Buhari blames terrorism on Iraqi, Syrian fighters
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reinterated his position that terrorism and insurgency in the Sahel region and Lake Chad Basin are fuelled by local runaway fighters from Iraq and Syria and arms from the disintegration of Libya.
Army kills 20 Al-Shabaab militants in southern Somalia
The Somali National Army (SNA) killed at least 20 al-Shabab militants in a fierce fighting in Somali’s southern village of Muse Haji on Tuesday evening, army officials said Wednesday.
Al Shabaab kill 5 police in northeast Kenya, official says
Somalia’s al Shabaab group killed five police officers early on Friday in northeast Kenya, in an area where the Islamist militants have in the past attacked military and civilian targets, a senior official said.
Al Shabaab kills 5 Kenyan policemen on patrol
Five Kenyan policemen were killed in an attack on their vehicle in the northeast county of Mandera near the border with Somalia, a government official in the area said on Wednesday.
Somali president vows war on Shabaab after devastating bomb
Protesters wearing red bands around their heads marched through the scene of the truck bombing, a once bustling district, before gathering at a stadium where they chanted: "We are ready to fight".
Somali troops flee to Kenya to escape Shabaab attack
Somali soldiers, some of them wounded, fled across the border into Kenya during an attack by Islamic militants on the town of Bulo Hawo on Monday, security sources said.
28 killed in Shabaab attack on Mogadishu hotel
Twenty-eight people were killed Wednesday when Al-Shabaab fighters attacked a popular Mogadishu hotel, setting off two car bombs and opening fire on security guards, according to the city's main ambulance service.
U.S. election: The better candidate for Africa
According to IMF’s 2016 World economic outlook, global economic growth will be driven by emerging markets in Africa and Asia. Cote d’Ivoire ranked No. 2 in their list of top 10 emerging markets.