Kenya arrests five for suspected terrorism

2020-01-19 17:29

Kenyan authorities have arrested five people suspected of preparing a terror attack in Nairobi, according to a police report seen by AFP on Sunday.

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it

2020-01-16 05:45

Instagram shares the data it collects about the topics you're supposedly interested in, and the company apparently has no idea what I like.

US House votes to restrain Trump's actions against Iran

2020-01-10 20:27

Democrat-controlled House passes nonbinding War Powers resolution, but similar measure faces an uphill battle in Senate.

Iran tension: Mourners flood Iranian city as top general's remains return

2020-01-05 13:42

A tide of mourners have flooded the Iranian city of Ahvaz, weeping and beating their chests in homage to top general Qasem Soleimani who was killed in a US strike in Baghdad.

Pence's linkage of Soleimani to 9/11 hijackers is challenged

2020-01-05 10:06

An assertion by US Vice President Mike Pence that Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, who died Friday in an American attack in Iraq, had helped the September 11 terrorists has been sharply challenged in the US press.

Ground handling employee arrested during OR Tambo festive season safety operations

2020-01-04 13:02

The festive season security campaign, which has seen 3500 people and 560 vehicles, working on the airside the airport, stopped and searched since the peak season began

Shiraaz Mohamed safely back in SA after escaping captors in Syria

2020-01-03 10:57

South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed is back in the country after almost three years in captivity in Syria.

Brazil slaps Facebook with a $1.65m fine

2020-01-01 09:18

Brazil has fined Facebook $1.65 million for improperly sharing users' data in a case linked to the global Cambridge Analytica scandal.

SA-born man tells of moment he apprehended London Bridge attacker

2019-12-21 19:04

One of the civilians who apprehended the London Bridge attacker on November 29 has been revealed as South African-born Darryn Frost, who has been living in London for 14 years.

In Burkina Faso, cheap improvised 'poor man's bomb' reaps a bloody toll

2019-12-18 15:40

Security experts say that in the arsenal of jihadist groups, whose insurgency is shaking the Sahel state of Burkina Faso, the improvised explosive device (IED) is one of the deadliest weapons.


The AA now offers armed response, which will come help you in the mall, in your car or home – from R25 a month

2020-01-17 11:42

The AA has partnered with security firms, which will dispatch the closest security officer when you feel unsafe.

Military chiefs sacked after deadly Niger jihadist attack

2020-01-14 06:07

Niger replaced two top military brass on Monday, four days after a jihadist assault on an army base left 89 dead in the biggest single loss in the country's history.

Seven children among 14 civilians killed in roadside bomb in Burkina Faso

2020-01-05 17:03

Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, the government has said.

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

2020-01-05 12:10

Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group have attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region, according to the army spokesperson.

Several killed in ambush by suspected Islamists in Mozambique

2020-01-05 08:15

Several people died after a minibus was ambushed along a main road in a northern Mozambique province beset by a jihadist insurgency, villagers have said.

US citizens in Iraq urged to leave immediately following killing of top Iranian general

2020-01-03 13:55

The US embassy in Baghdad has urged American citizens in Iraq to 'depart immediately' for fear of fallout from a US strike that killed top Iranian and Iraqi commanders.

WATCH | 'I like peace' - Trump says he does not expect war with Iran

2020-01-01 14:32

US President Donald Trump has said he does not foresee war with Tehran, after pro-Iranian demonstrators stormed the US embassy in Iraq.

Al-Shabaab militants claim huge Mogadishu bomb attack that killed over 80 people

2019-12-31 10:25

Al-Shabaab Islamist militants have claimed responsibility for Saturday's massive car bomb in the Somali capital Mogadishu that killed 81 people, including two Turkish citizens.

Growing terrorism in Mozambique, with suspected links to ISIS, wreaking havoc with no end in sight

2019-12-19 05:59

Ongoing attacks by a terrorist organisation with possible links to ISIS in Cabo Delgado, the northernmost province of Mozambique, has left behind a trail of destruction with no end in sight which could have an impact on South Africa if left unchecked.

Joint tourism safety plan launched

2019-12-17 20:38

The tourism sector has raised concerns about safety affecting the industry, to the extent that international arrivals to SA have dropped, says Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane.

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