Six people have been injured in a laptop bomb explosion at an airport in Somalia – the second attack targeting passenger planes in recent weeks.
A former Al-Shabaab media officer accused of organising the killing of several Somali journalist has been sentenced to death.
Kenya put two major airports on high-security alert on Monday after reports emerged of planned attacks by Al-Shabaab.
Three suspected terrorists have been killed by Tanzanian police in the northern town of Arusha.
At least 30 people have been killed in bomb attacks on a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa.
Somalia President Hassan Shiek Mohamud says Al-Shabaab killed at least 180 Kenyan troops in last month’s attack on a military base in El-Adde.
Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has threatened Kenya with further violence, following the recent attack on a Kenyan Defense Force (KDF) base in El-Adde, Somalia.
Kenya claims it has killed the commander of Al-Shabaab’s elite intelligence unit in Somalia.
Kenya and Ethiopia have offered to supply helicopters for troops fighting under the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) against Al-Shabaab.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he will set up a new prison dedicated to dealing with extremist criminals, following years of terrorist attacks in the country.