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AllAfrica.com
How Deep Is the Terror Problem in Rwanda?Edmund Kagire The recent killing of four people in a crackdown on suspected te
How Deep Is the Terror Problem in Rwanda?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Edmund Kagire The recent killing of four people in a crackdown on suspected terror groups linked to the Islamic State and Al Shabaab in Rwanda has reignited a debate about radicalisation of youth in the country. On August 17, police shot and... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS pray for Trump to win because 'it will be great for recruitment'to Islam This is not the first time that extremists have used Trump for recrui
ISIS pray for Trump to win because 'it will be great for recruitment'
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
to Islam This is not the first time that extremists have used Trump for recruitment - back in January terrorist group Al Shabaab put out a video using his call for a ban on Muslims coming to America in order to radicalize moderates After this... Read more
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Daily Star
Inside the 'Caliphate Cubs': ISIS grooming kid suicide bombers to wreak havoc in Europevideo shows Nigerian jihadi suicide bombers Al Shabab suicide bombers kill at
Inside the 'Caliphate Cubs': ISIS grooming kid suicide bombers to wreak havoc in Europe
Daily Star / Posted 20 hours ago
video shows Nigerian jihadi suicide bombers Al Shabab suicide bombers kill at least 20 in Puntland, Somalia Somalia’s al Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombs in the country’s Puntland region. More than 20... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leaders Seek to Improve Security, Economiesapproved the draft Nairobi declaration, which details how to transform economie
Leaders Seek to Improve Security, Economies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
approved the draft Nairobi declaration, which details how to transform economies, eradicate diseases and maintain political stability on the vast continent. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed told journalists after the preparatory... Read more
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New Kerala
Two killed in grenade attack in Somalia's Mogadishu - newkerala.com #110440Mogadishu, Aug 27 : At least two people were killed in a grenade attack in the
Two killed in grenade attack in Somalia's Mogadishu - newkerala.com #110440
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Mogadishu, Aug 27 : At least two people were killed in a grenade attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday afternoon, police said. Police commissioner for Benadir region, Bashir Abshir Gedi, told reporters that the blast in Suka-holaha... Read more
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EuroNews
Al-Shabaab kill ten in Mogadishu restaurant attackNEWS AGENCY (SONNALIVE) August 25, 2016 In a separate incident in the south of
Al-Shabaab kill ten in Mogadishu restaurant attack
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
NEWS AGENCY (SONNALIVE) August 25, 2016 In a separate incident in the south of the country, a roadside bomb planted by al Shabaab injured 10 people, police said. One of those wounded in the explosion in Baardhere town in Gedo region was the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soyinka Declines to Speak On State of NationThose who had expected Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka to characteristically
Soyinka Declines to Speak On State of Nation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Those who had expected Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka to characteristically open up on the state of the nation at a briefing of journalists yesterday were thoroughly disappointed, as the scholar vehemently refused to talk. Coming a week after he... Read more
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New Kerala
Nine killed in Somalia car bombing, gunfight - newkerala.com #110290Mogadishu, Aug 26 : At least seven persons were killed after Al-Shabaab militan
Nine killed in Somalia car bombing, gunfight - newkerala.com #110290
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Mogadishu, Aug 26 : At least seven persons were killed after Al-Shabaab militants detonated a car bomb near a restaurant in the Somali capital here, authorities said on Friday. "Two police officers and five civilians lost their lives in the attack,"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Resident - Amisom Fires Mortar Rounds On Markashelling. Marka which serves as the regional capital of Lower Shabelle fell to
Resident - Amisom Fires Mortar Rounds On Marka
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
shelling. Marka which serves as the regional capital of Lower Shabelle fell to Somali and AMISOM troops in 2012 was hit by Al Shabaab attacks and clan clashes over the past two years. AMISOM has a major military base outside the city, and some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
At Least 13 Injured in Bardere Cafe Bombinginto the explosion. Security operation underway in the city. No group has clai
At Least 13 Injured in Bardere Cafe Bombing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
into the explosion. Security operation underway in the city. No group has claimed credit for the attack, which was the latest in string of blasts in Somalia this week. Al Shabaab said it will continue attacks on the country's governm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Killed in Mogadishu Beach Restaurant AttackAround 10 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants detonated a car bo
10 Killed in Mogadishu Beach Restaurant Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Around 10 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants detonated a car bomb on a seaside restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, on Thursday (25 August) evening, police said. Among the dead are six civilians, two security force members and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Death Toll in Banadir Beach Restaurant Attack Rises to 15that lasted for 8-hours long hours in the midnight. During the operation, 20 pe
Death Toll in Banadir Beach Restaurant Attack Rises to 15
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
that lasted for 8-hours long hours in the midnight. During the operation, 20 people were rescued. Reports say between 3-4 Al Shabaab attackers have entered the restaurant building and engaged heavy gunfire with Somali security forces throughout... Read more
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International Business Times
