The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a terror attack in Somalia – its first carried out in East Africa.
African Union (AU) peacekeeping troops in Somalia have killed four civilians after reportedly mistaking them for Al-Shabaab militants.
A new terrorist group calling itself Jahba East Africa has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.
A car bomb explosion outside a busy Mogadishu restaurant killed five people and injured a further seven on Monday.
At least 115 Al-Shabaab militants have been killed and more than 100 others arrested across four days of fighting with security forces in Somalia.
At least 38 students and staff were injured during a security scare at Kenyatta University on Friday.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta will travel to France and Germany next month to attend trade and peace talks in the two nations.
The US claims to have killed more than 150 Al-Shabaab fighters in a drone attack carried out on one of the group’s training camps in Somalia.
Three suspected terrorists have been killed by Tanzanian police in the northern town of Arusha.