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Rising from the chaos of Somalia, Al Shabaab has become Africa’s most dangerous and far-reaching Al Qaeda affiliate.
Local militants groups are hitching onto Al Qaeda’s ideology, giving it new theaters of operation.
Political change is afoot in Mogadishu. But old habits die hard.
With the war over, a ragtag team of underpaid cops is handling security in Mogadishu.
Mogadishu, for the first time in two decades, is a relatively peaceful place to live.
With a new peace settling in Somalia, the country's diaspora is coming home and cashing in.
Former residents of Kismayo, which is ruled by Al Shabaab, an Al Qaeda affiliate in Somalia, offer a rare insight into what it's like to live with Al Qaeda.
Somali women who fled in search of food now face sexual assault in Mogadishu's tangled refugee camps.
Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab has been driven out of parts of rural Somalia. But the crippling poverty hasn't gone anywhere.
After a year of tension and turmoil, South Sudan is still standing.
Anti-government riots — organized via #SudanRevolts — are now in their second week.
Despite scant evidence, government officials are concerned by potential operational links between Al Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb, Boko Haram in Nigeria, and Al Shabaab in Somalia.
The death count has risen from 10 to 100 in a catastrophic landslide that devastated multiple villages.
But US State Department says 3 individuals in violent group are involved in global terrorism.
Kenyan activists spray angry graphics to provoke political action.
2 adult lions and 4 cubs stray from Nairobi National Park and are speared to death after they attack livestock.
Northern Ireland's health minister says that gay men, those who have sex with prostitutes or Africans should not be allowed to give blood.
Soccer, long trousers, schools and clinics return after Islamist rebels leave Hudur.
After months without healthcare, Somalis are flocking to reopened health clinic.
New company, Fastjet, to offer flights between Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Angola.