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The Mothers of Rinkeby: Last Night in Sweden

A group of Somali super mums patrols the streets of Stockholm's infamous Rinkeby neighbourhood to prevent crime.

Somalia

Deadly suicide blast hits offices, school in Mogadishu

At least six killed as car bomb attack strikes government office building, causing nearby school to collapse.

Kenya

Roadside bomb kills five soldiers in Kenya's Lamu

Blast destroys army vehicle in the coastal Lamu county, 100km from Somali border, leaving ten others wounded.

Kenya: Roadside bomb kills five soldiers in Lamu county

Opinion

War and literature in Mogadishu

The Mogadishu Book Fair is a reminder that even in the upheaval and uncertainty of war, life persists.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Africa

Soldiers killed in al-Shabab military base attack near Mogadishu

A suicide car bomb explodes near the gate of a military base in Afgoye before of president's visit to the town.

Soldiers killed in al-Shabab military base attack near Mogadishu

Africa

Eritrea and Somalia agree to restore diplomatic relations

The move comes weeks after Eritrea and Ethiopia signed an historic peace deal, establishing relations between the two.

Eritrea and Somalia agree to restore diplomatic relations

Somalia

Dozens reportedly killed in al-Shabab army base attack

Somali army repels attack and an official says 87 fighters killed after group stormed Baar Sanguni base near Kismayo.

Al-Shabab claims killing 27 soldiers in southern Somalia

Somalia

Attack on Somalia's interior ministry kills at least nine

Al-Shabab claims responsibility for the attack, in which more than a dozen others were injured.

Somalia

EU slams UAE retaliatory acts against Somalia over Gulf crisis

European Parliament condemns UAE, Saudi for cutting financial support to Somalia for its neutrality on the Gulf rift.

EU slams UAE retaliatory acts against Somalia over Gulf crisis

Africa

US soldier killed, five wounded in 'enemy attack' in Somalia

US troops alongside Somali and Kenyan forces came under fire during operation against al-Shabab in Jubaland.

US soldier killed, five wounded in 'enemy attack' in Somalia

Somalia

Somalia: Al-Shabab shuts down football pitches in Mogadishu

More than 30 football fields in the Somali capital have been closed down by the al-Qaeda linked group.

Somalia: Al-Shabab shuts down football pitches in Mogadishu

Interactive

Armed groups in Somalia

Al Jazeera takes an in-depth look at areas of control in Somalia.

Armed groups in Somalia

Africa

External actors urged to stop meddling in Somalia's affairs

AU and EU are urging an end to external interference in Somalia's internal affairs by non-African actors.

External actors urged to stop meddling in Somalia's affairs

Somalia

Flooding after cyclone Sagar kills 15 in Somalia

Tens of thousands of people are affected by flooding as details of the destruction slowly emerge.

Cyclone Sagar: At least 15 people killed in Somalia

Africa

Youth artists risk everything for music and peace in Mogadishu

Al-Shabab attacks have long left Somalia's youth trapped indoors in a claustrophobic boredom, but a rare music concert is bringing some relief and is a sign that things may be changing.