AlShabaab

By IAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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By Abdi Noor Mohamed When a nation is reeling with pain, it expects help from every well-meaning party. In Kenya, both in print and electronic media, many have been giving their thoughts on the best way to deal with the Alshabaab threat and how to counter radicalization amid the remarkable sangfroid ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2013
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The news from Nairobi over the last few days has been appalling. But, given the frequency of Al Shabaab’s grenade-throwing over the past 18 months, the attack shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise to watchers of the region. Yet, despite the magnitude of the death toll, the Kenyan government has s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 26th, 2013
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Over the last 2 years Kenya has been one of the few countries successful in its military engagement with Al-Shabaab – expelling the Al-Qaeda affiliate from Kismayo, Somalia’s third largest city. However, the Kenyan government has also been tolerating the presence of a young Somali-Kenyan radical cler...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jul 1st, 2013
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On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to the government and people of Somalia as you celebrate your 53rd Independence Day this July 1. Somalia has seen incredible progress in the past year, and the United ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 12th, 2013
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press release Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 2:36 pm Press Release: US State Department U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Remarks At a Security Council Briefing On Somalia AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President, Minister Simmonds, for hosting this session and thank you, Deputy Secretary-General Eliasson, fo...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 6th, 2011
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Islamist militants fighting to topple Somalia’s Western-backed government were abandoning their bases in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, a rebel spokesman and the government said. African peacekeepers and Somali government forces have been steadily wresting control of the rubble-strewn capit...