Somalis leaving Kenya due to threats and pressure from authorities, UN claimsSomali refugees living in Kenya are leaving the country due to threats and pres
Somalis leaving Kenya due to threats and pressure from authorities, UN claims
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Somali refugees living in Kenya are leaving the country due to threats and pressure from security officials, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has claimed. For more than 20 years, Kenya has been home to generations of Somalis who have fled... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Somalia attack: 10 killed after gunmen storm into restaurantGunmen raided a beach restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing 10
Somalia attack: 10 killed after gunmen storm into restaurant
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Gunmen raided a beach restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing 10 people and seizing hostages amid fierce battles with security forces, authorities said. The standoff started Thursday when attackers detonated a car bomb outside the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Al-Shabaab militants strike Somali capital of Mogadishu MOGADISHU, Somalia - A beach restaurant near the Turkish embassy in the Somal
Al-Shabaab militants strike Somali capital of Mogadishu
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A beach restaurant near the Turkish embassy in the Somali capital Mogadishu was attacked by Al-Shabaab militants on Thursday following a car bomb blast. The police have... Read more
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dna
Death toll in Mogadishu beach restaurant attack rises to 10members of the security forces and two of the attackers, Ali Abdullahi, a polic
Death toll in Mogadishu beach restaurant attack rises to 10
dna / Posted yesterday
members of the security forces and two of the attackers, Ali Abdullahi, a police officer, said on Friday. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab claimed the attack, which ended at around 3:00 a.m. local time, police said. The group has carried out a series of... Read more
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International Business Times
10 killed in Mogadishu beach restaurant attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militantsAround 10 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants detonated a car bo
10 killed in Mogadishu beach restaurant attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Around 10 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants detonated a car bomb on a seaside restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, on Thursday (25 August) evening, police said. Among the dead are six civilians, two security force members and... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant Al Shabaab militants bomb a beach restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
Al Shabaab militants bomb a beach restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Al Shabaab militants attacked a beach... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Death toll in Somalia beach restaurant attack rises to 10six civilians, two members of the security forces and two of the attackers, Ali
Death toll in Somalia beach restaurant attack rises to 10
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
six civilians, two members of the security forces and two of the attackers, Ali Abdullahi, a police officer, said on Friday. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab claimed the attack, which triggered a gun battle that ended at around 3am local time, police sa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jubbaland Assists Kenya Fight Against Al ShabaabKenyan authorities say they have enhanced security patrols along the border wit
Jubbaland Assists Kenya Fight Against Al Shabaab
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kenyan authorities say they have enhanced security patrols along the border with Somalia to prevent incursions of Al-Shabaab militants targeting communication infrastructure. Northeastern Regional Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said on Wednesday that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Land Mine Blast Injures Five Soldiers in SomaliaIED attack. The wounded soldiers have been airlifted by AMISOM to Mogadishu fo
Land Mine Blast Injures Five Soldiers in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
IED attack. The wounded soldiers have been airlifted by AMISOM to Mogadishu for medical treatment. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but Al Shabaab has in the past conducted similar bombs in Mogadishu and elsewhere in Soma... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Death toll in Somalia beach restaurant attack rises to 10members of the security forces and two of the attackers, Ali Abdullahi, a polic
Death toll in Somalia beach restaurant attack rises to 10
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
members of the security forces and two of the attackers, Ali Abdullahi, a police officer, said on Friday. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab claimed the attack, which triggered a gun battle that ended at around 3:00 a.m. local time, police... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoingis exchange of gunfire. We have no other details so far," police officer Major
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoing
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
is exchange of gunfire. We have no other details so far," police officer Major Ahmed Ibrahim told Reuters. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab's military operation spokesman Abdiasis Abu Musab said the group was responsible for the attack. "We attacked the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
At least seven dead in al-Shabaab attack on Mogadishu restaurantWestern-backed government. In a separate incident in southern Somalia, a roads
At least seven dead in al-Shabaab attack on Mogadishu restaurant
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Western-backed government. In a separate incident in southern Somalia, a roadside bomb believed to have been planted by al Shabaab militants wounded at three people in Baardheere town in Gedo region, Colonel Hussein Nur, a police officer in the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Violence is only the tip of the Islamic State iceberghas made violence its trademark. Even by the standards of terrorist organisatio
Violence is only the tip of the Islamic State iceberg
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
