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Somalia peacekeeping force gets boost
UN Security Council approves deployment of additional troops, increasing existing force to more than 22,100.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 20:31 GMT
The fight against al-Shabab
A false and premature sense of security regarding al-Shabab's capabilities led to the tragedy in Nairobi, Dersso writes.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 13:39 GMT
Nairobi attack: Game-changer for East Africa?
As Kenyans recover from brazen assault, many wonder what response is forthcoming for al-Shabab.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 11:15 GMT
Somalia intervention cited for mall assault
Al-Shabab warns of more attacks unless Kenya pulls its troops out of neighbouring Somalia.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 14:32 GMT
Making sense of the chaos in Kenya
The attack in Nairobi isn't necessarily a proxy war against Western interests, writes scholar.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 11:37 GMT
EU pledges 650 million euros to Somalia
International donors meet in Bruseels to approve a "New Deal" for Somalia to drive its economic and political recovery.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 11:20 GMT
Mogadishu's stability under the gun again
Rebel group al-Shabab ramps up attacks in Somali capital, two years after its withdrawal.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2013 12:32 GMT
Mogadishu rebuilds despite uncertain peace
The Somali capital has suffered decades of war and failed governance, but is still looking to its future.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2013 15:11 GMT
Troops in Somalia 'broke stadium promise'
Athletes are irked about troops' refusal to leave run-down facilities in Mogadishu.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2013 20:00 GMT
Somalia's peace: Running on empty?
We examine the ongoing issues facing the country in the aftermath of al-Shabab attacks on a state institution.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 11:27 GMT
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