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Video shows how gunmen stormed Westgate

23 September 2013, 10:16

Around a dozen assailants were involved in the attack on Westgate shopping mall that has left at least 68 dead, according to media reports.

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Uganda suspends 24 officers over Somalia corruption

16 September 2013, 11:29

Uganda has suspended 24 of its army officers, who were part of a UN-mandated force battling Al-Qaeda linked rebels in Somalia, over corruption allegations.

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Briton acquitted over robbery, still faces attack trial

13 September 2013, 12:35

A Kenyan court has acquitted a Briton for robbery with violence over an incident in 2008, but he still faces another trial over a planned attack.

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Aboud Rogo’s killers still unknown

26 August 2013, 11:09

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Security beefed up in Mombasa ahead of summit

28 August 2013, 11:34

Authorities have beefed up security in Mombasa, ahead of a regional summit on infrastructure development.

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Monday, 26 August 2013

Rumours of Al-shabaab in Tana Delta

26 August 2013, 09:46

Police officers in Tana River County are on high alert after reports that suspected al-shabaab militias were in the region.

Friday, 23 August 2013

Terror alert issued in Mombasa

23 August 2013, 07:46

Police issued a major terrorism alert in Mombasa after intelligence reports indicated that Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab may be planning an attack next week.

Thursday, 22 August 2013

KDF kill Al-shabaab militants in Garissa

22 August 2013, 08:37

Al-Shabaab militants responsible for the murder of four police officers in Garissa have been killed by Kenyan forces, Garissa County Commissioner Rashid Khator said.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Somalia rape victim accuses AU force

21 August 2013, 08:15

A young woman has detailed the most brutal of allegations against African Union troops and Somali soldiers in a case causing widespread anger.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Kenyan found recruiting militants for Syria

14 August 2013, 10:24

A Kenyan man has been charged in the United States for trying to recruit fighters in Kenya to join an Islamist rebel group in Syria.

Monday, 12 August 2013

Al-qaeda plot to assasinate top leaders

12 August 2013, 13:06

A top Somalia intelligence operative disclosed how he helped foil an elaborate plan to assassinate top Kenyan leaders last year by Al-shabaab.

Friday, 09 August 2013

Four dead in plane crash in Somalia

09 August 2013, 11:38

An Ethiopian military cargo plane crash landed and burst into flames at Mogadishu airport, killing four of its six crew members, security officials said.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Al-Shabaab frees two Kenyans kidnapped in 2012

31 July 2013, 06:45

Two Kenyan officials kidnapped by the Al-Shabaab during an attack in Wajir last year have been released.

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Death toll hits 18 in UN compound attack

20 June 2013, 15:10

At least three Somali civilians have died in the al-Shabaab assault on a UN compound in Mogadishu, medics say, bringing the confirmed death toll to 18.

Friday, 14 June 2013

Kenya Airways swings to KES 10.83b pretax loss

14 June 2013, 10:33

Kenya Airways posted an annual pretax loss, hit by a drop in passenger numbers due to security concerns.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

UK travel advisory after grenade attacks

12 June 2013, 13:09

The outbreaks of violence and grenade attacks in Kenya has prompted Britain to issue fresh travel advise to nationals visiting the country.

Friday, 07 June 2013

Garissa terror victim speaks out

07 June 2013, 15:07

Omar Khalif, a Chief in Garissa, has described the grizzly details of the events of the fateful day the militants attacked residents.

Monday, 03 June 2013

Al-shabaab parade Kenyan hostages

03 June 2013, 13:06

Somalia's Islamist fighters have paraded two Kenyan prisoners, believed to have been captured last month after a cross border raid.

Somalia ready for business

03 June 2013, 15:27

After 22 years of civil strife and political turmoil, a new era has dawned on Somalia and the country is embarking on economic renewal.

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

US drone crashes in Somalia

29 May 2013, 17:09

An American drone has crashed in Somalia, a US official said, after Al-Shabaab militants claimed to have recovered the wreckage.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Search is on for kidnapped policemen

28 May 2013, 09:03

The Kenya Army has joined in the hunt for two kidnapped police officers who were abducted by Al Shabaab militants in Liboi.

Monday, 27 May 2013

Militia attack on AP camp leaves 6 dead

27 May 2013, 07:21

A militia attack on two Administration police camps in Garissa left six people dead and scores injured.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Man gets 20 years in Somali terror probe

14 May 2013, 08:03

A man who authorities say played a key role in funnelling young men from Minnesota to a terrorist group in Somalia has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Tuesday, 02 April 2013

Gunmen shoot dead 2 cops

02 April 2013, 14:44

Gunmen have shot dead two Kenyan policemen in the latest attack in the restive border region with war-torn Somalia, a top policeman says.

Thursday, 21 March 2013

U.S. offers $5M on capture of Al-Shabaab suspect

21 March 2013, 17:17

The United States has offered a five-million-dollar reward each for information leading to the arrest or conviction of two Al-Shabaab militants.

