, al-Shabaab clash

2016-05-25 18:06

A Kenyan military official says Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia

US troops call in drone strike against Shabaab

2016-05-12 23:15

US special operations forces working with African partners called in an air strike against the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab group in Somalia.

AMISOM apologises for killing 4 Somalis

2016-04-17 20:04

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia has apologised for accidentally killing four civilians after soldiers mistook them for Shabaab.


Prominent al-Shabaab commander linked to multi-million businesses in Kenya

2016-08-15 13:45

Security agents in Kenya are investigating reports linking a prominent al-Shabaab commander, Ahmed Iman Ali, to several multi-million businesses in Nairobi.

Suicide car bomb at UN mine offices kills 10 - Somalia

2016-07-26 12:14

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in Mogadishu, killing 10 people, including seven U.N. guards, a Somali police official said Tuesday

Eleven dead in Mogadishu hotel attack claimed by Al-Shabaab

2016-06-26 09:08

At least 11 people have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu that was swiftly claimed by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabaab militants.

Shabaab confirms death of Garissa attack leader

2016-06-19 14:44

Somalia's al-Shabaab jihadists have confirmed the death of a commander suspected of organising the attack on Kenya's Garissa University.

Shabaab executs six 'spies' in Somalia

2016-06-11 22:25

Shabaab jihadists in Somalia have publicly executed six men they accused of spying, including one they claimed helped kill their supreme leader in a US drone strike.

At least 10 dead in Mogadishu hotel attack

2016-06-01 22:26

At least 10 people, including two lawmakers, were killed in a car bomb and gun attack on a top hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu claimed by Shabaab.

2 sentenced for bombing Somali airliner

2016-05-30 22:41

Somalia: 2 men convicted of planning the bombing in February of an airliner which made an emergency landing despite a gaping hole in its fuselage

Kenyatta threatens to withdraw troops from Somalia

2016-05-23 13:29

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has threatened to witdraw his country's troops from Somalia, citing fund cuts by the international community as the reason behind the decision, a report says.

Civilians killed in Shabaab shoot-out in Mogadishu

2016-04-18 20:08

Three civilians and one Islamist gunmen have been killed during a car chase and shoot-out in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

US airstrikes in Somalia hit al-Shabaab

2016-04-12 22:59

The US conducted airstrikes in Somalia as militants affiliated with the al-Shabaab Islamic extremist group threatened US forces.

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