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Somali and AU forces in al-Shabab offensive
Somali and African Union forces launch "Operation Indian Ocean" to capture remaining ports held by armed group.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 18:08 GMT
Kenya anti-terrorism police accused of abuses
Rights group says strong evidence shows police carried out series of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 17:08 GMT
AU soldiers 'fire on Somalia protesters'
Witnesses and governor say at least six injured after troops open fire in Marka, but African Union denies accusations.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 16:34 GMT
Kenya tourism tanks amid increasing violence
Attacks on tourists have contributed to a steep decline in tourism in Kenya.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 06:15 GMT
Al-Shabab attack AU base in Somalia
At least 18 killed in fighting between armed group and government and African Union forces in Hiran, al-Shabab says.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 18:27 GMT
Kenyan police dogged by extortion charges
Somali refugees arrested in counter-terror crackdown forced to bribe police despite having proper identification papers.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 12:22 GMT
The struggle for Kenya's marginalised youth
Marginalised and jobless, desperate young men in Nairobi slums provide fertile ground for al-Shabab.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 12:59 GMT
Deaths in Mombasa shooting rampage
Two gunmen kill at least four people and injure several others in shooting in city of Mombasa, Kenya police say.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2014 21:04 GMT
Globalisation has not reached Somalia, but 'junglification' has
Reactionary political departure away from sovereign statehood increases the risk of perpetual insecurity.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2014 10:31 GMT
At least 29 people killed in Kenya attacks
Interior ministry says 29 dead in two separate attacks, one in same area where more than 60 died last month.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2014 17:30 GMT
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