has made violence its trademark. Even by the standards of terrorist organisations, the Islamic State is particularly brutal. But to assess the Islamic State’s footprint only against violent attacks or the probability of violent attacks results... Read more
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New Kerala
Gunmen storm beach restaurant in Somalia's Mogadishu - newkerala.com #110005Mogadishu, Aug 26 : Gunmen stormed a restaurant in the Somali capital Mogaidshu
Gunmen storm beach restaurant in Somalia's Mogadishu - newkerala.com #110005
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Mogadishu, Aug 26 : Gunmen stormed a restaurant in the Somali capital Mogaidshu on Thursday and a gunfire was underway after a suicide car bomb exploded at the restaurant, police sources and witnesses said. The suicide car bomb exploded at the... Read more
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Reuters
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoingMOGADISHU Al Shabaab militants attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogad
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoing
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU Al Shabaab militants attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, with gunmen raiding the building after setting off a car bomb, police and the insurgent group said. Sporadic shooting could be heard as night fell,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Al-Qaeda-linked militants battle with police after beach bombingAl-Qaeda-linked militants in gun battle with Somali police after bombing at Mog
Al-Qaeda-linked militants battle with police after beach bombing
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Al-Qaeda-linked militants in gun battle with Somali police after bombing at Mogadishu beach restaurant The Banadir beach restaurant at Lido beach near Mogadishu attacked Al-Shabaab set off a car bomb and then gunmen threw grenades at police Add... Read more
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News.com.au
Militants attack Somali beach restaurantAl Shabaab militants have attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu
Militants attack Somali beach restaurant
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Al Shabaab militants have attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu with a car bomb and a gunfight is still ongoing, police and the insurgent group say. It was not immediately clear how many casualties there were. "A car bomb exploded at... Read more
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Swissinfo
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoingBy Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Al Shabaab militants atta
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoing
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Al Shabaab militants attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu with a car bomb and a gunfight was still ongoing, police and the insurgent group said on Thursday. It was not immediately... Read more
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Daily Star
Gunmen storm tourist beach as car bomb explodes in front of restaurantThe attack is taking black on Lido beach in Mogadishu, Somalia. Police say mil
Gunmen storm tourist beach as car bomb explodes in front of restaurant
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
The attack is taking black on Lido beach in Mogadishu, Somalia. Police say militants from Al-Shabaab, an Al-Qaeda affiliate, are staging the assault. The death toll is unknown and police are currently on the scene battling the gunmen. The bomb... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Could America's War On Terror Creep Across Africa?US legal and military justifications for conducting attacks in Somalia have evo
Could America's War On Terror Creep Across Africa?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
US legal and military justifications for conducting attacks in Somalia have evolved recently, leading to a surge in airstrikes. Could the same precedent be used elsewhere in Africa? In March 2016, after weeks of gruelling exercises, a couple hundred... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Hurt As Blast Hits Army Checkpoint in MogadishuNo group has claimed responsibility for the grenade attack on the checkpoint in
Two Hurt As Blast Hits Army Checkpoint in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
No group has claimed responsibility for the grenade attack on the checkpoint in Mogadishu. In the past few months, Al Shabaab has increased its hit and run attacks in Mogadishu, targeting Somali force members, AU base and Somali government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Officer Killed in MogadishuSuspected Al Shabaab assassins have shot and killed a senior Somali army office
Army Officer Killed in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Suspected Al Shabaab assassins have shot and killed a senior Somali army officer in Mogadishu on Wednesday morning, witnesses said. The witnesses who spoke to Radio Shabelle said unknown men armed with pistols have attacked the military officer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
1 Killed in Blast At Minister's Residencedistrict," Motoote said during interview with Radio Shabelle by phone. No grou
1 Killed in Blast At Minister's Residence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
district," Motoote said during interview with Radio Shabelle by phone. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but Al Shabaab has carried out several deadly blasts in the seaside city in the past, targeting government install... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khatumo Leader Voices Concern Over Pollsmeasures and be more vigilant during the elections, by securing election sites
Khatumo Leader Voices Concern Over Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
measures and be more vigilant during the elections, by securing election sites and hotels in Mogadishu to prevent Al Shabaab attack. On the other hand, Khatumo State leader Ali Khalif Galayr spoke about the talks between his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AMISOM, SNA Pledge Unity in War Against Alsector commanders and senior officers have been meeting in Mogadishu to plan an
AMISOM, SNA Pledge Unity in War Against Al
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
sector commanders and senior officers have been meeting in Mogadishu to plan and strategize operations against Al Shabaab. Present at the conference were two deputy AMISOM force commanders Maj Gen Nakibus Lakara (Logistical support)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Grenade Attack in Minister's House in MogadishuKamau At least one civilian was killed and four bodyguards wounded after hand-
