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Jan 17, 2019
American killed in Kenya hotel siege had survived 9/11 attack on World Trade Centre; Jason Spindler would have turned 41 on MondayThe American man who was among the 21 people killed in an attack at a hotel in Kenya capital Nairobi had survived the 9/11 attacks. Jason Spindler specialised in emerging economies.
Dec 23, 2018
Toll in bomb blast at Somalia's Mogadishu rises to 20; president condemns attacks, PM visits woundedThe toll in the Mogadishu blasts rose after some of those wounded on Saturday died in hospital. Both civilians and members from the security forces were among the casualties.
Dec 22, 2018
At least 16 dead in Mogadishu blast near Somalia's presidential palace; Al-Shabab claims responsibilityThose killed in the blast in Mogadishu include three staffers from the London-based Universal TV station, including prominent journalist Awil Dahir Salad.
Oct 14, 2018
Double suicide blast in Somalia kills 14, injures 20; militant group Al Shabaab claims responsibility for attackThe group frequently carries out suicide attacks in Somalia and parts of East Africa.
Sep 02, 2018
At least six killed in suicide bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu; blast damages nearby houses, mosqueIslamist militant group Al Shabaab said it was behind the attack on Hawlwadag district office, which also blew off the roof of a mosque and damaged houses nearby.
Jul 15, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Uganda heightens security in Kampala eight years after 2010 final terror attackUganda has raised security in bars and restaurants around the capital city ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final. The city was targeted during the 2010 World Cup final by al-Shabaab in an attack which killed 76 people.
Jul 07, 2018
Nine killed, 10 wounded in attack on Somalia interior ministry in Mogadishu; Al-Shabaab claims responsibilityAt least nine people were killed in an attack on Somalia's interior ministry as security forces continued to battle gunmen inside, police said Saturday.
Dec 14, 2017
Somalia: Suicide bomber kills 15, injures 17 at police training camp in MogadishuA suicide bomber disguised as a policeman blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday and killed at least 15 officers, officials said.
Nov 11, 2017
Islamic State faction in Somalia thriving, receiving funding from Iraq and Syria, says UN reportIslamic State faction in Somalia has grown significantly over the past year, carrying out attacks in Puntland and receiving some funding from Syria and Iraq
Oct 21, 2017
Mogadishu blast: Death toll rises to 358 in Somalia; injured victims flown to Turkey, Sudan, Kenya for treatmentSomalia's deadliest ever attack, a truck bomb in the capital Mogadishu, has now killed 358 people with 228 more injured.