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The U.S. has renewed a “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia, the State Department said, 28 years after the U.S. embassy was closed as a civil war raged in the country.
The US military says it has killed three al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in central Somalia as it continues to attack a new base of operations for the al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
Somali militant group al-Shabab on Wednesday released two Kenyans whom they had kidnapped on Nov. 22 from a village in Wajir county in the northeast region.
Kenyan police have offered a $10,000 (£7,600) reward to help find an Italian aid worker and the three men accused of abducting her on Tuesday.
Ahmed Musa scored the only goal of the game to hand Al Nasr all three points against Al Shabab (KSA) in the Saudi Premier League played at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium on Friday evening.
Kenya's national police chief says authorities are optimistic they will find an Italian woman kidnapped by gunmen earlier this week after people in custody gave "very valuable information."
Gunmen have kidnapped a volunteer and injured five other people during an attack in southeast Kenya.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has left out a number of regular players from his squad for for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to Togo on 18 November.
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Tuesday said, al-Shabab did not kill 30 of its soldiers in an attack on its convoy in Hiraan region of central Somalia.
The former No. 2 leader of Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab will not be allowed to run for the presidency of the country's South West regional state, the Somali government said Friday.
Algeria coach Djamal Belmadi has recalled Hoffenhei, striker Ishak Belfodil and Napoli's Adam Ounas to play Benin in Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
A suicide car bomber rammed into a local government office in Somalia's capital Mogadishu causing casualties, a security official said.
The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing three fighters.
Suspected Al-Shabab militants have kidnapped five aid workers in southern Somalia in the latest series of abduction in the Horn of the African nation, an official said on Friday.
INEC Chairman Mahmud Yakubu says the electoral body neither sells nor buys votes during elections in Nigeria
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chides the chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly attacking former President Olusegun Obasanjo and PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, to honour Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel for his sterling performance as Chief Public Servant in a ceremony that is attracting the ‘Who is Who’ in the country
Witness tells FCT High Court that information minister Lai Mohammed on March 30, during a news conference, named Chief Raymond Dokpesi on the list of treasury looters
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israeli airliners will now be able to overfly Sudan en route to South America
The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.
Ikeja Electric says one of its technical staff that suffered electric shock while on duty in Ijegun/Ikotun area of Lagos is alive
Comedian Kevin Hart, who has long said that he would like to one day host the Academy Awards, will serve as M.C. for the 91st Oscars ceremony on Feb. 24.
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), on Wednesday, offered insights why the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) revoked the licenses of 154 Micro Finance Banks (MFBs) and six Primary Mortgage Banks.
All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday said the former Kano state governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) cannot stop current president Muhammadu Buhari's re-election in the 2019 presidential election.