Tag Archives: terrorism

13 March 19

Somalia: US conducts airstrike after troops attacked

The US military has conducted an airstrike in Somalia in response to an attack by al-Shabaab militants against a Somali-led force and its accompanying US military advisors.

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08 February 19

Kenya joins international coalition against Islamic State

Kenya has joined the Global Coalition against Daesh, an international group of nations standing together in the fight against Islamic State.

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02 October 18

Ethiopia: 5 charges with terrorism over PM assassination attempt

Five people in Ethiopia have been charged with terrorism for trying to kill Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in a grenade attack during a rally in June.

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02 October 18

South Sudan: 10 killed in nightclub grenade attack

At least 10 people have been killed in South Sudan after a grenade exploded in a busy nightclub.

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14 April 18

Somalia: 5 killed in football stadium bomb blast

Five football fans were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a bomb exploded at a packed stadium in Barawe, southern Somalia.

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21 July 16

Kenya: Security Forces Accused of Abducting, Killing Civilians

Kenyan security forces have been accused of abducting and killing civilians in Nairobi and the northeast during counter terrorism operations.

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03 July 16

Kenya: 6 Killed in Al-Shabaab Bus Attack

Al-Shabaab has killed at least six people in an attack on two buses in Kenya’s Mandera County.

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27 May 16

Kenya: Police Says 2 ISIS Suspects Arrested, Attacks Foiled

Police in Kenya say they have arrested two ISIS suspects in the country’s capital, foiling attacks allegedly planned for Nairobi and Mombassa.

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27 April 16

ISIS Claims Its First Attack In Somalia

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a terror attack in Somalia – its first carried out in East Africa.

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19 April 16

Somalia: AU Troops Kill 4 Civilians, mistaken for Al-Shabaab Militants

African Union (AU) peacekeeping troops in Somalia have killed four civilians after reportedly mistaking them for Al-Shabaab militants.

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