Six dead and Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office
Six people were killed and the mayor of Mogadishu wounded in a bombing at the mayoral offices in the Somali capital, the government said on Wednesday, in an attack claimed by Al-Shabaab jihadists.
17 dead in Somalia bomb blast claimed by Al-Shabaab militants
Seventeen people were killed and more than two dozen wounded when a car bomb exploded in Mogadishu on Monday, the latest deadly attack on Somalia's capital claimed by Al-Shabaab militants.
Car bomb kills eight in Somali capital, emergency workers says
A car bomb exploded near the Somali parliament Saturday, killing eight people, emergency workers said, hours after militia executed nine civilians from a clan with suspected links to the Islamist Al-Shabaab. "We have confirmed eight people killed and 16 others wounded in the blast," the private Aamin Ambulance service said. A second blast on a…
Nine civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack
Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday.
At least four Ethiopian soldiers die in Al-Shabab blast
At least four Ethiopian soldiers were killed in southern Somalia Saturday in an Al-Shabaab suicide bombing near their base, a security official and witnesses said.
Al Shabaab strikes again in Kenya killing seven
Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex yesterday in Nairobi, killing at least seven persons and sending workers diving under desks from an attack claimed by Somali Islamists al Shabaab.
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.
Police kill nine 'insurgents' in Mozambique
Police in Mozambique said on Sunday that they killed nine "insurgents" in the country's far north after ten people were decapitated by suspected jihadists in the region last weekend.
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.