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Gunmen kill 7 at mosque in Liboi

21 February 2013, 12:23

Seven people were shot dead by gunmen believed to be Al Shabaab militants in Liboi border town.

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Police on high alert

25 December 2012, 12:00

Police announced they will remain on a high alert throughout the festivities to curb terrorism threats and other criminal incidents.

Friday, 21 December 2012

Kenya's internal security at risk

21 December 2012, 13:57

We have fallen back on our security levels and our incursion into Somalia is not really meeting its full objective.

Monday, 17 December 2012

Another blast in Eastleigh

17 December 2012, 08:37

One person was wounded as a huge blast shook the predominantly Somali neighbourhood of Eastleigh, according to police reports.

Monday, 19 November 2012

City blast leaves 7 dead

19 November 2012, 07:56

Seven people were killed and many more wounded when an explosive device was hurled at a packed minibus in Eastleigh.

Thursday, 25 October 2012

HRW: Kenya police need stop abuse

25 October 2012, 16:00

Kenyan security forces must end the abuse of residents in crackdowns and reprisal raids in the hunt for suspected backers of Al-Shabaab.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Shabaab women’s leader captured

24 October 2012, 09:27

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) and those of Somalia have have captured Al Shabaab women’s leader in Kismayu port.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Man who surrendered not wanted terror suspect

23 October 2012, 10:41

Police now say a man who surrendered resembles wanted terror suspect Hassan Owiti, but he is not the one sought over terror links.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Police injured in grenade attack

17 October 2012, 08:08

At least 10 Kenyan police officers were injured when two grenades were hurled at them by suspected Al-Shabaab sympathisers in Mombasa.

Thursday, 11 October 2012

KDF recover soldiers’ bodies

11 October 2012, 12:21

Kenyan troops in Kismayu, Somalia have recovered bodies of two of their colleagues who were killed in the town by the Al Shabaab militants.

Friday, 28 September 2012

BREAKING: KDF troops topple Kismayu

28 September 2012, 07:46

Kenyan troops crossed into Kismayu, the Al Shabaab militant group's last major bastion as part of a main offensive driving out the rebels.

Monday, 17 September 2012

Suspect admits he’s Shabaab

17 September 2012, 16:27

One of the two suspects arrested with a cache of firearms in Eastleigh last week has pleaded guilty to being a member of Al Shabaab.

Wednesday, 05 September 2012

100s flee shelled Somali port town

05 September 2012, 10:06

Hundreds of residents have fled the southern Somali port of Kismayu after KDF shelled the town ahead of an expected ground operation.

Monday, 03 September 2012

Terror suspect surrenders to court

03 September 2012, 13:13

Terror suspect Sheikh Said Abubakar Ahmed turned up at the Mombasa Law Courts to plead to charges related to the Mombasa riots.

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Kenyans urged to stop religious violence

30 August 2012, 06:26

PM Raila Odinga has called for the nation to come together to stop religious violence, after rioting sparked by the killing of a cleric.

Another grenade hurled at police truck

30 August 2012, 06:53

Four police officers on patrol were seriously injured in yet another grenade attack in Mombasa.

Kibaki visits Mombasa

30 August 2012, 12:39

An uneasy calm is in Mombasa, following the deadly clashes between police and youths over the killing of cleric as President Kibaki visits.

Wednesday, 01 August 2012

Somali assembly endorses draft constitution

01 August 2012, 14:33

Somalia’s constituent assembly endorsed a draft constitution, billed as a key step to ending decades of civil war, and shortly after two suicide bombs blew.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Endgame in Somalia?

25 July 2012, 10:11

It seems like we are witnessing the end of Al Shabab which has so terrorised large swathes of Somalia for such a long time, writes Prof Hussein Solomon.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Terror suspects allege kidnap

24 July 2012, 16:40

The case against two terror suspects was postponed after they told the court that they were traumatized following a kidnap attempt at dawn.

Monday, 23 July 2012

Somali militants execute 3 spies

23 July 2012, 06:52

Somalia's Al-Shabaab publicly executed 3 of its members, saying they had spied on the militants for the US and British intelligence agencies.

Two Al-Sahaabab suspects in Kitale

23 July 2012, 13:36

Investigations on the 2 suspects arrested in Kitale, highly suspected to be working for the Somali terror militia Al-shaabab are underway.

Monday, 16 July 2012

Bella Vista suspect arraigned in court

16 July 2012, 16:42

The suspect of the Bella Vista grenade attack in Mombasa which left one person dead and scores injured was arraigned in court.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

I sent death threats to Mutula, admits house-help

11 July 2012, 12:00

A 25-year-old house-help has admitted before a Nairobi Court that she had sent death threats to Education Minister Mutula Kilonzo via sms.

Friday, 06 July 2012

Sanctions slapped on 3 Kenyans over Al-Shabaab

06 July 2012, 11:30

The United States placed sanctions on 6 alleged backers of Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab rebels in Somalia.

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