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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.
Eighteen people were killed when Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab attacked an army base in southern Somalia, a local official said on Monday.
The US military confirmed Monday that it had killed the second-ranking Islamic State leader in Somalia in an air strike.
A quarter of a million Somali refugees face violence back home if Kenya continues with plans to shut the vast Dadaab camp, rights groups warned Thursday.
A large bomb exploded in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, with security officials and witnesses reporting bodies strewn on the ground as plumes of smoke rose high into the air.
US forces have "dramatically increased" the number of air strikes in Somalia with several civilians killed by the powerful missiles, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, reports denied by the military.
At least 13 civilians have died in fresh attacks in Mozambique’s volatile northern Cabo Delgado province where Islamists have terrorised villagers in remote communities for more than a year, local sources said on Saturday.
US forces have conducted an air strike in Somalia that killed 35 Al-Shabaab militants, officials said Monday, in the latest in a string of attacks against the Al-Qaeda affiliate.
The United States military says targeted airstrikes against suspected extremists in Somalia have killed 15 fighters.
The United States military said on Thursday it has killed 24 al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in Somalia, one of its deadliest in months.
The US military says it has carried out two new airstrikes in Somalia against the al-Shabaab extremist group but will no longer give details on fighters killed or damage done.
The US military said it launched an airstrike on al-Shabaab militants on Saturday in response to their attack on a Somali military base.
Kenyan police have arrested the wife and father of a man identified as the suicide bomber in an attack on Nairobi’s Dusit hotel complex that left 21 dead, a police source said on Saturday.
The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.
The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.
Egypt have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to commence on June 21.
The newly inaugurated Executive Council of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has congratulated the the President of the 9th Senate Ahmed Lawan on his election.
Mr Abdullahi Gana, Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has ordered massively deployment of personnel to areas of banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina State.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.
Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets of the Chinese-ruled city in recent days to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland to stand trial.