There were 171 terrorist attacks and 541 deaths in Africa in 2009. In 2015 that had risen to 4,600 deaths from 738 militant attacks
The US forces were advising and assisting Ugandan troops from AMISOM in southern Somalia
One of the attackers drove a car loaded with explosives, as another stormed police headquarters
AU says 6 Al-Shabaab commanders killed in Somalia, militants hit back with attack in Mogadishu on lawmaker
A local resident said Amisom troops withdrew from the town shortly after recapturing it and al-Shabaab fighters returned and took it
It was the worst terrorist attack to hit Kenya since Al-Qaeda bombed the US embassy in Nairobi in 1998, killing 213 people
Morgan's unlikely journey has excited conservationists and suggests that the Kenya-Somalia border area is becoming less dangerous.
Trainees were preparing to go out into the field, Pentagon says in what is America’s deadliest attack yet on the group.
Last week Shabaab gunmen also stormed a hotel in the capital Mogadishu and bombed a nearby park killing at least 14 people
Shabaab claims bomb attack on Somalia plane; said targeting Western security officials and Turkish NATO forces onboard
A passenger believed to be the bomber was killed, probably after being propelled out of the aircraft in the explosion
Overall political violence decreased in 2015, but civil wars, armed insurgencies and violence against civilians remain a major source of conflict
The loss of the Somali port of Merka to Shabaab insurgents would have been one of the biggest setbacks for the African Union force
One Harvard-educated woman is already seeking to be president as UN chief Ban Ki-moon welcomed 'watershed' inclusive plan.
After posting slowest growth in 16 years, Nigeria flirts with economic disaster as naira controls stay
Buhari will spend rest of the week in Kenya, and attend a memorial service for soldiers who were killed in an Al-Shabaab attack in Somalia
AMISOM mission confirms attack--if death toll holds would be among the worst attacks on the AU force.
Religious extremism a threat to African states but could also reverse the gains of modern civilisation
Religious extremism manifests itself whenever normal governance and social relations break down in a particular country or region
Donald Trump shrugs off appearance in al-Shabaab recruitment video, says to maintain tough talk on Muslims
A top aide to President Obama said on that "nobody should be surprised" that the Somali terror had used Trump's comments
Al-Shabaab 'loves' Donald Trump; Somalia militants release video featuring US Republican presidential candidate
Propaganda video comes on the heels of a suggestion that Republican hopeful's controversial remarks about Muslims would be used to recruit jihadis
Somalia is at least the second Muslim majority country to ban Christmas this year, after Brunei announced a similar prohibition
Somalia's Shabaab kill pro-Islamic State faction fighters, as another of its top leaders taken out in US strike
An unidentified American citizen in al-Shabaab has defected and surrendered to Somali authorities.