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Al-Shabab fighters stormed a Somali government building in Mogadishu on Saturday, with at least four people killed in the suicide car bomb attack by the armed group and an ensuing gunfight.
There is credible evidence that US military airstrikes in Somalia have killed or wounded nearly two dozen civilians in the past two years, an international human rights group said Tuesday, charging that the Pentagon is not adequately investigating potential casualties.
At least 13 fighters, part of the armed al-Shabab group, have been killed in an airstrike outside the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the US army said.
The top UN envoy in Somalia Nicholas Haysom on Thursday warned that al-Shabaab remains the biggest source of insecurity in Somalia.
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.
Kenya and Britain on Thursday signed an agreement to repatriate proceeds of crime and corruption stashed away in Britain’s jurisdictions.
Military forces of Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region have retaken a strategic town from Islamic militant group al Shabaab, an officer said on Friday.
Somalia’s Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has captured a small but strategic town 100 km south of Bosaso city in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, a military officer, al Shabaab and residents said on Friday.
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it has intensified training and mentoring of the Somali police officers to take over security responsibilities during the transition process.
The police on Tuesday said seven people were wounded by a roadside bomb in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
An American commando was killed Friday in an attack in southern Somalia that also wounded four US military personnel along with a Somali soldier, officials said.
Usually there are uniformed players and crowds wearing colourful jerseys supporting their favourite teams. That's been the routine the past 20 years in Mogadishu during the holy month of Ramadan.
The AU on Tuesday expressed its commitment to attain free, fair and transparent elections in African countries.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.
The Donald Trump administration is trying to turn up pressure on three senior al-Qaeda leaders in Africa and the Middle East.
Following the increase in cases of building collapse, professionals in the built environment have asked the Lagos State Government to declare a state of emergency in distressed buildings across the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) were the fastest ways of growing the economies of states and the nation.
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth’s coalition has strengthened its grip on parliament after the country’s electoral commission finalised the outcome of the election in the Indian Ocean nation.
Mr Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, has urged law enforcement agencies to abide by the rule of law and refrain from disobeying court orders.