The first trial in France of alleged Somali pirates has opened in Paris.
A month after Kenya launched its military offensive against Somalia's al Shebab insurgents the Nairobi government is warning that the operation is likely to be lengthy.
Once one of Africa’s rising stars, Somalia is now home to more than a million displaced people. Years of conflict and starvation have relegated the country to one of the poorest on earth.
Hellzapoppin' in Harare, despite the presence of Jacob Zuma and his facitlitators. Uganda's opposition claims that an assassination plot is afoot. Who's arming al Shebab?
Uganda's opposition leader is arrested for the eighth time in six months. Is he guilty of treason for walking to work? Kenya wants to take al Shebab to the International Criminal Court.
Battle looms between Kenyan troops and al Shebab and could lead to proxy wars in Kenya and there are threats to dissolve Uganda's parliament.
The Somali kidnappers of a disabled French woman, Marie Dedieu, who died after she was snatched from her home in Kenya three weeks ago, are demanding a ransom for the return of her body.
The handicapped French woman who was kidnapped in Kenya on 1 October is dead, the French foreign ministry announced Wednesday.
Two British citizens arrested by Kenyan police suspected of having ties to Somalia’s Al-Shabaab group are likely to be repatriated to the United Kingdom, Kenyan police told RFI on ...
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