Grenade Attack in Minister's House in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kamau At least one civilian was killed and four bodyguards wounded after hand- grenades were thrown into the residential house of Somali lawmaker and minister in Hamarweyne district, Mogadishu, the district police commissioner confirmed. "We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Killed in Mogadishu Shootingin Mogadishu's Bakaro market on Wednesday noon, witnesses and police said. The
Three Killed in Mogadishu Shooting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Mogadishu's Bakaro market on Wednesday noon, witnesses and police said. The shoot-out happened when a suspected Al Shabaab fighter armed with pistol has assassinated a policeman at the main junction of Bakaro market. After the killing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Al Shabaab Attacks Somali Military Base Near Baidoadistances away from the area of the military base in Goof-Gaduud. Ethiopian tr
Al Shabaab Attacks Somali Military Base Near Baidoa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
distances away from the area of the military base in Goof-Gaduud. Ethiopian troops serving as part of the African Union force dispatched from nearby base and helped Somali troops repulse the Al Shabaab attack, according to the military o... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gunmen Kill Somali Colonel in MogadishuBy Hassan Istiila And Julian Kamau Unknown gunmen armed with pistols shot dead
Gunmen Kill Somali Colonel in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Hassan Istiila And Julian Kamau Unknown gunmen armed with pistols shot dead a Somali ministry official in Mogadishu on Thursday, security officials said. Colonel Yahye Haji Ali, working with the Somali ministry of defence was shot and killed in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Drone Licence Seekers Hit 1,000due to arrive in the country in September. The pilot-less aircraft named ScanE
Kenya Drone Licence Seekers Hit 1,000
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
due to arrive in the country in September. The pilot-less aircraft named ScanEagle will enable Kenyan security organs to conduct real-time surveillance on Somalia-based Al Shabaab terrorists alongside other major crime scenes inside Kenya's bord... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Armoured Vehicles Sent to Lamu for Operation Linda Bonileast 40 vehicles for the police in addition to 10 armoured personnel carriers
Armoured Vehicles Sent to Lamu for Operation Linda Boni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
least 40 vehicles for the police in addition to 10 armoured personnel carriers have been sent to Lamu County by the national government to boost security. The hardware will be used in the Linda Boni security operation, Deputy President William... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
John Kerry's Remarks on Community Building and Countering Violent ExtremismThank you so much. Thank you. Asalaam Alaikum. Thank you very much. Maryam, tha
John Kerry's Remarks on Community Building and Countering Violent Extremism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Thank you so much. Thank you. Asalaam Alaikum. Thank you very much. Maryam, thank you very, very much. Good morning everybody. Good morning to all of you – your Excellency Governor Tambuwal; your Excellency Governor Yari; your Eminence, Sultan, who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawmakers to Debate Motion to Send KDF to South Sudancall for a referendum to among other things pressure the government to withdraw
Lawmakers to Debate Motion to Send KDF to South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
call for a referendum to among other things pressure the government to withdraw Kenyan soldiers deployed in 2010 to pursue Al Shabaab in Somalia. They instead argued that the troops should be deployed along the Somalia-Kenya Border to bolster... Read more
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iol.co.za
The forgotten story of the DRCand no responsibility was claimed. The cycle of attacks without responsibility
The forgotten story of the DRC
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
and no responsibility was claimed. The cycle of attacks without responsibility in this part of the country has become normal in recent years. And the impunity with which these crimes are committed points directly to a failure of the United Nations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU to Deter Al-Shabaab From Disrupting ElectionsA senior Africa Union (AU) official in Somalia said Tuesday that the AU Mission
AU to Deter Al-Shabaab From Disrupting Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A senior Africa Union (AU) official in Somalia said Tuesday that the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) would work with Somali security forces to deter Al-Shabaab militants from disrupting the country's upcoming elections. Deputy Special Representative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dependence Confines Women to Abusive Marriagesnation, with many blaming the woman's pastor for encouraging her to stay in her
Dependence Confines Women to Abusive Marriages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
nation, with many blaming the woman's pastor for encouraging her to stay in her violent marriage instead of telling her to walk out when she should have. From a rational and human rights point of view, of course it makes sense to leave a marriage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Leader of Al-Qaeda in East Africa Was KilledMogadishu — Under pressure from NATO forces in Afghanistan, al-Qaeda elements h
How Leader of Al-Qaeda in East Africa Was Killed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mogadishu — Under pressure from NATO forces in Afghanistan, al-Qaeda elements had taken advantage of the chaos in Somalia to set up havens and form new alliances. The situational analysis of their presence in the Horn of Africa was alarming. It was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somali, AU Troops 'Regain Ground' From Al Shabaaboperations. The allied troops have wrested full control of Luuq Jelow, Baar an
Somali, AU Troops 'Regain Ground' From Al Shabaab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
operations. The allied troops have wrested full control of Luuq Jelow, Baar and among others without engaging warfare with Al Shabaab fighters who left the areas upon the army's advance. Confirming the take-over, Col Mohamed Omar who is the... Read more
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