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Al-Shabaab Raids Police Station in Kenya, Kills Members Detained By Police

“The attackers killed the suspect in custody to conceal some information about Al-Shabaab,” said the police source” source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910300396.html You…

Violence surges in Mali

“An attack on the village of Ogossagou in the Mopti region, allegedly by the Dan Nan Ambassagou group, left 157…

Battle rages after Mogadishu hotel attack, death toll nears 30

” Heavy gunfire rang out across central Mogadishu on Friday as Somali special forces battled to dislodge insurgents holed up…

AMISOM Unveils Plan to Flush al-Shabab From Somalia Hideouts

“Top military commanders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Saturday that they had agreed to launch new,…

Governor of Borno Escapes Death As Boko Haram Hits Convoy

“Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State Wednesday cheated death, missing a hit by Boko Haram, which attacked his convoy¬†” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902140121.html…

Somalia port boss killed, car bomb leaves 9 dead in Shabaab attacks

“Somalia’s Al-Shabaab militants on Monday shot dead the Maltese manager of a port, while detonating a car bomb in the…

Al-Shabab Carries Out a Car Bomb Attack in Southern Somalia

“Al-Shabaab has claimed it carried out a suicide car bomb attack in a government-controlled town in southern Somalia on Saturday…

Nigeria: Islamic State-Linked Militants ‘Seize Nigeria’s Baga Town’

“Militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) group have hoisted their flag in a Nigerian town after seizing control of…

Illegal Shabaab $150m charcoal trade goes unabated

“Al-Shabaab continues to reap substantial revenues from charcoal smuggling in southern Somalia despite the presence of African Union military bases…

How Kenyan police let in Somalia’s Shabaab bombers

“Police officers at the Kenya-Somalia border let in five Al-Shabaab suicide bombers in February this year after receiving bribes, a…

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