Tag Archives: terrorism

21 September 20

Ethiopia: 24 opposition figures charged with terrorism

Authorities in Ethiopia have charged 24 opposition figures with terrorism offences in connection with a wave of ethnic unrest that came after the killing of popular Oromo singer and activist, Hachalu Hundessa.

03 October 19

Africa holds the key to defeating terrorism

On Somalia’s southeast coast, the US outpost of Camp Baledogle is getting a facelift. After al-Shabab militants carried out an attack on the site in September, the US Defence Department has given the green light to “emergency repairs” worth more
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20 June 19

Kenya: Three convicted over Garissa University attack

A court in Kenya has found three men guilty of abetting al-Shabaab militants who carried out the Garissa University attack that killed 148 people in 2015.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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