Thursday, June 21, 2018

Al Shabab beheads 10 villagers in Mozambique – residents

At least 10 people have been beheaded in northern Mozambique by suspected Islamist militants, officials say. Children are reported to be among those targeted in...

Baltimore man gets 35 years for joining Somali terror group

Maalik Alim Jones, 33, was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to terror conspiracy charges. Prosecutors say he went to Somalia to join al-Shabab. A...

White House Halts New North Korea Sanctions in Mad Dash to Save Summit

U.S. puts off escalating sanctions on Pyongyang as talks to meet in Singapore in June continue The U.S. decided to defer launching a major new...

Violence in English-speaking Cameroon: a new hidden war?

The crisis in the south-west and north-west of the country has turned into an armed conflict in the last two years. France and the EU...

Qatar, Farmajo Attempt to Tear Somaliland Apart in War

Qatar and Farmajo feed terrorism to ignite war in Somaliland. Troops from the Puntland state of Somalia's federal government, led by Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo, launched...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

Suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen kill lawmaker in Somalia

Puntland state lawmaker dies in hospital after he was shot in front of hotel Suspected al-Shabaab gunmen killed a member of parliament in Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Inside Kenya army’s war on al Shabaab in Somalia

Seven years after Kenya invaded Somalia to tame terror attacks in the Coast and Northeastern by al Shabaab, the army is still lodged in...

Al Shabaab suicide bomber hits Somalia military convoy

A suicide car bomber from Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab hit a military convoy outside Mogadishu on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of deaths,...

KDF troops begin gradual withdrawal from war-torn Somalia after UN vote

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) are scheduled to withdraw from Somalia in two years according to timelines drawn by the United Nations Security Council. The...

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Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM’s olive branch, raising hopes of breakthrough

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki raised hopes of a breakthrough in one of Africa’s most intractable conflicts on Wednesday by describing recent peace overtures from...

Sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa suffers under a sharp rise in the number of Islamist militant attacks. In its report Changing Patterns in Terrorism and the Threat...

Somalia Moves to Block Somaliland Special Arrangement with International Partners

Heedless of the fact that the Republic of Somaliland is not a federal state under Mogadishu's jurisdiction, Somalia wrote to international partners objecting their...