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Somalia destroys container full of contraband alcohol

Customs and police authorities in Somalia seized and destroyed on Thursday a container full of contraband alcohol.

Death toll rises to 20 after suicide bombings in Somalia

The death toll has risen to 20 people on Sunday following two suspected suicide bombers that struck in the southern Somali city of Baidoa on Saturday, a local hospital official said.
Prime Minister Theresa May

British PM Theresa May arrives Nigeria tomorrow

British Prime Minister Theresa May will arrive Abuja tomorrow as part of a three-nation African tour.
Somalia has been gripped by violence and lawlessness since the toppling of dictator Mohamed Siad Barre in the early 1990. (AFP Archive)

Two blasts hit Somalia’s security ministry

Two explosions rocked Somalia's internal security ministry in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday morning, a police officer said, in the latest attack claimed by Shabaab militants.

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Police vow to prosecute security personnel using motorcycles in Enugu metropolis

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